The Billy Joel Songbook live

A critically acclaimed show – celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel – is coming to Medina Theatre on October 26th.
Featuring more than 30 classic Billy Joel hits, including Uptown Girl, Just The Way You Are and My Life, this electrifying concert will be performed by dynamic singer/songwriter and pianist Elio Pace and his magnificent six-piece band. Medina Theatre

Box Office: (01983) 823884. For more info:

Bembridge Harbour Food Festival

A festival of Island food and drink will take place as part of this year’s Isle of Wight Day celebrations.
Over the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd, the festival will be held on the edge of Bembridge Harbour, at BSC (PO35 5NR) with stalls, street food and more.
The event will be opened by Robin Courage MBE at 12pm on the Saturday. Open between 10am and 5pm on the Saturday and 10am to 3.30pm on the Sunday, entry is £3 and under 14s go free. There will be free entry to all after 2pm on the Sunday.
Tel: (01983) 770769

Flawless Flooring

Walter and Beverley Lowrie were introduced to Abbott’s Carpets and Flooring on the recommendation of Emma Banner, of IOW Interior Designs Ltd, who was co-ordinating the refurbishment of their Shanklin

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Discharge from hospital

Are you being given the right information? We are constantly reading in the press about the shortage of beds in our hospitals and the need to discharge patients quickly to relieve the pressure on our struggling NHS.

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E.ON and The Footprint Trust warming up the Island’s home


After a scorching summer, most of us have forgotten all about our heating.
But, with autumn just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about getting ready for the cooler weather.  The Footprint Trust and E.ON are working together to help you prepare for winter. They have some fantastic offers and events that can help you stay cosy, while also helping you save energy and money.
It’s all part of Affordable Warmth – a government scheme that’s open to anyone receiving certain benefits. The good news is, you don’t need to be an E.ON customer to enjoy any of the great offers.

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Little Blighters

There’s very little one can do to avoid blight in the first place, but if it suddenly strikes, the first task is to remain calm, don’t panic, and try the following suggestions!

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