Following a report by Island Pulse on the disappearance of ‘Big Red’, we can reveal Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel are now offering a reward for the safe return of their very special red squirrel
On Saturday, tens of thousands of spectators turned out to witness a most Extraordinary Island Carnival Procession in Ryde. The carnival parade created a wonderful welcome and prelude to athletes and visitors attending the much anticipated opening ceremony of the 2011 NatWest Island Games XIV.
Isle of Wight Carnival atmosphere gives more than a sporting chance to Island Athletes. An opening ceremony following an ‘Extraordinary Island’ parade through the streets of Ryde, formed the perfect focus for the 14th International Island Games.
On the eve of the historic 80th Anniversary Round the Island Race, commencing with the first gun at 0600 hrs tomorrow, Race organisers at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, are delighted with the level of media interest being generated in this year’s Race.
The short season has started again to see the Glanville Fritillary butterfly on the Isle of Wight. It can be seen in great numbers along the south coast of the Island for about 4 or 5 weeks every year.