An Isle of Wight firefighter will be undertaking a gruelling challenge to raise money for a specialist piece of medical equipment. Kelvin Wright, a Watch Manager at Ryde Fire Station, will cycle over 100 peaks of mountains in the Pyrenees in just 10 days.
Today, broadcasting buddies the Weekend Wireless Boys will set off on their annual charity walking challenge around the Isle Of Wight. Island-born broadcaster, former Ventnor resident David Peak, along with a group of friends are walking the entire Isle of Wight Coast Path for Cancer Research UK.
The 1st ever Island Highland Gathering & Triathlon will be taking place later this month on the Isle of Wight. Robin Hill will be resplendent in Tartan and ringing with the sound of bagpipes on 21st August to raise funds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice.
The annual Cowes Pram Race is fancy dress, charity event that sees runners complete a circuit through Cowes High Street stopping at local pubs for a drink along the way. The race is a fun event, aimed at raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support whilst raising awareness too.
At a press conference early this morning, owners of Gipsy Moth IV Rob Thompson and Eileen Skinner announced the launch of their new charity The Gipsy Moth Trust at Panerai British Classic Week. View Photos..
Celebrating its fifth anniversary the Artemis Challenge will take place in the middle of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, the world’s largest sailing regatta and one of the UK’s biggest sporting events.
Local Charity the Footprint Trust is one of the first charities on the Isle of Wight to take advantage of an innovative way of raising money at no cost to itself.
The Island’s Footprint Trust will be able to give a greater service to remote communities, thanks to funding from the Defra European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, administered by Natural Enterprise and the Big Lottery’s Awards for All grant.