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 Heritage Museum: Take A Look

Ventnor Heritage Museum: Take A Look

If you haven’t been down to the Ventnor Heritage Museum in while, do take some time out over the next few weeks to pop along. Apart from all the brilliant displays and wealth of knowledge

Thursday, 9th August, 2007 3:39pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Go Wild In The Library

Go Wild In The Library

The holidays are half way through, but there is still lots going on at Ventnor Library! Children of all ages can take part in the BIG WILD READ this summer – get your name on

Thursday, 9th August, 2007 3:29pm

By Tess Jessop

The Development Suite At Liquid Lounge: No More

The Development Suite At Liquid Lounge: No More

It’s very sad to hear that last nights gig at The Liquid Lounge may have been the last for The Development Suite at that particular venue. Despite the hard work, dedication and support from

Thursday, 9th August, 2007 3:19pm

By Sally Perry

Yes Yes: Change in Lineup

Yes Yes: Change in Lineup

This Saturday night at The Studio in Newport, dub seems to be the order of the day (or night) as Yes Yes will be providing punters with dub, jungle, dub step and dub house

Thursday, 9th August, 2007 2:58pm

By Sally Perry

Upper Ventnor Community Engagement Forum

Upper Ventnor Community Engagement Forum

If you have any issues that you’d like to discuss with your local Councillor or the Police make a date in your diary for 7pm Thursday 16th August. Safer Communities Partnership along with the Councillor

Wednesday, 8th August, 2007 3:57pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Jacuna Play Liquid Lounge

Jacuna Play Liquid Lounge

The Development Suite at The Liquid Lounge presents Jacuna tonight. We know they’ve lots of fans out there, so if you fancy a cheap night, listening to one of your favourite bands play live, head

Wednesday, 8th August, 2007 3:13pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres (Including Ventnor Winter Gardens)

Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres (Including Ventnor Winter Gardens)

When I received a press release last week from the Council with the title “Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres “, I thought, “Brilliant, extra publicity for the Winter Gardens”. I started reading the press

Wednesday, 8th August, 2007 1:00pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Happy Feet & Beer and Rap Presents …

Happy Feet & Beer and Rap Presents …

This Thursday start the weekend early and head up to the Balcony in Ryde (I don’t say that often) for a night of hip hip, scratching and rap. In association with ‘Beer and Rap Presents’,

Wednesday, 8th August, 2007 8:30am

By Sally Perry

We Will Rock You

We Will Rock You

Chris and Jeanie have been at it again and in about three weeks time, you’ll be able to see the fruits of their (and the casts) hard labour. Auditions took place earlier in the year

Tuesday, 7th August, 2007 4:24pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Streetstyle Festival: Don’t Forget Your Skateboard

Streetstyle Festival: Don’t Forget Your Skateboard

Only a few days to go until the first Ventnor StreetStyle Festival kicks off at the skate park on the eastern esplanade. Organisers will be busying themselves on Saturday morning getting the site prepared

Tuesday, 7th August, 2007 3:31pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Slipdisc vs Deep Promotions Equals DeepDisc

Slipdisc vs Deep Promotions Equals DeepDisc

Slipdisc are back and this time its war, as they go back to back with Deep Promotions. Alternate DJs will be playing with Overtype (electrics), Marc Dempsey (tech electro house) and Darren Farrow (electro/breaks)

Tuesday, 7th August, 2007 11:46am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Giant Shark Hauled Near St Catherines

Giant Shark Hauled Near St Catherines

Danny Vokins landed a whopping 500lb Thresher Shark this weekend off the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 7th August, 2007 9:53am

By Sally Perry with one comment