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.

Ventnor Cricket Club Results and Fixtures

VENTNOR BACK AT THE TOP! Triple Champions Ventnor returned to the top of Southern Electric Premier League Division 2 after a tense 22 run win over previously unbeaten league leaders Rowledge at Steephill

Friday, 29th June, 2007 4:17pm

By Sally Perry

Massage Your Dog Training Course

Massage Your Dog Training Course

We know that there are lots of dog lovers out there in Ventnor, so how about learning how to give your dog a massage, the right way with with Vav Simon from the Natural

Friday, 29th June, 2007 2:24pm

By Sally Perry

Friday Night Island Action

Friday Night Island Action

There’s some great gigs happening on the Island tonight if you fancy a night out. Don’t forget the Jackson Analogue Album Launch, being held at The Studio in Newport. Five quid to get in and

Friday, 29th June, 2007 1:57pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

The Essex, Godshill: Review (6.5/10)

The Essex, Godshill: Review (6.5/10)

Please give a warm welcome another new contributor to the Blog, Adel Jinnos. She’s a woman who likes good food, and given she has a great style of writing, we thought she’d be an

Friday, 29th June, 2007 1:13pm

By Adel Jinnos with 14 readers' comments

Island Music Producers Step Forward

Island Music Producers Step Forward

One of the FreeQuay organisers, TS from Radio Soma, is compiling a group of tracks for the event and inviting Isle of Wight producers to submit their work to be added to the compilation. Good

Thursday, 28th June, 2007 7:38pm

By Sally Perry

Ryde Arts Festival: Fancy Dress Galore

Ryde Arts Festival: Fancy Dress Galore

You might’ve already heard that the sponsors for the Ryde Arts Festival have dropped out this year, but there are a team of dedicated folks, people like Rick, Jez, Charr and Jo and

Wednesday, 27th June, 2007 2:16pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Green Gym Help Down At Medina Riverside Park

Green Gym Help Down At Medina Riverside Park

Volunteers from the IOW branch of The Green Gym have been flexing their biceps and donning their gardening gloves, this time laying hedges around the car park at the Medina Riverside Park at Dodnor.

Wednesday, 27th June, 2007 1:34pm

By Sally Perry

Bestival Bands Competition: Only A Few Days Left

Bestival Bands Competition: Only A Few Days Left

As we reported a couple of weeks ago, response to the Bestival Bands Competition has been great so far. As you can see from the photo, Rob (and Arlo) have been kept very busy! If

Wednesday, 27th June, 2007 11:48am

By Sally Perry with one comment

ICANDI

ICANDI

Those lovely artistic types from icandi will be returning to Joe’s in Newport next Thursday. Paul Brown, Kitty Linnington, Adam Harvey, Rachael Berry, Kim Purton, Tara Dasneves, Patrick E Wood and others will be happily

Wednesday, 27th June, 2007 11:35am

By Sally Perry with one comment

On Tour With The Bees: Ventnor-I

On Tour With The Bees: Ventnor-I

He’s been in Ventnor for many years, you will’ve spotted him at some point with a camcorder in his hand (actually, I think he’s had it surgically attached, because he never seems to be

Wednesday, 27th June, 2007 9:36am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Green Ventnor – Episode Five

Green Ventnor – Episode Five

Ventnor is a very dangerous place to live, because it shields us from the reality of the global threat. We are a seaside town, known for its warm climate, with tropical plants growing in

Wednesday, 27th June, 2007 9:00am

By Brian Lucas with 6 readers' comments

Sciatica SlipDisc

Sciatica SlipDisc

The SlipDisc promotion team have been very busy lining up their next event on the Isle of Wight. Always keen to try out new venues, this time, they’ll be coming at ya from The

Tuesday, 26th June, 2007 5:06pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments