Isle of Wight councillors vote to support campaign to stop child abuse

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Isle of Wight councillors put their support behind a three month pilot project aimed at reducing child abuse on the Island. Details within

Thursday, 22nd October, 2020 3:17pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

New site for St Catherine’s Sixth Form

St Cats College Launch

The site will also assist the school, which is run by a charity, to support more people in the local community with a training room and an occupational therapy room

Thursday, 22nd October, 2020 9:22am

By Susan Graves

Isle of Wight MP voted against food vouchers for Island children living in poverty over school holidays: We asked him why (updated)

bob seely in parliament with arms crossed

The Isle of Wight MP has come under fire for voting against the motion to provide food vouchers over school holidays for families living in poverty

Thursday, 22nd October, 2020 8:14am

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Ryde School inform Year 8 pupils to stay at home as one confirmed with Covid-19

watercolour painting of Covid 19

The pupil who tested positive for Covid-19 in Year 8 is believed to be an isolated case and all other year groups are unaffected

Thursday, 22nd October, 2020 7:29am

By Ra Hennessy

Islanders urged to remain vigilant to Covid-19 during autumn events

russian dolls wearing face masks

The Director of Public Health says it's vitally important we all continue to observe social distancing, practice good hand hygiene and wear a face covering

Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 8:46am

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

All ages from Isle of Wight Triathlon Club take on Hever Castle Triathlon, with some great results (photos)

Hever Caste Triathalon

The coaching team couldn’t have wanted better results and paid testament to the triathletes' dedication to their coaching over a hard year

Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 8:32am

By Julie Van der Helstraete

Eight-week consultation opens on how Isle of Wight council fund top-up SEN provision

autism on scrabble board

Cllr Paul Brading stresses that the proposal aims to improve provision for children with an EHCP and does not cover the core funding that mainstream schools receive to meet the additional needs of children

Monday, 19th October, 2020 10:46am

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight education union urges action from Bob Seely to help 7,300 Island children living in poverty

Scrabble letters spelling out Act Now surrounded by paperclips and pins

The letter was sent to Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, in the expectation that the Government is serious about ‘levelling up’ and will urgently take action

Thursday, 15th October, 2020 8:42am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Hate Crime is top issue for young people in PCC’s ‘Big Conversation’

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In the latest quarter’s results of the Big Conversation, Hate Crime was selected most often as the top concern for young people in the policing area

Thursday, 15th October, 2020 8:14am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Scouts return to face-to-face Scouting

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Isle of Wight Scouts say our young people need the activities we deliver, now more than ever before

Wednesday, 14th October, 2020 8:22am

By Malcolm Cox with one comment

Rising to the challenge pays off for Duke of Edinburgh students at Cowes Enterprise College

Cowes DofE students with their awards

Rising to the challenge and showing hard work and determination, students are rewarded with their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Awards

Thursday, 8th October, 2020 11:10am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Calling young Islanders: You can help make a difference on Police Youth Commission

Group of young people having a discussion

The Youth Commission acts as the voice of young people, informing and supporting Police and Crime Commissioner in his work and helping him to challenge the Chief Constable on areas that are of importance to young people

Wednesday, 7th October, 2020 2:12pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner