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Where You Should Vote Today

Where You Should Vote Today

Take the opportunity to have your say. Here's the complete list of where you can vote on the Isle of Wight today

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 1:13pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Shanklin Freak Show Win National Competition: Their Thank You

Shanklin Freak Show Win National Competition: Their Thank You

Well done to The Freaks!

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 12:24pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

First Four Raiders Sign For Next Season

First Four Raiders Sign For Next Season

Cornish, Taylor, Facey and Gosset sign up for next season with the Raiders

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 11:54am

By A Roving Reporter

Support For Childhood Deafness At The Listening Bus

Support For Childhood Deafness At The Listening Bus

Check out the Listening Bus to find out more about childhood deafness

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 11:18am

By IW Council Press Office

Island Council Houses May Be Sold

Island Council Houses May Be Sold

The council replies to VB's questions on the proposed sale of council houses on the Island

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 10:45am

By Simon Perry with 7 readers' comments

Island Sees Major Development In Treatment Of Stroke

Island Sees Major Development In Treatment Of Stroke

Improved services on the Island for stroke treatment

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 10:31am

By Alison Toney with 2 readers' comments

Battle of The Bands Final Tonight

Battle of The Bands Final Tonight

Cheer on young Island bands at tonight's Battle of the Bands competition

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 10:06am

By Sally Perry

Tennyson Down Makes Telegraph Walk of The Week

Tennyson Down Makes Telegraph Walk of The Week

Island walks make The Telegraph 'Walk of The Week'

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 9:45am

By Rachael Brooks

Stop The Cuts Heal The Island Rally This Weekend

Stop The Cuts Heal The Island Rally This Weekend

Stop The Cuts rally on Saturday in Newport between 11am-12.30pm. Show your support for the NHS public services and hear keynote speeches from groups, unions and staff

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 8:44am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Libraries: Legal Action Filed Against Other Counties

Libraries: Legal Action Filed Against Other Counties

Two counties have high court action filed against them over library closures

Thursday, 5th May, 2011 8:31am

By Rachael Brooks with 3 readers' comments

Fire Control Centre To Move To Surrey: Decision Taken

Fire Control Centre To Move To Surrey: Decision Taken

Decision taken to move control centre off Island

Wednesday, 4th May, 2011 4:55pm

By Rachael Brooks with 40 readers' comments

Charlie Brett Donates Long Hair To Wig For Child Cancer Sufferers

Charlie Brett Donates Long Hair To Wig For Child Cancer Sufferers

Nine year old is having her long locks cut off and made into a wig for other children who have lost their hair to cancer

Wednesday, 4th May, 2011 4:17pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments