Who gets your vote? Daryll Pitcher – UKIP

We're in the final stretch now with the election just over a week away. If you're sick of hearing about it every single day, rejoice because it's nearly over, and if you don't care, here are six reasons why you should. If you do care however, here are responses from the Lib Dem, Labour, Independent, Green, and Conservative candidates. Our final set...

Who gets your vote? Bob Seely – Conservative

The bank holiday is over and we've all been thrust back into the real world whether we like it or not. Of course, if you like politics, the real world is pretty interesting right now; and if you don't, here are six reasons why you should. If you've missed our coverage so far, you can find out what the Lib Dem, Labour,...

Who gets your vote? Vix Lowthion – Green

With exactly two weeks to go, you've got plenty of time to make up your mind about who gets your vote. Just make sure you don't put it off until the last minute like that Macbeth essay you wrote in Year 11 and got a D for. Anyway, it's another day and another candidate. In case you missed it, so far we've...

Who gets your vote? Julie Jones-Evans – Independent

With each passing second the general election looms ever closer, lumbering towards us like a big dozy bear. Soon it will be over and the future of the country will decided by votes from people like you. So far we’ve heard from the Liberal Democrats and Labour on key issues in this election, but now we have responses from Independent...

Who gets your vote? Julian Critchley – Labour

Who gets your vote? It's an important question so we spoke to each of the candidates standing on June 8. On Monday you may have read what Liberal Democrat candidate Nick Belfitt had to say but there are still five more candidates to hear from so don't make up your mind just yet. We put the same questions to Labour...

Who gets your vote? Nick Belfitt – Liberal Democrat

We’ve already told you why you should vote even if you don’t care that much, but the lingering question remains – who actually gets your vote? Well we can’t answer that for you, but what we can do you try and keep you informed on who’s who, and what they stand for. Stay tuned throughout the week for our...

Six reasons why you should vote on June 8 – even if you really don’t care

That's right folks, it's the inevitable general election post. Every five years, less if the prime minister is feeling confident, we go to the polls and put a little cross in a box next to someone's name - or at least some of us do. At the 2015 election there were roughly 30,000 unused votes on the Isle of Wight,...

Yoppul recognised at Regional Press Awards

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yoppul has been 'Highly Commended' at the Regional Press Awards today. yoppul came second in the digital category, with the prize going to Wales Online. But history is littered with successful losers, who went on to eclipse the winners: One Direction finishing third in 2010, Olly Murs vs Joe McElderry in the 2009 final and Alexandra Burke beating JLS in 2008. The...

Take part in the Isle of Wight Mental Health Census

If you're under 25, and living on the Island, you have the chance to win Isle of Wight Festival tickets by taking part in the Island Youth Mental Health Census.  The Isle of Wight Youth Trust wants to hear from you, to help tailor their counselling and support services better to young Islanders. The census is part of Mental Health Awareness...

Saturday night Fever to hit the Isle of Wight

In news to shock the Island's nightlife to the core, Newport will be getting a new nightclub next month. Fever & Boutique, located at the former Wetherspoons/Chicago Rock at Coppins Bridge, will be launching on Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17 after a £400,000 refurbishment. The club — which is part of a national chain — will offer two club...