IWASP – Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership

CORONAVIRUS SCAMS It hasn’t taken long for the scammers to try to cash in on the fear and concern surrounding the Coronavirus. Cyber criminals are targeting individuals as well as industries – In common with most other crisis situations, criminals are using emails, text messages, social media posts, online advertisements and phone calls to defraud their unsuspecting victims. Click here…read more →

Coronavirus COVID-19 – Information for the Isle of Wight

A new helpline number is now available to support the Island’s most vulnerable residents affected by the coronavirus (Covid-19) self-isolation measures. People who do not have a local network of friends or family to support them while they are self-isolating or social distancing can call (01983) 823600 (seven days a week, 9am-5pm) for support. The helpline has been put in…read more →


The Isle of Wight Council is continuing to urgently review and adjust its activities to maintain critical services to Island residents in line with the ongoing updates from the government in relation to Covid-19 (coronavirus). From today (Wednesday 18 March) a number of key changes will take place, while maintaining critical front-line services.“We are putting all our efforts into keeping…read more →

Situations Vacant

Volunteers needed to help others with iPads, tablets, Android and iPhones, P. C.’s etc. You don’t have to be an expert just a confident user of any or all new technology, to help someone else, on a one to one basis, you may also want help yourself! Cyber Cafe is open in Gurnard Village Hall, Westbrook Lane, Gurnard (a Wightfibre…read more →


Moving more is one of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing, so Wessex Cancer Trust wants you to put a spring in your step this May and be more active, whilst raising money for local families living with cancer. Cait Allen, Wessex Cancer Trust’s CEO, says Move It May is for everyone, whatever your age…read more →

Foodbank needs your help!……

ITEMS most urgently needed in order of priority March 2020  Packet Rice  Tinned Spaghetti  Tinned Potatoes  Longlife Fruit Juice  Puddings (eg instant whip)  Shaving gel, Shampoo  Washing up liquid, Washing powder Thank you