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DIMBOLA EXHIBITION ‘OUT OF THE SHADOWS’ OPENS

A collaborative exhibition which casts new light on renowned photographer Julia Margaret Cameron is showing at her former home in Freshwater until the end of the year. Entitled ‘Out of the Shadows’, the exhibition is now on view at Dimbola Museum and Galleries in Freshwater. Created by 9 artists from Quay Crafts, with input from a number of their friends, …

LAUNCH OF SHANKLIN HISTORIC PUB WALK

The National Chair of the Brewery History Society, Jeff Sechiari, has helped launch the new Shanklin Historic Pub Walk at the iconic Crab Pub in Shanklin Old Village. Jeff joined the Chair of IW Camra, John Nicholson, and representatives from local pubs and Shanklin Town Council in launching the new initiative earlier this week. The walk includes current pubs in …

ISLAND GIRLS HAVE TIME OF THEIR LIVES AT GIRLGUIDING BIG GIG

Excited groups of Guides and leaders from across the Island had the time of their lives earlier this month watching some of their favourite artistes including Louisa Johnson and Ella Eyre at Wembley Arena, London. Girls from several Island units travelled to Wembley on 7th October for the Big Gig, Girlguiding’s annual pop concert. Some stayed overnight in London making …

HIOWW TO LAUNCH ‘SMALL CHANGE, BIG DIFFERENCE’ CAMPAIGN

On Monday 16th October Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance will launch ‘Small Change, Big Difference’; a regular giving campaign designed to provide a steady income to help secure the long-term future of the life-saving charity.  Supporters are asked to make a monthly donation of £8, equating to just 26p a day, or just over 1p an hour. HIOWAA Head …

2,592 ISLAND CHILDREN TOOK PART IN SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

The annual Summer Reading Challenge results are in and they show that Island children were certainly up to the challenge. Over the summer holidays, the Isle of Wight Council’s library service set a challenge to Island children: to read 6 books over the 6 week break. The Summer Reading Challenge runs every year and is aimed at keeping thousands of …

EARL MOUNTBATTEN COMMUNITY CHOIR AIMING FOR CHRISTMAS NUMBER 1

The Earl Mountbatten Community Choir has lent their voices to a national Christmas charity album aiming to inspire hope during difficult times. The choir has joined forces with other hospice choirs from across the UK to form one of ten massed singing groups, collectively known as Choirs with Purpose, to produce an album called ‘Stand Together’. Each choir has a special message …

BRAVE RACHEL’S HEAD SHAVE IN NAN’S MEMORY

The “amazing” care given to an Island woman’s Nan during her time at Earl Mountbatten Hospice has spurred her on to have her head shaved, in aid of the hospice. Rachel Williams, who made the brave move despite not liking short hair, decided to cut her long hair after seeing how well her Nan, Jennifer Larby, was looked after. Rachel, …

NURSING STAFF TO TACKLE GREAT SOUTH RUN

Nursing staff from the Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s ward and community teams will be putting their best feet forward later this month when they tackle the Great South Run (22nd October 2017). Ward Sister Jackie Whiller; Deputy Sister Theresa McNamara; Ward Healthcare Assistant Jane Tizard; Ward Healthcare Assistant Hayley Roberts; Care at Home Team Leader Vicky Scovell and Ward Healthcare Assistant …

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