The Isle of Wight has won Best Brochure Cover 2013. The Isle of Wight dominated the Twitter feed for people talking about the competition and it was consistently promoted on their Facebook page.
To celebrate World Thinking Day 2013 members of Girlguiding Isle of Wight decided to dance the night away with a Disco. Members from across the Island were entertained by local DJ Alan with his across the decades’ selection of music and dance party specials.
Weather forecasters are predicting some parts of the country could see snow with wintry showers by the end of this week. The Met Office has at present a Level-3 cold weather health alert in place warning of a risk to elderly and vulnerable people.
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.
Isle of Wight Stargazers are being asked to count the number of stars they can see (with the naked eye) within the constellation of Orion. The national Star Count will take place between Friday 8th February – Monday 18th February.
For the first time ever, the four sailing clubs on the River Hamble are joining forces and opening their doors to all sailors and would-be sailors on Saturday 6 April 2013.
Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner has discussed the financial arrangements behind Wightlink ferries with Vince Cable MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.
Hovertravel has announced that, following their public consultation, their summer 2013 timetable will be the same as the 2012 summer timetable.