Praise for Islanders for sticking to Covid rules as businesses reopen

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The Isle of Wight council have praised Islanders for sticking to the guidelines during the first week of more businesses being open following lockdown

Wednesday, 21st April, 2021 10:24am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Enforcement complaint leads to retrospective application for oil supplier

York Ave Garage

Certas Energy stepped in to supply heating oil to homes following the closure of Isle of Wight Fuels

Wednesday, 21st April, 2021 9:16am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Watch: The Beast Must Die official trailer

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The upcoming TV series, The Beast Must Die, filmed on the Isle of Wight released its official trailer today

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 6:52pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance completes 10,000th mission

Air Ambulance and staff

The Air Ambulance took to the skies and completed their 10,000th mission yesterday. Here's how you can help them

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 1:26pm

By Andrew Shelley

Application for residence to help the Island’s homeless withdrawn following strong opposition

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Although the HMO residents would not be placed directly from the street, neighbours said they 'would not feel safe' having the tenants on their doorstep

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 1:04pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Visiting restrictions at Isle of Wight hospital

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Despite national lockdown rules easing, there are still visiting restrictions in place at St Mary's Hospital

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 10:41am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Weekly update of Isle of Wight Covid-19 figures: Positive tests, deaths, age breakdown and hospitalisations (updated)

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News OnTheWight shares the weekly results of confirmed positive Coronavirus tests and deaths on the Isle of Wight, as well as hospital admissions and age breakdowns

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 10:13am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Six Isle of Wight schools up against each other in competition to win a playground sunshade

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Cast your vote for one of the six Isle of Wight schools to help give them a chance to win the sunshade

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 9:35am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Fall in number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits

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See within for the number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits or Universal Credit in the last month, broken down between sex and age groups

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 9:12am

By Sally Perry

Two days left until ‘Drumming and Strumming for Shanklin Theatre’

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This virtual benefit concert features John Challis, Doctor and the Medics and Blair Dunlop. Watch on YouTube and Facebook

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 7:57am

By Jake Curran

Town Mayor strongly objects to his title being used on candidate’s election leaflet

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Town Mayor was not happy with candidate after finding his official title being used as support in election leaflet

Monday, 19th April, 2021 8:20pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Green Party candidate accused of ‘illegal practice’ by Chair of IW Conservatives: Accusation refuted

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Things can get heated during elections. They certainly got spikey in this email exchange today

Monday, 19th April, 2021 6:55pm

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments