Find out more about courses and opportunities at the Isle of Wight College Open Evening

Open Evening Poster

The Isle of Wight College has a proven track record of excellent success rates so why not head to this Open Evening in March to find out more about the courses and apprenticeships on offer

Sunday, 16th February, 2020 6:07pm

By Feature Writer

Head into Ryde for the Totally Local Fiver Fest to help protect and save the High Street for the future

Ryde fiver fest poster

The Totally Local Fiver Fest campaign's message is to spend little and often at independent businesses to make a real difference to your high street

Saturday, 15th February, 2020 10:25am

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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

By Feature Writer

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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Kiln-dried Isle of Wight firewood logs now available from Chessell Woodyard

woodburning stove in cottage

Chessell Woodyard are now doing kiln-dried firewood, giving you more heat from your logs. They're better for the environment too. More details within

Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 7:59pm

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WightFibre announces all-new ultrafast, full-fibre broadband in East Cowes

wightfibre workmen putting in cable in street

Over 1,445 homes in East Cowes can now experience speeds up to 900Mb as WightFibre’s Gigabit Island Project rollout continues

Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 3:35pm

By Zoe Stroud

Ryde Arts returns with an annual programme showcasing creative activities and events

ryde arts festival launch

Over the summer and into the autumn, as part of Ryde Arts, you’ll be able to enjoy unique music events, art installations, theatre and poetry, as well as workshops, carnivals, films and more.

Tuesday, 16th July, 2019 4:37pm

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HTP Apprenticeships can lead to an excellent career and provide a real alternative to university

HTP adviser and student

If you've just finished your GCSEs and are looking for an alternative to the academic route, you can start earning straight away through an Apprenticeship with the Island's only OFSTED Outstanding Apprenticeship provider. Details within.

Friday, 21st June, 2019 6:30pm

By Feature Writer

Serendipity Diamonds: Where you can buy ethical, conflict-free, 100% traceable Diamonds

CanadaMark Diamond

Serendipity Diamonds in Ryde offer fully traceable Diamonds, with the assurance of 100% ethical standards. Find out why their ethical Diamonds go way beyond conflict-free.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 6:15pm

By Feature Writer

Six great reasons to share your home with an international student on the Isle of Wight this year

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Sharing your home with an international student can be an incredibly rewarding experience for everyone involved. Here are six great reasons to consider doing it yourself this year.

Friday, 10th May, 2019 5:29pm

By Feature Writer

Discover rare and beautiful plants you can’t find elsewhere at Eddington House Nursery

Eddington House Nursery

Don't settle for the same plants your neighbours have, seek out rare and beautiful plants Eddington House Nursery. It's a remarkable place well worth visiting all year round.

Thursday, 9th May, 2019 6:16pm

By Feature Writer

Stock up with firewood thanks to Chessell Woodyard’s May special

wood store

Chessell Woodyard have dropped their prices for firewood this month, so why not stock up now and you won’t get caught out on any unseasonably colder nights.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 6:12pm

By Feature Writer