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‘Save Our Libraries’ Is Call From Users and Staff

‘Save Our Libraries’ Is Call From Users and Staff

A roundup of our live coverage of the meeting

Friday, 7th January, 2011 7:45am

By Sally Perry with 65 readers' comments

Council To Reduce Number Of Operational Buildings

Council To Reduce Number Of Operational Buildings

The council plan to close many 'external' offices, selling them off, or stop paying rent. They'll then spend up to £4m doing up County Hall to host 700 staff there

Thursday, 6th January, 2011 6:37pm

By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments

Young David Takes a Cold Dip for Hospital Friends

Young David Takes a Cold Dip for Hospital Friends

Well done to David Hamm

Thursday, 6th January, 2011 3:12pm

By George Chastney

West Wight Autism Support Group Launches Tomorrow

West Wight Autism Support Group Launches Tomorrow

Rescheduled launch takes place tomorrow

Thursday, 6th January, 2011 2:49pm

By Rachael Brooks

Roundup of Anti-Cuts Meetings Over Next Week (updated)

Roundup of Anti-Cuts Meetings Over Next Week (updated)

A roundup of all anti budget cuts meetings

Thursday, 6th January, 2011 10:23am

By Sally Perry with 27 readers' comments

Save The Carnival Learning Centre: Are You Attending Meeting Tonight? (updated)

Save The Carnival Learning Centre: Are You Attending Meeting Tonight? (updated)

Are you going to CLC meeting tonight, if so confirm your attendance

Thursday, 6th January, 2011 9:44am

By Sally Perry

Adult Social Care Cuts/Westminster House Public Meeting (updated)

Adult Social Care Cuts/Westminster House Public Meeting (updated)

A meeting for carers and stakeholders in Westminster House

Thursday, 6th January, 2011 9:39am

By Richard Priest

Huge Increase In Island Pothole Claims

Huge Increase In Island Pothole Claims

Many more claims made to the council for damage to cars

Thursday, 6th January, 2011 8:52am

By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments

Refuse Collections Disruption: Check Table For Dates

Refuse Collections Disruption: Check Table For Dates

Rubbish collection dates are still disrupted

Thursday, 6th January, 2011 8:33am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

IW HMV and Waterstone’s Are Safe From Closure

IW HMV and Waterstone’s Are Safe From Closure

Isle of Wight shops to stay open

Wednesday, 5th January, 2011 7:55pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Save Our Libraries Public Meeting

Save Our Libraries Public Meeting

Meeting at Quay Arts from 7pm Thursday

Wednesday, 5th January, 2011 6:44pm

By Rachael Brooks

Public Meeting To Discuss Winter Gardens Closure

Public Meeting To Discuss Winter Gardens Closure

Public invited to hear reasons for the VTC's recent decision to close the Winter Gardens

Wednesday, 5th January, 2011 6:26pm

By Sally Perry with one comment