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Giuseppe Garibaldi Returns To Newport

Giuseppe Garibaldi Returns To Newport

This Saturday, if you happen to be up in Newport doing your Christmas shopping, why not take a break from the mayhem and pop into the Museum of Island History in Newport. A recent acquisition

Wednesday, 9th December, 2009 3:36pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

22+ Events On The Isle of Wight Today (Wednesday 9th)

22+ Events On The Isle of Wight Today (Wednesday 9th)

Your chance to get busy.

Wednesday, 9th December, 2009 1:12pm

By Rachael Brooks

Audit Commission Launch OnePlace: Island Gets 2 / 4

Audit Commission Launch OnePlace: Island Gets 2 / 4

The Audio Commission new site summaries how local areas are getting on.

Wednesday, 9th December, 2009 9:59am

By Simon Perry

Cancellations on RedJet Tonight

This just in from Red Funnel. Due to a technical difficulty necessitating the withdrawal from service of one of the Hi-Speed Red Jets, Red Funnel are currently operating an hourly service between Southampton and West

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 6:24pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Pixley Hill Recommendation: No Road Safety Audit Over Bus 7 Route

Pixley Hill Recommendation: No Road Safety Audit Over Bus 7 Route

Delegated decision goes against those who complained.

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 5:20pm

By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments

Cowes Yacht Haven A Magnet For Fundraising

Cowes Yacht Haven A Magnet For Fundraising

The Isle of Wight really does its bit to help raise funds for worthy causes and the team at Cowes Yacht Haven tell us this afternoon that in the last in eight days, a

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 4:43pm

By Sally Perry

Buy Elfmade And Help Charity

Buy Elfmade And Help Charity

Get your Christmas cards

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 3:04pm

By Sally Perry

19+ Events On The Isle of Wight Today (Tuesday 8th)

19+ Events On The Isle of Wight Today (Tuesday 8th)

Your chance to get busy.

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 2:17pm

By Simon Perry

Changes to Rubbish Collection and Recycling Pickup

Changes to Rubbish Collection and Recycling Pickup

Make a note of the changes to rubbish collection over the festive period.

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 2:10pm

By Rachael Brooks with 3 readers' comments

Update on Disposal of Ventnor Coastal Visitor’s Centre

Update on Disposal of Ventnor Coastal Visitor’s Centre

A 'letter to the editor' from Chris Welsford.

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 1:57pm

By Chris Welsford with 2 readers' comments

Super Pan Speeds Through Council Planning System

Super Pan Speeds Through Council Planning System

Councillor questions why the IWC's own application is being sped through the system.

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 1:23pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Ex-Vestas Tents Reappear in Trafalgar Square

Ex-Vestas Tents Reappear in Trafalgar Square

They're forming part of the Camp for Climate Action.

Tuesday, 8th December, 2009 11:21am

By Simon Perry with 50 readers' comments