Latest Isle of Wight Covid vaccination figures

Vaccination Centre sign in Newport

Four in five Isle of Wight care home staff have now had their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination and the numbers continue to rise

Thursday, 22nd April, 2021 3:21pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

200 Isle of Wight councillors elected uncontested onto town, parish and community councils

Polling station sign

Due to a lower number of candidates in 48 town, parish and community councils residents will only be voting for their Isle of Wight councillor

Thursday, 22nd April, 2021 12:18pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 11 readers' comments

Enforcement complaint leads to retrospective application for oil supplier

York Ave Garage

Certas Energy stepped in to supply heating oil to homes following the closure of Isle of Wight Fuels

Wednesday, 21st April, 2021 9:16am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Application for residence to help the Island’s homeless withdrawn following strong opposition

Leed Street property

Although the HMO residents would not be placed directly from the street, neighbours said they 'would not feel safe' having the tenants on their doorstep

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 1:04pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Six Isle of Wight schools up against each other in competition to win a playground sunshade

Drawing of sun shade in a school setting

Cast your vote for one of the six Isle of Wight schools to help give them a chance to win the sunshade

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 9:35am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Plans for 16 new properties on derelict former farmland

Man drawing on blueprints

A ‘modest financial contribution’ would be made towards off-site affordable housing and a strip of land available for the West Wight Greenway (cycle track)

Monday, 19th April, 2021 5:38pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

‘Organised campaign’ against Bembridge holiday lodges ‘bordering on mass hysteria’ says agent

Love Lane artists impression - Martha James Plan Research

Agent for the applicants says she's had to write to Isle of Wight Council planning authority about "the behaviour of certain residents"

Monday, 19th April, 2021 2:08pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Dirty details of zero food hygiene rating revealed

Outside of Lake Kebab House

The details of the hygiene inspection of Lake Kebab House - who were given a zero rating - have been revealed

Friday, 16th April, 2021 12:09pm

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

Staff’s response to Covid-19 has been humbling, says head of nursing

Three health bosses

Three health bosses reflect on the last year and the impact of Covid

Thursday, 15th April, 2021 6:02pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Fewer Covid-19 vaccinations on the Isle of Wight in the last week

Healthcare worker preparing the Covid19 vaccine by DK Photography Isle of Wight

Far fewer Covid-19 vaccinations have been given out in the last recorded week

Thursday, 15th April, 2021 5:36pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Deputy Mayor joins those objecting to guest house to help the Island’s homeless

Leed Street property

Two Saints say tenants would not placed in the property directly from the street, but will have gone through a process to determine they are ready to live independently and successfully

Tuesday, 13th April, 2021 5:41pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

A third of Isle of Wight cancer patients turned down surgery in Portsmouth

hospital bed

There is concern that patients who deferred or declined cancer appointments at mainland hospitals may have inadvertently been caused harm by delaying their own treatment

Tuesday, 13th April, 2021 2:28pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments