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.

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

Yogic Flying At East Dene

Yogic Flying At East Dene

As part of the Transcendental Meditation retreat at East Dene this coming weekend, those lucky enough to attend will be treated to a demonstration of yogic flying. I’ve been wanting to see this in the

Wednesday, 18th April, 2007 10:57am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

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