Freshwater Book Fair starts this Friday

Bill Nighy as Edmund Brundish in The Bookshop

Freshwater Parish Council is hosting a book fair this weekend, to include live readings, a book sale, publishing workshop for established and aspiring authors, and a themed film night.

Thursday, 5th September, 2019 3:47pm

By Daniel James

Book Fair promises readings, workshops, film screening and more

freshwater library

Freshwater Parish Council is hosting a book fair in the autumn, to include live readings, a book sale, publishing workshop for established and aspiring authors, and a themed film night.

Monday, 5th August, 2019 1:43pm

By Daniel James

Isle of Wight Green Party Chair responds to ‘traitor’ allegations

green party traitor allegation letter

The Isle of Wight Green party last week received a letter from a resident calling them 'traitors' for wanting to stay in the EU. Their Chair shares his response.

Monday, 20th May, 2019 1:55pm

By Daniel James with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green party to use solar powered bus for EU election campaign

the big lemon solar powered bus

Look out on Monday 20th May for the solar powered campaign bus travelling around the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, 14th May, 2019 11:42am

By Daniel James with 3 readers' comments

Freshwater community proposes alternative to planned school closure

Community against All Saints closure

The Freshwater community, current and former school parents and community volunteers, together with Freshwater Parish and County Councillors suggest an alternative plan to resolve school places in West Wight

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 5:05pm

By Daniel James

All invited to discussion on whether religion has a place in politics

jonathan bartley

Following the resignation of Andrew Turner and controversy over Christian teaching on homosexuality, all are welcome to this free event (book tickets in advance to secure seat).

Monday, 8th May, 2017 6:50pm

By Daniel James with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s LED street lighting: Lessons for mainland council say IW Green Party

Wootton from the skies

Patches of darkness in between street lamps and the choice of blue light are just two of the considerations the Isle of Wight Green Party are warning mainland local authorities to think about when making a decision to change to LED street lights.

Thursday, 28th April, 2016 8:11am

By Daniel James with 159 readers' comments

EU referendum: Green Party MEP to speak at Isle of Wight debate

Keith Tarlor, natalie Bennett, Michael Lilley

Green Party MEP, Keith Taylor, invites Brexit campaigners to nominate their speaker for this EU Debate taking place on 1st April in Newport, Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 22nd March, 2016 12:14pm

By Daniel James with 33 readers' comments

Isle of Wight musicians come together for Green Party benefit concert

paul armfield and jon thorne on tour

The 'Green is for Go 2!' benefit concert will feature live music from Paul Armfield and Jon Thorne in Ventnor on 11th December.

Monday, 30th November, 2015 1:58pm

By Daniel James with 4 readers' comments

Beware what lies beneath TTIP warns IW Green party


The Isle of Wight Green party say the introduction of TTIP could remove protection that Islanders currently take for granted, like a universal public health system, clean drinking water or basic food standards.

Tuesday, 23rd June, 2015 11:08am

By Daniel James with 16 readers' comments

Green Party’s ‘Open Primary’ selection of parliamentary candidate a first on the Island


It's thought the Open Primary planned for September is the first of its kind on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014 11:40am

By Daniel James with 14 readers' comments