Head to the Freshwater Skatepark Jam to share you views on future of the park

skateboarder in skatepark

Take part or watch and support, all ages and abilities welcome at the Freshwater Skatepark Jam for skateboarders and scooterists

Monday, 9th March, 2020 5:30pm

By Zoe Thompson

Hygiene inspector found same problems at one-star Isle of Wight pub two years on

the vine inn freshwater

A spokesperson for Fuller, Smith and Turner, said while they're disappointed with the low food score, the tenants had already addressed the issues raised

Wednesday, 4th March, 2020 2:56pm

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

Cash boosts for Isle of Wight independent lifeboats a life saver

Freshwater Lifeboat crew and boat

The cash boost from the Rescue Boat Fund will help two of the Isle of Wight's independent lifeboat stations to continue their vital work keeping us safe in the water

Thursday, 20th February, 2020 8:02am

By Sally Perry

Exhibition celebrates unique, innovative and dazzling Isle of Wight

the wight book spread

Sixty photographs from The Wight Book will be on display at Dimbola Museum and Galleries from the end of this month

Monday, 10th February, 2020 1:24pm

By Elissa Blizzard

Isle of Wight independent lifeboats chosen by public as Red Funnel charity of the year

Freshwater lifeboat rescue

Isle of Wight Independent Life Boats received the most votes from the public

Friday, 31st January, 2020 11:43am

By Martin Newham

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 6 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