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

Missing woman last seen wearing a nightdress found (updated)

julie hill

Julie was last seen this morning and left the house without any personal belongings, wearing a nightdress and no shoes.

Friday, 12th August, 2016 4:30pm

By Sally Perry

See a rare Iguanodon skull fossil at Dinosaur Isle

Emily and family

You can now see the rare fossil which was found by Emily Tabassi-Gill and her family, from East Sussex, on a fossil walk led by Dinosaur Isle staff in February.

Thursday, 11th August, 2016 10:01am

By IW Council Press Office

Carnival Funfairs return to the Isle of Wight for a six week tour

There are lots of new rides on offer with the return of Carnival Funfairs to the Isle of Wight. They'll be touring the Isle of Wight over six weeks, starting this weekend. Don't miss the crazy prices offers.

Tuesday, 12th July, 2016 8:12pm

By Feature Writer

Dramatic cliff fall in Yaverland sparks emergency call out

Yaverland cliff fall

The unexpected cliff fall sparked a search for three people and emergency services are advising members of the public to avoid the area as the cliff face is still falling and not passable.

Sunday, 22nd May, 2016 11:43am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments