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MP PRAISES COWES MEN’S SHED INITIATIVE

Following a visit last Friday (January 17), MP Bob Seely has hailed the Cowes Men’s Shed as a first-rate example of a project which helps to combat loneliness and social exclusion.

 

MP ASKING GOVERNMENT FOR A STATEMENT ABOUT ISLAND LINE

MP Bob Seely is asking the Government to make a statement about the South Western Railway franchise – which includes Island Line - following concerns raised about the future of the franchise this week.

 

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.