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.

Change to Ventnor Town Council Meeting

This meeting has been moved to Friday 25th May The date for the next Town Council meeting has changed from 14th May to 29th May. The Annual Town Council meeting was held Monday just gone. It’s

Wednesday, 25th April, 2007 1:59pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Minutes of Ventnor Together Meeting

For anyone interested in hearing about the outcome of the youth meeting held last week at Ventnor Community Projects Cafe we have a copy of the minutes (taken by Linda Pratley) available to read

Wednesday, 25th April, 2007 1:20pm

By Sally Perry

Wight Noize Auditions: Registration Closes Friday

Wight Noize Auditions: Registration Closes Friday

The time has come again for all you budding and talented musicians out there to pick up a pen and get your Wight Noize registration forms filled in and sent off. For those with their

Wednesday, 25th April, 2007 11:56am

By Sally Perry

Report From The Town Council

Notes from the Annual Council Meeting (held this Monday) will be published later. Ventnor Town Council Meeting Monday 16th April followed by Planning Meeting. Attendees were as the planning meeting as previously advised, but also

Wednesday, 25th April, 2007 11:18am

By Mark Compton-Hall

Niton Skate Ramp Under Threat Again

Niton Skate Ramp Under Threat Again

It was one year ago to the day that we last reported about the threat of closure to Niton Skate Ramp. It appears, one year on that news is repeating itself after we received

Wednesday, 25th April, 2007 10:13am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Scott Gardner: Well Done Ventnor Lifesaver

Scott Gardner: Well Done Ventnor Lifesaver

News has reached us that Ventnor man, Scott Gardner, one of our Beach Training Assessors has now gained his RLSS UK Inshore Rescue Boat Trainer Assessor award. Scott is the main man at Wight Waters

Wednesday, 25th April, 2007 8:38am

By Sally Perry

Cheetah Marine Planning DCC Passed

18:00 at the County Hall, Newport. (My (limited) comments while at the event in italics) _Planning Mr Cornwell speaks. First covers the character of the area. It’s inside the conservation area and development envelope. This brings a

Tuesday, 24th April, 2007 6:44pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Former BoatBuilder’s Views On The Cheetah Marine Development

Former BoatBuilder’s Views On The Cheetah Marine Development

Several weeks ago we were contacted by a concerned local resident, John McIntosh, wishing to provide some information for publication on the blog. Rather than re-write what he’s told us into an editorial piece, I

Friday, 20th April, 2007 5:39pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Ventnor Man Secures Global Grant For Island LifeSavers

Ventnor Man Secures Global Grant For Island LifeSavers

By now, you will have seen the news that the Island branch of the RLSS UK has secured £10,000 worth of funding from the ESF Global Grants Programme through the Learning and Skills

Friday, 20th April, 2007 11:54am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Friday Night: Ryde Theatre

Friday Night: Ryde Theatre

If you haven’t bought your tickets for the fundraising screening of This is Asa yet, shame on you. £10 is all it costs, and the funds will go towards to trust, in return you get

Thursday, 19th April, 2007 12:05am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Go Wireless At Joe’s

Go Wireless At Joe’s

Don’t forget that tomorrow night Joe’s in Newport plays host to the debut night of Wireless. A new night celebrating Island talent in the form of live music, DJing, art, film and photography. Kicking off

Wednesday, 18th April, 2007 3:11pm

By Sally Perry

Cheetah Marine Goes To DCC

Cheetah Marine Goes To DCC

The Development Control Committee will be considering the Cheetah Marine planning application for the eastern esplanade next Tuesday. The Planning Department have recommended that the application be approved. This does NOT mean it is a

Wednesday, 18th April, 2007 11:13am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments