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New Titles At Ventnor Library

New Titles At Ventnor Library

More new DVDs and books at the library

Friday, 7th January, 2011 3:49pm

By Tess Jessop with 2 readers' comments

Minghella Film Festival: Young People’s Short Film Competition

Minghella Film Festival: Young People’s Short Film Competition

Details of short film competition for young people

Friday, 7th January, 2011 3:15pm

By Cheryl Soutar

Isle of Wight Surf Club Report: January Frostbite

Isle of Wight Surf Club Report: January Frostbite

Matt Harwood takes the title for the first Frostbite

Friday, 7th January, 2011 2:47pm

By Matt Harwood

New Monopoly Board Released With VentnorBlog

The latest edition is out - with VentnorBlog on it.

Friday, 7th January, 2011 2:35pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

In Search of the South’s Best Young Crime Writers

In Search of the South’s Best Young Crime Writers

New writing comp for 11-17 year olds

Friday, 7th January, 2011 2:23pm

By A Roving Reporter with one comment

‘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