Isle of Wight
The Island’s MP Andrew Turner has commented on the Same Sex Marriage Vote which was held yesterday evening in the Commons. The Bill received 400 votes in support and 175 against – a number of MPs abstained and some registered a ‘positive abstention’ by voting in both the Yes and the No lobbies. Mr Turner voted against the Bill. Commenting this morning he said:
Works will begin on Wednesday 6th February, to upgrade the road layout and improve safety at Smallbrook crossroads near Ashey this week.
Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes hosted his last major public consultation event on Saturday, February 2, prior to finalising his Police and Crime Plan.
Police investigating an assault in Wetherspoons Public House in Ryde are appealing for more witnesses.
This year, members of the Fire and Rescue Service will cycle 100 miles on the Isle of Wight in a single day, before tackling 100 mountains in just 10 days in France, under a challenge called ’100 Here 100 There’.
Robert Selby, supplies diary accounts in his own words of his role of Youth MP for the Isle of Wight. Youth MP Diary Entry For January 30th:
Hampshire Constabulary is backing Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, by showcasing its own Personal Internet and Cyber Safety (PICS) presentation for schools across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.