Unexploded World War II bomb discovered on the Isle of Wight

unexploded bomb

If you see the Military Bomb Disposal Unit driving across the Island, this is why

Friday, 11th December, 2020 3:50pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Watch ‘simulated’ high speed ride around Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races circuit

rider on TT diamond races circuit

Diamond Races: Want to get an idea of what it’s like to zoom around the Isle of Wight TT course? Here's a video that simulates it

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 8:28pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races backed by business leaders says Chamber CEO

Steve Plater and James Hillier riding the Diamond Races circuit

The CEO of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce says business leaders are backing the Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races and explains why

Friday, 28th August, 2020 4:25pm

By Joseph Keele-Toms with 10 readers' comments

Letter: Diamond Races ‘an extreme threat to safety and well-being of residents, families, cyclists and walkers’

road view of sandy way shorwell

This readers believes the Isle of Wight TT - Diamond Races would be "an extreme threat to the safety and well being of the residents, and the many families, cyclists and walkers the Island has worked so hard to attract"

Monday, 24th August, 2020 1:09pm

By Lydia Fulleylove with 30 readers' comments

Wolverton Manor Garden Fair postponed in light of Coronavirus

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The Committee said the health and happiness of their exhibitors and attendees is their number one priority and feel that with so many uncertainties, it would be inappropriate to proceed

Tuesday, 26th May, 2020 8:23am

By Sally Perry

Cancelled: Award-winning bluesman heading to Wolverton for the annual Folk and Blues Fair

Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair 2020

Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair offers top live music and great festival food, set against the backdrop of beautiful West Wight scenery

Thursday, 12th March, 2020 5:32pm

By Tim Hollis

High value tools stolen from property in Shorwell: Police launch appeal for information

Police control operator

Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw a vehicle parked in the small car park at the bottom of Shorwell Shute earlier this week

Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 10:22am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Join AvantHardCollective at new community arts radio station


Calling all Isle of Wight artists, writers, musicians, bands, arts organisations, or anyone interested in presenting radio or behind-the-scenes in-studio work with the AvantHardCollective.

Thursday, 27th June, 2019 5:30pm

By Sally Perry

Tickets available for the 2019 Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair

The Producers

The successful sell-out Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair returns for its ninth year to the stunning grounds of Wolverton Manor, Shorwell. Get your tickets before they sell out.

Monday, 11th March, 2019 7:11am

By Tim Hollis

Phoenix Choir join fundraising campaign for new loo!

Phoenix rising over shorwell

The Phoenix Choir will be performing in the church on Saturday July 21st in order to raise funds to help install water, a small kitchen and toilet so that the building will have the facilities expected of a C21 community.

Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 5:20pm

By Robin Burnett

Wight Strollers hold charity auction today for Isle of Wight charities

auctioneers gavel

There are over 275 quality lots on offer at this charity auction where all monies raised will go to Isle of Wight charities.

Saturday, 28th April, 2018 2:00pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair returns for an eighth year to Shorwell

Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair 640

The successful sell-out Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair returns for an eight year to the stunning grounds of Wolverton Manor, Shorwell.

Monday, 26th March, 2018 11:55am

By Tim Hollis with one comment