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Island to welcome royalty

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A ROYAL presence will be felt next week when the Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week begins on Sunday.

James Bond boat rescued

James Bond boat rescued

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A BOAT that featured in a James Bond film was towed to safety by the Cowes RNLI Lifeboat yesterday (Wednesday).

Union announces more strikes by firefighters

Thursday, July 31, 2014

FIRFIGHTERS battling the government over its pension proposals will stage another strike, starting next Saturday, August 9.

Efforts to stop roads being dug up

Thursday, July 31, 2014

NEW measures are being taken to prevent newly surfaced roads from being dug up for repairs.

Club protests over eviction by council

Club protests over eviction by council

Thursday, July 31, 2014

UPDATED: Thursday, 10:39*
PEOPLE with learning disabilities, who have been evicted from a youth club, following the Isle of Wight Council's decision to outsource youth services, staged a protest outside County Hall today (Wednesday).

Road closed after collision

Thursday, July 31, 2014

UPDATED: Thursday, 10:21
A SECTION of Newport Road, Lake, was closed this afternoon (Wednesday) after a car collided with a wall.

Parents back term-time holidays

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

CHILDREN should be allowed to take holiday during school term time, according a poll commissioned by an Isle of Wight councillor.

Worker rescued from cherry picker

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

THE Isle of Wight fire service was called to help out after a construction worker at BAE Systems in Cowes became stuck at a height of around 10 metres in a cherry picker.

Ferry crew take up paddles for rescue charity

Ferry crew take up paddles for rescue charity

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

WIGHTLINK crew and shore staff have been ‘pressganged’ into paddling a rescue boat across The Solent in aid of a lifesaving charity.

Initiative to tackle truancy produces results

Initiative to tackle truancy produces results

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

FEWER Isle of Wight pupils are now missing school and attendance is better than the national average.

More police patrols for Cowes Week

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

EXTRA police patrols are planned to help prevent crime during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.

Bestival: Screen under the stars returns

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

BESTIVAL has announced the return of its late night cinema at the Robin Hill amphitheatre for this year’s event.

Organisations given cash to run youth services

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

ELEVEN organisations have been awarded funds to run youth services, following an Isle of Wight Council decision to no longer have direct control over its provision.

Praise for children's respite centre

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

OFSTED has rated a respite centre for children with life-limiting conditions and severe disabilities as good, with outstanding areas.

Young people taste success

Young people taste success

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

YOUNG homeless people at the Foyer in Ryde have demonstrated their newly acquired catering skills by serving up a meal for bosses at Spectrum Housing.

Girls aim for the Albert Hall

Girls aim for the Albert Hall

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

AN acapella singing group, formed from a group of friends at Ryde School, have performed in the final stages of a competition for a prestigious music festival.

Public meeting proposal over floating bridge

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A JOINT public meeting of Cowes and East Cowes residents is planned to discuss plans to charge foot passengers and cyclists on the floating bridge.

Birthday party on Britain's oldest pier

Birthday party on Britain's oldest pier

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

THE 200th birthday of Ryde Pier — Britain’s oldest — was celebrated in style with a free party hosted by Wightlink.

Missing man's body found

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

THE body of a missing 21-year-old Isle of Wight man was found at the foot of Culver Cliff at 7.30pm yesterday (Monday).

A big hand for St James's Day

A big hand for St James's Day

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

MEMORIES from the First World War were on display as part of St James's Day at Yarmouth Town Hall on Sunday.

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    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  3. Worker rescued from cherry picker

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  4. More police patrols for Cowes Week

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  5. Parents back term-time holidays

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