This Isle of Wight care home has six months to improve or face being shut down, after being rated 'Inadequate' due to “widespread and systematic failings”.
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Fran joins the Isle of Wight ferry company from Condor, as Kevin George, the previous CEO, moves to be Red Funnel Group Chairman.
Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 2:26pm
By Ben Walker with one comment
Best of luck to Isle of Wight indie-electro band, Nakamarra, who will be battling it out against two other finalists on 10th May in London, hoping to come home with the nationwide emerging music prize.
Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 1:34pm
By Silas Gregory with one comment
Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has ordered the investigation following concerns about South Western Railway’s capability since taking over and also that of Network Rail, says MP.
Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 1:31pm
By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment
A couple have been caught having sex in an Isle of Wight library, leading to eight CCTV cameras now being fitted inside the building.
Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 12:08pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments
Whitbread, which owns Premier Inn, has confirmed it will be investing £10 million into building the new hotel in Sandown and announced the start of construction.
Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 10:54am
By Richard Pia with 3 readers' comments
The councillor says those who believe in the provision of alternative and diverse learning environments, which suit the requirements of children and young people with different learning needs, should resist this school closure.
Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 9:33am
By Cllr Karl Love with 2 readers' comments
A report published by the Isle of Wight NHS reveals there were 20 deaths at the hospital classed as a ‘serious incident’ between September and December last year.
Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 8:29am
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments
With more families seeking help, Isle of Wight Foodbank say the increase is due to people struggling with benefit payments issues; insecure work; debt; homelessness and low income.
Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 7:26am
By Hannah King with one comment