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Spring into action with Alice’s radio exercise programme

Alice from spring chicks

Alice Blue has come come up with an exercise formula that works for everyone of any age over the radio.

Tuesday, 9th April, 2019 10:42am

By Kevin Wilson

12 years since first FM broadcast and Angel Radio still going strong


Although the station began in 1999, the first FM broadcast was twelve years ago this week. Angel Radio is still going strong and hope to still be around in another twenty years.

Monday, 18th March, 2019 4:47pm

By Bev Webster

After 20+ years, the County Press has changed its Web address

county press new url

Having first registered their domain name back in 1998, some 20+ years later the Isle of Wight newspaper have now changed their Web address.

Thursday, 31st January, 2019 2:34pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

450+ deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital the focus of BBC’s Panorama

gosport war memorial hospital

Almost on our doorstep, over 450 people died in questionable circumstances whilst at Gosport War Memorial Hospital - many there for recuperation. Here are further details about the Panorama programme focusing on it tonight.

Monday, 21st January, 2019 5:17pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Video: Wonderful Isle of Wight Pride feature on BBC’s InsideOut

iw pride inside out segment

There are some touching and heartfelt stories in this great feature on the BBC's Inside Out programme about this year's Isle of Wight and UK Pride.

Friday, 21st September, 2018 4:48pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Vectis Radio picks up National Community Radio Award

Gold star balloon over London

Congratulations to all at Vectis Radio, who were shortlisted from more than 360 entries from over 75 stations for coming home with a national award for their 4Ps Project which helps young people build confidence and communications skills.

Sunday, 16th September, 2018 10:03am

By Kelvin Currie

Vectis Radio shortlisted in national radio awards

Vectis radio photo of young adult in studio

The station has picked up nominations in the Community Development Project of the Year category for their 4Ps Project which helps young people build confidence and communications skills using radio as a form of therapy.

Friday, 17th August, 2018 10:52am

By Kelvin Currie with one comment

Rolling Stone makes generous donation to help keep Angel Radio on air (again!)

keith richards

Rolling Stones guitarist, Keith Richards, has once again made a very generous donation to help keep Angel Radio Isle of Wight on the air.

Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 8:24am

By Bev Webster

New DAB station recreates spirit of ‘boat that rocked’

mike read and djs at united djs radio

A new DAB radio station with the freedom, spirit and free programming policy inspired by the original Radio Luxembourg in its hey day has been launched, and it covers the Solent and much of the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 13th August, 2018 8:07am

By Sally Perry

Watch: Isle of Wight MP: ‘I want my Island to be the best place in Britain to live’

bob seely core politics

Want to know what Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, wants to achieve for the Island and what he wants to be respected for? Watch this three minute video by Core Politics.

Friday, 10th August, 2018 11:46am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Ventnor chosen as one of ‘Ten of the UK’s best seaside towns’

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Once again the Isle of Wight's most southerly town, Ventnor, makes it onto a top ten list in a national paper.

Tuesday, 29th May, 2018 8:38am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Letter: County Press ex-editor laments changes since take over

cp - southampton article

The editor of the County Press from 1997-2007 shares his view on the direction of the Isle of Wight newspaper since being taken over by mainland regional news mammoth, Newsquest.

Wednesday, 28th March, 2018 12:55pm

By Brian Dennis with 11 readers' comments