Did you watch BBC One’s Britain’s Hidden Heritage programme last night? The popular Sunday night heritage series returned, with host Paul Martin visiting the fabulous seaside retreat of Queen Victoria – Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.
TV celebrity gardener Chris Collins popped in to see for himself some of the sights being appreciated by visitors to a popular Isle of Wight park. Blue Peter gardener, Chris was shown smartly-planted flower beds and a wildflower section beneath an old gun emplacement in Puckpool Park.
On Saturday if you are unable to get out and about, you can watch live video coverage of the torch relay as it sails across the Solent to the Isle of Wight.
The biggest change to television in a generation began today, as analogue signals were turned off at the Rowridge transmitter on the Isle of Wight and digital TV boosted to reach all areas.
On a recent visit to the Isle of Wight, BBC1 Countryfile presenters Matt Baker, Ellie Harrison and James Wong explored some of the history and lifestyle of Island life. The episode, is due to be screened this Sunday 7:pm BBC One
With less than a month to Digital Switchover, West Wight Safer Neighbourhood Team has pledged to lend a Helping Hand by telling older and disabled members of the Isle of Wight community about the help they can get from the BBC-run Switchover Help Scheme.
BBC’s Countryfile team is on the Island today (Friday) to film a speed dating walk. Isle of Wight Walking Festival organisers this morning issued an urgent appeal for people to take part,.