GIRLGUIDING ALL ISLAND 4 ELEMENTS CAMP

Hundreds of Girlguiding IW members attended an all Island camp over the weekend. Island Commissioners (Joint), Shirley Saunders and Lesley Clifford and all the members of Girlguiding Isle of Wight invited several local dignitaries to visit the 2019 Camp which was held at Urban Saints, Ryde. What a perfect venue this proved to be with ... read more

Nominations open for the ‘Red Funnel Isle of Wight Awards’

  Red Funnel Ferries have introduced the ‘Red Funnel Isle of Wight Awards’. Celebrating all that is great about the Isle of Wight, the awards will recognise the diverse and wonderful places to go, stay and eat across the Island. For the last seven years, Red Funnel has celebrated the very best of the Island ... read more

GRACE GOES TO MEXICO!

Through the Summer a number of Girlguiding IW members have had the opportunity to undertake international trips. These opportunities are offered to Girlguiding members every year and after selection processes there is the chance to visit a number of countries where there is Girlguiding or Girl Scouts. With the World Association of Girl Guides and ... read more

Red Funnel CEO honoured with Merchant Navy Medal

Girlguiding always likes to hear of girls and women who succeed in their chosen careers. Here is a point in case: The Department for Transport today announced that Red Funnel Ferries’ CEO, Captain Fran Collins, has been awarded a 2019 Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service. Awarded to recipients who are serving or have served ... read more

Prestigious award nomination for Red Funnel Ferries.

  Red Funnel Ferries is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted for Maritime UK’s Maritime 2050 Award, in recognition of its work in supporting British shipbuilding. A proud British brand with a long maritime history, Red Funnel’s roots date back to 1861. Since then, Red Funnel has always taken pride in doing its ... read more

COWES WEEK 2019.

As already reported some members of Girlguiding IW joined in the activities for Cowes Week 2019. Here is a general round up of the regatta and other events held in Cowes during this special week in August. Following the bad weather on Saturday (10th August), sailing finally got underway on Sunday as did several activities ... read more

GROWTH & RETENTION CAMPAIGN -IW

  Through August  some members have been out and about with the  Girlguiding pop-ups and once again the  big posters in bus shelter campaign have been well spotted. Despite the stormy weather and even the cancellation of the yacht races in the Cowes Week Regatta members of Girlguiding IW took the pop-up to Northwood Park ... read more

RED FUNNEL-FIREWORKS & 50 YEARS

As Cowes Week ends with the traditional Fireworks, this year sponsored by Red Funnel, this ferry company has reason to celebrate with 50 years of a high-speed service. Red Funnel is celebrating 50 years of continuous high-speed service between Southampton and West Cowes this year. To mark the milestone, Red Funnel was proud to be ... read more

ENTERTAINMENT FOR COWES WEEK 2019

Although there is some entertainment for Cowes Week starting on Friday 9th August the week really starts on Saturday 10th when not only do the first yacht races start but Cowes is filled with entertainment for all. The Parade will see its usual ‘Village’ with eateries, bars, stalls and performances on stage. A full list ... read more

COWES VERY BUSY OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

Over the next few weeks yacht berths in Cowes will be really filled to capacity with yachts of all sizes and descriptions. 29th July saw the first races in Cowes Classics Week. Four committee boat race areas, and one fixed shore- line, just in front of the Royal London Yacht Club on the Parade, will ... read more