Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Centre: Decision by Secretary of State over call-in revealed

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

Because of an outstanding objection – the application was referred to the Secretary of State, to consider whether to call it in for his own determination

Monday, 27th January, 2020 2:55pm

By The Office of Bob Seely

Isle of Wight MP welcomes boost to police funding

police officer with 101 on lapel - westmidlandspolice

The MP says the increase will see the overall total boosted to £15.2 billion – ten per cent more than the core (resource) grant provided to forces last year

Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 10:45am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

Government promise to provide free sanitary products in schools comes into force today

sanitary pads

From today, schools and colleges will receive an activation email from the phs Group giving them access to a range of products for young people, including eco-friendly options

Monday, 20th January, 2020 8:52am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 2 readers' comments

New designation will help protect vulnerable Solent seabirds from human activity

little tern and chicks

The coastal waters around the Isle of Wight provide unique and important habitat for the UK seabird population

Thursday, 16th January, 2020 3:14pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment

Isle of Wight MP told in supertrawler saga that leaving EU means ‘taking back control of our waters’

The vessel FV Margiris in the water

"Leaving the EU and taking back control of our waters as an independent coastal state gives us the opportunity to introduce stronger measures," says the Minister

Thursday, 19th December, 2019 2:00pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely makes promises ‘keep delivering for the Island’ following election victory

Bob Seely giving his acceptance speech at election count

Bob Seely says it's his role is to represent all Islanders – whether they voted for him or not, adding that he cannot promise to win every battle he fights, but promises to fight every battle to the best of his ability

Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 11:50am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP sets out his wishes for an Island Deal, including three per cent extra funding for council services

bob seely in parliament

Bob Seely's letter to the Prime Minister details where and how he believes extra funding for the Isle of Wight should be targeted

Tuesday, 29th October, 2019 2:37pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight teenage girls encouraged to take part in cyber security competition

teenage girl using a computer

‘CyberFirst Girls’ provides a fun but challenging environment to inspire the next generation of young women to consider a career in cyber security

Friday, 25th October, 2019 9:22am

By The Office of Bob Seely

Ferry companies respond to Isle of Wight MP’s concerns about reliability over winter

DD ferry lights artwork

Read responses from the three Isle of Wight cross-Solent travel companies about winter preparations

Monday, 21st October, 2019 2:17pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP secures meeting with Justice Minister to discuss Camp Hill housing plans

camp hill site - isle of opportunity

The MP said Camp Hill site is important because it can be used to provide "good quality one and two-bed housing for Islanders young and old - without the need to rip up our green landscape"

Thursday, 10th October, 2019 12:12pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 5 readers' comments

Support independent Isle of Wight bookshops, says MP

bob seely and gail middleton posing in bookshop for photo

Bob Seely says small independent bookshops provide a social hub, as well as contributing to the fabric of our town centres

Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 1:12pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 5 readers' comments

Don’t miss out on grants available through the UK National Lottery Community Fund

Men in sheds with banner saying thank you

The MP encourages anyone with a new or existing group to exploit the opportunities for funding. It's a year-round fund and open to everyone.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 10:39am

By The Office of Bob Seely