Letter: How are the super rich utility companies going to help during Coronavirus outbreak?

electricity pylons

This reader asks what help will be given by the ‘super rich’ utility companies to the families who are already in dire straits

Saturday, 21st March, 2020 10:25am

By Tony Griffiths with 8 readers' comments

Gas cloud suspected from tanker off the Isle of Wight making its way across the Island, say Fire Service

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If you notice a strong smell of gas today on the Island, it's possible it's down to this

Thursday, 6th February, 2020 1:46pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight retailers ‘up in arms’ about four-day road closure

regent street road closure

Retailers say they have not been consulted and are up in arms about the road closure.

Saturday, 27th April, 2019 7:35pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight gas man retires after 45 years

SGN Operations managers Gavin, Phil, Paul and Glenn at Phil’s farewell lunch

Phil's bosses say he's been a loyal employee of SGN and his professionalism and dedication within operations has been second to none.

Thursday, 5th July, 2018 11:52am

By Waseem Hanif

1000s of Isle of Wight homeowners save money on heating bills with grants

home boiler by CORGI HomePlan

Thousands of Isle of Wight homes have had improvements implemented to their homes since the start of scheme to reduce the amount of energy required to heat properties.

Monday, 2nd July, 2018 11:04am

By Joseph Hook with 7 readers' comments

Research into local energy companies raises more questions for council to consider

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When this reader heard the Isle of Wight council planned to invest in a local energy company he took time to research other similar schemes across the country. His research raises valid questions that councillors may need to consider before going ahead with the scheme.

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 4:21pm

By Anonymous with 4 readers' comments

Investment in local energy company could see £300k pa for the council

Call centre operators

Investment in a local energy company could see over £300,000 pa in revenue for the Isle of Wight council (from year five), as well as, potentially, call centre and support staff jobs being created.

Friday, 6th January, 2017 1:19pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

WarmerWight-plus helps over 200 people to stay warm

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Well done to all at the Footprint Trust for helping Islanders stay warm with something other than woolly hats.

Tuesday, 21st January, 2014 2:51pm

By Ray Harrington-Vail

Sandown residents evacuated due to suspected gas leak (updated)

Fitzroy St:

Police appeal for residents to avoid parts of Sandown until suspected gas leak is dealt with.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2013 11:50am

By Sally Perry

Expect four weeks of traffic diversions in Newport

Roadworks signs

Major gas main replacement will result in four weeks of traffic diversions in and out of Newport.

Wednesday, 27th February, 2013 11:20am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Major roadworks in Lake for next five months

Roadworks signs

Watch out for two sets of prolonged roadworks in Lake starting next week.

Friday, 26th October, 2012 10:30am

By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments