Call for ‘Island Park’ status for the Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight from Space

Cllr Andre believes the Isle of Wight has a strong case to become designated as an 'Island Park'. She'll explain why at Wednesday's full council meeting.

Tuesday, 20th November, 2018 3:19pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Call for Isle of Wight council to support period poverty campaign

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Cllr Michael Lilley will ask the Isle of Wight council to support the Red Box Project, which raises awareness and provides free sanitary products in schools across the Island.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 12:14pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Plans for wastewater to be chemically treated before being discharged into sea

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Southern Water have lodged an application to build a temporary water treatment kiosk at Hope Beach where wastewater could be chemically treated before being discharged into the sea.

Friday, 16th November, 2018 5:21pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Plans for former Con Club to be converted into new home

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The applicant states that “All the proposed works will enhance not only the listed building but also Ryde Conservation Area".

Friday, 16th November, 2018 4:48pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Clean Air Zone plans go on hold after almost 10,000 respond to consultation

Southampton CAZ proposed area - April 2017

Southampton councillors say they want to properly analyse the exceptional response to its 12-week consultation before a plan is sent to Westminster.

Thursday, 15th November, 2018 9:56am

By William Rimell, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight secondary school looks to reduce pupil intake

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The principal of the school said reducing the pupil intake would assist them in providing stability in its long-term planning.

Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 11:12am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Revised plans for at Yarmouth development open for comments

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The revised plans would be good for the local economy and employment said the clerk of Freshwater Parish Council.

Friday, 9th November, 2018 3:12pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Cabinet vote unanimously to scrap Local Area Coordinators

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Despite huge opposition from service users and their families, as well as those who'll be expected to take over the care of the 600 people who rely on Local Area Coordinators, the Cabinet voted unanimously to scrap the service.

Friday, 9th November, 2018 2:32pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council open budget consultation

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Cabinet members voted last night to open the consultation on draft budget proposals and some made suggestions of items that should not be included.

Friday, 9th November, 2018 12:11pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

New parking charges, ‘another nail in the coffin for small business’

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Shop owners have also accused the Isle of Wight Council of failing to support independent shops, or having a consistent parking strategy and have vowed the ‘fight is on’.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 3:05pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

‘Inadequate’ Isle of Wight care home left elderly residents sitting in urine

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The CQC say care home staff fed the wrong consistency of food to residents, those at risk of choking were being given capsules and there was a high reliance on agency staff.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 2:12pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Major redevelopment planned for holiday park

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Residents have until 23rd November to have their say on this major redevelopment of the holiday park.

Friday, 2nd November, 2018 5:25pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter