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News from the East
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A milestone is nearing at Dinosaur Isle Museum in Sandown, with the one millionth visitor expected through its doors on Sunday 8 February.
Monday, 26th January, 2015 2:41pm
By IW Council Press Office with one comment
A major ten-week engineering project to repair the storm-damaged rail network on the Isle of Wight is well underway. Islandline Trains update on work carried out so far.
Our thoughts go out to all those working at the zoo who will be devastated by the loss of Diamond.
Saturday, 24th January, 2015 10:40am
By Sally Perry with one comment
Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), the proprietor of Ryde and Sandown Bay Academies, has set up an panel to advise it on this important school leadership recruitment process.
Friday, 23rd January, 2015 10:22am
By Mike Barnett with one comment
If you live in Ryde, you might want to attend either of these meetings later today. They feature the Flood Plans for the area as well as the Pennyfeathers development.
Thursday, 22nd January, 2015 11:59am
By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments
The threats to remove Nicholas Finney as the chair of the Bembridge branch of the IWCA were fulfilled. There was a sting in the tail for Andrew Turner too.
Sunday, 18th January, 2015 2:26pm
By Simon Perry with 34 readers' comments