News from the South Wight

If you’re interested in news from around the South of the Island, this is the place to find it. If you’ve got a story lead, or have news from your part of the Island that you’d like us to share with our readers, get in touch.

Ventnor Taxi

Every now and again we all need a taxi cab. Here’s the list of the ones that we know about. B & B Taxis 78a High Street Ventnor 855181 Charles-Niton Taxis 10 Pier Street Ventnor 853697 Chivertons Taxis 70 High Street Ventnor 853396 Randalls 32

Tuesday, 12th September, 2006 2:37pm

By Simon Perry

TOGETHER – A Ventnor Initiative

What follows is an edited version of PC Pete’s talk given at the Winter Gardens on 15 June 2006. Together is a project which will tackle problems that exist in Ventnor.

Thursday, 29th June, 2006 11:17am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Grand Opening in Ventnor

Grand Opening in Ventnor

The Wight Light Gallery will be hosting a grand opening of their extended gallery space at 6 Church Street Ventnor this Friday between noon and 5pm. A free glass of bubbly will be waiting for

Thursday, 18th May, 2006 10:21am

By Sally Perry

Heeeeeeerrrrrrrreeeeeesssss .. The Ventnor Lifeguard Team

Heeeeeeerrrrrrrreeeeeesssss .. The Ventnor Lifeguard Team

Hurrah for the volunteer lifeguards, keeping our bay safe!

Monday, 6th March, 2006 10:40am

By Mark Compton-Hall with 6 readers' comments

Boniface Stamp Arrives

Boniface Stamp Arrives

Hurrah for Ventnor as a Post Office stamp features the Boniface Downs

Tuesday, 31st January, 2006 11:47am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

White Lines Running Through My Mind

White Lines Running Through My Mind

All praise to Rob Chuter for challenging a parking ticket that was given to him for parking on double WHITE lines! Check out the County Press story in

Friday, 28th October, 2005 1:24pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

GOsh What Big Ones You’ve Got!

GOsh What Big Ones You’ve Got!

Godshill Organics have managed to produce some mega pumpkins this year and are running a ‘guess my weight’ competition (that’s the pumpkin’s weight, not mine). You have to guess the combined weight of the three

Tuesday, 18th October, 2005 2:11pm

By Sally Perry

Just Off Being A Mountain

Just Off Being A Mountain

Chatting to Mark Compton-Hall yesterday and he passed on a gem about St Boniface Downs. It’s well known that the Downs which sit behind Ventnor are the highest point on the island (no

Thursday, 13th October, 2005 9:01am

By Simon Perry with one comment

Radar Station Sold

Radar Station Sold

Crikey, what a bargain!

Thursday, 13th October, 2005 3:00am

By Sally Perry

Anyone Fancy A Radar Station?

Anyone Fancy A Radar Station?

Quick, check down the back of the sofa for any spare change.

Monday, 10th October, 2005 12:00pm

By Sally Perry

Mine Explodes at Ventnor Haven

Mine Explodes at Ventnor Haven

Well, here goes. The start of this VentnorBlog lark - and what a way to start it!

Wednesday, 28th September, 2005 7:22pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments