Photos: Hullabaloo a huge success as 1,000s flock to Sandown

Hullabaloo 2018 by Julian Winslow

The return of Hullabaloo to Sandown last weekend saw an estimated 11,000+ visitors to the two-day event which combined art with ecology, science and technology and even a soap box derby!

Tuesday, 15th May, 2018 1:34pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Hullabaloo returns to Sandown Bay for two days of discovery and exploration

Expect a rush of arts science and madcap antics at Hullabaloo

There are a huge number of activities taking place on 12th and 13th May across 80 hectares in Sandown Bay, from science discoveries to a soap box derby, kite flying and lego club to live music and a carnival parade. Don't miss these two days of free fun and discovery.

Friday, 4th May, 2018 5:56pm

By Feature Writer

Sandown residents call for councillor resignations in vote of no confidence

chairs on sandown beach by rob jennings

The room was jam-packed with residents wanting to share their views about the recent behaviour of Cllr Chris Dupre and the actions of the town council that have led to a 74% increase in the town council precept element of the council tax.

Saturday, 10th March, 2018 12:25pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Is Cllr Dupre’s behaviour ‘a matter for himself’ or should he resign?

pen and paper

Town Councillors were invited to add their names to a letter calling for the resignation of Cllr Dupre. OnTheWight has details of who has signed it.

Monday, 5th March, 2018 4:51pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Sandown businessman donates to Hullabaloo after local council debacle

hullabaloo parade

After the debacle of the Sandown town council meeting on Monday, a Sandown businessman has made a generous donation to the town's Hullbaloo event taking place this May.

Thursday, 1st March, 2018 11:42am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Learn more about this Hidden Hero at Blast from the Past free event

Reverend William Fox

All are welcome to this free event where they'll be able to see fascinating displays and meet local ‘prehistory’ enthusiasts. As well as fossil collectors, there will also be local archaeologists and metal detector groups showing off their finds.

Tuesday, 14th November, 2017 11:57am

By Sally Perry

All welcome to launch of 2018 Hullabaloo Soapbox Challenge

Hullabaloo soap box challenge 2017

The Hullabaloo Soapbox Challenge takes place over the 12-13th May next year. Head to the launch event to find out more about getting involved.

Thursday, 2nd November, 2017 12:23pm

By Sally Perry

Head to the Hullabaloo in Sandown this Saturday for 12 hours of fun

hullabaloo stage

Head to Sandown Bay on Saturday between 10am-10pm for this innovative annual event that combines the arts, community, health and wellbeing, heritage, environmental issues and much more.

Friday, 5th May, 2017 12:06pm

By Sally Perry

Cafe Scientifique special: Climate change and Sandown Bay

rising sea levels

Cafe Scientifique will be holding a Bayology special on Friday evening with talks by three experts in their field. The discussions will centre around climate change and the rising sea levels in Sandown.

Thursday, 9th March, 2017 2:27pm

By Sally Perry

Blast from the Past: Two days of free entry to Dinosaur Isle

Dinosaur bones

Two days of free entry to Dinosaur Isle, loads of great activities, an opportunity to meet the experts, walks, lectures and even a supper!

Friday, 11th November, 2016 3:44pm

By Sally Perry

Vote for The Common Space’s Lost Duver project at your local Tesco’s

Vote for The Common Space’s Lost Duver project at your local Tesco store and help revitalise coastal landscape and public greenspace in the Bay area.

Thursday, 3rd November, 2016 11:58am

By Claire Hector

PLUTO Pavilion project on Meridian TV

Tune into Meridian ITV from 6pm tonight to hear Dave Badman talking about the PLUTO Pavilion project.

Wednesday, 2nd November, 2016 3:53pm

By Claire Hector with 9 readers' comments