New monthly gin members club is just the tonic

Brand new specialist gin members club, The Juniper Club, has launched this month with exclusive, affordable, gin delivered monthly. With many social media advocates encouraging a growing trend of gin lovers across the UK, The Juniper Club is providing unique craft gin straight to consumers’ doors. The Juniper Club has a focus on sourcing craft […]

Isle of Wight community group award over £18,700 to island organisations

Spectrum Housing Group’s Medina Community Forum have awarded £18,700 to local charities and organisations this year, which include nature projects, toddler activities and support groups. The Medina Community Forum is a resident-led group that is appointed to guide Spectrum’s business, develop services on the Isle of Wight and donate to worthy local causes over the […]

Spectrum’s popular grow-your-own-veg scheme comes to Dorset

A community based grow-your-own vegetable project has recently travelled to a village in North Dorset to help local residents to enjoy where they live, following its success on the Isle of Wight. Spectrum Housing Group’s Growing Spaces scheme provides a raised bed and vegetable plants to households in targeted areas. The National Lottery’s Local Food […]

First Isle of Wight community tree nursery takes shape in Ryde

Staff and volunteers from Spectrum Medina, in association with Natural Enterprise, have built the Isle of Wight’s first community tree nursery as part of the Big Tree Plant project. A former brownfield site at the back of Spectrum’s depot in Ryde has recently been transformed into a temporary home for more than 6,000 trees. The […]

Award given to ‘unsung hero’ of Gunville community

A Spectrum Medina resident from the Isle of Wight who has worked tirelessly to help elderly people in Gunville near Newport has received a special award from the association. Ursula Gray yesterday became the very first recipient of the Spectrum Housing ‘Community Hero’ award in recognition of her extensive work within the neighbourhood, including assisting […]