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According to new figures just released, the South East sees 132 per cent increase in problems with JSA sanctions. Lee Hodgson from IW CAB says the minimum four week sanction is setting people up to fail and creating a barrier which can stop them from looking for work.
Tuesday, 15th April, 2014 2:45pm
By Lee Hodgson with 4 readers' comments
Cowes Enterprise College claim it has once again received the 'best possible feedback' from Ofsted inspectors as it continues its steady progress towards recovery.
Tuesday, 15th April, 2014 11:05am
By Glynn Taylor with 3 readers' comments
The Marine Conservation Society's (MCS) annual Good Beach Guide survey gives ratings for water quality. Find out how your nearest beach was rated.
Tuesday, 15th April, 2014 12:01am
By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments
After five years' notice, last week Microsoft stopped support for Windows XP, but still over half of the council's computers haven't been upgraded, leaving them potentially vulnerable to attacks.
Monday, 14th April, 2014 3:20pm
By Simon Perry with 15 readers' comments
Commissioner Simon Hayes seeks your questions on confidence in the police for scrutiny meeting with Chief Constable
Monday, 14th April, 2014 11:41am
By The office of Simon Hayes with 3 readers' comments
The campaign group hopes their 11-page objection will have it thrown out at an early stage.
Monday, 14th April, 2014 10:54am
By Simon Perry with 16 readers' comments
The petition calling on the Isle of Wight council to serve a Statutory Repairs Notice on the owners of the former Frank James Memorial Hospital in East Cowes has already gathered over 500 signatures online.
Monday, 14th April, 2014 8:31am
By Tanja Rebel with 3 readers' comments
A comment posted to the Southern Vectis twitter account last night has been labelled sexist, inappropriate, chauvinistic and devaluing to women.
Saturday, 12th April, 2014 4:10pm
By Sally Perry with 138 readers' comments
The proposal to redevelop the derelict hotel was well supported by the local business community.
Friday, 11th April, 2014 12:13pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments