Island Planning Strategy Consultation goes live

The Island planning blueprint has been unveiled and Island residents are being invited to share their thoughts. The Isle of Wight Council’s consultation on the Island Planning Strategy – which sets the approach to planning for the Island up to 2035 – is now live at:...

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IW Chamber Business Awards 2018 – WINNERS

IW CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2018 In association with RED FUNNEL Yokogawa Marex in Cowes has been named Business of the Year at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence, in association with Red Funnel. The awards were presented...

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National award for Lifeline

Newport based Lifeline Alarms & Security Services has won the acclaimed ‘Small Security Installer of the Year Award’ at the National Security & Fire Excellence Awards held at the prestigious London Hilton on Park Lane. This is the second time that the company...

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Green Impact update

Island businesses have taken more than 300 actions to make their work greener – can you? By Julie Jones-Evans and Michelle Hemmingfield, NUS It’s four months since we launched Green Impact IW, our new free environmental business support and awards scheme for the...

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IW Chamber Business Awards with Red Funnel – the nominees

The nominations have been announced for the 2018 Business Awards for Excellence, in association with Red Funnel. The prestigious awards will be presented at a glittering ceremony, hosted by Anneka Rice, on Friday November 30th at Cowes Yacht Haven. “It’s an incredible...

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£500,000 investment in Sandown Dinosaur attraction

Plans for a new £500,000 dinosaur-themed adventure golf course on the Isle of Wight have this week been passed by the IW Council and revealed by Heritage Attractions Ltd. “Dino Islands… A Golf Adventure” is to be the latest large-scale development for Sandham Gardens...

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Business Awards nominations tomorrow

This year’s nominations for the IW Chamber Business Awards For Excellence in association with Red Funnel will be announced on-line at midday tomorrow (23rd October). The shortlist of nominees will be published here at  and via the Chamber’s...

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Hundreds of new jobs at MHI Vestas in Newport

MHI Vestas is to hire hundreds of additional people in the coming weeks. The offshore wind turbine manufacturer is looking to recruit the new positions to keep pace with growing demand. “Today marks the start of an ambitious program to increase the capacity of our...

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IW Chamber AGM 2018

The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 12th October at the Garlic Farm. The meeting was chaired by Steve Porter, Chairman of the Chamber board. The Chamber’s Chief Executive Steven Holbrook shared his vision and ideas for the...

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Island Business November / December 2018

Island Business November / December 2018



21dec1:30 pm5:00 pmSanta Special 2018


10jan7:30 am9:30 amThursday Tea and Toast Networking

11jan7:30 am9:30 amIW Chamber Business Breakfast at The Breeze

16jan9:15 am1:00 pm"Social Media Conversion - Give Before You Ask"

22jan12:00 pm2:30 pmIsle of Wight Chamber Business Lunch at Yelfs Hotel, Ryde

24jan9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

24jan9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

24jan6:00 pm8:30 pmIW Chamber Business Dinner hosted by Slug and Lettuce

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