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Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary welcomes surprise arrival

Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary welcomes surprise arrival

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

THERE was a surprise in store for the Isle of Wight Donkey sanctuary after they gave a home to a Shetland pony.

Two-year turnaround for improved Greenmount Primary School

Two-year turnaround for improved Greenmount Primary School

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

UPDATED 17:04*
OFSTED has rated Ryde primary school Greenmount as good — marking a turnaround two years after it was told to improve.

Marine Conservation Society's Plastic Challenge backed by Isle of Wight Greens

Marine Conservation Society's Plastic Challenge backed by Isle of Wight Greens

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

A CAMPAIGN to tackle the amount of plastic pollution in the sea has been backed by the Isle of Wight Green Party.

Bike stolen during burglary

Bike stolen during burglary

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

POLICE have appealed for information following a burglary in Newport at the weekend.

Wear your wackiest wigs to help CLIC Sargent

Wear your wackiest wigs to help CLIC Sargent

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

DON your wackiest wig for charity tomorrow (Wednesday) and challenge your colleagues to do the same.

EU referendum: an Isle of Wight guide to voting

EU referendum: an Isle of Wight guide to voting

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

EVERYTHING you need to know about voting in next month’s EU referendum on the Isle of Wight.

Quay Arts appoints Isle of Wight musician Paul Armfield to new role

Quay Arts appoints Isle of Wight musician Paul Armfield to new role

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

QUAY Arts has appointed one of the Isle of Wight’s best known musicians, Paul Armfield, as it’s new centre manager.

Cross-party plan would keep same leadership at Isle of Wight Council

Cross-party plan would keep same leadership at Isle of Wight Council

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

AFTER yesterday’s (Monday) political broadsides fired between the two biggest factions at County Hall this week, a group of Isle of Wight Councillors have put forward a plan for cross-party working.

Police to crack down on motorists using phones at the wheel

Monday, May 23, 2016

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight police have launched a crackdown on motorists using their mobile phones while driving.

Isle of Wight police investigate theft of valuable dog statue

Isle of Wight police investigate theft of valuable dog statue

Monday, May 23, 2016

TWO women who loaded a valuable mosaic statue into a shopping trolley and stole it from a garden in Cowes, are being sought by police on the Isle of Wight.

Thousands head to Riverfest

Thousands head to Riverfest

Monday, May 23, 2016

THE first wet Riverfest for nine years didn't stop a steady stream of people visiting the Newport event on Saturday.

Paddle boarders make waves for Isle of Wight charity

Paddle boarders make waves for Isle of Wight charity

Monday, May 23, 2016

PADDLE boarders powered their way from Ventnor to Sandown to raise cash for a new Isle of Wight charity.

Isle of Wight MP welcomes Queen's Speech proposals

Monday, May 23, 2016

ISLE of Wight MP Andrew Turner has welcomed government proposals to fight corruption, clamp down on overseas ‘health tourism’ and plans to improve education, contained in this year’s Queen’s Speech.

Isle of Wight parties clash over austerity and education

Monday, May 23, 2016

UPDATED 12:20*
A WAR of words over austerity and education has broken out between the Island's ruling independent administration and the Isle of Wight Tory group.

Care home manager joins select group of nurses

Care home manager joins select group of nurses

Sunday, May 22, 2016

A TOTLAND care home manager has joined a select band of top nurses.

Cliff fall sparks search

Cliff fall sparks search

Sunday, May 22, 2016

A CLIFF fall at Culver Down on the Isle of Wight sparked a frantic search for three people by the emergency services today (Sunday).

Get ready for MondoMix return

Get ready for MondoMix return

Sunday, May 22, 2016

THE MondoMix Festival, a multi-ethnic mixture of music from all types of cultures, returns to Calbourne Water Mill over the weekend of June 3 to June 5.

Islander sings for the Queen

Islander sings for the Queen

Sunday, May 22, 2016

A TALENTED Islander was proud to be part of the Queen’s birthday celebrations last week.

Helping hand for Isle of Wight biltong venture

Helping hand for Isle of Wight biltong venture

Sunday, May 22, 2016

HUSBAND and wife team, Nick and Sarah Greeff, have brought a taste of Africa to the Isle of Wight — and now they are selling it abroad.

Bestival teams up with Isle of Wight recording studio to promote fresh talent

Bestival teams up with Isle of Wight recording studio to promote fresh talent

Saturday, May 21, 2016

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BESTIVAL and Studio Humbug — an Isle of Wight recording studio — have teamed up for a series of sessions featuring fresh talent on Soho Radio.

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