Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor is an absolute jewel. A beautiful area that has, since the Victorians discovered its magic been loved by those who have been lucky enough to find it.

Known for years as a centre for arts on the Isle of Wight, of late it’s become a Mecca for food lovers, with some of the best restaurants on the Island being gathered in this single town.

Its beach is a delight, held within an arced cove, with a mixture of golden sand and shingle. For those on the beach, food, drinks and ice cream needs are met by a wide selection of businesses along the Esplanade.

Isle of Wight care home found to ‘Require Improvement’, say CQC

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The provision at this Isle of Wight care home was found to be 'Good' in two of the four areas that are assessed, but 'Requires Improvement' in the other two.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 9:04am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor’s defeat to Ellingham & Ringwood does not reflect action on the pitch

Rugby Balls

At the final whistle, it was both gratifying for Ventnor that the Ellingham team acknowledged the massive challenge they had presented during the game.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 7:32am

By James Morton

Isle of Wight women determined to play their part

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Female members of the Isle of Wight Labour Party came together last week and heard impassioned speeches about how Island women can help empower others to represent their communities.

Monday, 10th December, 2018 2:47pm

By Colleen Brannon

All set for the 38th Ventnor Boxing Day Swim

ventnor boxing day swim

Will you be taking the plunge at this year's world-famous Ventnor Boxing Day Swim? Details enclosed of where and when, plus a range of videos of what to expect

Friday, 7th December, 2018 11:58am

By Sally Perry

Baby Box Project appeals for donations to help struggling families

mother's love

This new community-led project aims to help families in Ventnor struggling to provide their children with basic essentials. If you have any items you can donate, be that something on the wish list or perhaps Christmas treats or toys please pop them into the collection point.

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 2:32pm

By Sally Perry

Another Ventnorville event hailed a success, despite the wet and windy weather

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Ventnor town was buzzing with activity over the weekend as Ventnorville returned for its fifth year - this time including a fabulous skating rink in the Winter Gardens and a Bay-ke Off competition.

Monday, 3rd December, 2018 5:33pm

By Sally Perry

Head to Ventnorville for skating, baking, Christmas shopping, The Grinch and more

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Unpack your ice skates and head to Ventnor this weekend as skating returns to the Isle of Wight. There'll be a festive market, lantern parade, carol singing, arts and crafts market, dog fancy dress, Santa Dash on the beach plus, of course, Santa’s Grotto and visits by The Grinch.

Friday, 30th November, 2018 6:26pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight’s CHAMPS star in new short film alongside Ana De Armas

We're massive fans of Isle of Wight band, CHAMPS, so it's great to hear the brothers from Niton will be appearing in a short film, starring alongside the wonderful Ana De Armas. OnTheWight has the detail.

Thursday, 29th November, 2018 6:49pm

By Sally Perry

Rugby: Trojans meant business and outclassed the Lions

Rugby Balls

The Lions where outclassed by a strong Trojans side you probably won’t see again this season or next, reports Jac.

Monday, 26th November, 2018 12:54pm

By Jac Stemmet

Rugby: Ventnor overcome by Andover

Ventnor Rugby Club

Ventnor looked to mirror their recent home form with an away win but it wasn’t to be as they were overcome by Andover.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 3:27pm

By Ed Blake

Rugby: Ventnor 2nd XV mauled by Farnham

rugby by Alan Fox

They might have got a mauling from Farnham, but Ventnor were very much in the fight last weekend.

Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 7:55am

By Ed Blake

Ventnor Remembrance Service has different start time this year

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Ventnor Remembrance Sunday Service will be held at St Catherine’s Church on Sunday 11th November 2018 followed by a Parade to the Ventnor War Memorial

Friday, 9th November, 2018 6:13pm

By Frank Hunt