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Queen’s Award for innovative Isle of Wight company

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Congratulations to Spinlock for achieving this prestigious award.

Friday, 21st April, 2017 8:25am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight local election: Catch up on reporting from hustings

Reporting with mobile phone from meeting -:

Leaders of all the main parties and groups will be taking part in a hustings tonight at the Apollo Theatre, Newport. If you can't make it along follow our live reporting here.

Thursday, 20th April, 2017 6:39pm

By Sally Perry with 43 readers' comments

Hampshire Constabulary ‘requires improvement’ in effectiveness of keeping people safe and reducing crime says Inspectorate

hampshire police car at night

HMIC has serious concerns about the way in which the force is dealing with domestic abuse and the way they investigate crime, saying performance in some areas has deteriorated markedly. We've got the PCC and Hampshire Constabulary responses.

Thursday, 20th April, 2017 3:36pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Floating bridge naming competition postponed ‘Due to the upcoming election(s)’

new floating bridge

It's not clear what the two upcoming elections have to do with the naming of the new floating bridge, but the council are citing them as the reason for postponing the naming competition, despite knowing about the local one beforehand.

Thursday, 20th April, 2017 2:55pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Andrew Turner’s our man say Isle of Wight Conservative Association

Andrew Turner chairing Trump debate

The Isle of Wight Conservative Association say they are united in supporting current MP, Andrew Turner, to carry the Conservative flag for them on 8th June.

Thursday, 20th April, 2017 2:17pm

By Sally Perry with 43 readers' comments

Third Isle of Wight prospective parliamentary candidate throws hat into the ring

julie jones evans

An Isle of Wight councillor has thrown their hat into the wing for the 2017 general election saying they didn’t hesitate as soon as the election was announced.

Thursday, 20th April, 2017 1:49pm

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments

Isle of Wight teacher hits TV screens next week in ITV’s Culinary Genius

richard simpson

A primary school teacher from the Isle of Wight will be making his debut appearance on TV screen next week when he appears as a contestant on the ITV competitive cookery show, Culinary Genius.

Thursday, 20th April, 2017 11:14am

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss 75th Anniversary of Isle of Wight defence by ORP Błyskawica: Talks, walks, exhibitions and concerts

ORP Blyskawica

There is a wonderful programme of events taking place in Cowes and East Cowes next month as part of the celebrations for the 75th Anniversary of the defence of the towns by the Polish Destroyer, ORP Błyskawica.

Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 6:02pm

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight Festival partners with Ventnor Exchange to celebrate Record Store Day

Festival crowd:

Isle of Wight Festival have partnered with Ventnor Exchange to give away five pairs of tickets to this year’s festival.

Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 5:41pm

By Dulcie MacKechnie

Isle of Wight Member of Youth Parliament calls for votes for 16 & 17 year olds

joe davies

Joe Davies believes the snap general election is "truly is a watershed moment for the country” and is urging everyone to sign the petition calling on Theresa May to allow young people to have their say.

Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 1:05pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Team medical team shortlisted in Good Morning Britain Awards

Health Star Awards - PIKE John

Congratulations to Staff from Isle of Wight NHS Trust who are one of the finalists for this year’s Good Morning Britain Health Star Awards.

Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 12:39pm

By Andy Hollebon

Parkhurst set for major road improvement

Road closed roadworks

Island Roads is set to resurface the main Cowes to Newport road between and Chawton Lane at Northwood and Clissold Road, Parkhurst.

Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 11:29am

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments