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 Report

Ventnor Cricket Club Report

The miserable weather on Saturday wrecked the cricket programme. At Steephill in the Southern Electric Premier League division 2 match with Burridge, Ventnor reached 145-3 before rain forced an abandonment, Alex Lloyd top scoring

Tuesday, 21st August, 2007 8:30am

By Fiona Newnham with 2 readers' comments

Ventnor Town Council Meeting: 13th August

There is another meeting tonight which starts at 7pm sharp at The Winter Gardens. Having looked through the County Press, it doesn’t look like there are any planning applications for the Ventnor area this

Monday, 20th August, 2007 5:09pm

By Mark Compton-Hall with 11 readers' comments

Ventnor Cricket Club: Lashings World XI Report

(Couldn’t get this up last week, but better late than never, eh! Sounded like a brilliant day – well done to everyone on the Ventnor side. Sorry to have missed it. Ed) TALE OF THE

Monday, 20th August, 2007 4:54pm

By Fiona Newnham with one comment

BBC Host Bestival Stage: Island Bands Supported

BBC Host Bestival Stage: Island Bands Supported

Big news out of Bestival HQ last week was that good old Aunty will be hosting a huge tent at this years Bestival. Aunty who? you say. Well, I mean the Beeb, the BBC, the

Monday, 20th August, 2007 3:06pm

By Sally Perry

Zoe & Rob Play King Harry’s

Zoe & Rob Play King Harry’s

Fellow TM-ers who know Zoe, might be surprised to hear that amongst her many talents, she is also a singer, musician and songwriter. For some time, she has been working with another guitarist called Rob,

Monday, 20th August, 2007 1:42pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

StreetStyle Festival: Report Of The Day

StreetStyle Festival: Report Of The Day

Thanks to Alison for sending through a short report of the first StreetStyle festival which took place on 11th August. Sadly we weren’t around at the time, but very pleased to hear that the

Monday, 20th August, 2007 1:03pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

White Air: Arno Van de Veyver Confirmed

World Freestyle Mountain Board Champion, Arno Van de Veyver will be travelling all the way from Belgium next week, to take part in the RAF White Air European Cup UK Freestyle 2007. If you’ve

Monday, 20th August, 2007 12:32pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Macquarie Bids For Southern Water

Macquarie Bids For Southern Water

A couple of months ago, we reported that Southern Water was up for sale. Well, surprise surprise, guess which Australian company has gone and put a bid in to acquire the supplier of water to

Monday, 20th August, 2007 8:00am

By Sally Perry

Crown Inn, Shorwell: Restaurant Review

Crown Inn, Shorwell: Restaurant Review

Setting: Village of Shorwell, irritatingly and toothgrindingly, misprounced “Shorell” by ‘im indoors – a wannabe born-again-islander! Occasion: Thirtieth wedding commiserations/ exam results Diners: Adel; ‘im in doors; son of aforesaid (& exam passer) Meal wanted: Romantic meal

Friday, 17th August, 2007 10:43am

By Adel Jinnos with one comment

Shindig Tonight: Don’t Forget

Shindig Tonight: Don’t Forget

It was postponed last month, but is back again tonight and promises a great lineup. And on that list are none other than Blank Beats, One Stone (new reggae/dub from some chancer), Carousel Era, I

Friday, 17th August, 2007 10:00am

By Sally Perry

Finding The Skate Ramp: Just A Matter Of Time

We’ve got a full report of Saturday’s StreetStyle event at the Ventnor skate park coming out next week, but in the meantime, we have some news to pass on. The organisers hired in two bits

Thursday, 16th August, 2007 2:05pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

The Chancers Support The New Mastersounds: Don’t Forget

The Chancers Support The New Mastersounds: Don’t Forget

Yes, don’t forget this Saturday night (18th), Island band, The Chancers will be supporting Leeds funksters, The New Mastersounds. I know that there will be lots going on on Saturday night (Ventnor Illuminated Carnival and

Thursday, 16th August, 2007 1:51pm

By Sally Perry