‘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 6 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 89 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

Call to declare Isle of Wight ‘Frack Free’ fails due to legal concerns

Anti Fracking poster

Concerns it could open the council to judicial review led to 12 members abstaining and nine voting against the motion to declare the Isle of Wight 'Fracking Free'.

Wednesday, 8th April, 2015 6:23pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

2015 Election Writ delivered to the Isle of Wight

election writ 2015:

A crucial part of the 2015 electoral process, the Writ from the Clerk to the Crown is received on the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 31st March, 2015 11:29am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

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