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.
Charities often celebrate milestones in their growth, but it is very unusual for one to celebrate three milestones, all at the same time. This is the happy situation for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.
Learning Links, a sub-contractor for A4e, started a Work Programme in Portsmouth and Isle of Wight on June 13th 2011. Lindsey McHugh lets Island Pulse readers know: They saw their first customer on Monday 20th June 2011.
On Saturday, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust will take six yachts and 30 young people round the Island as the official charity of this year’s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race.
A group of police officers are preparing to push themselves to the outer limits of the Isle of Wight in a gruelling challenge for charity this weekend (June 25 and 26).
The Isle of Wight Hospice have moved their annual ‘Go Yellow Day’ to Friday 8th July in the hope of making a lovely summers day even brighter!
The volunteer crew of Yarmouth RNLI lifeboat, The Eric and Susan Hiscock (Wanderer) was called to assist a 32ft yacht, Starburst’, in difficulties close to the Needles in severe weather conditions at 2pm on Sunday 12th June.