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£1m investment allocated for Westminster House, rated Good by CQC

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At one time, the former Conservative-led Isle of Wight council sought to close Westminster House. Now it has been rated Good in all areas and has £1m investment promised.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 6:03pm

By IW Council Press Office

WightAID team up with Nettlecombe Farm to provide free stay for Isle of Wight family

nettlecombe farm - lamb being given milk

A family from the Isle of Wight with children who have autism enjoyed a free five-day break thanks to Nettlecombe Farm.

Monday, 1st July, 2019 4:28pm

By Becky Storey

Green light for homes for people with disabilities and learning difficulties

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The application was passed by the planning committee, despite concerns from residents about parking and the value of their property being affected.

Wednesday, 5th June, 2019 4:45pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

New Ryde Mayor, Michael Lilley, highlights the Island’s poverty issues at Ryde Society AGM

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There was much to report back on from the Ryde Society AGM, including update on Ryde Arena, Harbour and news of new arts centre.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 9:38am

By Peter Gruner with 2 readers' comments

Islanders recognised at Isle of Wight Radio’s 2019 Child of Wight Awards

Child of wight awards with all winners on stage

Congratulations to all the young people who were recognised for their bravery and achievements at the Isle of Wight Radio Child of Wight Awards last week.

Monday, 20th May, 2019 4:46pm

By Lucy Morgan

End the SEND Crisis – ‘We cannot continue to fail Isle of Wight children’, say Save Our Schools IW

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Save our Schools IW say that taking care of children, making sure they have every opportunity to thrive, is surely the most basic measure of our own humanity and success as a community and invite others to join them at demo on the 30th May.

Monday, 13th May, 2019 9:30am

By Colleen Brannon

‘Don’t be afraid and believe in yourself’, says successful young Islander with autism

Josh and Omar at Spinnaker Tower

From a very young age, Josh Peverley has not let his autism diagnosis get in the way of his passion, event management. Through hard work and determination, so far he's succeeded in achieving his dreams.

Sunday, 12th May, 2019 11:42am

By Sally Perry

Get your dog papped and help raise money for Ability Dogs 4 Young People

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Pay £25 to have your dog professionally photographed and £5 goes to Isle of Wight charity, Ability Dogs 4 Young People.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 10:52am

By Charlotte Brimstone

Isle of Wight Apprenticeship Support Network ‘leading the way’ with first of its kind

The launch of the Apprenticeship Support Network held at the Riverside Centre, Newport on 11th April 2019. Image by: Jon Knight (07825 047766)

According to POA Learning, only Australia seems to have something similar, so the Isle of Wight is leading the way with this service.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 10:40am

By Jon Knight

Celebrate and embrace our differences on World Autism Awareness Day

boy with loveheart for autism awareness day

It's World Autism Awareness Day and many people on the Isle of Wight are hoping this year sees a turnaround in the support given to children on the spectrum.

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019 9:33am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Learning Disability home rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

Argyll Street L to R staff Daniela Fisher, Emma Bound, Tina Stuart

Southern Housing Group’s Registered Care home in Ryde has been rated the highest Care Quality Commission (CQC) award.

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 12:16pm

By Annie Hart

Spectrum Autism Festival postponed after serious car accident means three months in hospital

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A tide of questions have been posted across social media as the event fast approaches, finally triggering a response from the organisers. Details within.

Thursday, 7th March, 2019 9:34am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments