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.

Kekexili (Mountain Patrol)

Kekexili (Mountain Patrol)

Ventnor Film Society at the Ventnor Winter Gardens. China/Hong Kong 2004 90 mins Cert 15 Dir: Chuan Lu Cast: Duobuji, Zhang Lei, Qi Liang, Xueying Zhao Kekekili is a mountainous wilderness in Tibet, home to the Tibetan antelope

Tuesday, 17th April, 2007 10:18am

By Sally Perry

Safer Neighbourhoods Ventnor Beat Surgery

Safer Neighbourhoods Ventnor Beat Surgery

Susan Scoccia is hosting the Safer Neighbourhoods Ventnor Beat Surgery this coming Saturday from 10am til noon at the Ventnor Community Projects Cafe in Albert Street. Here you can have a chance to meet with

Tuesday, 17th April, 2007 10:00am

By Sally Perry

Yoga At Niton Primary School

Yoga At Niton Primary School

Josephine started her weekly yoga classes at Niton Primary School again last night from 6-7.30pm. If you can’t make the Monday class, there’ll be another on Thursdays starting at 4.30 finishing at 6pm. Classes are

Tuesday, 17th April, 2007 8:00am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Mill Bay Refused by Ventnor Town Council

We hear from Mark that the proposed development of the Mill Bay site was refused by the Town Council tonight. Details of voting to follow. By the way. If you objected to the original application,

Monday, 16th April, 2007 9:40pm

By Simon Perry

Mill Bay Plans At Town Council Meeting Tonight

Due to the information on the Town council Web site being out of date, the last posting is incorrect. The Annual Town Meeting is being held tonight and it’s being followed by a planning meeting.

Monday, 16th April, 2007 6:59pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

An Evening with Mimi Khalvati

An Evening with Mimi Khalvati

Mimi Khalvati is an Iranian born poet who grew up from the age of six on the Isle of Wight. When she was seventeen she returned to Iran, coming back to the UK

Monday, 16th April, 2007 10:31am

By Sally Perry

Wight Diamond Festival 2007

Wight Diamond Festival 2007

I know we’ve only just come out of the Easter Holidays, but if you’re planning the half term break already, how about considering the Wight Diamond Festival? In it’s 12th year now, the Mountain Biking

Monday, 16th April, 2007 10:21am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Sexual Health Advice Soon Available in Ventnor

Sexual Health Advice Soon Available in Ventnor

From next Monday (23rd) anyone in Ventnor seeking contraception and sexual health advice will no longer need to travel to Newport to do so. A new walk-in clinic is being launched on Mondays at Grove

Monday, 16th April, 2007 10:06am

By Sally Perry

Street Jazz Fusion Dance Workshops in Ventnor

Street Jazz Fusion Dance Workshops in Ventnor

On Sunday there is a chance to join in some brilliant dance workshops at the Ventnor Youth and Community Centre (opposite Kia Cars on Victoria Street). Street jazz fusion dance is a breathtaking mix

Friday, 13th April, 2007 10:00am

By Sally Perry

Stop Press: Red Funnel Up For Sale?

Stop Press: Red Funnel Up For Sale?

The Isle of Wight Ferry company is up for sale.

Friday, 13th April, 2007 8:50am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Jazz At The Library?

Jazz At The Library?

Looking forward to a great weekend of Jazz. Sorry we can’t offer a performance but “¦. We do have a selection of books on Jazz and Jazz Greats in our Music Collection. Come and check

Thursday, 12th April, 2007 12:33pm

By Tess Jessop

Ventnor Acrobats Abound

Ventnor Acrobats Abound

Following on from the piece last week about Ventnor parkour boys, I’ve just came across some new photos on the VentnorBlog Flickr Group from Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year, Kevin Mitchell (and

Thursday, 12th April, 2007 9:00am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments