Niton and Whitwell Parish Councils are holding an art competition for youngsters aged 11 and under to mark Isle of Wight Day. Get their creative juices flowing and they might win one of the cash prizes.
Without the "financial support mechanism" in place, officers say it would be unwise to move forward with the scheme, so the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) which promised skilled jobs and renewable energy is on hold. It's unclear whether the council will ever see the return of their £1m unsecured loan.
Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 9:43am
By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments
Just four years after being judged as ‘inadequate’, the lowest grade, inspectors now acknowledge that leaders at the school ‘demonstrate an absolute belief that all pupils deserve the very best’.
Friday, 19th May, 2017 4:36pm
By Lindsay Becker with 2 readers' comments
The Ombudsman said there was no evidence that IWC or Island Roads dealt with the road failure diligently, or as a priority and accused IWC of being "disingenuous", saying their actions caused "substantive injustice".
Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 8:43pm
By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments
Dog walkers are encouraged to be vigilant following reports of quantities of palm oil being washed up on Isle of Wight beaches.
Saturday, 11th March, 2017 11:48am
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
Former Executive member, Phil Jordan, who has an indepth knowledge of the situation on Undercliff Drive, explains why the Leader's claims of reopening the road are extremely premature.
Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 6:04pm
By Phil Jordan with 14 readers' comments
This resident on Undercliff Drive says after years of discussions, studies, surveys, the present solution has been arrived at. She's sceptical of the council Leader's promises to reopen the road - suggesting the upcoming election might have a bearing.
Monday, 20th February, 2017 8:15am
By Lois Jennings with 11 readers' comments
Council leader and councillor for Chale, Whitwell and Niton, Dave Stewart, has commissioned a feasibility study to look at options to re-open Undercliff Drive to through traffic.
Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 6:19pm
By Sally Perry with 38 readers' comments
Town and parish councils were left dismayed after talks with Southern Vectis about reinstating the hourly summer timetable on the number six route break down.
Friday, 10th February, 2017 6:55am
By Jon Young with 6 readers' comments
The Leader has met with Southern Vectis and obtained an assurance they would now consult with town and parish councils.
Friday, 3rd February, 2017 7:00am
By Chris Whitehouse with 4 readers' comments
Southern Vectis say this is the first time in decades that a bus service for the rural communities they serve has been operated without local authority funding and that the current timetable for route 6 is run entirely on a commercial basis.
Thursday, 2nd February, 2017 6:19pm
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments