Candidates Prepare For Isle of Wight Youth Council Elections

Dozens of Isle of Wight youngsters who want to help change Island life have put their names forward as candidates in the forthcoming Isle of Wight Youth Council (IWYC) elections. Thirty three youngsters are

Monday, 12th November, 2007 2:10pm

By IW Council Press Office

Pupils Given Lesson In Alcohol Dangers

ISLAND high school pupils will be given a valuable lesson in the dangers of drugs and alcohol in two drama performances next month.

Friday, 9th November, 2007 11:26am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Cubs Celebrate Centenary of Scout Movement With 100 Daffodils

CUBS in Newport are celebrating the centenary of the founding of the Scout movement by planting 100 daffodil bulbs in the grounds of St John’s

Friday, 9th November, 2007 9:15am

By IW Council Press Office

Camp Bestival Here We Come

Camp Bestival Here We Come

If you’re a Bestival lover and once a year just isn’t enough to satisfy your thirst, get a load of this. Clearly organising the best festival of the year is not enough for those busy

Friday, 2nd November, 2007 1:52pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Don’t Forget Dinosaur Isle Tonight

Don’t Forget Dinosaur Isle Tonight

Just in case you didn’t notice the press release from the council press office a couple of weeks ago about an event at Dinosaur Isle tonight, here are the details again. There be scary stories,

Wednesday, 31st October, 2007 2:23pm

By Sally Perry

Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience

Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience

Are you a Harry Potter fan? Or do you have family members who are? If so, this upcoming family comedy at Quay Arts might be right up your street. Our favourite arts venue is offering

Tuesday, 30th October, 2007 3:13pm

By Rachael Brooks

The Wild Oats Charity Single Launch Gig

The Wild Oats Charity Single Launch Gig

Earlier this month, The Wild Oats laid down a recording of their new charity single, Paper Tigers. The money raised from the single (every £2 of the £3 cover price) will be put towards enhancing

Friday, 26th October, 2007 1:19pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

The Bat Man In Ventnor Today

The Bat Man In Ventnor Today

The Ventnor Coastal Visitors Centre will be going batty today as they host a Halloween Habitat party with the Bat Man from Isle of Wight Bat Hospital. The Bat Man will be taking some of

Wednesday, 24th October, 2007 10:00am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Getting The Online Safety Message Across To Island Youngsters

The Isle of Wight Council is continuing to help teach students how to stay safe while surfing the World Wide Web. In partnership with Hampshire Constabulary, an Internet Safety Team is visiting local schools

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2007 3:41pm

By IW Council Press Office

Island Young People Go Wild For Reading

ISLAND young people had a wild summer of reading – and have helped to change the world at the same

Friday, 19th October, 2007 11:45am

By IW Council Press Office

Ryde Becomes Second Town To Launch Truancy Scheme

Businesses in Ryde are working with Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire Constabulary to crack down on students playing truant from school. The town is following in the footsteps of Newport by becoming part

Thursday, 18th October, 2007 9:45am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Prepare For The Fright Of Your Life At Dinosaur Isle On Halloween

IMAGINE yourself in the dark being stalked by a giant dinosaur 125million years ago. Well, that’s exactly the spooky experience in store for children and their families at Dinsoaur Isle Museum in Sandown this

Monday, 15th October, 2007 2:07pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment