Shanklin Carnival: Readers Photos

Shanklin Carnival: Readers Photos

Thanks very much to VentnorBlog reader, Lin, for sending in her pics from last weeks Shanklin Carnival. Looks like there were some excellent costumes taking part and I expect you’ll be able to see

Monday, 6th August, 2007 9:29pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Shanklin Carnival

Shanklin Carnival

The sun is shining and the forecast is fantastic for the rest of the day and evening, so don’t forget that tonight you can enjoy the Shanklin Carnival procession. Floats should assemble in Popham Road

Wednesday, 1st August, 2007 12:42pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Let Me Hear You Say …. YMCA

Let Me Hear You Say …. YMCA

If you’re a parent pulling your hair out at the end of the first week of the school holidays, worry not, for there’s a great place in Shanklin that might just be the answer

Friday, 27th July, 2007 9:15am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Ryde and Shanklin Theatres: The Outcome

I thought it was worth summarising the live meeting notes from last night’s meeting. The Vote – 8 vote for both Theatres pursuing Option C. Carried unanimously. Option C for both theatres was to keep them

Tuesday, 10th July, 2007 10:55pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Ryde & Shanklin Theatre Closure Meeting: Live Coverage

Ryde & Shanklin Theatre Closure Meeting: Live Coverage

Live at the Village Hall in Bembridge

Tuesday, 10th July, 2007 6:21pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Maharaja Indian Restaurant Shanklin: Take Away Joke

Maharaja Indian Restaurant Shanklin: Take Away Joke

You know what it’s like, it’s Sunday evening, it’s been a hard week and an even harder weekend, you’re knackered and all you’ve got in the cupboards is a tin of sweet corn, pumpkin

Monday, 2nd July, 2007 10:29pm

By Simon Perry with 153 readers' comments

Background on Siniez: Wight Noize Winners

Background on Siniez: Wight Noize Winners

Siniez were announced on the blog a couple of weeks ago as the winners of the 2007 Platform One, Wight Noize auditions that are supported by Solo Promotions each year. We thought we’d give

Friday, 1st June, 2007 3:20pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Three Blue Flags For The Island

Three Blue Flags For The Island

News out today reveals that beaches at Ryde East, Sandown and Shanklin all achieved their Blue Flag status from the environmental organisation, ENCAMS once again this year. The criteria to be awarded a Blue Flag,

Thursday, 17th May, 2007 12:44pm

By Sally Perry

Live-saving Boost for Island Beaches

This just in from the Council via Mark (thanks) … great news about the investment into the lifeguards and their facilities. SAFETY at Island beaches will be bolstered this summer with the arrival of a

Friday, 27th April, 2007 1:33pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Wight Diamond Festival 2007

Wight Diamond Festival 2007

I know we’ve only just come out of the Easter Holidays, but if you’re planning the half term break already, how about considering the Wight Diamond Festival? In it’s 12th year now, the Mountain Biking

Monday, 16th April, 2007 10:21am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Island Auction Rooms Emerge

Island Auction Rooms Emerge

We went through a period about 18-20 months ago of going to the Shanklin Auction Rooms on a monthly basis – both the antique and modern days. Although the quality of the auction lots were

Monday, 2nd April, 2007 12:47pm

By Simon Perry