Ventnor Youth Festival: Update

Ventnor Youth Festival: Update

Don’t forget to add the 11th August to your diary (well, hopefully that date is already in your diary, what I mean is stick this event into your diary). For it is the first

Thursday, 21st June, 2007 4:53pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Youth Games Athletes Get Standing Ovation At County Hall

Youth Games Athletes Get Standing Ovation At County Hall

Last night in the Council Chamber at County Hall, there was a standing ovation (from Councillors and the heavily packed public gallery) for the 26 members of the Isle of Wight Youth Athletics Team,

Thursday, 21st June, 2007 3:08pm

By Sal and Simon

Ventnor Enhancement Fund Teatime Concerts

Ventnor Enhancement Fund Teatime Concerts

The Ventnor Enhancement Fund Teatime Concerts have been running in Ventnor Park since May. Each week there is a different type of concert and this weekend sees the C To C Jazz Band taking

Wednesday, 13th June, 2007 8:00am

By Sally Perry

Brilliant Wight Colouring Book Launch

Brilliant Wight Colouring Book Launch

If you’re looking for something to do with the kids on Saturday 23 June, then why not head down to Dinosaur Isle in Sandown Been there before you say? Well, you might want to

Tuesday, 12th June, 2007 1:24pm

By Sally Perry

St Boniface and St Wilfred’s To Share Headteacher

St Boniface and St Wilfred’s To Share Headteacher

As of September this year, St Boniface Church of England Primary and St Wilfred’s Catholic Primary will run by one headteacher in a role that the council are calling a ‘corporate’ headteacher. Margaret Williams, who

Tuesday, 12th June, 2007 11:29am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Background on Siniez: Wight Noize Winners

Background on Siniez: Wight Noize Winners

Siniez were announced on the blog a couple of weeks ago as the winners of the 2007 Platform One, Wight Noize auditions that are supported by Solo Promotions each year. We thought we’d give

Friday, 1st June, 2007 3:20pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Island Youth Games: Seven Medals For The Isle of Wight

Island Youth Games: Seven Medals For The Isle of Wight

We highlighted Brogan’s gold win at the Youth Island Games last week and now bring you news of successes of the entire team. The Isle of Wight Youth team brought home seven medals in total

Tuesday, 29th May, 2007 4:48pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Bestival Workshops For Kids

Bestival Workshops For Kids

Excellent news for all those youngsters out there on the Island who want to channel some of their creative energy and have their work seen by all Bestival-goers. Maeve Smith is holding free workshops at

Tuesday, 29th May, 2007 11:10am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Library: Get Your Food, Glorious Food!

Ventnor Library: Get Your Food, Glorious Food!

This coming Thursday, between 10.30 and 11.45 bring your nippers down to Ventnor Library for some Food, Glorious Food! Don’t worry, the Library is not about to start stocking milk and bread, we’re talking

Monday, 28th May, 2007 7:02pm

By Sally Perry

Paddling Pool Open For Business

Paddling Pool Open For Business

Brilliant to see the paddling pool repainted and filled with lovely clear water. Well done to the council for getting it done in time for the school

Wednesday, 23rd May, 2007 6:58pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Carnival Costume Courses

Carnival Costume Courses

Ventnor Carnival might seem a long way off, but creating the costumes can take some time, so courses (8 weekly) start next week and will be available at four different venues. Grab the opportunity to

Friday, 11th May, 2007 7:36pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Tequila Slammer

Tequila Slammer

News reaches us that Streetstyle have organised yet another fundraiser for the renovation of the Ventnor Skate ramp and will be hosting Tequila Slammer, a night of Mexican food, Tequila shots, fancy dress

Wednesday, 9th May, 2007 12:44pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments