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New Trustees announced for Bembridge Harbour Trust

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Bembridge Harbour Trust has announced two new trustees, both with strong connections to the much-loved harbour.

Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 8:32am

By Jeremy Gully with one comment

Government intervenes to secure future of Isle of Wight Law Centre

Matt Thatcher, Manager of Isle of Wight Law Centre

Islanders will still be able to seek independent, confidential and impartial advice thanks to the hard work of the team at the Isle of Wight Law Centre.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 2:54pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Labour slam Isle of Wight council over PFI ‘savings’

julian critchley - Allan Marsh

The spokesperson for Island Labour says "Tories are calling cuts 'savings', as if that somehow reduces their impact".

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 11:37am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Funding appeal launched to save Isle of Wight Law Centre

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The GoFundMe Appeal set up by Tracy Price aims to raise funds to help keep the vital service provided by the Law Centre independent.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 9:35am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Law Centre say IWC tender was ‘designed to exclude them’

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The Law Centre say the Isle of Wight council always knew they would not be able to bid for the full contract as it would mean losing their independent Law Centre status.

Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 2:14pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Law Centre excluded from tender process by council (updated)

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Cllr Brodie said the Law Centre "never had a chance with this tender process" and that he believes more disadvantaged people would suffer as a result of the decision.

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 5:43pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

£60,000 travel scheme for cancer treatment looks set to be saved

Yes on paper

The Isle of Wight council had planned to cut the £60,000 Cross-Solent Travel Scheme funding, but following a 3,000+ strong petition and Healthwatch survey, the Cabinet member is recommending it is retained and gifted to the NHS to administer.

Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 4:54pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Council leader’s silence after promising response to planned cuts on cross-Solent travel scheme

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At the last full council meeting the leader of the Isle of Wight council, Dave Stewart, said he would reply in writing to questions posed by the Islander presenting the 3,300+ signature petition opposing cuts to cross-Solent travel for those receiving cancer treatment or renal dialysis on the mainland. Over five weeks later and still no response.

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Cabinet decision will exclude Law Centre from ‘meaningful bid’, says petitioner

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Colleen says it's disingenuous for the cabinet to say services will not be lost; as they know the Law Centre offers more than the advice, information and guidance services sought in the tender.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 5:51pm

By Sally Perry

Cabinet reject plea to reconsider Law Centre future

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The Isle of Wight council are pushing ahead with plans to carry out a procurement process, which the Law Centre say they won't be in a position to bid for. Many fear the services they currently provide will be awarded to a mainland company such as The YOU Trust.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 9:08am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Law Centre: Council put tender process for services on hold

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The 3,000+ petition called for the tender to be reviewed and that appears to be what has happened. We'll find out whether it will be a love story or heartbreak when the new report is considered on Valentine's Day.

Friday, 25th January, 2019 5:38pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight council funding pledge to help reduce child poverty

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Thanks to a motion by Cllr Michael Lilley, the Isle of Wight the council unanimously voted to prioritise funding to reduce child poverty ‘significantly’ over the next five years.

Friday, 18th January, 2019 4:35pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments