All welcome to ‘Heading for Extinction and what to do about it’ talks

extinction rebellion protesters

If you are considering taking action, or going to London for the October uprising that starts on 7th October, you may want to attend these talks.

Wednesday, 18th September, 2019 9:10am

By IW Extinction Rebellion with 6 readers' comments

Newport and Ryde to benefit from slice of multi-million heritage boost

Newport High Street taken in 1928 on the Isle of Wight. Aerofilms Ltd. Source Historic England Archive

The money will help turn empty and underused buildings into a range of offerings, including creative spaces, offices, retail outlets and housing to support wider regeneration.

Saturday, 14th September, 2019 10:00am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council’s offer for Venture Quays accepted by Homes England

venture quays

Talks with Homes England, which owns Venture Quays, have been ongoing for months to determine the future of the site after plans to transform it into a luxury waterfront development, with townhouses, a hotel and bars, fell through.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 3:20pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Here are some of the Prospective Parliamentary Candidates for the Isle of Wight

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If an early election is called, here are some of the people who have been selected as Prospective Parliamentary Candidates for the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 5:52pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Experts believe Pompey’s port will be ready for no-deal Brexit, but concerns remain elsewhere

portsmouth docks

Here’s the latest on what people in the know are saying about the potential impact on Portsmouth Port with a No Deal Brexit, that might impact cars getting to/from the Wightlink Ferry.

Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 6:33pm

By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats select their Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

nick stuart lib dem

With the prospect of a General Election on the horizon, the Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats have selected their prospective candidate.

Monday, 9th September, 2019 8:05am

By Anni Adams with 3 readers' comments

‘I don’t support proroguing Parliament’ Bob Seely Tweeted in July (before deleting). OnTheWight asked him what’s changed

deleted tweet by bob seely

‘I don’t support proroguing Parliament’ Bob Seely Tweeted in July - then deleted it. In August he became a supporter of prorogation. OnTheWight asked him what has changed his mind.

Friday, 6th September, 2019 7:57pm

By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP thanked by Chancellor for championing the Police

bob seely - treason - parliamentlive tv

The Chancellor thanked Bob Seely MP for championing the police and police resourcing.

Friday, 6th September, 2019 3:53pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

Academic pressure a significant factor affecting mental health of young people, says survey

exam results

This week a Young Minds survey shows that academic pressure is a significant factor affecting the mental health of young people.

Thursday, 5th September, 2019 6:08pm

By Peter Shreeve

Those against attempt to prorogue Government invited to attend Isle of Wight rally

protestors at stop the coup rally

Islanders unhappy about the Prime Minister's plan to prorogue Government for five weeks are invited to attend this rally on Saturday

Thursday, 5th September, 2019 12:34pm

By Islanders for Europe with 6 readers' comments

Letter: ‘The public want alliances more than tribalism, and are fed up with constant fighting and petty arguments’

vix lowthion

With the prospect of a general election the Green Party Prospective Parliamentary Candidate asks whether we could see real, significant alliances on the Isle of Wight. Vix says thousands hope so, and some are trying to make it happen.

Thursday, 5th September, 2019 8:34am

By Vix Lowthion with 11 readers' comments

New three-year Isle of Wight Health and Care Plan from NHS Trust, CCG and Council revealed today

Nurse and elderly man

As well as redesigning Mental Health Services, the focus of the three-year plan is to help keep people out of hospital and avoid permanent admissions into care wherever possible.

Thursday, 5th September, 2019 5:01am

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments