Get on the bus for the Green Star Scheme

Visit Isle of Wight’s Travel Ambassador Green Star Scheme is being promoted with a “Round The Island” Bus tour on Thursday next week, ending with a chance to experience the Electric Woods at Robin Hill for a few hours. The Green Star scheme has been...

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New Executive Director at IW Youth Trust

Mairead Healy has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust, serving children and young people across the Island who are facing emotional difficulties. Mairead, previously the Chief Executive of an Irish youth Charity based in...

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Isle of Wight Day 2017 launched

Isle of Wight Day is to return this year and the event will be bigger than ever. Speaking at a launch held at Barton Manor, the Island’s High Sheriff Robin Courage confirmed that he will continue to spearhead Isle of Wight Day, and that the 2017 support will be...

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Island businesses saddle up for Green Travel Month

Island businesses are trying out sustainable travel as part of Green Travel Month. The activity is being organised by the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce and will see businesses including Isle of Wight College, Stainless Games, GKN, Island Roads and the Isle of...

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Sustainable commuting in spotlight for Green Travel Month

February is Green Travel Month and Islanders are being encouraged to cut carbon and change the way that they travel to work. Island businesses are finding out more about how they can “drive less, see more”, by considering alternative ways of commuting. During Green...

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Island’s MP and Council Leader oppose Solent Deal

The ‘Solent Deal’ has been described as “dead in the water” by the Island’s MP Andrew Turner after he attended two meetings of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight All Party Parliamentary Group. Andrew Turner is Vice chairman of the group and he was joined at the second...

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New Executive at Isle of Wight Council

The new Leader of the Isle of Wight Council, Councillor Dave Stewart, has named his Executive. The team will take care of the leadership of the authority until the local council elections in May 2017. Conservative Councillor Wayne Whittle will manage Tourism and...

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New leadership for IW Council

The process to elect a new Leader of the Isle of Wight Council will take place at Full Council on Wednesday. John Metcalfe, Chief Executive of the Isle of Wight Council, has acknowledged receipt of the resignations of Councillors Jonathan Bacon and Steve Stubbings,...

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Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries to sell Wight Crystal Water

Wightlink has announced a partnership with Island based company Wight Crystal who will become the preferred supplier of bottled water across all the ferry company’s 12 retail outlets onshore and afloat. Under the deal, Wightlink will become Newport-based Wight...

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Island Business January February 2017

Island Business January February 2017



3mar7:30 am- 9:00 amBusiness Breakfast at The Isle of Wight College

6mar1:00 pm- 2:00 pmAddiction and the Impact on Business

23mar9:30 am- 4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

23mar6:00 pm- 8:00 pmCurry Night at Harrow Lodge

28mar11:30 am- 1:00 pm‘Money Know How’ Free Presentation by Mark Paxton

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