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Run for an Island Charity at the Brighton Marathon

Run for an Island Charity at the Brighton Marathon

Fancy taking part?

Friday, 28th January, 2011 6:20pm

By Jessica Padley

Council Release Budget Proposals

Council Release Budget Proposals

Budget proposals for 2011/12 released by the IWC

Friday, 28th January, 2011 6:04pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

Possible Victory For Westminster House Campaigners

Possible Victory For Westminster House Campaigners

Westminster House saved for the time being

Friday, 28th January, 2011 5:50pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Stop the Cuts Alliance Ramps Up

Isle of Wight Stop the Cuts Alliance Ramps Up

Several days of action planned for cuts campaign

Friday, 28th January, 2011 11:47am

By Rachael Brooks with 21 readers' comments

Cowes Week Sponsor Revealed (Update 4)

Cowes Week Sponsor Revealed (Update 4)

Aberdeen Asset Management named

Friday, 28th January, 2011 10:37am

By Simon Perry with 8 readers' comments

Summer Madness Promoter Insolvent

Summer Madness Promoter Insolvent

£132k owing, some to Island companies and The Bees

Friday, 28th January, 2011 9:52am

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Family Tribute To Jamie Rolfe

Family Tribute To Jamie Rolfe

Our thoughts are with Jamie's friends and family

Friday, 28th January, 2011 6:45am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 4 readers' comments

Have Your Say On Loss Of Loos

Have Your Say On Loss Of Loos

Get your comments in before the consultation closes on Monday

Thursday, 27th January, 2011 6:11pm

By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments

Red Funnel Southampton Terminal Returns To Normal

Red Funnel Southampton Terminal Returns To Normal

Main terminal open again from Saturday

Thursday, 27th January, 2011 5:00pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Become An Isle Of Wight Armchair Auditor

Become An Isle Of Wight Armchair Auditor

Lots of hard work has gone into building this tool to make it really easy for you to examine the council's published expenses. Have a go!

Thursday, 27th January, 2011 3:44pm

By Simon Perry with 37 readers' comments

Shanklin Fire Station Decision Approved

Shanklin Fire Station Decision Approved

Shanklin fire station to stay open under new plans

Thursday, 27th January, 2011 3:41pm

By Rachael Brooks with 10 readers' comments

Appeal For Volunteer Lifeguards Continues

Appeal For Volunteer Lifeguards Continues

Are you interested in becoming a lifeguard?

Thursday, 27th January, 2011 12:28pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments