Tour Fiveways to find out how your child could grow to become an independent, happy and confident learner

Ryde School Pupils with teddy and certificate cropped

If you’re considering Nursery or Reception options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Fiveways (Ryde School) can offer. Individual tours and a GoogleMeet event take place later this month

Friday, 9th April, 2021 5:08pm

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HTP’s Traineeship Programme offers great opportunities both for young Islanders and Isle of Wight businesses

Trainees Luke and Jez

The chance for young Islanders to train for new career whilst gaining real world experience is on offer with HTP's Traineeship scheme. With salaries and training paid for, plus a £1,000 bonus for employers

Thursday, 4th March, 2021 6:53pm

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This is the easy way to support Isle of Wight independent shops

A to Z to Me Map

Don’t give your money to Amazon. This Isle of Wight-grown solution is just a click away, helping you support Island businesses and get deliveries to your door. Share it with your friends, so the whole Island benefits

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 6:58pm

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Isle of Wight Volunteering: It can bring so much to your life: Find out more at online Volunteer Fair

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There’s so much to be gained from volunteering a little of your time. The Volunteer Centre can help you learn about the benefits and range of roles from over 25 IW organisations at this year's online Volunteering Fair

Friday, 16th October, 2020 6:53pm

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Spirit of the Place: From this weekend pop on your headphones, submerge yourself in this snackable audio play as you walk down Union Street, Ryde

Spirit of the Place - Scene 1 Vicky and Will in S. Fowler & Co by Rachel Shore

Listen at home, or while you’re in Ryde, as the short play unfolds along the length of Union Street. It’s full of great visuals, theatre, memories from Ryde residents and a soundtrack by Plastic Mermaids

Friday, 28th August, 2020 4:33pm

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The Island VI Form ensures students are fully prepared for next steps into Higher Education or the world of work

Students working at The Island VI Form

With facilities to rival any national learning institution, and support to develop leadership, organisation, resilience, initiative and communication skills, The Island VI Form has so much to offer. Find out more within

Friday, 14th August, 2020 6:09pm

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Don’t miss out: Unconditional entry for all school leavers this September

Students working at HTP Riverbank

It doesn’t matter what your background is, or what grades you achieved at GCSE or A level, all HTP care about is that you have a great attitude and the willingness to learn. Find out more within

Friday, 24th July, 2020 12:28pm

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Isle of Wight College: Helping young Islanders discover their future career

Poster with student holding laptop

The Isle of Wight College can offer a positive path to the future, tailored to young people’s needs. Don't miss the Virtual Open Day to find out more

Monday, 15th June, 2020 5:53pm

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Find out more about what HTP Apprenticeship College can offer at their first Virtual Open Day next week

htp college exterior

Due to the Coronavirus lockdown, HTP are offering a virtual Open Day for 16-18 school leavers, where they and families will be able to find out more about courses and options. Details within

Tuesday, 28th April, 2020 5:55pm

By Sally Perry

Grace’s Bakery expand to open new branch in Newport: Bucking the high street trend

Signage produced by The Sign Company Ltd

Grace's Bakery have celebrated the opening of their sixth branch, bucking the trend on the High Street and offering greater value to their loyal customers with an extended range and more seating

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 6:08pm

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New Isle of Wight Yoga Therapy Clinic launches at Yinspire Brading

Candle burning

Marrying traditional yoga practices with contemporary medical science to help promote wellbeing and health, Yinspire have had great results for their clients. There isn't much this holistic approach can't help and you won't be expected to tie yourself up in knots.

Saturday, 11th January, 2020 10:47am

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Isle of Wight Volunteering: It can bring so much to your life

Visitor Elaine Harris, left, talking to Independent Arts project manager Hannah Griffiths.

There's so much to be gained from volunteering a little of your time. The Volunteer Centre can help you learn about the benefits and range of roles from over 30 IW organisations.

Friday, 20th December, 2019 6:45pm

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