Town & Village News
Who will be top of the pecking order in the Isle of Wight’s gardens? The Big Garden Birdwatch is back on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th January 2013, giving people on the Isle of Wight the chance to be part of the World’s biggest wildlife survey.
The opening hours of a night shelter for people who would otherwise be sleeping rough are being extended while the icy weather remains.
Volunteer crew members at RNLI lifeboat stations on the Isle of Wight collectively spent more than 1,500 hours helping people in distress at sea in 2012, the charity has announced.
Isle of Wight Council contractors are attempting to clear some of the waste bags that accumulated last Friday because of the snowy conditions. UPDATE from Isle of Wight Council
Further details have been released about how residents can spread the cost of their Isle of Wight council tax over a full year.
Wind developer Infinergy’s appeal against Isle of Wight Council’s decision to refuse Vectis Wind Farm near Wellow has now been lodged with the Planning Inspectorate.
Icy stretches are expected to develop across the Isle of Wight and parts of southern UK during the early hours of Monday.
As forecast by the Met Office an active frontal system moved in from the west overnight into Friday and brought widespread snow across the Isle of Wight. As the snow eases, ice is expected to become the main hazard over the weekend and yellow warnings have been issued.