Vinci Meridiam: Highways PFI endorsement meeting report

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An historic moment for the Isle of Wight council took place last week as the majority of members chose to endorse the appointment of the 25 year PFI highways service provider, Vinci-Meridiam.

Thursday, 30th August, 2012 10:11pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

‘I Love Island Milk’ campaign gathers pace

‘I Love Island Milk’ campaign gathers pace

The ‘I love Isle of Wight Milk’ campaign is starting to have an impact according to the Chairman of the Isle of Wight dairy farmers group, Justin Birch.

Thursday, 30th August, 2012 4:28pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with one comment

Pay your council bills at library kiosks

Pay your council bills at library kiosks

News of a new way to pay council tax bills or penalty charges are announced by the council

Thursday, 30th August, 2012 2:30pm

By IW Council Press Office

Vestas: ‘Rescue talks’ with Mitsubishi and more job cuts

Vestas: ‘Rescue talks’ with Mitsubishi and more job cuts

Jobs cuts and rescue talks bring Vestas to the forefront of business news across the globe. Whether it will have an impact on the R&D centre here is yet to be known.

Thursday, 30th August, 2012 12:44pm

By Sally Perry

Bestival 2012: Traffic info from the council

Bestival 2012: Traffic info from the council

The council share details of traffic plans and advice for residents using roads around the ferry terminals and site during Bestival

Thursday, 30th August, 2012 12:10pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Bestival 2012: Weekend camping tickets sold out

Bestival 2012: Weekend camping tickets sold out

All at Bestival HQ are jumping with joy as it's announced that all weekend camping tickets are sold out. There are a handful of premium-camping and non-camping tickets left.

Thursday, 30th August, 2012 10:37am

By Sally Perry with one comment

We’re taking raw sewage problem seriously, say Southern Water

We’re taking raw sewage problem seriously, say Southern Water

Southern Water say they are taking the issue seriously

Thursday, 30th August, 2012 10:00am

By Sally Perry with one comment

UK and French coastguards help yacht off Needles

UK and French coastguards help yacht off Needles

News update in from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Wednesday, 29th August, 2012 7:57pm

By Julia Gosling

Suspicious items removed from Parkhurst Forest

Suspicious items removed from Parkhurst Forest

No human remains were found during the investigation at Parkhurst Forest

Wednesday, 29th August, 2012 6:21pm

By Sally Perry

Lymington River Association (LRA) plans second judicial review

Lymington River Association (LRA) plans second judicial review

Wightlink responds to news that the Lymington River Association plans a second judicial review over the use of W Class ferries

Wednesday, 29th August, 2012 2:12pm

By Kerry Jackson with 2 readers' comments

Lack of action over raw sewage causing a stink in Brading

Lack of action over raw sewage causing a stink in Brading

Several weeks of raw sewage running down Brading High Street (and being splashed onto pedestrians) has left the resident not best pleased.

Wednesday, 29th August, 2012 11:40am

By Sally Perry

Debbie Chessell joins inspirational sailing trip

Debbie Chessell joins inspirational sailing trip

16 year old Islander Debbie Chessell, who is recovering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, shares how much she got from sailing with the Ellen MacArthur Trust

Wednesday, 29th August, 2012 8:53am

By Calsey Thorne