IW UKIP launch ‘out’ pressure group for the EU Referendum

European flag in flowers

Iain McKie says the pressure group will be "making the case why the UK ought to leave the European Union"

Wednesday, 20th May, 2015 8:19am

By Sally Perry with 82 readers' comments

Stewart Blackmore: Plan to hold Andrew Turner to account

Stewart Blackmore:

Stewart Blackmore says he and other Labour Party members will be holding Andrew Turner to account and making sure the voice of the vulnerable and hard-working but hard-up Islanders is heard loud and clear.

Tuesday, 12th May, 2015 12:13pm

By Stewart Blackmore with 31 readers' comments

Live coverage of the Isle of Wight election count

The count

We're reporting live from the Count in Newport. Stay with us throughout the night for live text and video updates. Keep this page open and you'll be alerted when new updates are added.

Thursday, 7th May, 2015 7:35pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Don’t know who to vote for? This online vote matcher claims to help

polling station

A quick and simple online quiz will match your views with the policies of political parties and could help you decide who to vote for in the General Election.

Wednesday, 6th May, 2015 9:21pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Care home found to be ‘Inadequate’ following CQC inspection

elderly lady sleeping :

Staff at the home were found to be hard-working, but not enough in place to meet residents' needs, whilst visitors, including a doctor, were critical of how the service is organised.

Wednesday, 6th May, 2015 5:25pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Independent councillors back Ian Stephens for MP

Ian Stephens newport quay cropped

The Island Independent group of councillors at the Isle of Wight council explain that although they will work with whoever gets elected as MP for the Island, they believe Ian Stephens is the right man for the job.

Wednesday, 6th May, 2015 4:27pm

By Jonathan Bacon with 19 readers' comments

‘Rename TTIP’ journey across the country starts in East Cowes (video)

Daniel Roberts - Rename TTIP at a lock cropped

Isle of Wight resident Dan Roberts was so concerned about the mysteriously named T-TIP, he set sail from East Cowes in a tiny with friend Bill to let people across the country know about it.

Monday, 27th April, 2015 9:10pm

By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments

David Walter: Andrew Turner’s Election Agent, doesn’t want the role

David Walter changed bio on Twitter

Remember the 'I am still his agent' response from David Walter when asked if Andrew Turner had lost another Agent? Well, it's now come to light that he wants to resign, but isn't allowed.

Friday, 24th April, 2015 4:50pm

By Sally Perry with 106 readers' comments

Andrew Turner’s election agent accuses IW Conservative Chairman of ‘lying’

David Walter

The fighting within Andrew Turner's campaign team has reached new heights with his Agent now accusing IW Conservative Chairman of 'lying'.

Friday, 24th April, 2015 1:41pm

By Sally Perry with 73 readers' comments

UKIP candidate receives legal threat from Andrew Turner

Iain McKie - Andrew Turner debate challenge

UKIP candidate Iain McKie has revealed that the former Conservative IW MP's lawyers have issued a legal threat accusing him of defamation.

Tuesday, 21st April, 2015 9:18am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Labour candidate, Stewart Blackmore, publishes his Personal Manifesto

Stewart Blackmore:

Find out what Labour candidate, Stewart Blackmore, plans to do for the Isle of Wight if he is elected in the 2015 election.

Tuesday, 21st April, 2015 9:00am

By Sally Perry with 127 readers' comments

Isle of Wight JSA claimant numbers released

Job Centre sign:

Latest figures are out for those claiming Job Seekers Allowance on the Isle of Wight

Friday, 17th April, 2015 3:32pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments