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 Exhibition: Picture – Nothing To Draw

Ventnor Exhibition: Picture – Nothing To Draw

If you haven’t been to Ventnor Library recently …. get yourselves down there before Saturday 31st March otherwise you’ll miss the chance to see a current exhibition of computer graphics by local artists N8 and

Thursday, 22nd March, 2007 1:20pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Fancy A Tandem Paraglide?

Fancy A Tandem Paraglide?

We all love something for nothing and this one caught Simon’s eye last week when he was flicking through the excellent FreeCycle site – more details about FreeCycle to follow. It’s a great opportunity to

Thursday, 22nd March, 2007 12:58pm

By Sally Perry

Transcendental Meditation Retreat: My Perspective

Transcendental Meditation Retreat: My Perspective

As you know, I was lucky enough to take part in the Transcendental Meditation Retreat at East Dene in February. I’ve been meaning to write about my experiences there for some time, but – well

Wednesday, 21st March, 2007 3:14pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Ventnor Library Opening Times (Christmas 06)

Tess, Tanith and Matthew wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We close as usual at end of day 23rd Saturday and reopen 9.30 29th Friday We have a SPECIAL XMAS

Monday, 18th December, 2006 10:08pm

By Tess Jessop

Something Fishy Going On In Ventnor

Ventnor Angling Club are holding a 22 hour charity open competition with a first prize of £300 Starts 6pm Saturday and finishes at 4pm on Sunday – weigh-in will follow between 4.30 and 5pm at

Saturday, 25th November, 2006 1:48am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

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