Voting opens for tourism business awards

The voting is open for Red Funnel’s myIsleofWight Awards which showcase the very best tourism businesses on the Island. Now into its eighth year, the awards give visitors the opportunity to vote for their favourites. The only visitor-voted-for accolade for businesses...

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50 new jobs created at Forest Park site

Isle of Wight Council is welcoming the creation of 50 new jobs at its new waste recovery site at Forest Park, Newport. Once the site is fully operational in 2019, it will be an important part of the council’s aim to divert 90 per cent of waste away from landfill and...

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Be a governor at Gurnard Primary School

Gurnard Primary School has a Local Authority Governor position available on the Governing Board.  They are looking to appoint a member of the community who has significant experience in budgeting, income generation and finance and is involved in corporate business...

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New jobs planned at expanded Bayliss & Booth

Lifestyle retailer Bayliss & Booth is set to create 10 new jobs, with apprenticeships and back to work opportunities as part of a new, purpose built unit in Blackwater. Owners Peter and Carole Lambert have been working with Leigh Thomas, planning consultants The...

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Vote for Bodster CIC to win 50k National Lottery funding

Bodster CIC is calling for your vote to secure £50K of National Lottery funding as part of this year’s People’s Projects. Bodster is based in Sandford and works to support the Island people with dementia. Bodster is one of five groups in ITV Meridian West in the...

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Could you be a Mountbatten Trustee?

Mountbatten is looking for business leaders to join the board of the Island’s only hospice. The charity is reaching out to people with a background in financial investment, business building, accountancy or income generation. “Being a trustee provides an opportunity...

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Gioia Minghella-Giddens sworn in as High Sheriff

Gioia Minghella-Giddens is the Island’s new High Sheriff. She has been sworn in as the Island’s new High Sheriff at Northwood House in an ancient ceremony presided over by HH Judge Ralls QC, in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant and over 150 guests. High...

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VIEWPOINT: The rural economy after Brexit

Beyond Brexit: The outlook for the rural economy By James Attrill, Partner BCM, Rural Property Specialists As we move closer towards Brexit in March 2019, the rural economy is peering over the horizon to see how it will need to adjust. After 40 years of significant...

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Sign up for Sugar Smart Island

SUGAR SMART Isle of Wight is a new initiative that invites you to take a leading role to raise awareness of hidden sugars in our diet. Will your business  help? The Isle of Wight Council is working in partnership with the IOW NHS Trust, leisure services, IW Chamber of...

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Island Business April 2018

Island Business April 2018



24apr9:30 am4:30 pmEmergency First Aid at Work Course HSE Registered Course

26apr9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

26apr9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course


02may12:00 pm1:30 pmThe Benefits of Joining the Isle Of Wight Chamber

04may7:30 am9:00 amNetworking Breakfast - Isle of Wight College

11may12:00 pm3:00 pmMeet the MP Event

17may4:00 pm7:00 pmChamber Ladies Evening

18may11:00 am12:30 pmWant To Sell More? Top Twenty Questions and Answers Successful Sales-People use with Dave Simon

24may9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

24may9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

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