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Red Funnel reveals new look Isle of Wight ferry

Red Funnel reveals new look Isle of Wight ferry

Sunday, March 29, 2015

THE new-look Red Osprey came back in to service on the Southampton to East Cowes route on Friday and the Isle of Wight won’t just be on the destination board.

Latest boost for Barely Born appeal

Latest boost for Barely Born appeal

Sunday, March 29, 2015

THE Isle of Wight Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has been given a cash boost for new equipment thanks to the proceeds of a festive fun day.

Make dog poo a thing of the past on the Isle of Wight's streets

Make dog poo a thing of the past on the Isle of Wight's streets

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A CAMPAIGN to get dirty dog owners to clean up their act on the Isle of Wight has been launched by Jillie Wheeler.

Outdoor gym in Bembridge to be unveiled at open day

Saturday, March 28, 2015

A NEW play area and outdoor gym equipment at Steyne Park, Bembridge, bought with a grant from The People’s Millions, will be unveiled at an open day tomorrow (Sunday).

Toy Appeal's boost for St Mary's Hospital

Toy Appeal's boost for St Mary's Hospital

Saturday, March 28, 2015

A COLOURFUL new climbing frame has been unveiled at the children’s ward at St Mary’s Hospital, thanks to the Isle of Wight’s Official Christmas Toy Appeal.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

Saturday, March 28, 2015

POP down to Quay Arts in Newport any time this weekend for performances from some of the best musicians the Isle of Wight has to offer.

Crews called to Isle of Wight house fire

Saturday, March 28, 2015

UPDATED SATURDAY 08.40*
ISLE of Wight firefighters have tonight (Friday) been called to a house fire in Shanklin.

Collision in Cowes

Friday, March 27, 2015

POLICE on the Isle of Wight were called to to a collision involving three cars this afternoon (Friday).

Ofsted praise for primary school headteacher

Ofsted praise for primary school headteacher

Friday, March 27, 2015

THE new headteacher of Haylands Primary School has been praised by Ofsted inspectors, following their latest visit to the Isle of Wight school.

Isle of Wight Car Club plan wins government funding

Friday, March 27, 2015

A £100,000 government grant has been awarded to the Isle of Wight Council to set up a car club and promote sustainable travel.

Mark Ronson sets sail for Bestival

Mark Ronson sets sail for Bestival

Friday, March 27, 2015

MARK Ronson has become the latest big name confirmed for Bestival.

Ryde Academy appoints replacement for Dr Rory Fox

Ryde Academy appoints replacement for Dr Rory Fox

Friday, March 27, 2015

A NEW principal has been appointed at Ryde Academy, on the Isle of Wight, following the departure of controversial head Dr Rory Fox.

Scale of Southern Water's Ryde project revealed

Scale of Southern Water's Ryde project revealed

Friday, March 27, 2015

HIDDEN behind the hoardings, this is the scene of the extensive Southern Water work in Ryde, to help solve years of flooding problems.

Bestival: Skrillex to headline the Port

Bestival: Skrillex to headline the Port

Friday, March 27, 2015

SKRILLEX, the biggest dubstep act in the world, will headline the Port stage at this year's Bestival, organisers revealed today (Friday).

Blur named as Isle of Wight Festival headliners

Blur named as Isle of Wight Festival headliners

Friday, March 27, 2015

BLUR will headline Saturday night at the Isle of Wight Festival.

New business and campaign hope to make Isle of Wight tourism a class act

New business and campaign hope to make Isle of Wight tourism a class act

Thursday, March 26, 2015

EDUCATION could play a key part in boosting Isle of Wight visitor numbers following the launch of a new business.

Dedication of Isle of Wight firefighters recognised by the Queen

Thursday, March 26, 2015

DECADES of long service by Isle of Wight firefighters will be recognised at a ceremony in Ryde tonight (Thursday).

Radioactive mutant spider threat to the Isle of Wight!? Don't panic, it was just a joke

Radioactive mutant spider threat to the Isle of Wight!? Don't panic, it was just a joke

Thursday, March 26, 2015

FEARS the Isle of Wight had suddenly become home to a nuclear power plant and a neighbouring spider farm — sparked by a photo that went viral online — have been quickly debunked by a national newspaper.

Pro-fixed link campaign group releases feasibility study and starts fundraising

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A GROUP has been formed to campaign for an Isle of Wight fixed link.

FKA twigs joins the bill

FKA twigs joins the bill

Thursday, March 26, 2015

BESTIVAL has revealed FKA twigs, the Mercury Prize nominated avant garde act, has joined the bill for Robin Hill this September.

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