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Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary welcomes DOUGIE

May 24, 2016

SURPRISE ,SURPRISE at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary Early in May , we received a phone call from a lovely gentleman from Wellow , who wanted to hand over his pet Shetland Pony called Dottie, and his pet donkey called Bella. He had owned them since September 2015 and already they were very important […]

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HM The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration for Cowes, East Cowes, Gurnard & Northwood

May 10, 2016

HM The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration for Cowes, East Cowes, Gurnard & Northwood Sunday 12th June 2016 at Northwood Park & Cowes Parade The official HM The Queen’s 90th Birthday celebration for Cowes, East Cowes and the surrounding areas is now confirmed for Sunday 12th June. The free community celebration will take part in Northwood […]

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Blackgang Chine are hosting a Royal Tea Party!

May 10, 2016

CELEBRATING THE QUEEN’S 90 TH BIRTHDAY The characters of Blackgang Chine are hosting a Royal Tea Party on Saturday 14 th May, from 11am – 4pm, to celebrate the Queen’s 90 th Birthday …… and they invite you to join them! Meet your favourite characters – our new dodo Lady Penelope, Shadow our T’rex dinosaur, […]

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Santa Specials At Isle of Wight Steam Railway on the Isle of Wight

November 11, 2015

Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! There’s always such a lovely festive atmosphere at Havenstreet Station with Christmas music, a bustling Christmas market, and lots of entertainment and magic shows just for children! Make sure you enjoy a stroll through Santa’s sparkling […]

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Ryde Town Council has agreed to work in partnership with Isle of Wight Council

October 14, 2015

  A number of local play areas in the Ryde area will have equipment refurbished and replaced, including the play area within Simeon Street recreation ground (pictured). Play areas include Binstead recreation ground and Rest Garden, Appley, Oakwood Road, Esplanade, and Haylands play areas. The town council is investing £13,000 over the next year to […]

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Vectis Ventures Limited unveiled exciting and imaginative multi-million pound development

October 1, 2015

Plans for an exciting and imaginative multi-million pound development of quality treehouses and lodges at award-winning Island attraction, Robin Hill Country Park, have been unveiled by the owners, Vectis Ventures Limited. Referred to as ‘Nesting’, the proposal includes 40 timber framed lodges, 20 treehouse structures raised up in the tree canopies and an area for […]

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All Things Networking at Cowes Yacht Haven

September 8, 2015

   Lyn & Tristan of are hosting “Make it” – a business conference set to inspire and educate.The host of keynote speakers organised for this event, certainly is impressive & broad ranging. From award winning Island based eco clothing brand Rapanui, to Ian Jenkins – GM IOW Chamber Of Commerce. Other notable local business […]

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Portsmouth High School Open Doors Event this Thursday the 6th May from 9am to 11am.

May 5, 2015

  An independent school for girls form nursery the sixth form .Hover Nanny service accompanies pupils from Ryde to Southsea each day.To find out more call 023 92826714 or take a look around the school this Thursday. As Headmaster of Portsmouth High Junior School I understand the value of an education designed specifically for girls. […]

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Blackgang Chine – Fairy Festival promises all things magical

April 24, 2015

  Fairy dust is in the air as Blackgang Chine prepares to host its ‘fairy fling’ festival on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th May over the Bank Holiday weekend, when all that is magical and enchanting about the fairy kingdom will be celebrated and would-be fairies and their friends are welcome to come along and […]

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Record breaking seeds part of Kid’s Discovery Days at Ventnor Botanic Garden

March 27, 2015

  Record breaking seeds part of Kid’s Discovery Days at Ventnor Botanic Garden This Easter holidays Ventnor Botanic Garden will be continuing it’s hands-on children’s garden activities with a very seasonal seeds and planting theme. The children’s “Grow a Garden Giant” workshops are part of this year’s “Kids Discovery Days” happening every school holiday on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Garden family pass offer not […]

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