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Sally Perry

Writer, reporter, editor, book-keeper and tea-maker at Isle of Wight News by OnTheWight.

Conservatives delay selection of prospective parliamentary candidate

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It won't be the members of the Isle of Wight Conservative Association making the decision of who will be selected as prospective parliamentary candidate in the general election, just the Executive, but even that decision is now delayed.

Friday, 28th April, 2017 10:27am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 28th April 2017

Roadworks traffic light (Cowleaze)

If you’re out and about on the roads today (28th April) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Friday, 28th April, 2017 6:54am

By Sally Perry

Cllrs Priest and Gilbey: Police investigation into electoral law breach

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The election material of the Shanklin councillors has been investigated and reviewed by senior police within Gold Command. It's been found there "certainly has been a breach" of electoral law.

Thursday, 27th April, 2017 6:07pm

By Sally Perry with 37 readers' comments

Open 2017 call for submission: Your chance to win a Solo Exhibition

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Calling all artists! The Quay Arts Open 2017 competition is now open for submissions. Don't miss the May deadline to enter.

Thursday, 27th April, 2017 4:05pm

By Sally Perry

Five new defibrillators for West Wight thanks to work of parish clerk

Paddy, Gill and Helen

The five new defibrillators will be placed around the Totland, Freshwater and Shalfleet community in strategic positions that complement and enhance existing sites.

Thursday, 27th April, 2017 2:36pm

By Sally Perry

More women standing for Isle of Wight council election in 2017

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More women are standing this time compared to four years ago. OnTheWight takes a look at the spread of women across the various political parties to see who came out on top.

Thursday, 27th April, 2017 12:10pm

By Sally Perry with 42 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 27th April 2017

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If you’re out and about on the roads today (27th April) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Thursday, 27th April, 2017 6:52am

By Sally Perry

Damning official report finds IWC failed Undercliff Drive family

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The Ombudsman said there was no evidence that IWC or Island Roads dealt with the road failure diligently, or as a priority and accused IWC of being "disingenuous", saying their actions caused "substantive injustice".

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 8:43pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

AET replace Sandown Bay Academy Governors with new management board

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Following the resignation of the principal of Sandown Bay Academy this week, AET have announced they've replaced the board of governors with a new management board, with just the former Chair of Governors remaining.

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 2:42pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Sign up today for the Lifeboat Lotto and you could hit the jackpot

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Join the Independent Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than a tenner a month and you'll be helping local independent lifeboat stations.

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 10:43am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 26th April 2017

roadworks on the Isle of Wight

If you’re out and about on the roads today (26th April) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 6:46am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Festival merger with Live Nation on hold: Here’s what happens next

Isle of Wight festival

An official government body, the Competition and Markets Authority, has issued legal papers to pause the merger of Isle of Wight Festival with Live Nation after their recent deal. Here's the paperwork and what stages can follow.

Tuesday, 25th April, 2017 2:59pm

By Sally Perry