The UK Youth Parliament National Day of Action took place last weekend where MYPs launched a national campaign to establish a ‘living wage for all’.
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If you were concerned about the number of potholes across the Island, you'll be pleased to hear the PFI contractor, Island Roads, will be having a blitz on them.
Wednesday, 28th January, 2015 4:14pm
By Gavin Foster with 12 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight Council will be funding more than 15 sustainable transport projects under the government's latest Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF).
Wednesday, 28th January, 2015 3:02pm
By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments
Find out if the Isle of Wight be impacted by the closure of 43 Tesco stores.
Wednesday, 28th January, 2015 12:42pm
By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments
Watch the footage of the Green Party parliamentary candidate launching her election campaign.
Wednesday, 28th January, 2015 11:34am
By Simon Perry with 27 readers' comments
Follow the live updates from the launch of the Isle of Wight Labour Party election campaign.
Wednesday, 28th January, 2015 10:13am
By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments
Responses are being sought from across the Island in particular from pupils and parents, but the message from the council is to take your time, ensure you are informed and your views could help shape education on the Isle of Wight for the next 30 years.
Wednesday, 28th January, 2015 9:17am
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
The Serenity project has prevented 60-70 police detentions of mental health over the last year and saved around £40,000 through prevention of admissions or cost of police deployment.
Tuesday, 27th January, 2015 2:35pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
Island Roads say the work under the Highways PFI programme is the biggest overhaul of traffic signals and pedestrian crossings ever undertaken on the Island.
Tuesday, 27th January, 2015 1:59pm
By Gavin Foster with 21 readers' comments