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Isle of Wight food appeal

Volunteers taking part in the Trolley Dash in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

The foodbank on the Island is one of 300 appeals across the UK and is set to reach its target of raising £5,000. The Isle of Wight have seen an increase in the demand for food supplies as more families are struggling to make ends meet.

Foodbank members raise awareness on the Isle of Wight radio

Local supermarkets also held charity collections to raise funds and food to help with the nationwide trolley relay by The Trussell Trust charity.

Hovertravel MD Neil Chapman gave the Trolley Push a fun send-off from Ryde Terminal with a fantastic performance by girl group Capo 4.

Isle of Wight Foodbank supporter Hannah King said "We are all making a difference to people who find themselves needing help and support. "

Teenager eats nothing but noodles

A teenager from the Isle of Wight has strange eating habits - she eats nothing but noodles.

Georgi Readman, 18, from Shanklin says she has had the addiction for the past 13 years.

She told the Sun newspaper she is frightened of fruit and veg has munched through 390 miles of the snack in her lifetime.

She first became hooked on the snack at the age of five when her older brother ate some ready noodles in front of her. For the full story click this link http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article4879775.ece

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