February is National Heart Month. Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner, is supporting it and encouraging Islanders to join in on National Wear Red day on Friday February 24th to raise funds for the life saving work of the British Heart Foundation.
The British Heart Foundation is opening a Furniture & Electrical Store on the Isle of Wight. The large retail store in Taylor Road, Newport, opens on Tuesday 7th February and will sell a vast range of household furniture.
Members of Cowes RNLI lifeboat were among those that assembled in Newport to welcome ex-soldier Phil Packer, on a grueling country-wide 2,012 mile BRIT 2012 charity hike.
The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, have been given a great boost to the start of 2012 after receiving £1,140 from the Speedbird Offshore Yacht Club.
The Mayor of Southampton visited Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Head Office to launch the HIOWAA Fifth Birthday Year. A great many events and celebrations are planned for this very important year in the life of the charity.
On Sunday 6th May 2012, five amateur, but extremely enthusiastic, cyclists will set off from Largs Yacht Haven on the West Coast of Scotland on a six day cycle challenge to Lymington Yacht Haven on the South Coast of England.
After 2 years as joint co-ordinator of NCT Isle of Wight branch, Amy Moram has found the perfect person to take the reins… her mum! Grandmother of 6 Kim Ellis has now taken on the role, and is challenging herself to widen the branch’s reach by developing relationships with health professionals.
Are you daring enough to jump out of a plane for charity? Take part in our tandem skydive in aid of British Red Cross on the Isle of Wight.