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LOAN SCHEME LAUNCHED FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

ENTREPRENEURIAL young Islanders are encouraged to take part in a new StartUp loan scheme, launched yesterday by the Government. Ministers announced yesterday that the £82.5m loan scheme, designed to encourage young people to start up  their own business, is a key plank in the UK’s recovery. It is hoped that this StartUp Loans scheme will foster a more entrepreneurial culture …

SHOP WATCH GETS NEW ONLINE SERVICE

A new website for the Isle of Wight is set to assist Shop Watch members with tackling crime across the Island. Island-based company Fresh Start have launched their new site, www.iwshopwatch.co.uk, to assist members of the Shop Watch scheme in cracking down on crime. The website is designed to strengthen swifter communications between Shop Watch members, the police and partner …

CAMPAIGN TO HELP MOVE PRESCHOOL

BEMBRIDGE preschool, Windmills, has this week launched a ‘Help our Preschool Move’ campaign. The preschool, located in the quiet village of Bembridge is an independent preschool with charitable status and operates on a strict not-for-profit basis. It has provided a much needed service in the village for over 16 years for under 5’s and also after school care for age …

TWO CROSSINGS CANCELLED

CROSS-Solent operator Red Funnel have this evening cancelled two late night ferry crossings. Due to vibration problems on the engine on the Red Eagle vessel, essential repairs need to be conducted. Therefore the following sailings have been cancelled: Southampton to East Cowes – 22:15 East Cowes to Southampton – 23:45

MAINTENANCE FOR COUNCIL CARD PAYMENTS

Due to essential maintenance, over-the-counter card payments at council help centres or telephone payments made to the call centre at Westridge will not be available on Friday 8 June. Anyone wishing to pay a council bill such as a fixed penalty notice or council tax can still do so via the local authority website, www.iwight.com, or using the automated telephone …

LYMINGTON CANCELLATIONS

Due to essential maintenance require on the Wight Sky’s mezzanine deck, Wightlink have had to withdraw her from service from tomorrow. The cross-Solent operator will be operating a revised service on the Lymington – Yarmouth route on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. UPDATED @ 18:30 Tuesday – A normal timetable is now in service after works were completed earlier than …

FESTIVAL BUILD-UP GETS UNDERWAY

WITH only 24 Days to go, workers are starting to get ready for the fast approaching 2012 Isle of Wight Festival. Contractors have started work on the festival site, getting the camping facilities ready for the arrival of over 60,000 people next month. The festival site, which will this year be seeing the likes of Pearl Jam, Jessie J, Example …

HMRC TAX CREDIT SCAM WARNING

A warning has been issued by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) about possible fake or “phishing” emails sent out by fraudsters. This time of the year is the run-up to the tax credits renewal deadline and often sees an increase in such attacks. Customers in the South have to renew their claims by 31 July – or their payments may …

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