Isle of Wight shopkeepers urged to enter ‘best small shops competition’

The outside of the shop Lesley's Nutshell

Judges will be looking for evidence of entrepreneurial spirit, ways small shops have been innovative and what they have done to have a lasting positive impact on their community

Monday, 10th August, 2020 9:34am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 2 readers' comments

MP calls for a tailored support package to help the coach industry get back on the road

back Britain's coaches logo

The MP is asking for clearer guidance for the coach industry, so they can get back on the road and support a resurgence of domestic tourism

Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 5:01pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

£50 bike repair vouchers issued to encourage residents onto their bikes

bicycles lined up

The first 50,000 vouchers were released last night and given on a first served basis. Details within

Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 6:56am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 9 readers' comments

New legislation planned to to protect residents of park homes and caravan sites

caravan park site next to field of sheep

The Minister says the assessment that the person responsible for managing the site is suitable to do so and of good character, will help target and remove the worst offenders from the sector

Tuesday, 21st July, 2020 11:10am

By The Office of Bob Seely

Oil drilling plans are ‘entirely inappropriate for the Isle of Wight’ says MP: Read his objection in full

bob seely in parliament

Bob Seely MP has set out a range of objections to the plans for oil drilling on the Isle of Wight, which he states would be entirely inappropriate for the Island. Read them in full here

Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 9:15am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 7 readers' comments

Government award £500,000 for flood defences in East Cowes

Flooding in East Cowes by Karl Love

The Government said the money for East Cowes will be used to reduce the risk of tidal flooding and increase resilience for properties and businesses including the ferry terminal

Tuesday, 14th July, 2020 12:12pm

By The Office of Bob Seely

‘Zoe’s Law’ petition calling for all removed moles to be tested by law gains over 11,600 signatures

Zoe Panayi

The petition started on the Isle of Wight has over 11,600 signatures, calling for all removed moles to be tested for melanoma skin cancer - by law

Tuesday, 30th June, 2020 2:59pm

By The Office of Bob Seely

Isle of Wight MP asks ferry company to resume all cross-Solent services – but booking are already being taken

Keith Greenfield CEO Wightlink Ferries

Seely has written to Wightlink’s Chief Executive, keen to see the resumption of sailings on all cross-Solent routes - which includes the FastCat and the Yarmouth ferry service

Monday, 29th June, 2020 6:30pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight NHS staff and care workers thanked for remarkable work during Covid-19 outbreak

bob seely in parliament

Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, highlighted and praised the work of NHS staff and care workers during the health debate on Wednesday

Thursday, 25th June, 2020 12:11pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP welcomes relaxation of 2m social distancing rule and other lockdown easing measures

bob seely outside st marys

Isle of Wight MP thanks the Prime Minister for relaxing the 2m social distancing rule and says we need to make sure that tourism-related businesses are not left behind in the fight for survival against the Covid-19 virus

Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 8:38am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 18 readers' comments

Call for Government help by Independent pharmacies

Tim Gibbs and Bob Seely outside Yarmouth Pharmacy

Seely says pharmacies have been under severe pressure during the Covid-19 crisis, with income decreasing whilst their role in the community has become more important

Thursday, 18th June, 2020 8:46am

By The Office of Bob Seely

PCC’s online events have a focus on protecting children and older people

elderly woman's hands

The first week of events will include a celebration of national Pride month, an online boxing session, a Q&A session with Police officers and top tips for older and younger people to stay safe

Monday, 15th June, 2020 8:31am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 6 readers' comments