Isle of Wight businesses closed due to lockdown reminded to claim grants

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In addition to the rolling £3,000 monthly grants, all businesses forced to close can claim a one-off grant of up to £9,000. Details within

Monday, 25th January, 2021 11:30am

By The Office of Bob Seely

Isle of Wight MP renews his call for ‘Island Park’ designation

View of the South West coast of the Island from Tennyson Down

Seely says, “This is not just about housing and protecting from overdevelopment: it is about protecting landscape in perpetuity and is part of a green agenda for the Island too"

Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 5:15pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

MP against Puckpool plans due to lack of affordable housing

puckpool hill houses plan with bob seely

Bob Seely says he is opposing the development because the houses will not be affordable for Isle of Wight families trying to get a foot on the housing ladder

Tuesday, 12th January, 2021 11:11am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP calls for Government-backed insurance scheme for festival and events industry

Cirque de la Quirke stage at Isle of Wight festival

Bob Seely says that as MP of Britain’s 'Festival Island', it is important that he champions the need for support for the events industry. Here's why

Monday, 11th January, 2021 12:21pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 6 readers' comments

Proposal to Gov review body to change Cross-Solent transport (updated)

Bob Seely and Dave Stewart superimposed over the wash of a ferry

Bob Seely MP and the Isle of Wight council leader have submitted ideas to a Government review body to make changes to the way Cross-Solent transport works

Friday, 8th January, 2021 6:00am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 12 readers' comments

Large Covid-19 vaccination site planned for the Isle of Wight, plus number of vaccinations already delivered

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

Details of vaccinations carried out so far, when the Oxford vaccine is arriving and details of a large vaccination centre all within

Thursday, 7th January, 2021 4:29pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 2 readers' comments

Over £800,000 for St Mary’s hospital to upgrade and refurbish several areas

st mary's hospital

Health bosses on the Island said the investment would enable the IOW NHS Trust to address some long-standing issues and upgrade parts of St Mary’s Hospital to the benefit of staff, patients and visitors

Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020 7:02am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 5 readers' comments

Government U-turn on proposed housing targets

fence of building site with warning signs

Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, has led a group of MPs campaigning nationally to reverse "unrealistic and damaging housing targets"

Wednesday, 16th December, 2020 12:56pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP urges those eligible to have the flu jab

Bob Seely getting flu jab

The head of Public Health England says "The flu vaccine is the best defence against what can be a serious illness"

Monday, 14th December, 2020 10:53am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

New grants for charities and community groups aimed at tackling loneliness

older woman looking out of the window

Funding will be available to small charities and community groups who are working to reduce loneliness by helping people feel more connected

Friday, 11th December, 2020 7:26am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight youth organisations could benefit from Youth Covid-19 Support Fund

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Bob Seely says he hopes that Isle of Wight youth organisations will benefit from the Youth Covid-19 Support Fund

Monday, 7th December, 2020 9:05am

By The Office of Bob Seely

NHS Reservists: New law proposed and to be piloted on the Isle of Wight

Spitfire with thank you nhs message on bottom of it

The vision for the proposed NHS Reserve Staff Bill is to create volunteer reservists for the NHS, modelled on Armed Forces reservists and police special constables, with an Isle of Wight pilot

Friday, 27th November, 2020 1:11pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 5 readers' comments