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

New Isle of Wight pre-school and Family Centre officially opened today

East Cowes Family Centre. Opening by Councillor Paul Brading, Cabinet member for children’s services, Isle of Wight, England. April 4, 2019.

Young families in Whippingham and East Cowes were celebrating the official opening of the Seashells pre-school and East Cowes Family Centre today.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 3:54pm

By Sally Perry

Tunnel to the Isle of Wight: Proposed entry & exit locations and costs revealed

solent tunnel -Closer detail of M27 to intersection portal location at Daedalus Enterprise Zone

Campaigners for a fixed link between the Isle of Wight and mainland have revealed the entry and exit points of the proposed 'Solent Freedom Tunnel'. OnTheWight has the maps and more detail.

Friday, 21st September, 2018 8:40am

By Sally Perry with 31 readers' comments

Councillor disappointed her personal life is ‘under constant scrutiny’

julia baker smith

Cllr Baker Smith said she’d be splitting her time between the Isle of Wight and Manchester, adding she’s disappointed that her personal life is ‘under constant scrutiny’, something not applied to working fathers on the council.

Thursday, 9th August, 2018 12:10pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Town council brand Barratt Homes’ application ‘un-neighbourly’

hawthorn meadows

The Town council has asked for ‘un-neighbourly development’ be considered by Isle of Wight council planning committee, and not dealt with under delegated powers.

Monday, 6th August, 2018 3:31pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Priory School the latest Isle of Wight school to receive Ofsted report

Priory School

Congratulations to all at Priory School who have worked hard to achieve this positive report from Ofsted.

Tuesday, 19th June, 2018 9:21am

By Sally Perry

New home for Newport Football Club to go before Committee

newport fc new ground

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

Kingston Marine Park: Funding due to be agreed

kingston marine park

The council say that infrastructure funding will help attract private sector investment – and estimates it could "eventually create around 550 long-term jobs and 20 during the construction phases".

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 4:28pm

By IW Council Press Office

Overnight roadworks at busy roundabout

Diversion road sign

The resurfacing work will take place overnight to avoid disruption at this very busy roundabout.

Tuesday, 21st November, 2017 6:49pm

By Gavin Foster

A full day of fun, live music, beautiful gardens and more for £5 each

Barton Manor

This firm family favourite and has grown year on year to become one of the Hospice's best fundraisers. A full day of things to see and do, head to Barton Manor on Sunday 16th between 10am-4pm.

Saturday, 15th July, 2017 9:13am

By Feature Writer