The UK’s public forests including those found across the Isle of Wight are a national asset that play a vital role for people and wildlife and should remain in public hands.
The Isle of Wight Council and the Isle of Wight College have worked together to successfully secured government funding to provide new educational equipment for learners who have difficulties or disabilities.
Hampshire Constabulary has completed phase one of a regional project to clamp down on metal thefts across the two counties. Inspector Jackie Willson who was leading Op Tornado in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight said:
The Island’s MP, Andrew Turner, has welcomed the announcement this afternoon that the 3p per litre petrol price increase planned for August will not now go ahead and that fuel duty will be frozen for the rest of the year.
A dynamic new website which provides information about the commissioning of health services on the Island and how the Island community can get involved and help influence these decisions, has been launched by the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group.
Following a successful exit plan after traffic caused chaos on Island roads at the start of the Isle of Wight Festival. Councillor George Brown, who is also Cabinet Member for Economy and Licensing has issued the following statement: