From the four corners of the diamond

We appreciate that some readers are only interested in news from certain parts of the Isle of Wight. Luckily, we’ve been geographically marking all our stories for many years.

Simply choose one of the five categories; Central; North; East; South or West to find news in your area and don’t forget that if you have something to share, do get in touch.

Another Bonchurch Beach Clean

Anyone with some spare time tomorrow might like to join in another Bonchurch beach clean. From 10am onwards, volunteers will be helping to clear the mess that has accumulated over recent weeks. Worth taking gloves with

Friday, 30th March, 2007 7:25pm

By Sally Perry

Last Chance to Catch Neil Tregear @ Quay

Last Chance to Catch Neil Tregear @ Quay

Neil Tregear’s wonderful ceramic pieces will be disappearing from the Rope Store Gallery on Monday next week, so today and tomorrow are you last chances to see them before they go. We popped down there

Friday, 30th March, 2007 12:59pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

This is Asa: Fundraising screening

This is Asa: Fundraising screening

On Tuesday night, Simon and I were very lucky to be invited along to a preview screening of Simon Higgin’s new film about Asa Singleton‘s life, travels and experiences. It was possibly one of the

Friday, 30th March, 2007 9:00am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Integrated Sexual Health Service on The Isle of Wight

Integrated Sexual Health Service on The Isle of Wight

We normally bring you news of upcoming music gigs or art events. Sometimes we cover planning issues or strange goings-on in the council, so we were left scratching our heads when we got an

Friday, 30th March, 2007 8:00am

By Sally Perry

Island Euro MP Talks on Climate Change

Thanks to one of our readers, Ken for the tip on this …. IOW Euro – MP, Dr Caroline Lucas will be talking on the issue of CLIMATE CHANGE and the benefits of a low

Thursday, 29th March, 2007 6:49pm

By Sally Perry

Friday Action in Ryde

Friday Action in Ryde

This Friday, The Development Suite at Liquid Lounge will be bringing you three great bands for just three quid! There’s a real mixed line up with The Wild Oats (from the Island), Masters of

Thursday, 29th March, 2007 12:28pm

By Sally Perry

Bestival: Beastie Boys Double Whammy

Bestival: Beastie Boys Double Whammy

When we told you about the Beastie Boys playing two sets at Bestival this year, I expect you were wondering what the second one would be. Well, we can now reveal that as well as

Thursday, 29th March, 2007 11:36am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Music on Tap

Music on Tap

John Entwistle and Kyle Abraham are playing The Tap in Sandown on Friday night (the Old Gentlemans Club)! The fun kicks off at 9pm and you’ll just have time to jump into your carriages

Wednesday, 28th March, 2007 6:55pm

By Sally Perry

Building Bridges: Fixed Link To The Island or Not?

Building Bridges: Fixed Link To The Island or Not?

Many thanks to ‘Bertie’, who sent through info regarding some new e-petitions relating to the Island. One is petitioning for a bridge to be built to the Island, and in the interests of democracy,

Wednesday, 28th March, 2007 3:00pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Maeve Mackinnon with Innes Watson

Maeve Mackinnon with Innes Watson

When looking for an image to accompany the previous article, I came across that photo of musicians sitting round a table playing all manner of instruments in an Irish pub – not quite the

Tuesday, 27th March, 2007 12:44pm

By Sally Perry

Bugsy Malone Comes To Medina

Bugsy Malone Comes To Medina

Ah, Bugsy Malone. It conjurs up memories of me raiding my Mum’s wardrobe, desperately searching for the fur wrap or feather boa to recreate the classic song ‘My Name is Tallulah’ in front of

Monday, 26th March, 2007 1:34pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

The Bees Spread Their Tentacles

The Bees Spread Their Tentacles

Continuing to receive great reviews [here’s another], it’s finally time for the public to be able to get their greasy mitts on a copy of The Bees’ third and long awaited album, Octopus. As part

Monday, 26th March, 2007 12:48pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments