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Scrutineers make recommendations on cross-Solent travel

Solent forts:

Find out what the Task and Finish Group are recommending to the Full Council following their public meeting with stakeholders and cross-Solent operators.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 1:40pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Here’s where you can still buy milk produced on the Isle of Wight


Although this Friday sees the end of production of bottles of milk under the 'I Love Isle of Wight Milk' brand, there are still other farms and outlets you can buy Isle of Wight milk from.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 12:27pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Ofsted rates primary school as Good


Congratulations to all at the school following their recent Ofsted inspection.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 11:41am

By Sally Perry

Primary school requires improvement says Ofsted

School warning sign

Although Ofsted found the school required improvements in all areas, they did praise senior leaders and pupils.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 11:25am

By Sally Perry

Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat features in new Lloyds advert

Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat crew:

It's great to hear that this vital charity based on Sandown has been chosen to feature in a new ad for Lloyds Bank.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 10:57am

By Sally Perry

Woman found with serious injuries in Cowes home

Police tape:

Police say they're keeping an open mind about the cause of the woman's injuries at this early stage.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 9:49am

By Sally Perry

Atos officials on the Island to talk about Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) this week

Disabled parking space:

If you want to find about more about Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) and what's happening with the backlog of assessments on the Island, head to Riverside Centre this Friday.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 9:37am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 4 readers' comments

‘I Love Isle of Wight Milk’ to come to an end as milk production at Rew Valley Dairies stops

I Love Isle of Wight Milk Carton

It’s sad to hear that jobs will be lost and Islanders won’t be able to continue to buy ‘I Love Isle of Wight Milk’, as the supermarket ‘milk price wars’ drives the dairy out of the market.

Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014 5:28pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Arreton residents call on Islanders to help ‘Save Arreton Village’


Residents from Arreton Village are calling on Islanders to write to members of the Planning Committee ahead of next week's Committee meeting to help 'protect their village from over-development'.

Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014 2:30pm

By Sally Perry with 26 readers' comments

Floating bridge out of service this week

Floating Bridge

The floating bridge is out for maintenance in dry dock this week. Diversions are in place and a passenger launch available.

Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014 9:20am

By Sally Perry

Have you seen missing teenager, Dion Temperton?

Dion Templeton

Police are appealing for information to find a teenager missing from the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 21st April, 2014 8:09pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Why are Island Roads hiding the severity of the landslip at their Undercliff roadworks? (updated)

Undercliff Drive - Solid hoardings erected by Island Roads

It's not just the residents that are confused as to why large solid hoardings have been erected, instead of the see-through fencing used everywhere else on site.

Monday, 21st April, 2014 3:00pm

By Sally Perry with 33 readers' comments