Young Volunteers Wanted: Spare Pair of Hands?

Young Volunteers Wanted: Spare Pair of Hands?

Are you aged 16-25 and find yourself with spare time, looking for something to do? If so, then a new volunteer scheme might just the thing for you. On Wednesday 15th October 2008, the first ever

Tuesday, 7th October, 2008 2:11pm

By Rachael Brooks

High Street, Shanklin Closed By Roadworks: UPDATED

High Street,  Shanklin Closed By Roadworks: UPDATED

Ventnorians and those visiting the blessed town, don’t forget that the High St in Shanklin is now closed in both directions between the traffic lights at the top of the hill and Eastcliff Road.

Wednesday, 1st October, 2008 11:23am

By A Roving Reporter

Tea Dance with High Tea @ YMCA

Tea Dance with High Tea @ YMCA

Winchester House is now hosting it’s very own monthly Tea Dance with High Tea. Our first event will be held on Wednesday 15th October 2008 between 2:30pm-4:00pm. Come along for a nice cup of Tea

Wednesday, 24th September, 2008 11:04am

By Kelly Edwards with 5 readers' comments

Shanklin: UK’s Sunniest Place On Saturday

Shanklin: UK’s Sunniest Place On Saturday

We were listening to PM on Radio 4 earlier this evening and heard that Shanklin was officially the sunniest place in the UK on Saturday, pushing Lerwick in the Shetland Islands into second place. A

Monday, 1st September, 2008 9:00pm

By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments

Rapanui – The Green Clothing Company (Podcast – part one)

Rapanui – The Green Clothing Company (Podcast – part one)

Interview with the lads from Rapanui

Friday, 29th August, 2008 9:10pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Optio Voluntary Car Service Looking for Drivers

Optio Voluntary Car Service Looking for Drivers

If you have some free time and would like to put it to good use, why not consider being a volunteer driver? Janet Short from the IW Rural Community Council has been in touch,

Monday, 4th August, 2008 11:05am

By Janet Short

Beaver Scouts Coffee Morning

Beaver Scouts Coffee Morning

A coffee morning in Shanklin on Saturday 9th August aims to raise much needed cash for the 1st Wootton Beaver Scouts. It all takes place at 4 Firtree Close in Shanklin, which you can find

Monday, 28th July, 2008 4:53pm

By Rachael Brooks

Earl Mountbatten Hospice Gig: International Soprano Minjou sings Puccini to Gershwin

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Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has had to be cancelled. If you’re planning to celebrate Round the Island Race this year, what better way to end the day than sat listening to world

Thursday, 12th June, 2008 8:00am

By Sally Perry

Jack Whitewood Interview: The Asphodel Fields and Invent Theatre

Jack Whitewood Interview: The Asphodel Fields and Invent Theatre

Alex Welsford interviewed Jack Whitewood today about his play on Saturday, The Asphodel Fields, and the Invent theatre company. The premise for the Asphodel Fields sound fascinating. The play is told from perspective of a

Friday, 30th May, 2008 10:38am

By Simon Perry

Asphodel Fields: Get Your Tickets

Asphodel Fields: Get Your Tickets

With less than a week to go until the first performance from the Invent Theatre group (a youth theatre organisation set up by Ventnor lad, Jack Whitewood), it’s time to get your tickets before

Tuesday, 27th May, 2008 1:45pm

By Rachael Brooks

The Asphodel Fields: Get Your Tickets Now

The Asphodel Fields: Get Your Tickets Now

Regular readers of VentnorBlog will know all about the Invent Theatre Group, a community youth theatre group, which was established at the end of last year. In a couple of weeks time, the group, which

Friday, 16th May, 2008 2:13pm

By Sally Perry

‘Iolanthe’ By The Island Savoyards

‘Iolanthe’ By The Island Savoyards

Tomorrow night sees the first performance of The Island Savoyards’ Iolanthe at Shanklin Theatre. If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, get onto the box office pronto by calling 01983 868000. Performances take place between each

Tuesday, 29th April, 2008 10:11am

By Rachael Brooks