BROWNIES LINK TO GIFT FOR NATURE.

Following on from tree planting at Pan Country Park last October and being featured on the front page of the Isle of Wight Observer on the 28th of that month, 10th Newport Brownies are on the environmental trail again. Back in October they helped the Lord Lieutenant Susie Sheldon plant the Tree of Trees to ... read more

New Official Sponsors for Cowes Week.

Cowes Week Ltd is delighted to announce that cross-Solent ferry operator, Red Funnel has joined the event’s family of Official Sponsors. Red Funnel have long contributed to the success of the event as the Official Travel Partner and this year they are offering a fantastic, heavily discounted day-return ticket price on the Hi-Speed Red Jet ... read more

All Sections Busy Through Spring & Summer.

All units have been busy with helping their communities and having fun in the great outdoors. Litter picks have taken place as part of the BIG HELP OUT with units cleaning up their local areas. Carisbooke Guides helped deep-clean their meeting place whilst Carisbrooke Brownies cleared the roads hedgerows and lanes of any rubbish. Newport ... read more

Barclaycard presents the IW Festival 2023.

Performances across the weekend of the Barclaycard Presents the Isle of Wight Festival by solo artistes and bands were well received by the thousands attending the festival in Seaclose Park. With tickets sold out a week before the event, many were disappointed to miss Robbie Williams, who seemed to be the ‘must see’ act. There ... read more

SHOWTIME AT SEACLOSE WITH ROBBIE WILLIAMS-

Robbie Williams, born Robert Peter Williams on the 13th of February 1974 in Stoke on Trent, joined Take That in 1990 aged 16.Their first release ‘Do what u want’ did not enter the charts but they became noticed for the wrong reasons at one riotous gig. After two minor hit singles they reached the top ... read more

 ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2023

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is delighted to once again be the Official Race Charity of Round the Island Race in 2023. This charity is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, having been launched by Dame Ellen MacArthur in July 2003. Five young people went sailing that first summer with the Trust and now almost ... read more

GIRLGUIDING AND THE LITTLE MERMAID.

200 members of Girlguiding Isle of Wight attended a special screening of The Little Mermaid on Sunday. From Rainbows aged 4 to Rangers aged 18, plus leaders, everyone felt part of the bigger story as a screening of this Disney remake of the classic story was showing across the UK to Girlguiding members. Throughout the ... read more

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL- A RETROSPECTIVE.

Back in 1970 when the last of a trio of Isle of Wight Festivals was staged at Afton, amongst the throng of people out on the Downs was a young man by the name of John Giddings. Fast forward 32 years and the same man, now fronting The Solo Agency. would eventually be recognised as ... read more

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 2023 PREVIEW: FRIDAY NIGHT HEADLINER PULP.

This year’s Isle of Wight Festival presented by Barclaycard sees Pulp on the main stage on the Friday night – 16th June. An embryonic Pulp was formed in Sheffield in 1978, with Jarvis Cocker at the helm. As a then 15-year-old he was keen to call his band Pulp after a Michael Caine film. However, it ... read more

PARTNERING WITH THE WILDHEART TRUST FOR TIGER CHALLENGES.

It was a takeover by Girlguiding, Isle of Wight, at the Wildheart Trust over the weekend. All the Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and leaders were working towards a special challenge set by Girlguiding’s Southwest England Region for a day or night with the Tigers. Girls from across the Region, which extends from Cornwall to Hampshire and ... read more