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.

Another Bonchurch Beach Clean

Anyone with some spare time tomorrow might like to join in another Bonchurch beach clean. From 10am onwards, volunteers will be helping to clear the mess that has accumulated over recent weeks. Worth taking gloves with

Friday, 30th March, 2007 7:25pm

By Sally Perry

The Bees Spread Their Tentacles

The Bees Spread Their Tentacles

Continuing to receive great reviews [here’s another], it’s finally time for the public to be able to get their greasy mitts on a copy of The Bees’ third and long awaited album, Octopus. As part

Monday, 26th March, 2007 12:48pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Easter Fun For The Kids

Easter Fun For The Kids

Saturday, 24th March, 2007 6:01pm

By Tess Jessop

Fancy A Night In?

Did you know that you can BORROW DVDs like BORAT, CASINO ROYALE and THE QUEEN from the Library for as little as £1 a

Saturday, 24th March, 2007 5:53pm

By Tess Jessop

Dr Feelgood Head for Ventnor

Dr Feelgood Head for Ventnor

If Rhythm and Blues are your thing …. and it certainly seemed popular last week when Blues Man Eugene’ ‘Hideaway’ Bridges performed at the Ventnor Winter Gardens, you might want to stick 5th May

Friday, 23rd March, 2007 5:12pm

By Sally Perry

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