'"budget cuts"': Search results

You searched for '"budget cuts"' and here are the stories that match that, in the reverse order that they were published. If it's not quite what you were looking for, try changing the words you are searching for and giving it another go.

Isle of Wight teacher and parliamentary candidate joins others fighting school budget cuts

vix lowthion outside westminster

In her role as national Green Party Education Spokesperson, Vix Lowthion took to the stage at the ‘Together For Education’ event as part of the rallying call to action across the country.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 9:16am

By Vix Lowthion

Isle of Wight primary school going in the right direction after lack of leadership, say Ofsted

st mary's primary - Ofsted picture

Morale is high at the school where the headteacher has stemmed a deterioration in performance to get the school back on track.

Wednesday, 1st May, 2019 8:10am

By Carla Bradshaw

All praise to Womble Wendy and Great Uncle Womble Don, heroically keeping the seafront clean. Here’s how

Wendy Marshall Womble Wendy looking over the beach

There are people around the Isle of Wight who are dedicated to their community, but aren't necessarily acknowledged. Ventnor is very lucky to have Wendy Marshall and Don Remnant, who go beyond the call of duty to help keep the seafront clean. For this feature, we sat down with Wendy to hear how they do it.

Sunday, 28th April, 2019 12:25pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Liberal Democrat councillors put forward ‘prudent budget plans’

calculator and money

The Isle of Wight LibDem councillors say their budget plans are prudent, paid for by redirecting money that would otherwise go into the Council’s transformation and general reserves.

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 11:46am

By Andrew Garratt

Election war chest being built by Conservatives, says councillor

green calculator

Cllr Brodie says he knows his proposals will be rubbished by the Conservative ruling group, but fears they are building up an "election war chest" with reserves that are "way over what is required".

Monday, 25th February, 2019 8:59am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Rally against Isle of Wight council budget cuts postponed

heavy rain by ke_netan_to

If you were planning to attend the rally against council cuts on Saturday, be aware that due to strong winds and heavy rain it has been postponed.

Friday, 9th November, 2018 4:12pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Heartfelt plea to stand with others against Isle of Wight budget cuts

Collection of No Cuts banners

Colleen is asking Islanders to stand together on Saturday to protest against the proposed £5.5m of cuts to be made by the Isle of Wight council. She explains why she believes it's important for Islanders to come together over these plans.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 9:55am

By Colleen Brannon

Fire Review plans: Council could be at risk of ‘corporate manslaughter’

Christmas tree fire

One member of the Scrutiny Committee said the plans put them 'at risk of corporate manslaughter'. The responsible Cabinet member gave assurances the plans were safe.

Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 9:14am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Independent Network call on Isle of Wight Council to restore funding cuts to education

School sign

Cllr Stephens says the "Conservative administration is failing our children once again", and should replace £87 per pupil per annum funding cuts by better financial management.

Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 8:38am

By Phil Jordan with one comment

Missed appointments cost Isle of Wight NHS Trust almost £600,000 in six months

St mary's hospital

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust has lost almost £600,000 this year due to thousands of patients not turning up to appointments, figures show.

Wednesday, 3rd October, 2018 8:51am

By Ralph Blackburn with 6 readers' comments

Ryde Regeneration session ‘a really positive vibe’ says chair of Ryde Society

stella davis - by peter gruner

The chair of the Ryde Society said the meeting brought a positive vibe. She added that the heritage of Ryde needs to be protected in any regeneration plans.

Thursday, 6th September, 2018 6:03pm

By Peter Gruner with one comment

Nine in ten Isle of Wight residents dependent on alcohol not attending treatment

drinking a pint

Although nine out of ten Islanders dependent on alcohol did not attend therapy, of those that did, the rate of recovery was above the national average.

Thursday, 30th August, 2018 5:51pm

By Miguel Rodriguez