The Government is urging anyone involved in volunteering, from a jumble sale to a Three Peaks Challenge, to report their experiences, good or bad, of dealing with local authorities and other regulators as part of the Focus on Enforcement campaign.
Andrew Turner, the Island’s MP is joining forces with the former Shadow Home Secretary, David Davis MP, and other MPs and organisations to campaign to remove the word ‘insulting’ from Section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986 .
Member of Parliament for the Isle of Wight, Andrew Turner, has praised the evidence given to the Leveson Enquiry yesterday by the Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP.
Police investigating the murder of a woman at an address in St John’s Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight have charged a man with murder. Deborah Morris Ryde was found dead at her home address shortly after 1.30am on Friday, May 25th.
Tesco customers on the Isle of Wight contributed altogether £2,810 towards the RNLI’s nationwide appeal for new lifejackets, as a result of collections taking place outside the company’s Island stores on both days of the 19/20 May weekend.
Three members of staff at The Heights Leisure Centre in Sandown have been given prestigious roles at the London 2012 Olympics.
Over 10,000 people took part in the annual charity walk in aid of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice The Isle of Wight Photo Agency www.wightphoto.com were there to officially capture the event from start to finish.
21-year old local sailing fanatic and fundraiser Ludo Bennett-Jones has started a record breaking sailing marathon:- A circumnavigation of the UK (approx 50 stops) in a 16ft Wayfarer dinghy. The 2,500 mile adventure began at 1400 on Saturday 28th April from Cowes, Isle of Wight and will cover some of the busiest inland waters