Don’t fall for Isle of Wight damp treatment and insulation scam

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If you receive a call saying your "property has been flagged up as eligible” tell the salesman to buzz off.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 6:35pm

By IW Council Press Office

Sunday deadline to sign up for Walk the Wight

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Don't miss the deadline to register for Walk the Wight and receive a pack, walker number and WtW t-shirt.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 6:00pm

By Matt White

Tropical fish sales lands pet shop owner in hot water (and with a £2,500 fine)

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A Pet Shop licence had been refused after a vet was concerned about the levels of care.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 5:53pm

By IW Council Press Office

‘Sexual Predator’ jailed for non-recent child sex offences on the Isle of Wight

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A christian group leader was sentenced to over eight years in jail today on sixteen counts of indecently assaulting three boys and three girls aged between 12 and 15, some of which took place on the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 5:32pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Solent LEP say they are ‘committed to consulting’ over Cowes floating bridge

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The Solent LEP respond to harsh criticism leveled at them over the floating bridge consultation by East Cowes councillor, Karl Love.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 12:57pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight UKIP candidate revealed for EU Elections

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Former Isle of Wight councillor and prospective parliamentary candidate in 2017, Daryll Pitcher has confirmed his position in the EU elections.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 12:40pm

By Daryll Pitcher with one comment

Islander Ian Gregory to cycle the M25 this Easter Sunday for Prostate Cancer UK

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In 2019 Ian Gregory is taking on the mammoth task of cycling 11,680 miles - one mile for every man who will die of prostate cancer. Please read on as to how you can show your support.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 9:25am

By Jacky Gregory

Isle of Wight Pride is back for 2019

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After it was announced the main Pride event would not happen this year, the new Trustees have now announced it will go ahead. Details within.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 8:29am

By Andy Newman

13,264 sustainable journeys during ‘Active Travel Week’

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A total of 34 schools took part and clocked up a combined total of 13,264 sustainable journeys to school over the challenge – a staggering total of 69 per cent of all journeys logged during the week.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 2:53pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Highways PFI savings could result in job losses, but not will not affect road resurfacing

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The savings on the PFI contract could result in possible job losses but Island Roads say it's looking at redeployment and other avenues to keep any compulsory redundancies to a minimum.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 12:16pm

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Don’t fall for food hygiene re-rating scam, says FSA


If you get a call from someone demanding payment for a food hygiene re-rating, report it to the Food Standards Agency.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 9:51am

By Sally Perry

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