Here is today's round-up of news from the Isle of Wight.

BINS overflowing with dirty nappies and even a dead rat have not been emptied by the Isle of Wight Council for three weeks.

Residents at Flitcroft Gardens, Lake, have grown increasingly concerned after the piles of rubbish outside the flats have continued to grow.

AN Isle of Wight primary school, where teaching was not good enough and ‘confused’ pupils did not make enough progress, has been criticised by Ofsted inspectors.

Arreton St George’s Church of England Primary School was judged to require improvement — dropping from its previous ‘good’ rating — at an inspection at the end of November.

TO CROSS the Solent on Christmas Day, you'll have to choose Red Funnel.

The ferry operator is the only one operating from the Isle of Wight on Christmas Day, with Red Falcon departing East Cowes at 10.30am and 1.30pm and departing Southampton at 9am and 12 noon.

A LEADING Isle of Wight shipbuilder has welcomed news the local authority could take control of Venture Quays.

FUNDING cuts to the Isle of Wight Law Centre will cost the council £1.5 million, the centre says.

ISLE of Wight MP Bob Seely said it was 'unfortunate' the government was last night (Tuesday) found in contempt of parliament, but reiterated his commitment to delivering Brexit.