Local News

MP invites schools to take part in joke-telling and film-making competitions

MP Bob Seely is encouraging primary schools to get involved with ‘Voice Box’ - an annual joke-telling competition to build school children’s communication skills. Secondary school students are also invited to take part in a digital media competition called ‘Bank, Camera, Action’.

MP offers advice to Thomas Cook customers and staff

Following the news that The Thomas Cook Group has ceased trading and been placed into compulsory liquidation, MP Bob Seely is keen to ensure that all Island passengers and staff affected know where to seek support.

MP welcomes IW Council support to tackle housing targets

MP Bob Seely has welcomed the news that the IW Council is prepared to work with him to challenge the Government-set housing targets for the Island – which demands 9,600 new homes be built across the Island in the next 15 years.

MP calls campaign for better management of IW verges

Continuing his campaign for the protection of wildflowers on Island verges, MP Bob Seely met with a number of stakeholders at a workshop last month (August 22) to discuss how road verges can be sustainably managed.

MP gains support from Newport residents over housing plans

Nearly 100 residents from Carisbrooke and Newport met with MP Bob Seely at the Riverside Centre on Monday night (September 2) to share their views about the 3,695 homes planned to be built in the area over the next 15 years.