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Off-Shore Wind Farm Approved Off West Wight

Off-Shore Wind Farm Approved Off West Wight

The Bournemouth Daily Echo are reporting this morning that permission to build a wand wind farm off the coast of the Isle of Wight has today been approved. There are nine zones that have

Friday, 8th January, 2010 11:31am

By Sally Perry with 55 readers' comments

Have a Laugh in Bonchurch Tonight

Have a Laugh in Bonchurch Tonight

If you were planning to head over to Newport tonight for the Quay Comedy Open Mic Night, then probably be disappointed, but not surprised to hear that it’s been cancelled. Confirmed on the bill

Friday, 8th January, 2010 11:23am

By Sally Perry

Forget the Rock Salt, Jamie Says Use Parmesan

Forget the Rock Salt, Jamie Says Use Parmesan

We could all do with a laugh! NewsBiscuit delivers

Friday, 8th January, 2010 11:11am

By Sally Perry

Snow Alert: Council/Health/Public Services: Friday 8th (Update 7)

As the snow roundabout continues to rotate ...

Friday, 8th January, 2010 10:16am

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Snow Alert: Island Travel Information: Friday 8th (Update 14)

Current travel position.

Friday, 8th January, 2010 7:15am

By Simon Perry with 9 readers' comments

Snow Alert: Island Travel Information: Friday 8th

Forecasts of transport plans for Friday arriving.

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 6:38pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Islander Still Held Up on Convoy (updated)

Islander Still Held Up on Convoy (updated)

Islander Peter Venner is still held up in the convoy to Gaza, waiting to deliver vital medical supplies to those in need.

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 5:37pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Liam Madden’s Film Review: Something’s Gotta Give

Liam Madden’s Film Review: Something’s Gotta Give

Liam reviews Something's Gotta Give and he's not impressed.

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 2:43pm

By Liam Madden

Snow Alert: Island School Closures Friday 8th (Update 11)

Details of which schools will be closed on Friday

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 1:58pm

By Sally Perry with 33 readers' comments

Which Island GPs Are Open Today? (Thursday 7th)

Details of which GPs are working today

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 1:37pm

By Sally Perry

Join The Snowman Competition on Facebook

Join The Snowman Competition on Facebook

Why not enter your snowman into a new FaceBook competition

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 12:29pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

IW Council Tell Staff: Snow Stopping You Getting To Work? Take It As Annual Leave! (updated)

IW Council Tell Staff: Snow Stopping You Getting To Work? Take It As Annual Leave! (updated)

Council staff told "If anyone is unable to get into work due to bad weather, this time must be taken as annual leave or flexi time."

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 12:20pm

By Simon Perry with 31 readers' comments