Kim’s guide to getting started

KimFit guide to: Getting Started Getting started is one of the most difficult things when you make a change. Are you always thinking I’d like to try yoga, running, HITT, spin etc, but never quite get round to going to a class? Do you scroll wistfully through Insta thinking how amazing those dishes of food look but never actually make them?...

LIVING WAGE: Young adults are simply not worth as much as their older colleagues – rebuttle

ALL animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. And it's back to the conveyor belt of disappointing policies today for under 25s working for the minimum wage, while their colleagues - doing the same job - see their pay increase to £7.20 an hour. via GIPHY It has always baffled me that we pay 16 year olds, 18...

New young writers group launching on Isle of Wight

A NEW creative writing group has been launched for budding writers aged 16-25 years to gain advice, support and feedback on their work. The Young Writers group is a project by Isle of Wight charity Independent Arts. Starting this Saturday (February 6), the group will run sessions every Saturday from 10am to 12 noon at Starbucks in Newport. Each session is free to attend...

Opinion: Sorry, you don’t get to complain about floating bridge charges

“We are walking, we’ll not pay.” This chant could be heard last October when around a hundred people marched from Cowes to East Cowes to protest against proposals for pedestrian charges on the floating bridge. Members of the East Cowes Business Association even donned the clothes of the grim reaper to express their concerns. This week the Isle of Wight Council came...

Purely Opinion: UKIP are reliably Reckless

Not content with simply eviscerating Labour's disappointing conference last week, Tommy Pentaffy is back - and this time, it's personal. (Not really.) I was left scribbling down the address of the BBC complaints department last Friday after I switched on my favourite television channel (BBC Parliament, of course) to find a re-run of an episode of Blackadder the Third! But, luckily,...

Purely Opinion: Labour’s conference was a bit of a mess

YOPPUL'S NEW POLITICAL COLUMN, PURELY OPINION, COURTESY OF JADED NEWS-JUNKIE TOMMY PENTAFFY. This week, a bunch of guys and gals met up for a chat in Manchester, and they all seemed to have been to the same Bargain Buy and arrived with matching red ties. It was of course the Labour Party Conference. So, what did we learn? Well, we were supposed to...