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Emergency services called to Arreton car crash

Saturday, January 21, 2017

AN ELDERLY driver was taken by ambulance to St Mary's Hospital after his car crashed into a wall at Main Road, Arreton, on the Isle of Wight.

Piecing together incredible Isle of Wight dinosaur discovery

Piecing together incredible Isle of Wight dinosaur discovery

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Fossilised dinosaur remains are being prepared and examined by experts at Dinosaur Isle.

Firefighters extinguish kitchen fire

Saturday, January 21, 2017

TWO Isle of Wight fire crews extinguished a kitchen fire at a Freshwater home in the early hours of this morning.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

Saturday, January 21, 2017

IT’S going to be a cold weekend, but there is plenty going on to tempt you away from the sofa on the Isle of Wight this weekend.

New vehicle helps Isle of Wight children

New vehicle helps Isle of Wight children

Saturday, January 21, 2017

THANKS to a donation from KissyPuppy, the Sophie Rolf Trust, children using services at Earl Mountbatten Hospice now have access to flexible transport.

Home Office immigration raid leads to arrest at Isle of Wight car wash

Home Office immigration raid leads to arrest at Isle of Wight car wash

Friday, January 20, 2017

IMMIGRATION Enforcement Officers have arrested an Albanian man after a raid at an Isle of Wight car wash.

VIDEO: Let Isle of Wight band Kingz of Vocals take your mind off the freezing weather

VIDEO: Let Isle of Wight band Kingz of Vocals take your mind off the freezing weather

Friday, January 20, 2017

VIDEO
DESPITE the icy temperatures this week, the Isle of Wight looks more like the Caribbean in the latest video by Isle of Wight act Kingz of Vocals, released this month.

Tory-led cross-party executive for Isle of Wight Council revealed

Tory-led cross-party executive for Isle of Wight Council revealed

Friday, January 20, 2017

UPDATED 16:06*
THE new look administration at County Hall has been revealed following Wednesday’s election of Tory Cllr Dave Stewart as leader.

No let up in the war of words between UKIP and Labour on the Isle of Wight

No let up in the war of words between UKIP and Labour on the Isle of Wight

Friday, January 20, 2017

THE war of words between Labour and UKIP members of the Isle of Wight Council has continued.

Newport Minster plans boosted by grant

Newport Minster plans boosted by grant

Friday, January 20, 2017

PLANS to create a shop, introduce better seating, new toilets and heating at Newport Minster have been boosted by a £5,000 grant.

Grant for Isle of Wight Law Centre homelessness project

Friday, January 20, 2017

A PROJECT to help homeless people on the Isle of Wight has had a major cash boost.

Assaults against NHS staff fall on the Isle of Wight

Assaults against NHS staff fall on the Isle of Wight

Friday, January 20, 2017

ASSAULTS on NHS staff on the Isle of Wight have fallen.

Two taken to hospital after Carisbrooke crash

Friday, January 20, 2017

TWO people were taken to hospital following a crash on the outskirts of Carisbrooke last night (Thursday).

'Enough is enough' say objectors to Ryde development

'Enough is enough' say objectors to Ryde development

Friday, January 20, 2017

PROTESTORS who mounted a vigorous campaign against a Ryde development have reacted with dismay that it has been recommended for approval by planners.

Rise in Isle of Wight drink drive arrests

Thursday, January 19, 2017

DRINK drive arrests on the Isle of Wight rose by the highest rate in the region, according to figures released by Hampshire Constabulary this week.

From the best burger to where to soak up the sounds — My Isle of Wight Award winners revealed

From the best burger to where to soak up the sounds — My Isle of Wight Award winners revealed

Thursday, January 19, 2017

DOZENS of the Isle of Wight’s top tourism businesses crammed into The Cow Co restaurant at Tapnell Farm last night (Wednesday) to celebrate the best in the industry on the Island.

Isle of Wight charity workers caught up in Gambia crisis

Isle of Wight charity workers caught up in Gambia crisis

Thursday, January 19, 2017

AS THE Gambian political crisis worsened this week, an Isle of Wight charity worker has described the chaotic scenes she witnessed as she fled the country along with thousands of others.

Fire on Wightlink ferry

Fire on Wightlink ferry

Thursday, January 19, 2017

VIDEO AND PICTURES
UPDATED 13.09*
A FIRE broke out on a Wightlink ferry this morning (Thursday).

Antiques Road Trip to feature Isle of Wight next week

Antiques Road Trip to feature Isle of Wight next week

Thursday, January 19, 2017

UPDATED THURSDAY 12:22*
ANTIQUES Road Trip's latest Isle of Wight adventure will be on screens next week.

Benefit cuts to disabled Islanders 'a sign of things to come' — new Island Independents leader fears

Benefit cuts to disabled Islanders 'a sign of things to come' — new Island Independents leader fears

Thursday, January 19, 2017

NEW ISLAND Independents group leader Cllr Julia Baker-Smith has hit out a decision to cut council tax benefits for disabled people.

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