Caffe Isola officially opens retail floor

Dan, Stef and the team are celebrating the opening of a second floor at Caffe Isola. The artisan coffee shop on Newport’s St James’ Street now has additional seating with the opportunity to browse arts and crafts from local businesses. “We’re really pleased to be...

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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 Lottery supports Abbie and Forever Young

Abbie Young is launching her own business with the help of the Isle of Wight Lottery. Abbie has received a £10,000 interest free loan to help her set up Forever Young Beauty Therapy in Godshill. The loan has helped Abbie invest in the setting up her new salon and...

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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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European success for Cowes Ascensos team

Ascensos is celebrating picking up the award for Europe’s Best Contact Centre Support Team. The Cowes business won the award for successfully establishing the first ever contact centre on the Island. The start-up team was recognised for its operational day to day...

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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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Island Business April 2019

Island Business April 2019



25apr9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

25apr9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

25apr11:00 am12:00 pmLearn more about the Chamber HR, Health & Safety, Tax & Legal Services


26apr1:00 pm4:00 pmFire Marshal Course - Good Skills Training


01may9:00 am10:00 amThe Benefits of Joining the Isle Of Wight Chamber

02may10:00 am5:00 pmManaging Teams to Inspire – One Day Training Course by In2action


08may10:00 am3:30 pmBrilliant Blogging to Boost Business with The Magpie Anthology

09may7:30 am9:30 amThursday Tea and Toast Networking - Caffe Isola

09may5:30 pm7:30 pm#LinkedInLocal Isle of Wight, Ryde Castle Hotel

13may10:00 am1:00 pmCreating Your First Website - Nosy Design

15may10:00 am5:00 pmGo Ahead Make My Day – Management Teams – One Day Training Course by In2action

17may8:00 am2:00 pmTour of Island Tea & Coffee co

22may9:00 am5:00 pmHighfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety - Good Skills Training

23may9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

23may9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

23may12:00 pm2:30 pmLUNCH WITH SHAUN SMITH (SMITH + CO) - UKSA

28may9:00 am5:00 pmLevel 2 Food Safety - Jigsaw Training

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