Technical problem with pumping station in East Cowes

albany road pumping station -

Southern Water say they're working hard to resolve an ongoing technical problem with pumps at their Albany Road pumping station in East Cowes.

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 3:11pm

By Sally Perry

Business leaders invited to join Solent LEP board

glasses on table

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is seeking prominent business leaders to join its board of directors.

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 6:13am

By Amy Grinstead

If you didn’t vote at the last election, you could be one of the most powerful people on the Isle of Wight

'Didn't vote' holds Isle of Wight power with angled message

Those who didn't vote in 2015 election are the largest and most powerful group on the Isle of Wight - If they register, then vote. If that's you, here's how to flex that power - Just do it before midnight!

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 6:17pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green candidate launches the Green Guarantee Manifesto

Vix Lowthion in Church Litten

Vix Lowthion sets out the Isle of Wight Green Party's plans for their Green Guarantee, including Beacon status for the Island as a centre of renewable energy engineering.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 6:04pm

By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments

Red Funnel pledges ongoing support for Etchells Youth Academy


Red Funnel’s support will enable 15 Etchells racing events to take place in Cowes this year with two x four person and one x three person crews taking part in racing.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 3:49pm

By Amy Grinstead with one comment

RNLI’s Yellow Welly event saw over £400 collected in one hour

YellowWelly Hand Over

Well done to all those who donated to the Yellow Welly event over the weekend, when the collect buckets passed through Cowes.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 10:44am

By George Chastney

Renew your medication before the bank holiday

pills medication

Take regular medication? Don’t get caught short this Bank Holiday Monday - 29th May 2017.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 10:31am

By Andy Hollebon

Fracking campaigners express ‘outrage’ at Conservative Party manifesto

frack free campaigners

Frack Free Isle of Wight are calling on every Conservative Party member, supporter, donor, Councillor, MP, prospective MP and voter to demand Theresa May rescind the proposed planning policy for non-fracking wells with immediate effect.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 10:04am

By Sylvia Knight with 4 readers' comments

The company behind the promised 600 new Isle of Wight jobs


Up to 600 new jobs are being promised by contact centre management specialist, Ascensos, as they announce new call centre on the Isle of Wight, following £2.1m investment by IWC.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 6:58am

By Callum Spreng with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 22nd May 2017

roadworks send help

If you’re on the roads today (22nd May) find out about possible travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 6:47am

By Sally Perry

Turnaround at Niton Primary from ‘Special Measure’ to ‘Good’

Niton primary celebrates its Ofsted report

Just four years after being judged as ‘inadequate’, the lowest grade, inspectors now acknowledge that leaders at the school ‘demonstrate an absolute belief that all pupils deserve the very best’.

Friday, 19th May, 2017 4:36pm

By Lindsay Becker with 2 readers' comments

Newport Social Needs Fund set up to help relieve poverty

Poverty graffiti

The £59,000 fund will award annual grants to smaller local voluntary and community groups working with vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the Newport area, supporting the advancement of health and the relief of poverty.

Friday, 19th May, 2017 1:12pm

By Lucy Sweet with 6 readers' comments