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Thousands attend Ventnor Boxing Day swim

Thousands of spectators gathered at Ventnor Seafront for the traditional Boxing Day Swim, raising money for an Island cancer charity, PATCH. There were around one hundred people who took part…

Whitwell Floods as the Eastern Yar bursts it’s Banks

Heavy rain and strong winds battled the Isle of Wight leaving many main roads closed and impassable due to substantial flooding. Homes were without power over night as…

Photo shoot at Players Beach, Binstead – 11.12.13

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Sunset over at Ventnor – December 2013

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London Visit 2013

On Friday 6th December students were given the opportunity to visit London on behalf of the Island Innovation VI Form Campus on the Isle of Wight linked in…

Night Sky Last Night looking at Stenbury Down

Bomb Disposal called to Ventnor

  The Royal Navy Bomb Disposal team were tasked to the Isle of Wight for the second time in under a week following the discovery of a suspicious object on a…

First attempt at a star long exposure

This is the very first attempt and shooting a long exposure shot intended to capture stars and the Milkyway. Ok, it isn’t brilliant but a good starting point,…

Fireworks Take to the Skies

The Spyglass Inn, Ventnor hosted its annual firework display on Guy Fawkes Night on Wednesday 5th November 2013 and the normal time of 7.30pm. I was fortunate enough…

Lorry Leaves Carriageway in Whitwell

The driver of a large delivery lorry has escaped injury this morning after his vehicle was blown off of the carriageway into a ditch lining the road. Police…

Isle of Wight Ploughing Match 2013

The annual Isle of Wight Ploughing Match at Bachelors Farm near Whiteley bank. Follow this link for high res photos of the day. http://shanethornton.smugmug.com/Ploughing-Match-Bachelors-Farm    

Ventnor Illuminated Carnival 2013

Ventnor Carnival held its annual Illuminated Carnival on Saturday, 17th August 2013. For photographs of the carnival please visit my archive:  http://shanethornton.smugmug.com/Ventnor-Illuminated-Carnival

Old Gaffers Association 50th Anniversary

The Old Gaffers Association Celebrated their 50th Anniversary at East and West Cowes on the Island bringing in Gaffers from all over the word  to celebrate it in…

Cowes Week Fireworks 2013

For all of the photographs of the Cowes Week fireworks, please follow the link to my S mugMug portfolio: shanethornton.smugmug.com/Cowes-Week-Fireworks-2013

Dinosaurs Discovery Day at Blackgang Chine

Two baby T-Rex dinosaurs were revealed to the public on Thursday 1st August 2013 as the UK’s oldest theme park, Blackgang Chine, celebrates 170 years in business. Follow…

Paraglider crashes into cliffs at Blackgang

Featured on ITV Meridian News Emergency services attended the scene of an aviation crash near Chale at around lunchtime on the 24th July 2013, resulting in one person receiving serious injuries. It…

Yarmouth Old Gaffers 2013

Check out the photographs taken during the Yarmouth Old Gaffers event here. shanethornton.smugmug.com/Yarmouth-Old-Gaffers-2013 Enquire for high resolution digital copies via the Contact Us page with the image details….

The Island Innovation VI Form Campus Leavers Ball

Students from the Island Innovation VI Form Campus enjoyed a leavers ball to remember last night (Friday) as they partied the night away in style at a fun-filled…

Medina Awards Evening at Medina Theatre

Medina College celebrated their awards evening in the Medina theatre where students were invited to collect their awards. The evening consisted of 100 awards being given from years…

Randonnee 2013

Despite an overcast start to the day, the sun shone brightly throughout for the 2000 riders taking part in the annual Isle of Wight Randonnee cycle event yesterday…

Snow Disruption on the Isle of Wight

Snow on the Isle of Wight caused disruption in March 2013 Due to snow freezing overnight, the majority of the islands’ roads had iced over causing difficulty for…

St John’s Place Fire

Fire crews from Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have been called to a property fire on the ground floor of 5 St John’s Place, Newport which…

Ford Farm House Promotional Video

I was given the task of creating a promotional video for Ford Farm House to promote their bed and breakfast to potential quests to stay with them. The…

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