IP`s Singles Group to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at Gurnard Pines

IP`s Singles Group to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at Gurnard Pines

Island Professionals – The “Enjoy Being Single” No. 1 social group for single people on the Isle of Wight is celebrating their 20th year on July 19th at Gurnard Pines. Members, former members and

Monday, 30th June, 2008 11:47am

By Beryl Stewart

Will’s Chinook Trip Cost £8,716

Will’s Chinook Trip Cost £8,716

You’ll all remember the fuss that was made back in April, when Prince William decided to use his trip to the Wight (for his cousin’s stag do) as a training session in an RAF

Monday, 30th June, 2008 11:30am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Skandia Cowes Week: Liz Earle Ladies Day Trophy

Skandia Cowes Week: Liz Earle Ladies Day Trophy

Do you know a female sailer who you think deserves recognition for her perseverance, determination and skill? Or someone who has overcome difficulties in order to succeed? If you do, you have until the 1st

Monday, 30th June, 2008 9:47am

By Sally Perry with one comment

School Reforms: Area Summary: Cowes

Cowes Primary School 4 – 11 2FE addition to site required Gurnard Primary School 4 – 11 1FE relocated to Solent Middle site Love Lane Primary School 4 – 11 2FE relocated to Somerton Middle site Northwood Primary School 4

Friday, 23rd May, 2008 3:46pm

By Sally Perry

Silly Cow in Cowes

Silly Cow in Cowes

Next week Trinity Theatre in Cowes presents Silly Cow by Ben Elton. The play was originally written for Dawn French and is probably not one for the very young as it contains quite a bit

Friday, 23rd May, 2008 11:44am

By Rachael Brooks

The Kurves Raise Cash for Cadets

The Kurves Raise Cash for Cadets

Well done to Island band The Kurves who last weekend took part in another fund rasing gig. You might remember that a couple of months ago they played a charity gig at the prison, raising

Wednesday, 21st May, 2008 12:04pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Wild Oats Play Cowes

Wild Oats Play Cowes

Fantastic folk rockers, The Wild Oats will be setting up their gear this Saturday night as their enthusiasm heads If you want a taste of their excellent music, check out their MySpace beforehand where

Friday, 16th May, 2008 1:25pm

By Sally Perry

Dame Ellen MacArthur And New Boat Shakes It In London: Video

Dame Ellen MacArthur And New Boat Shakes It In London: Video

VentnorBlog fave, Dame Ellen MacArthur, has been up in the Smoke impressing the heck out of everyone she came across. The write up in The Telegraph couldn’t have been more complementary in its

Friday, 2nd May, 2008 8:26am

By Simon Perry

Edana Minghella Joins Celebration Concert

Edana Minghella Joins Celebration Concert

Following the announcement yesterday of the concert being held next week at Cowes Yacht Haven to celebrate the life of Anthony Minghella, we hear today that his sister, Jazz singer Edana Minghella, will also

Tuesday, 29th April, 2008 4:08pm

By Sally Perry

OFFICIAL OPENING OF COWES CHILDREN CENTRE

A new facility that will provide support for families with children under the age of 5 is being officially opened on 1 May.

Monday, 28th April, 2008 11:36am

By IW Council Press Office

Richard Perry: Fundraising in Memory Goes to RNLI

Richard Perry: Fundraising in Memory Goes to RNLI

With news this morning on IW Radio News that Cowes Inshore Lifeboat will be taken over by the RNLI within the next couple of months, this fundraising story may be of interest. We all remember

Thursday, 24th April, 2008 11:45am

By Sally Perry

Johnny Dee: A Wight Dunce

Johnny Dee: A Wight Dunce

It’s a shame that The Guardian has to parade its level of ignorance of what the Isle of Wight is like these days, by publishing articles like Johnny Dee’s today. Writing about the monarchy, clearly

Tuesday, 15th April, 2008 2:12pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments