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Former Ventnor Town Clerk Declares Audit Investigation Unethical

Former town clerk claims that he wasn't interviewed by audit team, 'despite being a central character named for incompetency.

Friday, 5th February, 2010 3:20pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Live Coverage of Steve Beynon’s Budget Cut Presentation (update 9)

Live Coverage of Steve Beynon’s Budget Cut Presentation (update 9)

Follow the presentation and response to Isle of Wight Council's budget cut proposal

Friday, 5th February, 2010 12:46pm

By Sal and Simon with 28 readers' comments

High Spirits Enters JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

High Spirits Enters JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

Steve Le Butt gets in first

Friday, 5th February, 2010 12:09pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

VB Pick Of What’s On This Weekend+ (podcast)

VB Pick Of What’s On This Weekend+ (podcast)

Lots of fab things to do this weekend.

Friday, 5th February, 2010 11:53am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Special Constables Out On The Roads This Weekend

Special Constables Out On The Roads This Weekend

This weekend is National Special Constabulary weekend! The aim of the weekend is to draw attention to the contribution that special constables (volunteer police officers) make to the community by working alongside police officers. What’s going

Friday, 5th February, 2010 11:13am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

T.G.I.F. Hold On Tight

T.G.I.F. Hold On Tight

Whoops, make sure you're safely secured before attempting this maneuver.

Friday, 5th February, 2010 10:23am

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Overwhelming Vote of No Confidence in Council Leadership

Overwhelming Vote of No Confidence in Council Leadership

Over 150 Council workers who are Unison members pass their verdict.

Thursday, 4th February, 2010 6:27pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

Banana Gun Flash Mob Planned For Weekend

Banana Gun Flash Mob Planned For Weekend

Yee haa, I feel a fruity gun fight coming on

Thursday, 4th February, 2010 5:20pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Eyewitness in Gaza: Film and Talk

Eyewitness in Gaza: Film and Talk

A talk a Quay Arts by those who went to Gaza should be very interesting.

Thursday, 4th February, 2010 3:45pm

By Rachel Bridgeland

Islanders Urged to Help Save Paddle Steamer Ryde

Islanders Urged to Help Save Paddle Steamer Ryde

Can you help save the Paddle Steamer Ryde?

Thursday, 4th February, 2010 2:56pm

By Mark Young with 42 readers' comments

Thanks a £1.8 Million Isle of Wight Lottery

Thanks a £1.8 Million Isle of Wight Lottery

As well as helping out Island businesses, lots of people have won prizes.

Thursday, 4th February, 2010 2:17pm

By Rachael Brooks with 6 readers' comments

Recordings of Ventnor Council Meetings Resume, But Not Without A Fight

Recordings of Ventnor Council Meetings Resume, But Not Without A Fight

Recordings start back up again but the town clerk gives away previous recordings.

Thursday, 4th February, 2010 12:59pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments