Talk at Holy Cross Church, Binstead

Next Friday 8th May, Iain Bowie will give a talk entitled “Isle of Wight Place Names” at the above church.

The talk is scheduled to start at 7.30 pm, tickets will cost £5.00 and will include light refreshments.

Tickets are available in advance by contacting the following numbers [01983] 615021 or 615551 or 611020 or purchase at the door on the night.

Stone Workshop

An unusual activity is being made available this Bank Holiday Monday 4th May.

This is to try your hand at stone carving, the Stone Workshop at The Old Barns, Chessel Pottery. PO41.OUE is offering taster sessions.

No appointment necessary, just turn up, a two hours session costing £25.00 is on offer, this will include the stone.

There is a minimum age limit of 18 years for safety reasons.

Tel 07966070636 for further information.

Recruitment Day at St Mary’s Hospital.

There will be an open day on Saturday 9th May at the hospital for people wishing to return to the profession or, train to become a health professional.

The event will be held in the Education Center [I believe this is a the rear of the hospital] and will be between 10.00 am and 3.00 pm.

Academics and nursing student from Southampton University will be in attendance to speak to those wishing to take up a career nursing.

The uiversity web site is