Andrew Turner’s plea for volunteers to ‘Drive him around between appointments’


This evening's mass emailing from Andrew Turner is asking for help with every major role needed for the 2015 election - with only 41 days to go. Where are his team of supporters?

Friday, 27th March, 2015 7:34pm

By Simon Perry with 181 readers' comments

Why has Andrew Turner vanished from Social Media?

Missing puzzle piece

What's happened to Isle of Wight Conservative MP Andrew Turner's social media account? Why has he disappeared so close to the 2015 election?

Wednesday, 25th March, 2015 8:50pm

By Simon Perry with 49 readers' comments

All candidates confirmed for Sandown Hustings

Hustings in action:

If you want to see in person how the prospective parliamentary candidates perform under questioning head to Sandown on 20th April.

Wednesday, 25th March, 2015 10:32am

By Jean Orman

Outcome of Isle of Wight Youth MP elections announced

Connor Dyer IW Youth MP

The Isle of Wight has a new Member of the UK Youth Parliament.

Tuesday, 24th March, 2015 9:47am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Andrew Turner: Did he or didn’t he cancel #Twestiontime?

Empty seats

Something doesn't add up about this: Andrew Turner claims he didn't agree to attend TwestionTime, but the event's press release of 11 days ago said the MP had responded.

Monday, 23rd March, 2015 4:26pm

By Simon Perry with 140 readers' comments

The Isle of Wight needs a better plan and a Labour Budget says candidate

Stewart Blackmore and Tristran Hunt:

Isle of Wight Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for the 2015 election , Stewart Blackmore, shares his views on George Osborne's budget.

Monday, 23rd March, 2015 3:38pm

By Stewart Blackmore with 13 readers' comments

More Isle of Wight hustings announced


If you're keen to hear what the prospective parliamentary candidates have to say, why not head to the Hustings being held by the Sandown Forum.

Monday, 23rd March, 2015 3:27pm

By Jean Orman with 7 readers' comments

Andrew Turner MP drops out of first Hustings – with only 7 hours notice

Twitter in the sand

Isle of Wight Conservative MP, Andrew Turner, has dropped out of the first hustings organised on the Isle of Wight by the College.

Monday, 23rd March, 2015 10:52am

By Simon Perry with 32 readers' comments

Just one vote: How Andrew Turner survived de-selection

Andrew Turner on bench - Ferry debate - Westminster - 13 October 2014

"The narrowest possible margin" is the official phrase that has just come out, as Isle of Wight Conservative Chairman ends tenure.

Friday, 20th March, 2015 7:22am

By Simon Perry with 40 readers' comments

Fuel depot concerns taken on board

Ian Stephens IW Fuels

Independent prospective parliamentary candidate Ian Stephens has been listening to problems the Island's only fuel depot faces and pledges to help find a solution.

Thursday, 19th March, 2015 3:26pm

By Luisa Hillard with 13 readers' comments

UKIP candidate support for ‘no income tax for minimum wage workers’

Iain McKie and Family

An Australian-style immigration system, the re-introduction of grammar schools and the establishment of Island-based community hospitals are some of the other items in Iain McKie's manifesto.

Tuesday, 17th March, 2015 10:26am

By Stuart Nuttall with 17 readers' comments

Green candidate meets and compares the ferry companies

Vix Lowthion

Isle of Wight Green Party prospective parliamentary candidatefor the 2015 elections Vix Lowthion has now met with the two major ferry companies, Red Funnel and Wightlink and shares her impression with readers.

Tuesday, 17th March, 2015 8:20am

By Vix Lowthion with 26 readers' comments