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Ferry Discount for Ex Vestas Workers at Southampton City College

Ferry Discount for Ex Vestas Workers at Southampton City College

Red Funnel gives ex-Vestas workers a 50% discount on ferry fares to help make retraining at Southampton City College affordable.

Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 5:22pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

St Catherine’s School Achieves Outstanding Care Report from Ofsted

St Catherine’s School Achieves Outstanding Care Report from Ofsted

Well done to everyone at St Catherine's for their Outstanding Care Report from Ofsted.

Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 2:19pm

By Sally Perry

Changes to When Dogs Are Allowed on Island Beaches: Consultation

Changes to When Dogs Are Allowed on Island Beaches: Consultation

Changes are afoot for where you can let you dogs go on Island beaches.

Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 1:51pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Roly Botha excels in Kung Fu

Roly Botha excels in Kung Fu

A young Islander is making fantastic progress with his martial arts.

Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 1:31pm

By Simon Lailey with 2 readers' comments

Photos of Oasis of the Sea: Yes, it’s Massive

Photos of Oasis of the Sea: Yes, it’s Massive

One big mumma of a ship, this one.

Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 12:47pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

V-Bay Video: VentnorTV Do Their Magic

V-Bay Video: VentnorTV Do Their Magic

High jinks at the V-Bay festival - capture by those video wizards at ventnorTV

Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 12:21pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Round The Island Race Start Time Announced

Round The Island Race Start Time Announced

The date and start time of the 2010 Round The Island Race is announced.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 5:28pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Funding Boost for Girls’ Football

Funding Boost for Girls’ Football

An £8k grant should help boost girls' football on the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 3:51pm

By Sally Perry

Robert Mitchell Trio : Two for One Offer

Robert Mitchell Trio : Two for One Offer

Two for one on tickets for the Robert Mitchell Trio.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 2:52pm

By Cheryl Soutar

Another Win For IW Lottery Ticket Holder

Another Win For IW Lottery Ticket Holder

Wow, another win for Glenn Fitch as he plays the IW Lottery.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 12:45pm

By Sally Perry

BBC Blast Comes to the Isle of Wight

BBC Blast Comes to the Isle of Wight

A great selection of creative workshops are coming to the Island this month, courtesy of BBC Blast.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 12:20pm

By Sally Perry

Youth Work Week Celebrated at Island YMCA

Youth Work Week Celebrated at Island YMCA

Youth Work Week is being celebrated at YMCA in Shanklin. Learn more about how they work with young people on the Island.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 11:54am

By Will Green with one comment