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LOCAL AIR AMBULANCE PLANS VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) is inviting anyone interested in volunteering for the charity to join them at a Volunteer Recruitment Day on Wednesday 7th June from 10:00 – 14:00 at their Head Offices at 22 Oriana Way, Nursling,  Southampton. The recruitment day will take place during National Volunteers’ Week and will give prospective volunteers an opportunity to …

YEAR 6 PUPILS ENJOY TESTING THE WATER THANKS TO UKSA

UKSA’s Test the Water programme, designed to get as many Isle of Wight Year 6 pupils out on the water as possible, has been hailed a resounding success with over 3,240 students having attended the free programme over the last 3 years. During the 2016-17 academic year, UKSA welcomed a whopping 1,164 students to their waterfront base in Cowes where …

SAINSBURY’S ON THE LOOK OUT FOR NEW LOCAL CHARITY PARTNER

Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year scheme is back for the ninth year running and the company’s Newport store is now inviting nominations to become the flagship local charity for 2017/2018. At the end of May, Sainsbury’s Newport will shortlist 3 charities to go to the customers vote. The winning charity will then receive a year of support from the store, which …

ISLANDERS INVITED TO ‘CHALLENGE THE WIGHT’ FOR YOUNG PEOPLE’S CHARITY

Islanders and those from further afield are being invited to sign up to ‘Challenge the Wight’, the night-time based walk across the Isle of Wight held to raise funds for the young people’s charity Challenge & Adventure. This year’s event, which is being held on Saturday 24th June, is to start at The Needles Park at 20:00 and finish at …

THINK BEFORE YOU DIG MESSAGE FROM ELECTRICITY COMPANY

‘Can I dig it?’ is the question Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) wants everyone to ask themselves before they begin excavation work. Whether you’re a budding gardener itching to try out your new tools, or an experienced construction company working on a housing development, anyone putting a spade in the ground could potentially strike an underground cable, running the …

MEDINA MARCHING BAND PERFORM AT VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN BELGIUM

52 members and 5 helpers of Medina Marching Band recently represented the Isle of Wight in Roeselare, Belgium after taking part in the VE day parade and tattoo. The day started with a street parade formed of all participating bands, followed by individual performances in the town square. Drum Major Jason Penny led the Island band in performing to large crowd …

FIREFIGHTERS SAY THANK YOU WITH SURPRISE RNLI DONATION

A large cheque has provided an unexpected and most welcome postscript to a rescue by Cowes RNLI lifeboat in the Solent earlier this week. As first reported by Island Echo, the volunteer lifeboat crew launched to assist an injured yachtsman off Norris Buoy on Wednesday. The injured man had been on 1 of the 29 40ft yachts taking part in the annual Cowes-based …

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