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IW Council Accused Of Improperly Diverting £1.9m Funding

Did IWC improperly divert funding from Supporting People Programme?

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2010 4:41pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Further Landslide on Military Road (updated)

Further Landslide on Military Road (updated)

The edge of the cliff moves closer to the road

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2010 2:28pm

By Sally Perry with 38 readers' comments

Council Release Revised Budget Proposal (update 2)

The council revise their budget proposals to ensure vulnerable people get an extra £750,000

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2010 11:37am

By Sally Perry with 74 readers' comments

What’s New at Ventnor Library This Week

What’s New at Ventnor Library This Week

New titles at the library in Ventnor

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2010 9:48am

By Tess Jessop

Isle of Wight Festival 2010: Devendra Banhart, Editors, Noah and the Whale More

Isle of Wight Festival 2010: Devendra Banhart, Editors, Noah and the Whale More

Superb, really looking forward to seeing Devendra Banhart perform at the 2010 Isle of Wight Festival

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2010 12:01am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Victoria Road Amenity Area Welcomes Grant

Victoria Road Amenity Area Welcomes Grant

Victoria Road Amenity Area will benefits from cash for improvements.

Monday, 22nd February, 2010 7:13pm

By Rachael Brooks

Tickets Still Available For Gaza Film and Talk

Tickets Still Available For Gaza Film and Talk

Hear Peter talk about his journey to Gaza

Monday, 22nd February, 2010 2:46pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Council Discuss Role of Winter Gardens’ Volunteers

Ventnor Council Discuss Role of Winter Gardens’ Volunteers

VTC meet tonight to discuss volunteers at the Winter Gardens

Monday, 22nd February, 2010 2:40pm

By Sally Perry

Annual Hedgelaying Comp This Saturday

Annual Hedgelaying Comp This Saturday

Hedgelaying Competition returns with even more prizes than ever.

Monday, 22nd February, 2010 1:14pm

By Rachael Brooks

PughTube: David Pugh Swearing Video Now Public (Update 3)

PughTube: David Pugh Swearing Video Now Public (Update 3)

The video has been published now on YouTube.

Monday, 22nd February, 2010 1:06pm

By Simon Perry with 370 readers' comments

GKN Aerospace Pick Up $100m Contract (Updated)

GKN Aerospace Pick Up $100m Contract (Updated)

Wowser, $100m contract win for GKN

Monday, 22nd February, 2010 12:41pm

By Rachael Brooks with 4 readers' comments

A Review of the Week’s News (Podcast)

A Review of the Week’s News  (Podcast)

We experiment with a weekly news roundup podcast. Let us know what you think of the format.

Monday, 22nd February, 2010 12:14pm

By Sal and Simon with one comment