Andrew Turner, the Island’s MP is calling on Macquarrie Bank, the Australian owners of Wightlink Ferries to come clean on the complicated funding arrangements behind the Cross-Solent ferry operator.
The Isle of Wight Council’s sports unit is supporting the next generation of sporting stars by launching a new ‘Talented Athlete’ scheme.
Following the success of the London 2012 Olympics, the Isle of Wight council sports development unit has launched a ‘Grow Your Club’ grants programme.
For the last 25 years, many farmers on the Isle of Wight have become wildlife champions and have rallied to the plight of some of our most threatened species by creating the conditions they need to survive.
Pupils from Northwood Primary School in East Cowes have been given the tools to grow their own food with a donation by The Southern Co-operative.
Thousands more householders up and down the country will be eligible for help under the Government’s Warm Front scheme, as new regulations come into force.
More than £45,000 has been awarded to the voluntary sector on the Island by the Isle of Wight Community Fund (IWCF). Areas considered as suffering high deprivation will receive money to boost support and upgrade facilities available to the community.
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is currently working towards a deadline of October this year to secure the funding for the Cowes Breakwater Project. This means that work on creating a new outer harbour breakwater at Cowes could commence as early as April next year.