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IWC Get Thumbs Up For Transport Guide

IWC Get Thumbs Up For Transport Guide

Go IWC, well done for receiving high praise for your Transport Booklet.

Friday, 16th October, 2009 12:18pm

By Rachael Brooks with 18 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Words: Bee But

Isle of Wight Words: Bee But

Bee But defined.

Friday, 16th October, 2009 12:16pm

By Rachael Brooks

Isle of Wight Jobs: New Service Launched

Isle of Wight Jobs: New Service Launched

A new online service aimed at connecting employers and job seekers launches today.

Friday, 16th October, 2009 11:32am

By Sally Perry

Future Energy: Sustainable Living Event

Future Energy: Sustainable Living Event

The Footprint Trust return with their Future Energy events next week.

Friday, 16th October, 2009 10:23am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Successful Meeting For IW Representatives With Ed Miliband

Successful Meeting For IW Representatives With Ed Miliband

Well done to Geoff Lumley for making sure the meeting between IWC and Ed Miliband took place.

Thursday, 15th October, 2009 9:26pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Des O’Connor Loves Shanklin Theatre

Des O’Connor Loves Shanklin Theatre

Des O'Connor had great things to say about Shanklin Theatre last week.

Thursday, 15th October, 2009 5:24pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Representative from Isle of Wight Meet Ed Miliband

Representative from Isle of Wight Meet Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband will be playing host to a contingent from the Island today.

Thursday, 15th October, 2009 2:41pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Lib Dems Response To MP Expenses Update

Lib Dems Response To MP Expenses Update

The Lib Dems give us their response on the MP's expenses scandal.

Thursday, 15th October, 2009 2:32pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Some change down south to the petrol and diesel prices.

Thursday, 15th October, 2009 2:04pm

By Sally Perry

Zumbatomic For Kids

<strike>Zumbatomic For Kids</strike>

A new way of keeping fit is being introduced by Helen Baker.

Thursday, 15th October, 2009 11:15am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ventnor 2010 Team Launch Poster Competition

Ventnor 2010 Team Launch Poster Competition

A new design competition is launched by the organisers of the new Ventnor 2010 Festival.

Wednesday, 14th October, 2009 5:24pm

By Sally Perry

TweetaThon Raises Over £1,200 For Charity

TweetaThon Raises Over £1,200 For Charity

Gray Collins manages to raise a whopping £1240 for charity by tweeting non stop for 48 hours.

Wednesday, 14th October, 2009 4:20pm

By Simon Perry with one comment