HUNDREDS of people took part in the West Wight Triathlon this year, with many of them raising money for charity. Paul Topping and ‘team IW Radio’ also took part to raise money for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. The endurance event took place at West Wight Sports Centre.
How can you be sure that when you fill up your car, you do actually get the amount of fuel the pump says. Isle of Wight Council’s Trading Standards service regularly carries out tests on petrol pumps across the Island.
The £6m state of the art Haylands Primary School in Ryde on the Isle of Wight has been officially opened and is now being used by pupils. Construction on the school began in September 2011 and was finished on time and on budget.
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles MP visited the Isle of Wight on 26 September 2012. During the visit he met with senior managers and politicians at Isle of Wight Council, and also toured the new Cowes Enterprise College. Interview carried out by Lucy Morgan from IW Radio
The Brambles mid-Solent cricket match between the Island Sailing Club and Royal Southern Yacht Club makes it over the pond to the WSJ.
Thursday 2nd of August 2012 marked the start of the Island’s best “small family festival”. 12:00 noon and the gates have just opened. The vdubs have arrived on the Isle of Wight for this years V-Dub Island takeover.
Queen Elizabeth concludes her Diamond Jubilee Tour in Cowes, Isle of Wight. Filmed at the Parade as she walked to the band stand to unveil a plaque. There (not filmed) she met the Cowes Carnival Queens and Princesses of 2012
Park Life is a three-day fun event with activities and entertainment for all the family such as bouncy castles, face-painting, competitions, craft, a football tournament, live stage presentations and much more, held each summer on the Vectis Field in Wellington Road, Carisbrooke (opposite Christ the King College Upper Site). Dates for 2012: Friday 27th – Sunday 29th July.