Since July last year, with the help of environmentally-conscious members of the public, Isle of Wight based Wyatt and Jack have managed to re-purpose around 15 tonnes of "broken inflatable weirdness" preventing it to from going to landfill.
South Coast Leisure have submitted and application to Isle of Wight Council which claim to create up to 200 jobs in a new retail and leisure park in Newport.
Wednesday, 19th December, 2018 1:18pm
By Tony Wake with 6 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight council respond to claims from Island Labour that "significant amounts of money that could be kept on the Island and might even be the difference between local businesses thriving or dying are routinely being spent on companies like Amazon".
Friday, 14th December, 2018 11:22am
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments
Why is Isle of Wight council spending £41k a year on Amazon? Better to spend locally says Island Labour
Island Labour say that in 2015 the Isle of Wight council signed an accord with the Island Federation of Small Businesses which pledged to, where possible, use small businesses to provide goods and services, but in the last year they have spent £41,000 with Amazon.
Saturday, 8th December, 2018 11:09am
By Simon Perry with 16 readers' comments
On certain days, in certain locations, at certain times, you'll be able to park for free in council car parks. Check details carefully to avoid a ticket.
Thursday, 6th December, 2018 2:50pm
By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments
Over 40 Ryde businesses will be open beyond their usual hours and there'll be a chance to win £100 and other prizes, just by spending locally. Expect street entertainment, a pop-up nativity photobooth and Network Ryde offers teens somewhere to wrap presents, make decorations, or just chill out whilst you do your shopping.
You can park for free for part of the day in many of the Isle of Wight council car parks for Small Business Saturday tomorrow - but make sure you're in the right one before walking off without buying a ticket.
Friday, 30th November, 2018 11:08am
By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments
As reported last week by OnTheWight, the 3,000+ signature petition will be debated at next week's full council meeting. IWC announce they will meet with business associations over parking charge plans
Wednesday, 14th November, 2018 1:19pm
By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments
The petition opposing the introduction of parking charges on Union Street, Ryde has attracted over 1,500 signatures and organisers hope to reach 2,500.
Monday, 5th November, 2018 7:32pm
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments