Navitus Bay offshore wind park to be debated in Parliament

From the Needles:

MPs will hear about residents' objections to the proposed offshore wind park this afternoon.

Tuesday, 19th November, 2013 3:24pm

By Sally Perry

Tax crackdown on hidden wealth in South East and South

20 pound notes :

Residents in the South East and South who hide their wealth are being targeted as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforce.

Tuesday, 19th November, 2013 12:01pm

By Lisa Billard with 5 readers' comments

Council to fund ‘fit for purpose’ works at Academy

Cowes Enterprise College

We find out what Mr Gove was referring to when he mentioned the council's commitment to capital costs at Cowes Enterprise College.

Monday, 18th November, 2013 11:00am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

MP received ‘Parliamentarian of the Year’ for action on press freedom

Andrew Turner MP

Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner's action on press freedom earlier this year wins him an award from The Spectator.

Saturday, 16th November, 2013 9:24am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 16 readers' comments

Pennyfeathers: ‘Inappropriate development’ Island MP tells Parliament

Andrew Turner said to Parliament that he hoped the Isle of Wight Council could find the grounds to turn down the proposed Penyfeathers development.

Wednesday, 13th November, 2013 10:29am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 8 readers' comments

Andrew Turner MP appointed to Public Administration Select Committee

Andrew Turner

Andrew says he's looking forward to the new role scrutinising important issues.

Tuesday, 12th November, 2013 9:32am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 6 readers' comments

Andrew Turner gives up rented London flat in favour of hotel

Andrew Turner

Island MP found that claims on his second home were too problematic so has opted to stay in a hotel when away from home instead.

Monday, 4th November, 2013 4:22pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Strike action postponed as Gove engages with teaching unions

Michael Gove

The unions have agreed to postpone another day of action in the autumn term after Michael Gove says he's willing to engage with them over conditions.

Tuesday, 29th October, 2013 1:09pm

By Dominic Coughlin with one comment

Attempt to oust Andrew Turner as 2015 Isle of Wight MP candidate

Andrew Turner

OnTheWight has been told of a move within the Island Conservative Association to have Andrew Turner de-selected as Isle of Wight MP.

Monday, 7th October, 2013 8:03pm

By Simon Perry with 95 readers' comments

UKIP announce MEP candidates for the South East

Nigel Farage

Candidates for the 2014 MEP elections are announced by the UK Independence Party.

Monday, 7th October, 2013 6:00pm

By Annabelle Fuller with 19 readers' comments

Get your votes in for UK Youth Parliament Campaign

Robert Selby:

Young people aged between 11 and 18 on the Isle of Wight are asked to vote for one of a number of issues that will be adopted by the UK's Youth Parliament.

Monday, 7th October, 2013 11:16am

By IW Council Press Office

A ray of hope for Isle of Wight Coastal Path plans

Isle of Wight coastline blocked by stray_croc

Happily the Minister has decided to review his decision to exclude the Isle of Wight from the English Coastal Path

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2013 6:50pm

By Simon Perry with 7 readers' comments