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Brighstone School Bonfire Party Postponed

Brighstone School Bonfire Party Postponed

Due to bad weather the Brighstone Bonfire Party has been postponed for 24 hours

Friday, 6th November, 2009 5:15pm

By Wendy Varley with one comment

Newport CE Primary School To Reopen Monday

Emergency water main repairs carried out.

Friday, 6th November, 2009 3:50pm

By Simon Perry

Improvements to Ventnor Esplanade To Start on Monday (Updated Pics)

Improvements to Ventnor Esplanade To Start on Monday (Updated Pics)

Great news for Ventnor Esplanade as the IWC confirm that works to improve the pedestrian access will start from Monday. Those who made it down to the public consultation held at the Winter Gardens in

Friday, 6th November, 2009 2:34pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

VB Goes On The Airwaves

VB Goes On The Airwaves

VB have a chinwag with Tom Stroud on IW radio today

Friday, 6th November, 2009 11:45am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

£3m Year: Expected Cost to Island of Pensioner’s Free National Bus Travel

£3m Year: Expected Cost to Island of Pensioner’s Free National Bus Travel

Cllr Edward Giles, IW Council cabinet member for environment and transport, has revealed that the current shortfall in the scheme that sees any pensioner in the UK travel free on Island buses is expected

Friday, 6th November, 2009 11:32am

By Simon Perry with 16 readers' comments

Andrew Turner Responds to Kelly MP Expenses Report

Andrew Turner Responds to Kelly MP Expenses Report

Full response from Andrew Turner.

Friday, 6th November, 2009 10:14am

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

MP Andrew Turner’s Partner Carole Dennett Will Step Down (UPDATED)

Given the salary she was on, it looks like costs will be increased by Carole having to stand down.

Friday, 6th November, 2009 9:30am

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Poppy Appeal Charity Boxes Stolen

Poppy Appeal Charity Boxes Stolen

Some rotter has stolen Poppy Appeal Charity boxes from Ryde and Ventnor.

Friday, 6th November, 2009 8:25am

By Rachael Brooks

Review of Achievement In Island Education Presented To IWC Panel

Review of Achievement In Island Education Presented To IWC Panel

A positive discussion took place at the Children and Young People Scrutiny Panel meeting last night.

Thursday, 5th November, 2009 5:36pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

VB Flickr Group Picture of the Week

VB Flickr Group Picture of the Week

This week’s Picture of the Week goes to Garth of Wight, well actually it goes to his daughter who took this shot which was loaded onto the VB Flickr Pool. The night skies have been

Thursday, 5th November, 2009 3:41pm

By Sally Perry

Zumbatomic Classes Move to Ryde

Zumbatomic Classes Move to Ryde

Zumbatomic classes are moving from Newport to Ryde.

Thursday, 5th November, 2009 12:44pm

By Sally Perry

Successful Launch at Boojum and Snark

Successful Launch at Boojum and Snark

The Boojum & Snark launch went down a treat in Sandown.

Thursday, 5th November, 2009 11:57am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments