Isle of Wight JSA claimant numbers: Small rise

Job Centre sign:

Latest figures out for those claiming Job Seekers Allowance. As with previous trends we can expect to see these figures rise as the employment market moves out of season.

Wednesday, 12th September, 2012 10:14am

By Sally Perry

More questions over Cllr Giles’ ‘unwanted claims’ talk

We ask a barrister and an investment manager (who both happen to also be County Councillors) about the possible conflict of interest Cllr Edward Giles may have with his planned talk to Conservative ladies.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 5:46pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Fire Service teach fire safety to nursery and pre-school children

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is educating children from a young age about the dangers of fire, keeping safe in the home and the role of firefighters.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 4:26pm

By IW Council Press Office

Constabulary praised for drop in crime figures

Pat on the back for Hampshire Constabulary from the Police Authority as crime levels fall

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 2:47pm

By Hampshire Police Authority

Save Puckpool for the people campaign launched

A campaign to ensure that Puckpool Park is protected for public use has been launched

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 2:36pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Island Olympic Torch Relay costs detailed

If you were wondering how much the Torch Relay coming to the Island had cost the council, here are the details.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 1:45pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Man dies after being found unconscious at Bestival

Police tape

Our sincerest thoughts are with the friends and family of the man who died on Sunday after being found unconscious at Bestival

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 12:52pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Air Ambulance needs your textiles

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance relies totally on the generosity of the public to maintain its service.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 10:49am

By Sherie Williams Ellen

A life well lived: Raising awareness and funds for Cancer

When Sue Cassidy Burgin's husband died of cancer earlier in the year she made a pledge to help others affected by Cancer on the Island. Tomorrow she'll be walking around the Isle of Wight raising funds and awareness.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 8:51am

By Sue Cassidy Burgin with 2 readers' comments

Shanklin man arrested for robbery

Police appeal for witnesses to a robbery that took place in Shanklin on Friday evening. He was seen to be carrying a knife, but no one was attacked with it.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 8:01am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

David Thornton named as Visit Isle of Wight Ltd boss

David Thornton

The Island's newly-formed tourism body announces its boss.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 8:44pm

By Simon Dabell with 4 readers' comments

New artisan market at Quay Arts

Calling all makers, designers, growers: new contemporary artisan market at Quay Arts on Sunday 30th September now accepting applications for last few stalls.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 5:49pm

By Georgia Newman