Protest at Cowes Enterprise College

Apr 4, 2014
Over 200 pupils walked out of Cowes Enterprise College this morning  (04 April 2014) in protest at the proposed cuts to teaching staff at the school. Teaching staff and support workers at the Colle...

Police welcomes pricing legislation

Apr 4, 2014
Hampshire Constabulary is welcoming new legislation that is being introduced across the country on April 6, 2014. The Government is banning the sale of alcohol below the cost of duty plus VAT. The leg...

Rooftops to become power stations

Apr 4, 2014
Plans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” have been outlined in a new strategy by Energy Minister Greg Barker today. The Solar Strategy...

Bouldnor Road to opens on schedule

Apr 4, 2014
A major Island road is set to re-open tonight at 6pm (04/04/14) following a seven-week closure to complete complex geotechnical works to help stabilise Bouldnor Road in Yarmouth. The work, which has b...

Successful breakwater test modelling

Apr 4, 2014
Cowes Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh and Iain Roberts, Maritime Engineer at Atkins, were both in attendance at the recent physical modelling tests for the Cowes breakwater, carried out at the sp...

Celebrations for NHS Nightingales

Apr 4, 2014
The NHS Nightingales choir are to mark their first anniversary with a celebratory free concert at St Mary’s Hospital on Sunday 27 April 2014. The group is made up entirely of current or retired staf...

Navy officer brings his ship to Cowes

Apr 4, 2014
A Royal Navy officer from the Isle of Wight will sail his ship into Cowes on Monday (April 7 2014). For Lieutenant Roger Skelley is the Commanding Officer of HMS Dasher, a P2000 fast patrol vessel and...

Win a chance to play at Bestival 2014

Apr 4, 2014
Fresh from his latest monthly Music Club (held at Newport, Isle of Wight’s Quay Arts on the second Wednesday of every month and free entry to all Island teens), Bestival organiser & BBC Radio On...