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Eddie Izzard gives fee to Isle of Wight charities

Eddie Izzard gives fee to Isle of Wight charities

Saturday, October 1, 2016

TWO Isle of Wight charities will benefit from the generosity of comedy star Eddie Izzard, who will donate the undisclosed fee for his stand-up show at Shanklin Theatre.

Special service to remember babies

Special service to remember babies

Saturday, October 1, 2016

A MEMORIAL service for babies will be held at the St Mary’s Hospital chapel on Sunday.

'Superstar' six year old helps save dad's life

'Superstar' six year old helps save dad's life

Saturday, October 1, 2016

A BRAVE little girl who kept calm and called for help when her diabetic dad collapsed at the wheel of his car has been hailed a lifesaver.

Praise for Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s dementia care

Praise for Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s dementia care

Saturday, October 1, 2016

FORMER Conservative Party leader Michael Howard praised the work of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice during a visit last week.

Watch dealer jailed for £1.25 million tax dodge

Watch dealer jailed for £1.25 million tax dodge

Friday, September 30, 2016

A LUXURY watch dealer who dodged £1.25 million in tax by falsifying import paperwork to show Rolexes, Cartiers and Breitlings were worth as little as $50, has been jailed for three years.

Big Sleep Out will raise awareness of homelessness

Big Sleep Out will raise awareness of homelessness

Friday, September 30, 2016

A BIG Sleep Out to show Isle of Wight residents what it is like to be homeless is being held in Appley Park, Ryde, on October 14.

New boss in the driving seat at Southern Vectis

New boss in the driving seat at Southern Vectis

Friday, September 30, 2016

SOUTHERN Vectis has appointed a new general manager — who started his career as a bus driver.

Council cash to help young disabled Islanders

Friday, September 30, 2016

CASH to help organisations working young disabled people on the Isle of Wight is on offer from the council.

Tories hit out at Independents’ handling of case for fair funding

Tories hit out at Independents’ handling of case for fair funding

Friday, September 30, 2016

UPDATED 12:30*
EXCLUDED from the Isle of Wight Council's latest bid for additional government funding, the Conservative group leader has warned the ruling Independents may have squandered the opportunity to secure extra cash.

Latest plan for Solent tunnel fixed link revealed

Latest plan for Solent tunnel fixed link revealed

Friday, September 30, 2016

UPDATED 12:05*
FIXED link campaigners have unveiled a plan to build a tunnel beneath The Solent from Whippingham to the mainland.

Man injured in Sandown teen assault

Friday, September 30, 2016

A GROUP of teenagers are reported to have assaulted a man in Sandown yesterday (Thursday), leaving him with cuts to his head.

Controlled explosion of German bomb close to Isle of Wight

Friday, September 30, 2016

AN UNEXPLODED Second World War bomb, found at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, was expected to be blown up off the east coast of the Isle of Wight this morning (Friday).

Southern Water teams up with Wight Crystal

Southern Water teams up with Wight Crystal

Thursday, September 29, 2016

AFTER a burst main in Ryde saw Southern Water bring bottled water across from the mainland, the firm has said it will work with Island water suppliers Wight Crystal.

Bring back Britannia to help with Brexit trade deals says Isle of Wight MP

Bring back Britannia to help with Brexit trade deals says Isle of Wight MP

Thursday, September 29, 2016

BRITANNIA should once again rule the waves according to Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner.

School bus involved in crash

Thursday, September 29, 2016

UPDATED 15:24*
A SCHOOL BUS and a car crashed in Fishbourne this morning (Thursday).

Extra Red Funnel sailings for Christmas shoppers

Extra Red Funnel sailings for Christmas shoppers

Thursday, September 29, 2016

PEOPLE travelling to the mainland for Christmas shopping and festive fun can take advantage of an increased Sunday Red Jet service between Cowes and Southampton.

Join the celebration for 40 years of Quay Arts

Join the celebration for 40 years of Quay Arts

Thursday, September 29, 2016

QUAY ARTS will be the place to be on Sunday when the cream of Isle of Wight talent will be celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Coppins Bridge resurfacing work completed

Coppins Bridge resurfacing work completed

Thursday, September 29, 2016

RESURFACING work at Coppins Bridge has finished and restrictions have been lifted.

Investigation after school computer system hacked

Investigation after school computer system hacked

Thursday, September 29, 2016

UPDATED 12:09*
POLICE are investigating a network breach in Sandown Bay Academy's computer systems.

Fair funding case for the Isle of Wight goes to government

Fair funding case for the Isle of Wight goes to government

Thursday, September 29, 2016

A FRESH appeal for a fair funding deal for the Island has been made by the Isle of Wight Council.

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