Island Brewery to represent IW as Best of British in Milan

Island Brewery ales

Congratulations to all at Island Brewery. We're sure you'll fly the flag for the Isle of Wight well in Milan.

Friday, 27th March, 2015 3:45pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Green Party MEP launches new report on the housing crisis

Boarded up housing

With homes in the South East now costing 12 times the average salary, Keith Taylor's report on the housing crisis is well-timed.

Thursday, 19th March, 2015 12:01am

By Keith Taylor's Office with 19 readers' comments

Care home rated Inadequate by CQC

Thumbs down :

Despite the findings of the CQC Inspector, residents at Holmdale and their relatives were also positive about staff who they felt were kind and compassionate.

Tuesday, 17th March, 2015 2:59pm

By Sally Perry

Social Entrepreneurs offered cash to help victims of gang culture

Northside gang

Not sure we've ever heard of problems with gang culture on the Isle of Wight, but if it is out there, money is being offered to help make a difference for those affected.

Monday, 16th March, 2015 12:41pm

By Ben Williamson with one comment

Great British High Street competition launches

Great british high street illustration

If you think your high street is worthy, why not nominate it in the Great British High Street Competition? The town could win £50,000.

Friday, 13th March, 2015 9:01am

By Erin Rhone with 10 readers' comments

Breastfeeding ambassador an ‘unsung hero’

Breastfeeding hero Jane Hawsksley

National recognition for this Isle of Wight 'unsung hero'.

Thursday, 12th March, 2015 10:34am

By IW Council Press Office

Traineeship opportunity for 100 young Islanders

Naomi and Anna and GeeGee

The cash injection is expected to help 19-24 year olds get into traineeships across a variety of organisations.

Tuesday, 10th March, 2015 8:30am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

£4m boost to reforms children’s social work

children in torchlight

The Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council have welcomed news that an ambitious bid for funding to transform social care services has been successful.

Tuesday, 10th March, 2015 7:13am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Centre for Excellence will bring huge opportunities for young Islanders

Centre for Excellence will bring huge opportunities for young Islanders

The new Centre for Excellence for Composites, Advanced Manufacturing and Marine Technology being created in East Cowes should provide 550 young people with workshop and learning facilities and provide 250 apprenticeships.

Thursday, 5th March, 2015 9:59am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 5 readers' comments

Pupils need sex-and-relationships education, says Green Party PPC

Vix Lowthion

Government plans to make health, social and relationships education a statutory requirement for schools have been welcomed by Vix Lowthion, Green Party Parliamentary candidate for the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 17th February, 2015 12:16pm

By Vix Lowthion with 20 readers' comments

Letter: Time to decide what sort of State we want

London Eye and Parliament

This from the agent of the IW Labour candidate in response to the Conservative Isle of Wight MP claiming the last Labour Government ruined the economy.

Friday, 13th February, 2015 10:27am

By Ed Gouge with 23 readers' comments

Special praise from minister for Isle of Wight primary school

Thumbs up - young boy:

Well done to all involved in helping bring the improvements forward.

Thursday, 12th February, 2015 11:09am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments