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Bonus & Wages & Money

Lots of ways to save money as a resident or visitor to the Isle of Wight.
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In this weeks' episode we tell you about how planning ahead can save you money when you visit or live on the Isle of Wight.

What we will tell you about in this episode

  • How you can save money by purchasing attraction tickets when booking your Ferry travel with Red Funnel or Wightlink
  • Wight Choice Card (buy yours below)
  • Southern Vectis Key Card
  • Isle of Wight Tourist Card
  • Annual Pass for English Heritage
  • Annual Pass for National Trust
  • Annual Pass for the Isle of Wight Zoo
  • Amazon World Annual Pass
  • Blackgang Chine Annual Pass
  • Robin Hill Annual Pass
  • Wightbay for discounts and offers
  • Price is Wight for short time discounts
  • Groupon
  • Wowcher
  • My Voucher Codes .co.uk
  • Top tip - Tesco Clubcard Voucher exchange

In the News

Ali's news covers the sad news of a major fire in the industrial area in Cowes.

Tony has four news items this week;

  1. The Military Road gets national recognition
  2. The Butter-Vikings move to the Isle of Wight to make butter
  3. World record attempt at The Griffin, 7th February 2016 at 7:30pm
  4. Walk the Wight Registration is open

Food & Drink 

In the food and drink segment we review the Waterfront Inn, Shanklin a lovely restaurant/bar with a fabulous view whatever the season.

Links you may find helpful 

Episode 2.6 dedicated to the Military Road

English Heritage

National Trust

Wight Choice Card

The Price is Wight

The Isle of Wight Tourist Card

Key Card

Isle of Wight Zoo

Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill

Wightbay

Wowcher

Groupon

The Waterfront Inn, Shanklin

Buy your tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2016 here - Tickets cost £200 with the booking fee

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 The Ultimate Guide to the Isle of Wight  

Is available to listen online on this website now click here or on iTunes click here.

 


 Our Sponsor for this show is The Wight Choice Card

The Wight Choice is a local loyalty card scheme for the Isle of Wight that rewards you for shopping locally. Show your Wight Choice card when using one of the 50 participating businesses on the Island and receive a discount.

Like us the guys at The Wight Choice believe in supporting local, independent businesses.

The way it works is that you purchase your card online and you will receive a card in the post. Then you show it at one of the participating businesses and you’ll receive discounts from 10 to 50%.

No vouchers, no hassle, and only one yearly fee. If you use our affiliate link to purchase your Card you will get an additional 10% off making the card even better value at £13.50. Considering you could save hundreds of pounds on your day-to-day living cost, we think that’s great value for money.

What are you waiting for! 

It’s easy! Simply click here, follow the 2 or 3 steps and you’ll soon have your personalised Wight Choice card pop through your letterbox!

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*Please note we will receive a commission for any cards that are purchased using the link in our website. It will not cost you any extra, in fact it actually costs you less if you use our links.


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Direct download: Episode_48_real_isle_of_wight.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:12pm EST

A Taste of the Isle of Wight: Episode 47

Great Produce made on the Isle of Wight.
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In this weeks' episode we follow on from our way to start the year fit and health (episode 46) by talking through some of the great produce grown and made on the Isle of Wight.

What we will tell you about in this episode

  • Different produce sourced on and around the Island
  • Companies based on the Island who make award winning food and drink products
  • Why it is important to buy from the Island
  • Where you can purchase Island grown and made produce
  • Our favourite Island based produce

In the News

Ali's news is about an event held at Cowes Yacht Haven promoting health and well being, "Inspired for Life"

Tony wishes Gladys Hooper a very happy 113th Birthday, making her the oldest person in the UK.

Food & Drink 

In the food and drink segment we review the Harbour Kitchen in Cowes, a great place to grab a Burger and a glass of fine bourbon after!!!

Links you may find helpful 

Inspired for life event  23rd and 24th January 2016

Gladys Hooper

Garlic Farm

The Tomato Stall

Isle of Wight espresso company

Seafood Corner Newport - High St, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SR

Briddlesford Farm

Island Foods Ryde

Isle of wight cheese

Minghella ice cream

Brownrigg Poultry

Sharon Orchard

Calbourne Mill

 

Direct download: Episode_47.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

How to Get fit, healthy and stay happy on the Isle of Wight in 2016
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In this weeks' episode we talk about ways to stay fit, healthy and happy on the Isle of Wight in 2016. The best places to exercise and some different ways to stay healthy on the Island.

 

What we will tell you about in this episode

  • Ways to get fit on the Isle of Wight
  • Local Gyms
  • The council's one card
  • fun exercise classes with a difference
  • A new get fir class at Tapnell Farm
  • Sports which can help you lose weight
  • Healthy eating on the Island

In the News

Ali's News is about the Island featuring on a list published by the metro on the best places to visit in the UK

Tony has news about an extra terrestrial encounter over Ryde

Links you may find helpful 

Gyms on the Isle of Wight

The one card

Dance Atomic

Melanie Griffith (actress)

Tapnell Farm

living larder

aliens over Ryde

Metro best places to visit guide

can you fit the population of the world on the Isle of Wight

 

Buy your tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2016 here - Tickets cost £200 with the booking fee

The Ultimate Guide to the Isle of Wight  

Is available to listen online on this website now click here or on iTunes click here.


 Our Sponsor for this show is The Wight Choice Card

The Wight Choice is a local loyalty card scheme for the Isle of Wight that rewards you for shopping locally. Show your Wight Choice card when using one of the 50 participating businesses on the Island and receive a discount.

Like us the guys at The Wight Choice believe in supporting local, independent businesses.

The way it works is that you purchase your card online and you will receive a card in the post. Then you show it at one of the participating businesses and you’ll receive discounts from 10 to 50%.

No vouchers, no hassle, and only one yearly fee. If you use our affiliate link to purchase your Card you will get an additional 10% off making the card even better value at £13.50. Considering you could save hundreds of pounds on your day-to-day living cost, we think that’s great value for money.

What are you waiting for! 

It’s easy! Simply click here, follow the 2 or 3 steps and you’ll soon have your personalised Wight Choice card pop through your letterbox!

The-Wight-Choice-Card-Real1-600x600

*Please note we will receive a commission for any cards that are purchased using the link in our website. It will not cost you any extra, in fact it actually costs you less if you use our links.

Direct download: Real_IOW_Episode_46.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30am EST

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