Countryfile Magazine Awards- Top place for IW entries.

A few weeks ago there was the chance for everyone, including Girlguiding IW members, to vote for two Island places in the Countryfile Magazine Awards. Let’s hope you voted and now a massive thanks to YOU for helping to push these awards and to announce that Sandown Bay and Bembridge won by an absolutely huge ... read more

COWES ANNOUNCES 2019 CRUISE SHIP SEASON.

Cowes Harbour Commission is extremely pleased to announce that Cowes has seven cruise ship calls booked for 2019, including four inaugural calls from some of the world’s premium luxury cruise lines. This Cowes cruise season starts just ahead of Easter with a maiden call on 17th April from Hanseatic Nature, one of Hapag Lloyd’s new ... read more

GIRLGUIDING IW COOKING COMPETITION AT IW COLLEGE.

In conjunction with a public Open Evening at the Isle of Wight College members of Girlguiding IW undertook a Cooking Competition. This was a challenge for the girls to prepare. cook and serve a main course for four people in under two hours. Members of the public, including prospective new college students, were able to ... read more

OSBORNE SECTION CELEBRATE WORLD THINKING DAY.

Organised by Osborne Section Brownie Commissioner Katie Charlton and other Brownie leaders girls from most of the units within the Section joined together for a special  World Thinking Day meeting. There was fun for all with games and activities all based on Time Machines.  Every Brownie made their own time machine which enabled then not ... read more

GIW MEMBERS CELEBRATE WORLD THINKING DAY WITH THE HIGH SHERIFF.

L to R-Harriet Townsend, High Shariff, Sarah Harris, Charlotte Harris. Girlguiding IW members have come together for World Thinking Day. 22 February is the annual celebration of the birthdays of the first World Chief Guide Lady Olave Baden-Powell (born 22/02/1889) and her husband Lord Robert Baden-Powell (born 22/02/1857.) On World Thinking Day Rainbows, Brownies, Guides ... read more

RED FUNNEL TO SPONSOR COWES CLASSIC WEEK.

Cowes Classics Week, the largest classic yacht regatta in the world is delighted to announce that Red Funnel has taken the role of Signature Sponsor for the event. Red Funnel will be providing invaluable support for both the organisers and competitors, enabling sailors and spectators to enjoy a week of competitive and fun racing in ... read more

RED FUNNEL LAUNCH ‘RED KESTREL’.

 New £10m freight ship from Red Funnel will enter into service in May 2019 Launched in Birkenhead the latest vessel for the fleet of Red Funnel will have the name of Red Kestrel. This new freight-only RoRo vessel, will operate between Southampton and Isle of Wight and the vessel will officially join the fleet on arrival in Southampton, ... read more

VOLUNTARY SECTOR SALUTE IW LORD LIEUTENANT.

Riverside, Newport was the venue when the Voluntary Sector of the Island’s community said farewell to the Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight. Maj. Gen. Sir Martin White and his wife Lady White were welcomed to the gathering by Mike Bulpitt, Chief Executive of Community Action IW at Riverside. Mike introduced Richard Priest OBE ... read more

Last Chance to see Art & Identity at Dimbola

  Having been staged at Dimbola Museum and Galleries for the past month there is now the last chance to see ‘Art & Identity’ an exhibition presented in collaboration with Independent Arts. This exhibition will close on the 17th February. Dimbola Museum and Galleries  partnered with Independent Arts on a creative project designed to facilitate ... read more