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Round-up of last week’s council fracking motions

This story by Ruth Hayhurst originally appeared on Drill or Drop.

Last week, four councils criticised government powers to override local decision-making on fracking applications. 981 more words


Wild deer are an asset!

Wild deer are an asset! (1)

When properly managed there are many positive aspects to the presence of wild deer, these may include public enjoyment, wildlife tourism, stalking and the supply of true wild venison, a healthy and environmentally friendly meat. 961 more words

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UKIP in Electoral Fraud investigation

UKIP candidate faces investigation over false signatures

By Emily Pearce

Wednesday, April 24, 2013



POLICE have today (Wednesday) confirmed they are investigating allegations of electoral fraud — following complaints from more than one person. 188 more words


Wight Plonkers...Isle of Wight Council offended by cartoon bare back

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Ludicrous council prudes have banned a poster for the Isle of Wight music festival from appearing on taxis because of a bare back.

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Isle of Wight Festival 2012: Extra police drafted in to help fans leave

An extra 50 police officers have been roped in to help music fans at the Isle of Wight Festival leave the site, which has turned into a mud swamp after heavy rain. 323 more words


Reduction in Library Opening Hours

With the Isle of Wight Council having chosen East Cowes Library as one of the five for closure as from the end of September 2011, Wighteye thought it useful to review the local provision. 123 more words

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Will the pips squeak?

Wighteye visited the local library in East Cowes last Thursday and picked up a list of the reduced opening hours.  From April 1st I suppose it became a temporary ‘library local’ until the Isle of Wight Council shut the doors after three months.  222 more words

East Cowes