Yarmouth Bridge to close for five weeks

Yarmouth Bridge to close for five weeks

The Yarmouth bridge is closing for five weeks. Make sure you consider the diversion before heading to the ferry.

Wednesday, 1st April, 2009 2:00pm

By Rachael Brooks

Federation For Some Island Primary Schools Recommended

Federation For Some Island Primary Schools Recommended

Following an independent review into five of the Island’s primary schools, a report issued to the Isle of Wight Council recommends that at least four of the schools federate in order to remain on

Tuesday, 10th March, 2009 11:19am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Gribbles May Hold Key To Liquid Bio Fuel Revolution

Gribbles May Hold Key To Liquid Bio Fuel Revolution

There can’t be many people living on the isle of Wight who don’t know what a gribble is. Last year the wonderful Yarmouth Pier had it’s supports replaced after irrevocable damage was caused by the

Wednesday, 28th January, 2009 11:23am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Island MP Raises Parliamentary Questions on Ferry Service

Island MP Raises Parliamentary Questions on Ferry Service

Following the news on the front page of the County Press last week that Wightlink may pull the Yarmouth-Lymington service, Island MP Andrew Turner has taken action by not only writing to DeFRA but

Thursday, 13th November, 2008 12:16pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 8 readers' comments

Friendship Walk: Have You Signed Up Yet?

Friendship Walk: Have You Signed Up Yet?

With only just over a week to go until the Breast Cancer Campaign’s Friendship Walk, if you haven’t already, do make sure to get your registration in. It’s all part of the month long Isle

Friday, 17th October, 2008 12:59pm

By Rachael Brooks

Isle of Pink Friendship Walk

Isle of Pink Friendship Walk

As part of the month long Isle of Pink Campaign to raise cash and awareness for the Breast Cancer Campaign, a ‘Friendship Walk’ will be taking place near the end of the month. The file

Tuesday, 7th October, 2008 11:24am

By Sally Perry

Visitor’s Views of The Isle of Wight: Part One

Visitor’s Views of The Isle of Wight: Part One

As we all know, many people visit the Isle of Wight for holidays. Here’s the experience of one of them who recently revisited after a break of 13 years. It sounds like he’ll be

Thursday, 2nd October, 2008 9:00am

By Paul Carruthers with 2 readers' comments

IW Radio News: Oh The Humanity!

IW Radio News: Oh The Humanity!

Did you hear the 8am news on IW Radio? Top story was that the The Waverly paddle steamer had collided with the pier at Yarmouth at around 8pm yesterday. OK, it’s not ideal that it

Monday, 15th September, 2008 11:57am

By Simon Perry

High Court Action One Step Closer in Schools Reorganisation Battle

High Court Action One Step Closer in Schools Reorganisation Battle

Press release issued By Standards Not Tiers on behalf of St Helen’s, Yarmouth and Chale Primary Schools SOS Action Groups On Monday 8th September delegates from St Helen’s, Chale and Yarmouth Primary Schools held a

Tuesday, 9th September, 2008 9:55pm

By Standards-Not-Tiers with 3 readers' comments

16 Seater Bike Ride To Raise Cash For Hospice

16 Seater Bike Ride To Raise Cash For Hospice

The Big Bike returns to the Wight in a couple of weeks time to help raise funds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice. The bike need 15 riders and every seat is sponsored. It’ll travel

Thursday, 10th July, 2008 2:45pm

By Rod Walmsley

A Gribble’s Tale: Eccleston George Get Busy in Yarmouth

A Gribble’s Tale: Eccleston George Get Busy in Yarmouth

We’ve all read about the problems with gribbles attacking Yarmouth Pier, one of the last remaining wooden piers in the UK. The shot to the left is evidence of the devastation caused. But have you

Friday, 7th March, 2008 11:33am

By Sally Perry

The Guardian Loves The Isle of Wight

The Guardian Loves The Isle of Wight

On Saturday the Guardian had a blitz of article on the UK as a destination for beach holidays – and the Isle of Wight came out in most of the pieces! By our quick straw

Monday, 16th July, 2007 4:50pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments