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ISLANDERS LOOKING FOR WORK ATTEND ANNUAL JOBS FAIR

The Isle of Wight College was the venue for the Careers, Education and Jobs Fair yesterday (Thursday). This free event, sponsored by the Isle of Wight Council, was supported by Island Futures, Job Centre Plus (JCP) and Isle of Wight College. It was open to all Island residents looking for work, apprenticeships, training or considering their future career. 7 universities …

ISLANDERS WITH DEMENTIA EXPERIENCE WONDERS OF POETRY

80 people with dementia from across 6 residential homes on the Isle of Wight have been experiencing the wonders of poetry thanks to local charity Independent Arts. Workshop coordinator Kerry Tindall and creative writing practitioner Ann Emery, together with other supporting writers, have spent the past 18 months encouraging residents to read aloud poems together in small groups, sharing the experience …

BINSTEAD PRIMARY ENCOURAGES OTHERS TO TAKE PART IN GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN

Binstead Primary School is calling on other schools across the Isle of Wight to join them in participating in the 2018 Great British Spring Clean. The aim of the event, which will take place between 2nd-4th March 2018, is to get half a million people out cleaning up their local communities. Every Isle of Wight primary school headteacher has been invited …

ALMOST A THOUSAND YEARS OF SERVICE RECOGNISED AT WIGHTLINK

32 Wightlink staff members who reached career milestones over the last year have been rewarded with a celebration lunch at the Square Tower in Portsmouth. Directors and senior managers praised their hard work looking after customers and heard anecdotes from colleagues who sail the Solent on car ferries and catamarans or are based at the company’s 6 ports. All the guests …

EXHIBITION SUCCESS FOR ZTAM ART AT EARL MOUNTBATTEN HOSPICE

Ztam Art’s first exhibition at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice has been deemed a great success. The showcase, which ends tomorrow (Wednesday), has featured work from Kelly Murdoch; Sienna Anderson; Radek Gora; Tanya Rock; Sarah James and young inspiring photographers Jasmine Lake; Jamie Mallon; Taylor Ronald-Sedgwick and Billie Wright. Ztam Art came about thanks to Kelly’s vision of helping other photographers …

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