New measures for reporting GCSE achievements have been introduced this year. It measures the number of students attaining at least a C grade in English and mathematics combined.
Isle of Wight Council
Learn what’s really happening at the Isle of Wight Council at OnTheWight, reported by this award-winning team behind the Isle of Wight news service. Coverage includes the council’s delegated decisions, planning applications, changes in policy and press releases.
This is the view (or rather lack of it) from a popular advertised 'viewpoint' on the Isle of Wight. This reader ask whose responsibility it is to maintain the hedges to ensure that visitors and residents do actually see a view when they sit on the benches provided.
Thursday, 25th August, 2016 3:19pm
By Clive Odom with 4 readers' comments
Forced by Government cuts to funding, the Isle of Wight council is now having to look towards the Isle of Wight mobile library service to save £23,500 annually.
Monday, 22nd August, 2016 1:35pm
By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments
Cllr Paul Fuller said it was "really sad that mindless vandals" have caused so much damage to a tree which was so welcomed by the local community.
Thursday, 18th August, 2016 8:58am
By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats have launched a petition objecting to any form of fracking or oil drilling on the Isle of Wight.
Monday, 15th August, 2016 6:28pm
By Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats with 33 readers' comments
Following the shock of the closure of the Isle of Wight business, the obvious questions to follow are about the £36k grant the business received to setup on the Island. Here's what we know so far.
Wednesday, 10th August, 2016 4:35pm
By Simon Perry with 13 readers' comments
Members of the planning committee considered the planning application by Island Roads to realign the access road for residents to the landlocked area of Undercliff Drive. Officers recommended approval but residents had serious reservations.
Tuesday, 9th August, 2016 4:06pm
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
A massive back-peddling from the Chair of Ofsted, David Hoare, as he admits what he said was wrong, replacing his insults with it's a 'wonderful part of the country'. Let's hope this gets as much national attention as the slurs did.
Tuesday, 9th August, 2016 1:53pm
By Sally Perry with 36 readers' comments