Isle of Wight GCSE Results: 100% pass rate at Priory School

Jessica Wiles priory school with her artwork that gained her an A star

Priory School students in both A Level and GCSE achieved a clean sweep of 100% pass rates at both levels.

Friday, 23rd August, 2019 8:26am

By Edmund Matyjaszek

Our town and village are now at capacity say Isle of Wight councillors

Construction site :

The Isle of Wight council say there is a lack of suitable housing, but councillors say their areas are at capacity.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 11:11am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Hundreds complete the Osborne Run in the sweltering heat, including a hairy gorilla

Osborne Run the start line

Hundreds took part in the Osborne Run on Sunday in the sweltering heat to raise money for Mountbatten.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 5:48pm

By Matt White with one comment

Whippingham and Osborne elect their next Isle of Wight councillor

stephen hendry

The winner, who is already an East Cowes town councillor, will replace Julia Baker Smith on the Isle of Wight council.

Thursday, 20th June, 2019 11:30pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Plans for all-weather pitch to increase sporting opportunity

all weather football stand

Secretary of Newport FC Supporters Trust says there are very sound footballing reasons for upgrading to an all-weather pitch, as it will always be available for training and matchday use.

Thursday, 13th June, 2019 8:16am

By Gavin Foster

Green Party say their strongest candidate for Whippingham ward unable to stand due to age restriction

cameron palin whippingham

Due to the restriction of being unable to stand their strongest candidate, the IW Green Party will not be putting forward another candidate in June.

Thursday, 23rd May, 2019 12:43pm

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats announce candidate for Whippingham seat

Nick Stuart and Julie Burridge

IW Lib Dems say Julie brings a wealth of experience as a full time specialist foster carer, former Family Support Manager and parent activist.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 5:49pm

By Nick Stuart

The many challenges ‘need a local who can work with the locals’, says by-election candidate

Cllr Michael Paler standing next to Whippingham sign

Michael Paler says there are many challenges taking place that need a local, who can work with the locals.

Thursday, 16th May, 2019 10:52am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Conservatives announce candidate for Osborne and Whippingham seat on Isle of Wight council

stephen hendry

Island Conservatives' candidate says he's already working hard for residents as a town councillor and by-election offers an opportunity to continue this at a county level.

Monday, 13th May, 2019 4:47pm

By David Pugh with 8 readers' comments

Labour announces candidate for Osborne and Whippingham seat on Isle of Wight council

luisa hillard and julian critchley - candidate for whippingham and osborne

The by-election has been prompted by the resignation of previous Labour councillor, Julia Baker-Smith.

Monday, 13th May, 2019 1:43pm

By Julian Critchley with 5 readers' comments

Ryde town councillor puts her hat in the ring for Whippingham IWC seat

Karen Lucioni

Cllr Lucioni says that having lived and worked in the area she's "excited at the opportunity to make a difference in the wider community”.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 3:31pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Mother of six year old girl killed by her father raises serious concerns over failures of Isle of Wight NHS Trust: Official report

Keziah Flux-Edmonds

"It shouldn't have happened," says girl's mother. This terrible tale of loss has been officially investigated by NHS England to see if health professionals could have done more to prevent it.

Thursday, 11th April, 2019 12:00pm

By Sally Perry