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EASY OCCASION HAIR STYLING

In the first of our hair-styling articles, Billy Cox from Couture shares his tips on how to dress up for that special occasion. EVER wanted an up do for a special occasion or evening out? Here are a couple of ideas to help you achieve a different hairstyle, We are seeing sleek pony tails on this seasons catwalks inspired from …

THE UNION JACK IS BACK

TODAY, record breaking offshore sailors Dee Caffari MBE and Brian Thompson braved the strong winds and picked up a paintbrush to make their mark on the world’s largest permanent image of the Union Flag at the home of the Artemis Offshore Academy in East Cowes. Also lending a hand with the painting was local Cowes artist Lynn Young, East Cowes …

RED SQUIRREL CONTINUES TO GROW

ONLY a month after launching their brand new property shop, Red Squirrel are boasting a growing number of properties for sale and let Island-wide. The newly-formed company, located at 30 High Street, Newport, provides a dedicated, reliable, prompt and friendly service to all, with it’s own in-house property maintenance and development team. With over 30 years in the property market, Eileen Deacon, …

GROUNDED MERMAIDS STILL RAISE FUNDS TO HELP BEAT LEUKAEMIA

DESPITE the 71knts wind experienced on the Isle of Wight, a group of sailors from Sussex gathered at Seaview Yacht Club to raise £4,000 for blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, a charity that supports young people recovering from cancer through sailing. The ‘All hands on Deck’ regatta was to be held at …

SOUTH WIGHT LAUNCH AUTISTIC SUPPORT GROUP

THE National Autistic Society (NAS) Isle of Wight (IOW) branch is launching a new support group for parents of children with autism in Wroxall and surrounding areas. The support group will allow parents from the local area to meet on a regular basis and receive advice, information and support on bringing up a child/adult with autism. The South Wight Autism …

COWES COMPANY DONATE TRUST CHEQUE

COWES based company, SpyPrints, have presented a cheque for £300 to the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, the charity that takes young people in recovery from cancer sailing to rebuild their confidence. The cheque was presented to the charities patron and founder Ellen MacArthur, along with some of the young people sailing on the Trusts first 18-24 sailing trip of this …

FIRST CLASS SINGING FOR WIGHT SATINS

SINGERS from the Wight Satin Ladies’ Barbershop Chorus headed home on a high note on Saturday after claiming a first and second place in their class at the annual Bournemouth Music Competition Festival. In the chorus contest the group were awarded a Commended for their performance of two lovely songs from the ’70s, ‘If..’ and ‘California Dreaming’. As the evening continued, …

OPEN DAY PEAK INTO FARMING

AROUND 80 people took the unique opportunity of taking a peak into the life of farming yesterday during an open day at Briddlesford Lodge Farm, Wootton. As part of the national Farm Open Day scheme, the Griffin family opened their farm to visitors of all ages to show how milk goes from the field to the breakfast table and everything …

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