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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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
After five years since opening, the Isle of Wight Studio school is to close in Summer 2019.
Monday, 23rd April, 2018 5:47pm
By Ben Walker with 2 readers' comments
Permission to serve alcohol between the hours of 9am and 11pm, Monday to Saturday, and between 10am to 11pm on Sundays, was approved by the Isle of Wight Council’s licensing sub-committee today.
Monday, 23rd April, 2018 3:38pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments
Concerns have been raised by residents and councillors as a planning application for thirty new houses in Whippingham goes out public consultation.
Thursday, 19th April, 2018 5:49pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments
Concerns raised by a resident and the town council have been countered by the ferry company who say there have only been two incidents of drunken behaviour in the last 12 months, neither of which were caused by their passengers.
Thursday, 19th April, 2018 10:49am
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment
The leader of the council says the works are part of the IWC's "continuing aim to get a good and reliable service for residents during this extended trial period".
Monday, 16th April, 2018 7:12pm
By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments
Red Funnel's CEO pays tribute and thanks their "amazing staff for providing such a warm, friendly and professional service which clearly is appreciated by both regular travellers and visitors alike".
Thursday, 12th April, 2018 8:47am
By Ben Walker with one comment
The ward councillor for East Cowes says he feels optimistic and impressed with the passion and determination shown by residents. He shares this latest update on the future of the iconic Umbrella Tree.
Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 1:41pm
By Cllr Karl Love with 4 readers' comments
There is mixed support for the proposed application to move Newport Football Club to the northern outskirts of Newport, but the planning officer is recommending conditional permission.
Monday, 9th April, 2018 5:39pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments