Local Government News
Scott Wardrop the Managing Director of the Eurovia Group must answer questions in public about the asphalt plant his company hope to build on the River Medina in Cowes, says the Island’s MP Andrew Turner.
Hampshire Constabulary has charged a man following the death of a 10-year-old schoolgirl in a collision in August last year.
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.
Andrew Turner the Island’s MP declared he was pleased with the outcome of a meeting with the Minister for Transport Stephen Hammond MP, after a cross-party delegation travelled to London to discuss ferry issues with him.
Council tax on the Isle of Wight will remain frozen for a third successive year. Council leader David Pugh said careful budget management had enabled the council to not only keep council tax at 2011/12 levels but also to continue to introduce initiatives that would benefit residents and the economy.
A cross-party delegation will be travelling to London on Tuesday next week to speak to the Minister who is responsible for maritime affairs, Stephen Hammond MP. The group will be raising the impact of the recent cuts in Wightlink services.