Plans for the creation of a Southern Powerhouse have now been submitted to Government. OnTheWight has the prospectus
Friday, 4th September, 2015 2:13pm
By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments
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Papers leaked to the CP apparently suggest the council is negotiating a land-swap deal with the Wildlife Trust. The leak is nearly two weeks in advance of the next Executive meeting and doesn't appear to have even been seen by all Executive members yet.
Thursday, 3rd September, 2015 8:47pm
By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments
A recruitment campaign to find a new Isle of Wight Chief Executive will be initiated immediately to replace the MD who plans to leave the council in the next six months.
Thursday, 3rd September, 2015 11:41am
By Sally Perry with 27 readers' comments
Cllr Ian Ward announced last night that MP Andrew Turner wants to include Island Line in the new franchise. It was a surprise to many.
Thursday, 3rd September, 2015 10:43am
By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments
Members agreed to a Labour amendment in the budget review paper at Wednesday night's council meeting that will ensure alternatives to potential cuts to services are considered first.
Thursday, 3rd September, 2015 9:35am
By Geoff Lumley with 13 readers' comments
Follow the discussions and debate at the September full council meeting from the comfort of your home of office.
Wednesday, 2nd September, 2015 4:50pm
By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight council won't reveal what type of asbestos, nor how much was found in the rubble used by Islanders to re-patch the land-slipped Undercliff Drive. Some are suspicious of the claims, saying that a reputable building supplier was used.
Friday, 28th August, 2015 10:47am
By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight features in 'Dinosaur Britain', a two part programme to be broadcast on ITV on Monday and Tuesday next week.
Thursday, 27th August, 2015 4:22pm
By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments
Here are details on what the Isle of Wight council is planning as a solution to stop the rubbish that ends up on many roads on bin collection day.
Tuesday, 25th August, 2015 1:26pm
By Simon Perry with 31 readers' comments
A call for the council to lobby the DfT to ensure Island Line remains within the South Western Franchise will be voted on next week. It goes against the MP's idea of a Community Interest Company running the line.
Monday, 24th August, 2015 4:42pm
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments