Although not confirmed, West Wight Alpacas say it's possible that a small number of their animals may have been exposed to a micro bacterium. OnTheWight has more detail.
Isle of Wight business – It’s not just tourism
The Isle of Wight is host to a wide variety of businesses and we love to celebrate their success. As well as farming and agriculture, tourism and manufacturing, the Isle of Wight is fast becoming home to new technologies and online businesses.
Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, says he will campaign against large-scale house building to stop the Island from becoming a suburb of Portsmouth or Southampton.
Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 11:37am
By The Office of Bob Seely with 7 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight council has just offered developers six large sites around the Island - two in Ryde, two in Newport, Sandown and Shanklin. OnTheWight has the details.
Thursday, 20th July, 2017 5:02pm
By Simon Perry with 10 readers' comments
Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, has asked government to use the Isle of Wight as site for a VAT reduction study.
Wednesday, 19th July, 2017 12:16pm
By The Office of Bob Seely with 9 readers' comments
The Solent LEP has today opened a call for companies and organisations with innovative investment proposals in the Solent to apply for up to £5 million under a new round of its Innovation Fund.
Tuesday, 18th July, 2017 3:39pm
By Becky A'court with one comment
In tech terms, this role is top of the tree. An innovator in many different areas, this week IBM picked Isle of Wight resident Andy to being their CTO.
Friday, 14th July, 2017 7:50pm
By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments
Ignoring calls made by the MP, as well as the CP journalists and those trying to put together a community bid, to delay their decision, the shareholders voted to a sell out to mainland publisher, Newsquest.
Thursday, 13th July, 2017 2:27pm
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments
Without the "financial support mechanism" in place, officers say it would be unwise to move forward with the scheme, so the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) which promised skilled jobs and renewable energy is on hold. It's unclear whether the council will ever see the return of their £1m unsecured loan.
Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 9:43am
By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments
The CP journalists have now been joined by the Isle of Wight MP urging shareholders of the Isle of Wight County Press to delay any decision to sell their shares to mainland news publisher, Newsquest.
Tuesday, 11th July, 2017 6:27pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments