Still time to take part in Summer Reading Challenge

Still time to take part in Summer Reading Challenge

A reminder to all young people (and their parents) about the Summer Reading Challenge taking place at libraries across the Island.

Thursday, 23rd August, 2012 11:16am

By Alpha Perry

GCSE results: ‘Significant improvements’ for Ryde Academy

GCSE results: ‘Significant improvements’ for Ryde Academy

Good news for students at Ryde Academy as GCSE results are released

Thursday, 23rd August, 2012 10:13am

By Rob Hoddle with 5 readers' comments

I Love Island Milk: Print out flyer for supermarkets

I Love Island Milk: Print out flyer for supermarkets

Print out and take this flyer to your supermarket or local shop to encourage them to stock Isle of Wight milk. Island dairy farmers need our help.

Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 4:52pm

By Sally Perry with 47 readers' comments

Lanesend playing field 2/3rd reduction ‘Meets Gov criteria’ say council

Lanesend playing field 2/3rd reduction ‘Meets Gov criteria’ say council

The council says reducing the Lanesend primary playing fields by two thirds, "meets the criteria set out by government".

Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 3:18pm

By Simon Perry with 32 readers' comments

John Rayment walking 6,000 miles for Parkinsons

John Rayment walking 6,000 miles for Parkinsons

Best of luck to John Rayment who will be walking from Ryde to Yarmouth as part of his 6,000 round the coast of Great Britain in aid of several Parkinsons charities.

Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 1:27pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Cabinet approves public consultation for Music Service

Cabinet approves public consultation for Music Service

More detail on the decision by Cabinet last night to approve a public consultation on the future of theMusic Service

Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 12:43pm

By Sally Perry

Facebook tribute to Ian Ferguson @Peregr1n

Facebook tribute to Ian Ferguson @Peregr1n

A sad and tragic loss of someone who loved life and adventure. Share your thoughts of Ian Ferguson on the Facebook page set up in his memory

Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 12:10pm

By Sally Perry

Post-Olympics, council to reduce Lanesend Primary playing field by 2/3rds

Post-Olympics, council to reduce Lanesend Primary playing field by 2/3rds

A governor at Lanesend Primary school is concerned that the council wants to put a fence up in the school's playing field, reducing them by 2/3rds - and want to rush it through before the new school year starts.

Tuesday, 21st August, 2012 5:26pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Council to spend £500,000 refurbishing public toilets

Council to spend £500,000 refurbishing public toilets

Half a million quid to be spent on sprucing up public toilets in 2012-13 with six being completed before the 2013 holiday season.

Tuesday, 21st August, 2012 9:02am

By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments

Sandown Academy praise exceptional students

Sandown Academy praise exceptional students

High praise for students with exceptional A-level results from Sandown Bay Academy

Monday, 20th August, 2012 2:45pm

By John Bradshaw with 4 readers' comments

Volunteers needed for skate park repairs

Volunteers needed for skate park repairs

Volunteers sought to help with repairs to the Ventnor skate park on 1/2 September and/or 22/23rd September.

Monday, 20th August, 2012 1:40pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Kissypuppy: Birthday wishes and upcoming events

Kissypuppy: Birthday wishes and upcoming events

Paul gives us an update from camp Kissypuppy and a reminder about upcoming fundraising events for Sophie Rolf, the five year old Islander recently diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Monday, 20th August, 2012 11:20am

By Paul Blackley