Vectis Wind Farm appeal withdrawn
After careful consideration, wind developers Infinergy have decided to withdraw the appeal for the five-turbine Vectis Wind Farm on the Isle of Wight, south of Wellow and Thorley.
Proposed new primary plans to take lessons outside the classroom
A new style of primary school, where 50% of school time would be spent outside the classroom, is being proposed for the Isle of Wight.
Two months of tree felling work underway at Firestone Copse
Two months of tree felling is getting underway at Firestone Copse at Havenstreet, as part of planned forest management work by the Forestry Commission.
£500,000 Investment In Sandown Water Works
Southern Water is investing more than £500,000 on the Isle of Wight.
Wind Farm Exhibition
The Isle of Wight hosts an exhibition on plans for a new offshore windfarm.
Cyclists Welcome New Link
The new Newport cross town cycle link has been completed and officially opened.
No Hose Pipe Ban For The Island
Homeowners on the Isle of Wight won't be affected by hose pipe bans due to be announced tomorrow.
Council Backs More Support For Tidal Power
UPDATE: 15 Mar 12 17:51
The Isle of Wight Council's joining industry calls for more government support for tide and wave power.
Radio Poll Gives Recycling The Green Light
48% say it's been easier than they thought.
Poop Scoop Bags Blighting Our Beaches
Dog poo wrapped in plastic bags and left on the Island's beaches is now one of the biggest single threats to the health and safety of beach visitors.
'Landmark victory' for Fire Brigades Union over Surrey transfer of staff
The Fire Brigades Union has claimed a "landmark victory" for its members after the Isle of Wight's emergency control service was transferred to a mainland authority.
Measles vaccine letters sent to Isle of Wight parents
Parents on the Isle of Wight are being sent letters to remind them about the importance of the measles vaccine.
Sea water plant planned for Sandown
Southern Water plans to build a plant in Sandown to turn sea water into drinking water.
Organisers hail amazing Race for Life runners
Organisers of this year's 'amazing' Race for Life have said a heart-felt thank you to everyone involved.
More than 2,000 homes hit by power cut
Around 2,200 homes in Binstead and Wootton have been affected by a power cut this morning (Monday).
Transition to new Cowes Enterprise College building begins in September
The transition period for the move to the new building at Cowes Enterprise College will begin in September, according to the new Chair of the Governing Body Rachael Fidler.
Lottie to see her new space for the first time
Niton youngster Lottie Rann will get the first look at her new space on Saturday, having spent months in a mainland children's rehabilitation unit.
Bardon Vectis Asphalt Plans Approved
The decision was made by a planning officer under delegated powers yesterday (16 May)
Inquest opens into death of man at Alum Bay
The inquest has opened into the death of a man whose body was found at the foot of cliffs at Alum Bay on Wednesday.
Inquest: Shanklin man found by dog walker
The body of a Shanklin man was found by a dog walker, an inquest opening has heard.