Tue, 1 December 2015
Shopping with a Difference
In this weeks' episode it is all about shopping with a difference and supporting local independent traders. We bring you a guide to where to shop for those extra special unique Christmas gifts on the of Isle of Wight.
You will be surprised about the variety of places and types of gifts you can find when Christmas shopping on the Island.
What we will tell you about in this episode
In the News
Ali's News is about a Christmas Event with a difference. Instead of meeting Father Christmas you can head along to Ventnor and meet the Grinch when Ventnor becomes 'Whoville' for the day. On Saturday 12th December 2015 you can head to Ventnor to meet the Grinch at St Francis School from 10am. There are various events throughout the town during the day.
Tony has three lots of news this week including how to get hold of a free 20ft Christmas Tree, a long queue for a new shop 'Pandora' in Newport, and the discovery and blowing up of a World War 2 bomb in the Solent.
Food & Drink
In the food and drink segment we review the Hare and Hounds, near Arreton a chain pub providing consistently good food.
Links you may find helpful
For the free Christmas Tree contact Gillian & Martin on 01983 862881
Busy Bees - for more on Busy Bees check out the Ultimate Guide Podcast
Buy your tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2016 here - Tickets cost £200 with the booking fee