Yarmouth School move a ‘positive way forward’ says Cabinet member

paul brading at cowes enterprise college

Paul Brading says the move "ensures a strong, sustainable and robust educational offer is provided and secures a multi-million pound capital investment opportunity"

Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 5:06pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Federation Governors make their decision over move of Yarmouth School

Yarmouth School

The Governors of the Federation of Yarmouth and Shalfleet Schools have announced their decision on the move of Yarmouth School to Freshwater

Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 11:10am

By Carla Bradshaw

Residents to ‘temporarily’ lose their Post Office following resignation of postmaster

post office sign

The Isle of Wight MP says he's closely monitoring the situation, whilst the Post Office say they're working to find a solution for future service for the village

Friday, 10th January, 2020 12:52pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Subject to Yarmouth Governors, Isle of Wight Cabinet make decision over West Wight schools

The Cabinet plans are subject to a decision by the Governing Body of Yarmouth School, due to be made on Monday

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 10:29pm

By IW Council Press Office

Burst water main results in road closure

Road closed sign

The diversion will affect several roads in Freshwater

Tuesday, 7th January, 2020 11:13am

By Sally Perry

More Isle of Wight electric car charging points

electric car charging point

Subject to approval, the supermarket plans to install two electric car charging points in their car park

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 5:04pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

West Wight Schools: Funding for Freshwater site not yet secured, but decision on closure imminent

The Isle of Wight council cabinet say the All Saints' school site would be subject to a multi-million-pound investment, but it has not been secured yet

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 3:09pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Letter: Time for Yarmouth to remember that it’s no longer an island within an island

Save our School - parents and children

David Griffiths from Yarmouth counters Steve Cowley's letter, setting out what he believes are valid reasons to move Yarmouth School to Freshwater

Thursday, 2nd January, 2020 7:29am

By David Griffith

Letter: Governors have ‘lost their way’, but West Wight parents still see Yarmouth as school of choice

yarmouth school - pupils and parents with save our school banner

Steve Cowley says he believes the Governors of Yarmouth school have "lost their way" and encourages parents to email them

Monday, 30th December, 2019 9:00am

By Steve Cowley with one comment

14 RLSS UK awards for Freshwater Lifeboat volunteers

Freshwater Lifeboat Crews at award ceremony

The crews that couldn't attend the prestigious event at Worcester Cathedral earlier this year were presented personally with the awards at Freshwater Lifeboat Station

Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 4:47pm

By Martin Newham

Appeal after man suffers life changing injuries in Isle of Wight collision

Police tape

Our thoughts are with the rider's family and friends - if you have any information, please let police know

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 9:32am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Letter: West Wight school proposals are ‘best option offered to date’

In response to Steve Cowley's letter, Daniel James says the solution being proposed in the current council consultation is the best offered to date

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 12:16pm

By Daniel James with 3 readers' comments