Boxing Day Swims raise thousands for Isle of Wight charities

ventnor boxing day swim - stig watching everyone - lesley brown

Boxing Day swimmers in Gurnard raised over £2,000 for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, whilst swimmers in Ventnor raised over £2,300 for local cancer charity, PATCH. Well done to you all!

Thursday, 28th December, 2017 12:59pm

By Sally Perry

Boxing Day Swims across the Isle of Wight (video)

Gurnard Boxing Day Dip by Christian Beasley

The crowds of spectators swelled as hundreds of brave people ran into the cold sea to help raise money and awareness of vital local charities on the Isle of Wight. Watch videos and see photos from the events.

Tuesday, 26th December, 2017 2:24pm

By Sally Perry

Stormy sunset: Our Flickr Group Picture of the Week

Sunset after the storm

What outstanding sunsets we get on the Isle of Wight. We love this one captured after some story weather.

Wednesday, 20th December, 2017 10:47am

By Sally Perry

Get involved as Gurnard Green Boxing day dip returns and support cancer charity

Ashton at First Boxing Day Dip 2014

Join the brave bathers at Gurnard Green this Boxing day to empower young people in recovery from Cancer.

Monday, 18th December, 2017 11:43am

By Ashton Howard with one comment

23 took part in ‘Dare to Brave It Swim’

Gloster Swim

23 men and women participated in a Dare to Brave It Swim in aid of the RNLI at the Little Gloster on Sunday afternoon.

Monday, 4th December, 2017 12:24pm

By George Chastney

Gurnard neighbourhood plan approved

Gurnard neighbourhood plan

The Gurnard neighbourhood plan will guide and influence development proposals, alongside the existing planning policies of the Island Plan and the National Planning Policy Framework.

Thursday, 14th September, 2017 12:25pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Pumping station leak leads to temp advice to not swim at beach

gurnard shoreline

Southern Water are working on the problem and the Environmental Agency have been informed.

Friday, 18th August, 2017 1:58pm

By Sally Perry

Delightful Dinghies: Our Flickr Group Picture of the Week


The Solent is about to become bursting with racing yachts, so we felt this shot of Cowes Dinghy Week by Benjamin Tonner made a great Picture of the Week.

Thursday, 27th July, 2017 8:48am

By Sally Perry

‘A Night At The Oscars’ themed ball announced for charity fundraiser


A new date has been announced for the Prince and Princess Society Ball - the theme this year will be "A Night at the Oscars", providing a night of glitz, red carpets and stars as the main Ballroom at Gurnard Pines is turned into Hollywood for the night.

Tuesday, 20th June, 2017 3:38pm

By Michaela White

Police update on man arrested on suspicion of murder

British Transport police

A man from Sandown was arrested in Gurnard earlier in the week after a seriously ill woman was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.

Saturday, 28th January, 2017 11:37am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody

Police cells

The 60 year old man, arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 45 year old woman from Gurnard, remains in police custody.

Friday, 27th January, 2017 4:41pm

By Sally Perry

Fancy getting pickled this Sunday? Head to the Pickle Wars in Gurnard

Pickled onions

If you have a strong constitution and a love of pickled onions, the Pickle Wars event this weekend offers a great afternoon out.

Friday, 27th January, 2017 11:34am

By Feature Writer