The SAS accreditation recognised a range of environment-friendly initiatives that 1Leisure introduced at its council-run sites at Sandown, Medina and Westridge.
Isle of Wight Council
Learn what’s really happening at the Isle of Wight Council at OnTheWight, reported by this award-winning team behind the Isle of Wight news service. Coverage includes the council’s delegated decisions, planning applications, changes in policy and press releases.
The deputy leader of the Isle of Wight council has told his residents that he will vote against the plan to close Yarmouth School and says "People power works".
Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019 2:31pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments
Plans for a waterfront cultural centre in East Cowes - that could be partnered with the V&A museum group - has received support from many including the MP, but local boatbuilder says it's just another "scheme made up by harebrained do-gooders".
Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 5:01pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments
Morrisons in Lake have already built the 'garden centre' at their Lake store and are now applying for retrospective permission, but the local council recommend refusal
Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 10:48am
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments
As buses minister, Nusrat Ghani MP, reminds local authorities they have freedom to take greater control of bus services, Cllr Lilley believes they should be brought into public ownership on the Isle of Wight.
Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 10:29am
By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments
Steve Gibbs believes changes to how petitions will be accepted, a reduction in the number of public meetings, and the lack of written responses from the council constitute the death of democracy on the Isle of Wight.
Monday, 20th May, 2019 9:35am
By Steve Gibbs with one comment
A month since the fatal incident, the Isle of Wight council has not put any traffic calming measures in place, despite another incident in the same spot.
Thursday, 16th May, 2019 5:37pm
By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments
IWC say the suspension is to allow further repairs to the south east hinges and to replace a number of guidewheels.
Thursday, 16th May, 2019 5:32pm
By Sally Perry with one comment