A-Level Results: Round up of Isle of Wight A-Level results

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This article will be updated throughout the day with the latest A-Level news from Isle of Wight education providers

Thursday, 13th August, 2020 10:37am

By Sally Perry

‘Grades do not define you, there are still plenty of options for you’ says head of service at Childline

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Childline share tips on how to help your children who may be anxious about receiving A-level results today

Thursday, 13th August, 2020 10:11am

By Wendy Robinson with one comment

Isle of Wight Literary Festival goes online for 2020

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Organisers of The Red Funnel Isle of Wight Literary Festival today announced that, for the first time ever, this year’s Festival will take place digitally, across three days

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 6:07pm

By Janet Allan

Children of rail staff ask passengers to wear face coverings to help keep families safe

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Children of South Western Railways' staff are urging passengers to wear their face masks in order to help protect their families

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 1:29pm

By Sally Perry

Weather warning for severe thunderstorms on the Isle of Wight extended


The threat of severe thunderstorms are still hanging over the Isle of Wight, despite not seeing any for the last three days. The warning has now been extended. Details within

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 1:11pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Last chance for Isle of Wight businesses to apply for Government business grants

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Over £47,000,000 has been paid out to Isle of Wight businesses as part of the two grant schemes from the Government, but it will be closing very soon, so eligible businesses are urged to apply before the deadline

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 9:27am

By IW Council Press Office

‘Four buses and a ten-hour day just to get to school’ says Mum after Isle of Wight school bus scrapped

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The Isle of Wight council have scrapped a West Wight school bus meaning secondary students face starting their journey to school at 6.30am and still not arriving in time

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 8:33am

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments

Isle of Wight events business joins Light it in Red campaign calling for immediate Government support

Spyder's warehouse taking part in Light It In Red campaign

Spyder UK saw what was set to be their busiest trading year yet completely evaporate in just a matter of days when lockdown was announced

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 7:44am

By Andy Squibb

Last minute change to A-Level and GCSE results appeals process announced by Government Minister

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The Government announce what they call a 'triple-lock process to ensure confidence and fairness in the system'. Details within

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 7:27am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight discovery of new species of 115 million-year-old dinosaur

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The very rare find was discovered by two different holiday makers and a resident from Ryde. They'll be on display at Dinosaur Isle from today (Wednesday)

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 6:32am

By IW Council Press Office with 10 readers' comments

Diamond Races / Isle of Wight TT: In-depth 23 min podcast with Gary Thompson (IOM TT) on the course, running the races and safety

Gary Thompson

Diamond Races / Isle of Wight TT: If you want to know the course, how races will be run and their safety, News OnTheWight’s in-depth 23 minute interview with Gary Thompson (Isle of Man TT Clerk of the Course) is a must-listen for you

Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Outline permission sought for new business units in Ryde

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The site has been used for open storage in the past and was last used as a car sales site, but has been empty since 2009

Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 5:04pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments