All praise to Natalie Hyde for braving the cold weather and having her fabulous Afro shaved off to raise money for two charities as well donate her hair for young cancer sufferers.
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It's not just Ryde Pier that you'll see on Countryfile this coming Sunday. You'll be able to find out more about the Woodland Therapy Project too.
The Scrutiny Committee's Task and Finish Group have been looking into proposals to change charging on Cowes floating bridge. Next week they'll present their recommendations, which include some surprising jumps in charges.
Thursday, 30th October, 2014 11:35am
By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments
Other reports have been quite alarmist on the re-laying of Undercliff Drive. OnTheWight has spoken to the Wildlife Trust and got a far more balanced response.
Thursday, 30th October, 2014 10:05am
By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments
Dredged gravel material from Southampton waters have been recycled in the Cowes breakwater Project, which according to the Harbour Master is on schedule.
Thursday, 30th October, 2014 8:37am
By Louisa Mamakou with one comment
Ventnor is well-known for its quirkiness and this Christmas will be no exception. There are some great plans to bring visitors to the town for a day of shopping, entertainment, food and Christmas spirit.
Wednesday, 29th October, 2014 5:31pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
Engineers commissioned by Island Roads concluded this week that the small section of road rebuilt by volunteers was unsafe for residents' cars to use. The council Executive have now commissioned their own independent assessment of the work.
Wednesday, 29th October, 2014 1:32pm
By Sally Perry with 37 readers' comments