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Andrew Turner’s Response To Vestas News

Andrew Turner’s Response To Vestas News

Andrew Turner's response on news that Vestas plan to cut 500 jobs on the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, 28th April, 2009 1:49pm

By Rachael Brooks with 4 readers' comments

Vestas Chief Talks On The Company’s Future

Vestas Chief Talks On The Company’s Future

Vestas' chief Ditlev Engel reveals more in an interview with Forbes.

Tuesday, 28th April, 2009 12:34pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Are Vestas Leaving The Isle of Wight? UPDATE 8

Are Vestas Leaving The Isle of Wight? UPDATE 8

Problems are afoot at the Ryde and Newport sites of Vestas this morning as staff are told to go home.

Tuesday, 28th April, 2009 9:40am

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments

Wightlink Owner Macquarie Sell UK Airport

Wightlink Owner Macquarie Sell UK Airport

Macquarie, the Australian investment bank that owns Wightlink, has put on of its other UK assets, Bristol International Airport, up for sale.

Sunday, 19th April, 2009 12:22pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Life of an Island Cabbie Part Two

Life of an Island Cabbie Part Two

Part two of life as a Island cabbie.

Thursday, 16th April, 2009 1:45pm

By Anthony Greenman

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Slight changes to the prices of petrol and diesel in south wight

Thursday, 16th April, 2009 11:04am

By Rachael Brooks

Self-Catering Business Face PRS Charges

Self-Catering Business Face PRS Charges

There's a lot of discomfort about the PRS looking to charge self-catering businesses.

Thursday, 16th April, 2009 10:01am

By Simon Perry with 9 readers' comments

Life of Island Cabbie Part One

Life of Island Cabbie Part One

First part of the background on Isle of Wight Taxis.

Tuesday, 14th April, 2009 4:30pm

By Anthony Greenman with 5 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Whitwell Garage Address : High Street, Whitwell, Ventnor, PO38 2PY Brand : Texaco Price : 104p Updated :

Tuesday, 7th April, 2009 3:15pm

By Rachael Brooks

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

More changes in the South Wight area. Unfortunately they’ve gone up. Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand

Thursday, 2nd April, 2009 10:53am

By Rachael Brooks with 3 readers' comments

Vestas Get Expansion Planning Permission

Vestas Get Expansion Planning Permission

Vestas get planning permission for the expansion of their blades unit.

Wednesday, 1st April, 2009 8:19pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Andrew Turner Says “Thanks for Ferry Effort”

Andrew Turner Says “Thanks for Ferry Effort”

Island MP, Andrew Turner would like to send out a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who took part in his recent OFT campaign. He tells us that over 9,000 people and organisations contacted his

Wednesday, 1st April, 2009 4:34pm

By Rachael Brooks with 2 readers' comments