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Swan Levitt turns the camera on Isle of Wight for latest track

Swan Levitt turns the camera on Isle of Wight for latest track

Monday, March 27, 2017

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ARMED with just a phone and a bus ticket, Isle of Wight musician Swan Levitt has created a video that shows some of the Island best loved - and not so loved - sights.

Sandown street artist turns eyesores into canvases

Sandown street artist turns eyesores into canvases

Monday, March 27, 2017

USING art to hide eyesores in Sandown and as part of a new arts trail to attract tourists to the town, is the mission of urban street artist Tony Trowbridge.

Power cut hits 2,000 Isle of Wight residents

Monday, March 27, 2017

AROUND 2,000 people in Binstead and Ryde were without power this afternoon (Monday), following a fault on the line.

Top job scrapped as Isle of Wight NHS Trust restructures board

Top job scrapped as Isle of Wight NHS Trust restructures board

Monday, March 27, 2017

A TOP job has been axed after the Isle of Wight NHS Trust announced it was restructuring its board of directors.

Investigation into coastal erosion around the Isle of Wight

Investigation into coastal erosion around the Isle of Wight

Monday, March 27, 2017

NEW studies will help to map out future coastal erosion around the Isle of Wight and explore what flood defences may be needed.

Fundraisers across the Isle of Wight step up for Comic Relief

Fundraisers across the Isle of Wight step up for Comic Relief

Monday, March 27, 2017

ISLANDERS got together on Red Nose Day to do something funny for money.

Passengers could see improvements following Island Line takeover

Passengers could see improvements following Island Line takeover

Monday, March 27, 2017

CUSTOMERS can expect a better rail experience, according to the company that has taken over Island Line.

Drug arrests made following Cowes boat crash

Drug arrests made following Cowes boat crash

Sunday, March 26, 2017

THREE men have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after they were involved in a boat crash in Cowes Harbour today.

Help Isle of Wight student achieve wild ambition

Help Isle of Wight student achieve wild ambition

Sunday, March 26, 2017

SIXTEEN-year-old Pipi–Lotta Kulla has started a fundraising drive to pursue her passion for the environment in one of the last wildernesses.

Three taken to hospital following Cowes boating collision

Three taken to hospital following Cowes boating collision

Sunday, March 26, 2017

UPDATED 18:04*
THREE people were taken to hospital this morning after a fishing vessel collided with the breakwater in Cowes Harbour.

Firefighters free man stuck in rocks at Totland Bay

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A WEST Wight man who got himself wedged among rocks on an Isle of Wight beach was rescued by firefighters this afternoon.

New dinosaurs discovered at Isle of Wight pre-school

New dinosaurs discovered at Isle of Wight pre-school

Sunday, March 26, 2017

IT TOOK a mammoth effort to help Gurnard Pre-School settle in two prehistoric newcomers.

Sandown car fire being treated as arson

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A FIRE which gutted a car at a Sandown caravan park last night (Saturday) is being treated by the police as an arson attack.

Are too many houses being built on Isle of Wight?

Are too many houses being built on Isle of Wight?

Sunday, March 26, 2017

CONCERNS too many houses are built have prompted a review of the Island’s planning strategy.

Police appeal for witnesses to dangerous driver in Ventnor

Saturday, March 25, 2017

POLICE on the Isle of Wight are appealing for two witnesses who saw someone driving dangerously through Ventnor this week.

Air-sea rescue sparked after fears ferry passenger fell overboard

Saturday, March 25, 2017

EMERGENCY services on both sides of the Solent were called out during the early hours of this morning following a report a ferry passenger heading for the Isle of Wight fell overboard.

Shanklin Foodbank closing

Shanklin Foodbank closing

Saturday, March 25, 2017

THE SHANKLIN branch of the Isle of Wight Foodbank will be closing next week.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

Saturday, March 25, 2017

AS WINTER fades and makes way for spring, things are getting busy on the Isle of Wight this weekend — there’s art, chocolate, dancing, and horse racing, plus plenty of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Ryde Arena campaigners form ice rink company

Ryde Arena campaigners form ice rink company

Saturday, March 25, 2017

A NEW company has been set up that hopes to purchase the lease for Ryde Arena, in order to put the ice rink back in the hands of the community.

Get involved in East Cowes litter pick

Get involved in East Cowes litter pick

Friday, March 24, 2017

A COMMUNITY clean-up will take place in East Cowes tomorrow (Saturday).

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