Isle of Wight
Hovertravel for the first time ever and despite extreme winter conditions, fitted red noses to their two craft: Island Express and Freedom 90 for the week leading up to Red Nose Day.
An Isle of Wight Council initiative to help residents get a foot onto the property ladder is set to get the go-ahead. A delegated decision report published today recommends the council establishes a £1m First Time Buyer Fund .
A list of schemes to improve accessibility, road safety and traffic management on the Isle of Wight’s transport network has been announced.
The Met Office are warning of further snow showers expected for the Isle of Wight. Warning valid to 0900 Tuesday 12th March 2013.
Following the recent snowfall and drop in temperature, an overnight shelter for the homeless is being opened on the Isle of Wight.
A local cleaning company has been awarded a contract from the Isle of Wight Council to clean and maintain the local authority’s 41 public toilets.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding people in the South with an income over £60,000 whose family is still receiving Child Benefit to opt out before 28 March if they wish to avoid filling in a tax return and repaying the benefit for the 2013/14 tax year.
The Isle of Wight Council has taken measures to improve safety for motorists on two roads that have been affected by recent ground movement.