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 Neighbourhood Learning Courses: New Programme

Ventnor Neighbourhood Learning Courses: New Programme

It’s that time of year again when, for a couple of quid a week you can polish up on or pick up a new skill. Neighbourhood Learning each term offer a fantastic selection of short

Friday, 14th September, 2007 12:35pm

By Sally Perry

Tree surgeons working for No 6 Bus

Tree surgeons cutting back trees on Undercliff drive in prep for newly extended number 6

Thursday, 13th September, 2007 9:07am

By Simon Perry

Ventnor Cricket Club: Results

THIRD TEAM END HARWOOD’S LEAGUE CAMPAIGN WITH A 383 RUN WIN! Ventnor’s third team recorded one of the highest totals in the history of Island League cricket against Ryde Cavaliers II at Smallbrook on Saturday.

Wednesday, 12th September, 2007 9:30pm

By Fiona Newnham

Gardeners Question Time

Gardeners Question Time

Many thanks to Debby Robinson for sending in this review of the recording of Gardener’s Question Time at the Ventnor Winter Gardens a couple of months ago. Ed Back in the summer (the bit before

Wednesday, 5th September, 2007 12:39pm

By Debby Robinson

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Hurrah, the Ventnor Film Society is back and have a brilliant lineup over the coming months. The season kicks off with Little Miss Sunshine, an indie comedy drama that radiates warmth and charm. Brazenly satirical

Wednesday, 5th September, 2007 9:30am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor 2007: Be Part Of The Town’s Future

Ventnor 2007: Be Part Of The Town’s Future

The Ventnor Partnership are still interested in your views as part of the public consultation, Ventnor 2007 which will form the basis of a five year plan for Ventnor. It’s been five years since

Tuesday, 4th September, 2007 8:25am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Ventnor Cricket Club: Championship Results

CHAMPIONS AGAIN! VENTNOR CLINCH FOURTH SUCCESSIVE LEAGUE TITLE Ventnor are the Champions of Division 2 of the Southern Electric Premier League for the fourth successive season. Mark Whyte’s all conquering side needed 8 points

Tuesday, 4th September, 2007 8:10am

By Fiona Newnham

Ventnor Bay Cafe: The Best Breakfast In Town

Ventnor Bay Cafe: The Best Breakfast In Town

Mr VB and myself are rather fond of treating ourselves to a cooked breakfast (cooked by someone else that is, and with no washing up) after a long hard week and have tried out

Monday, 3rd September, 2007 9:56pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

IW Cycling Festival: South Wight Pub Trail

IW Cycling Festival: South Wight Pub Trail

It really is festival time here on The Isle of Wight. With White Air just finished, Bestival coming up at the end of the week and next week sees the IW Cycling

Monday, 3rd September, 2007 10:58am

By Sally Perry

We Will Rock You: Review

Today sees the final performance of Ventnor Theatre Group’s hugely successful, We Will Rock You. If you haven’t been to see the show yet, I’d urge you to give up a couple of hours of

Sunday, 2nd September, 2007 10:39am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

We Will Rock You: Last Two Shows

We Will Rock You: Last Two Shows

Don’t forget that tonight is the penultimate performance of the fabulous We Will Rock You show at the Ventnor Winter Gardens. There is no show on Saturday and the final performance will be on Sunday

Friday, 31st August, 2007 9:00am

By Sally Perry

What’s New At The Library

What’s New At The Library

If you haven’t been down to the Library recently, here a look at what’s new. DVDs Clint Eastwood directs FLAG OF OUR FATHERS and its companion LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA MR BEAN’S HOLIDAY SHOOTER – “..high

Thursday, 30th August, 2007 12:37pm

By Tess Jessop with one comment