Hula-hooping queen raises over £1,500 for Isle of Wight NHS

Tania hulahooping

Taking inspiration from Capt. Tom Moore’s efforts Tania who has been shielding during the Covid-19 lockdown decided to do something that she enjoys to help raise funds

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 9:27am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Goodnight Dusty – Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary say goodbye to the donkey who liked to do things his way

Dusty the Jack Donkey - now passed away

Plagued with painful arthritis for many years, this stoical donkey - who was born at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary - finally said his goodbyes at the weekend

Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020 8:14am

By David Hayles with 2 readers' comments

Watch: Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary bring you virtual cuddles

cuddles at the donkey sanctuary

If you've been missing cuddles with the donkeys at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, you'll love this video they have just released

Wednesday, 6th May, 2020 1:54pm

By David Hayles with one comment

Watch the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary on your TV screens

donkey sanctuary donkeys

Impressed by their determination to ‘take the Sanctuary to the people', The Steph Show features the Isle of Wight's Virtual Donkey Sanctuary today

Tuesday, 7th April, 2020 9:35am

By David Hayles

Call for bus shelter outside Donkey Sanctuary

Donkey sanctuary

As well as one of the stops being on the main road with no pavement, there is currently no shelter from the elements

Wednesday, 19th February, 2020 1:43pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Weather station lose thousands of pounds of equipment in Storm Ciara

weather station equipment

Around £4,000 of weather centre equipment disappeared from a secret location whilst Storm Ciara battered the Isle of Wight yesterday

Monday, 10th February, 2020 1:01pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight Scouts fear 1st Wroxall Group’s future in the balance after double break-in

Azwar helping a Scout learn to Kayak

The HQ has been broken into twice, as well as kit the scouts had raised funds to buy being stolen.

Friday, 26th July, 2019 8:58am

By Malcolm Cox

Plans to demolish former pub and build homes on the site

the worlsey wroxall

Plans to demolish the pub say that due to the "presence of other eating, drinking and entertainment establishments in Wroxall, coupled with the poor physical condition of the building, it was decided that the sheer level of investment required could not be justified”.

Friday, 25th January, 2019 6:22pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Join the Hash House Harriers this Sunday for their first trail of 2019

sneakers trainers running shoes

Leave grown-up behaviour behind this Sunday to join the Hash House Harriers on their latest trail where you can enjoy free beer and food, good company and beautiful views. Details within.

Friday, 4th January, 2019 10:02am

By Alison Parker

Plans to convert a disused church into homes

disused church wroxall

Plans to convert a disused church into two homes will help the ‘continuing drain on the already stretched resources' of the Church.

Monday, 24th December, 2018 8:56am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Ofsted inspection finds Isle of Wight school Good


The school had a short inspection at the end of July, and the inspector found priorities for improvement — including addressing a decline in overall performance and a ‘sharp drop’ in progress and attainment in writing.

Monday, 8th October, 2018 2:01pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Whitwell Road closed following car fire

This road will be closed sign - Roadworks

Island Roads are suggesting a very long diversion between Whitwell and Ventnor, going via Wroxall, Sandford and Godshill.

Monday, 11th June, 2018 3:27pm

By Sally Perry