Don’t fall for Isle of Wight damp treatment and insulation scam

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If you receive a call saying your "property has been flagged up as eligible” tell the salesman to buzz off.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 6:35pm

By IW Council Press Office

Tropical fish sales lands pet shop owner in hot water (and with a £2,500 fine)

tropical fish in a bowl

A Pet Shop licence had been refused after a vet was concerned about the levels of care.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 5:53pm

By IW Council Press Office

New drop-in advice session for Upper Ventnor

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The joint initiative from Southern Housing Group, POA Learning and Ventnor Town Council is designed to improve access to advice and guidance for residents.

Friday, 5th April, 2019 9:45am

By Tony McCarthy

Isle of Wight NHS spends more than £1.1m on management consultants

St mary's hospital

£23m in the red, an FOI request reveals the Isle of Wight NHS trust spent more than £1.1m on management consultants whilst services were cut.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 5:34pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

School Cuts analysis shows £11.5m cut from Isle of Wight school budgets since 2015


Figures indicate a loss of over £1 million in some larger secondary schools and the NEU says there needs to be a reversal of cuts to school budgets

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 4:02pm

By Peter Shreeve with one comment

Solent LEP launches Brexit tool for businesses

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The Solent BREXIT Toolkit will take about 15 minutes to complete and will highlight resources and events available to your business’s specific requirements.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 2:32pm

By Stuart Hunt

Mountbatten offers bereavement support


The service is open to anyone who has experienced the death of someone close to them – no matter where they are, or how the person died.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 1:42pm

By Emma Topping

Cash for Cowes Men’s Shed: Group bags almost £100,000

Nick Miller holding cheque

One in six households on the Island include a person aged 65 or over living alone. This money will help us to continue bringing people together, enriching lives and putting smiles on faces.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 8:35am

By Wendy Miller

Round the Island walk to honour friend and raise money for defibrillator

Sherren Brown

Sheran Brown of Seaview is looking to raise money for the life saving machine in memory of a dear friend who lost his life after a cardiac episode last year.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 8:21am

By Stuart Brown

Plans for local (micro) pub for local people

Chillerton pub

The applicant believe there's "a genuine gap in the facilities provided by Chillerton for this type of establishment", and plan to open a micro-pub.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 8:10am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Letter: Isle of Wight’s £20+ million reason for an Isle of Wight Act?

michael lilley

Cllr Lilley says the Isle of Wight will continue to have a financial and legislative gun to its head until we are recognised by Parliament and the Government as an Island.

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 9:05am

By Michael Lilley with 6 readers' comments

Council to suspend floating bridge on Saturday due to predicted winds

floating bridge suspended

Council say it will be suspended due to safety concerns with predicted winds in excess of 20 knots. Launch will be in operation.

Friday, 15th March, 2019 2:53pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments