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Enterprising young Islanders to offer their wares to ferry passengers

Wightlink passengers travelling between Fishbourne and Portsmouth on Saturday 20 April will have the opportunity to see the work and purchase products from eight of the Isle of Wight’s Young Enterprise companies.

The eight Young Enterprise teams from Island Schools and Colleges who are all taking part in the national Young Enterprise Company Programme competition will be aboard the St Clare from the 10am Fishbourne sailing until disembarking after the 3pm crossing from Portsmouth.

Travellers will be able to buy a range of gifts and goods including Cookery Books, Garden Gnomes, QR Code Bracelets, Isle of Wight themed products, Dali style clocks and a DVD designed for new computer users.

This year sees 110 pupils taking part in the Young Enterprise Company Programme on the Island, part of the national business charity which involves young people aged 15-19 in creating and running their own businesses for a full academic year.

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