As part of a safety talk, delivered to schools and youth groups by Island Roads, 1st Godshill and Rookley cubs formed teams to dress up Brian in full personal protection equipment.
Island Roads is now responsible for Isle of Wight roads until 2037 after the Conservative administration awarded them the contract under a PFI scheme.
He’s been paid an extra £95,000 for six months’ work to find areas to cut from the Highways PFI contract (he originally received a £180k+/year package to design), but just how much will he be saving the council, OnTheWight asked.
Thursday, 14th March, 2019 4:18pm
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
The Friends of the Umbrella Tree say the new demands from the Isle of Wight council put the future of the iconic tree in grave doubt. OnTheWight has the details.
Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 8:55am
By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments
Staff at Island Roads took a keen interest in finding out how they could assist people with accessibility issues during the course of their work.
Thursday, 17th January, 2019 10:22am
By Claire Robertson with one comment
Island Roads are seeking advice from wildlife experts on how they can take action on a fallen tree without affecting squirrel drey.
Wednesday, 9th January, 2019 3:16pm
By Gavin Foster with one comment