Plans to create a a potential new inland surfing facility on the Isle of Wight have been unveiled by the team behind The Wave: Bristol. Following a market review carried out by Colliers International, the team behind The Wave were approached last year by Wightlink and the Isle of Wight Council about the possibility of creating a site on the island.
Hovertravel has teamed up with eco-friendly clothes brand, Rapanui, to offer customers a lunch time meal deal and 20% off Rapanui clothing when travelling on the hovercraft.
The Isle of Wight Council has received a double boost in its efforts to support the green economy. The council has secured nearly £700,000 of European money to help finance the necessary preparatory works for its Solent Offshore Energy Centre (SOEC)
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As seen on Facebook… “Having been nominated as Team Green Britain Heroes, we really want to be crowned as Champions and bring sustainability home to the Isle of Wight.”
Ecoisland, the organisation working to make the Isle of Wight a fully sustainable island within the British Isles, is one of the first organisations to secure an HTP apprentice under the government’s new Employer Incentive scheme.
Major set back for Eco Island ambitions as Councillors refuse development of one of the Island’s only feasible wind energy sites. Tonight Isle of Wight Councillors refused planning consent for the Vectis Wind Farm proposal south of Wellow, turning the Eco Island Vision into a mirage.
Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner, unveiled Waitrose’s first energy centre on Friday 30 March 2012. This sees Waitrose East Cowes become the first UK supermarket to receive most of its heating, cooling and power from sustainably-sourced local woodchip.