The Earl of Wessex visits the Island

On Tuesday 29th September 2020, the Earl of Wessex visited West Wight Sports and Community Centre and met staff and volunteers from the community project ‘Our Place’.

The Earl then went on to the town of Yarmouth to meet shopkeepers outside Harveys Convenience Store and Yarmouth Pharmacy.  From there, he spent time in Newport High Street where the Lord-Lieutenant updated the Earl with plans for regeneration.   He ended the visit at Thompsons Restaurant where Mr Thompson explained how the business has expanded to cope with COVID.

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