The number of children, young people (and not so young!) who are taking up skateboarding on the Island is growing.
Town councillors effectively block free skateboarding for kids, objecting to Wight Trash branding (updated)
Two councillors in East Cowes have effectively now blocked free skateboarding sessions for kids as they say they don't like the 15-year old Wight Trash name. It's never been an issue in previous years.
Wednesday, 5th June, 2019 12:32pm
By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments
Eight-year-old skateboarder’s speech about concrete skatepark dubbed ‘illuminating and inspirational’ by Mayor
The eight-year-old skateboarder's speech on the benefits of a concrete skatepark was dubbed by the Mayor of the town council as "very illuminating and inspirational". Watch here.
Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 6:18pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
Legendary Isle of Wight skateboarder, John Cattle, founded Wight Trash back in 2004. 15 years on and the brand is known around the world, he's running skate session five days a week and will be celebrating five years of having a shop in Ryde this summer.