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Over 200 Residents Pledge To Be The Difference

A fundraising campaign to recruit new supporters for St John Ambulance has secured donations from over 200 people on the Isle of Wight.Related News...

Isle of Wight Report Highlights Key Issues Of Island Life

Revealing facts and statistics affecting the Island’s population are highlighted in the latest version of a report published by the Isle of Wight...

Call 111 for NHS Isle of Wight Healthcare

As we mentioned earlier : The new three-digit number - 111 - that will make it easier for patients to access non-emergency NHS healthcare on the Is...

NHS Isle of Wight Is Now A Smokefree Zone

NHS Isle of Wight is implementing a programme of improved care standards. Smokefree NHS Isle of Wight includes emphasising the national requirement...

Isle of Pink Success!

The Isle of Wight was awash with colour throughout September as people across the island went pink to raise thousands of pounds for Breast Cancer C...

Joint Working To Improve Education

The first definite proposals for how Southampton City Council and the Isle of Wight Council could share services are to be discussed by councillors...

Age In Action Celebrate Older People’s Day

People across the South East will be celebrating Older People’s Day by participating in a range of activities in keeping with this year’s theme...

Greenhouse Gift for Mental Health Patients

A greenhouse provided by the Friends of St Mary's Hospital is proving to be a much-appreciated facility for patients staying at a mental health reh...

Healthwatch SHIP Set To Launch

Local people are to be given more say on health and social care services in their area under new Government plans. Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of ...

Suicide Can Be Prevented – Free Training Available

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. The purpose of this day is to highlight the issue of suicide and to raise awareness around the glob...

Support St John Ambulance And Be The Difference

St John Ambulance will be asking Isle of Wight residents to help be the difference in the coming weeks as it launches its latest door-to-door fundr...

Cowes Lifeboat Members Have Busy Day

The professionalism of Cowes RNLI lifeboat members were put to the test when they assisted pleasure boats on the wind-swept Solent today. Related N...

Quarr! What a good idea!

Friends of Fellowship House, the volunteer support group for the Salvation Army’s LifeHouse in Ryde, will be celebrating their first year’s act...

Summer Holiday Rescue On Wight Starts With A Bang

Ryde Inshore Rescue attended their 70th callout of the year when a jetski with 2 persons onboard broke down off of Wootton. The pair called for hel...

More Time for Isle of Wight Community Library Groups

In a delegated decision report (published Friday 22) it is proposed that groups looking to provide library provision in Bembridge, Brighstone, East...

Disappointing Alcohol Test Purchase Operations

Isle of Wight Police and IW Council Trading Standards officers are disappointed in a recent test purchase operation targeting alcohol sales in Ryde...

Consultation Launched into Disability Employment Services

Today the Government is launching a consultation into employment services for disabled people and seeking views on the recommendations put forward ...

IW NAS AGM On Friday

The Isle of Wight branch of the National Autistic Society will be having their second AGM this Friday 17th June from 7.00pm - 9.00pm in the Hunnyhi...

Isle of Wight Memory Service Achieves National Accreditation

The Isle of Wight Trust Memory Service has been successful in achieving accreditation with the Memory Services National Accreditation Programme.Rel...

Health Watchdog Says ‘Keep Heart Services Local’

An Isle of Wight health watchdog has added its support for moves to ensure children's heart services are retained at Southampton Hospital. Members ...

Drink and Drug Drive Campaign: How much is a life worth?

How much is a life worth? That’s the question police in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are asking motorists at the start of this summer’s drin...

Isle of Wight Pharmacies Lead the Way

Royal Pharmaceutical Society Chief Executive visits the Isle of Wight. Kevin Noble, the Community Pharmacy Lead for NHS Isle of Wight was pleased t...

Support Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust in Great South Run

Are you looking for an incentive to take part in this year’s Bupa Great South Run? How about helping to raise funds for children in recovery from...

Four New Emergency Ambulances For Island

Following a £600,000 investment in new vehicles, four new emergency ambulances are set to take to Island roads. Related News:Isle of Wight Green L...

Stopping Cancer Before it Starts Prevention Week

Monday 9th May sees the start of Cancer Prevention Week, a national initiative to make people more aware of the practical steps they can take to he...

Island Nature Projects Blossom With Over £38,000 Lottery Funding

British Summertime has begun and four nature based outdoor projects across the Isle of Wight will spring into action after receiving grants totalli...

Volunteer Drop In Event

Could you help people in hospital or those who need access to other health services? If you are someone who is interested in providing voluntary su...

Island Patients Rate Their Experience Of Cancer Services

Patients at St. Mary’s Hospital have rated their experience of cancer services as part of a national survey. In the 2010 National Cancer Patient ...

Ryde Inshore Lifeboat Attends 6th CallOut

The low tides on Sunday afternoon kept Ryde Inshore Rescue busy patrolling the large sand bank which generally causes a lot of trouble to those unf...

YMCA to Develop Future Leaders

YMCA Fairthorne Manor is proudly championing a new scheme for ‘future leaders’. The Young Leaders in Action is a brand new residential camp at ...

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