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Crisp and crunchy for Christmas at Cowes chippy

Crisp and crunchy for Christmas at Cowes chippy

Saturday, December 20, 2014

THE Christmas menu at an Isle of Wight fish and chip shop gets batter every year.

Baby boutique raises £150 for Isle of Wight charity

Baby boutique raises £150 for Isle of Wight charity

Saturday, December 20, 2014

A BABY and toddler boutique staged in aid of Isle of Wight charity Layla’s Trust raised around £150.

Top Isle of Wight post in doubt as report awaited

Top Isle of Wight post in doubt as report awaited

Saturday, December 20, 2014

THE FUTURE of the top officer — who has piloted the Isle of Wight Council through its most turbulent times — is in doubt.

Chimney fire in Ryde

Saturday, December 20, 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a small chimney fire at St John's Wood Road, Ryde on Friday evening (December 19).

Isle of Wight Literary Festival 2015 dates revealed

Isle of Wight Literary Festival 2015 dates revealed

Friday, December 19, 2014

The Isle of Wight Literary Festival has announced it will return to Cowes for the fourth time on October 15 to 18, 2015.

Have your say on pavement 'clutter'

Have your say on pavement 'clutter'

Friday, December 19, 2014

A NEW policy to clear the Isle of Wight’s streets of clutter could be on the cards next year.

Two in the running Isle of Wight waste contract worth up to £225 million

Two in the running Isle of Wight waste contract worth up to £225 million

Friday, December 19, 2014

THE shortlist for the the Isle of Wight Council waste contract, which would be worth more than £200 million, has been reduced to two — with Island Waste parent company Biffa no longer in the running.

Plea for Isle of Wight organ donors

Plea for Isle of Wight organ donors

Friday, December 19, 2014

AN IMPASSIONED plea has gone out for more people on the Isle of Wight to sign up as organ donors and save lives.

Vote for your favourite Newport Business Association Christmas window display

Vote for your favourite Newport Business Association Christmas window display

Friday, December 19, 2014

COMPETITION
WITH Christmas around the corner shops in Newport have gone all out on their window displays.

New boss for Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Friday, December 19, 2014

THE Earl Mountbatten Hospice has a new chief executive.

Disappointing news for Isle of Wight Council finances

Disappointing news for Isle of Wight Council finances

Friday, December 19, 2014

DISAPPOINTED but not surprised was the reaction of the Isle of Wight Council to the government's latest plans to cut local authority budgets.

Police and ambulance called after man suffers gashed eye

Thursday, December 18, 2014

FIVE police cars and an ambulance were called to a shop in Sandown this afternoon (Thursday) following a report of a man suffering with a badly cut eye.

Who is taking you home tonight? — powerful anti-drink drive message this Christmas

Who is taking you home tonight? — powerful anti-drink drive message this Christmas

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A HARD-HITTING message has been sent to revellers enjoying Christmas celebrations on the Isle of Wight.

Skate brand Wight Trash welcomes street artist My Dog Sighs

Skate brand Wight Trash welcomes street artist My Dog Sighs

Thursday, December 18, 2014

ACCLAIMED Southsea street artist My Dog Sighs is bringing his striking style to Isle of Wight skate shop Wight Trash World today (Thursday).

Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner backs calls for English votes for English laws

Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner backs calls for English votes for English laws

Thursday, December 18, 2014

CALLS for English votes for English laws have been backed by Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner.

Isle of Wight writers in the spotlight

Isle of Wight writers in the spotlight

Thursday, December 18, 2014

THE winners of this year’s Wight Fair Writers’ Circle short story competition will be presented with their prizes tomorrow (Friday).

Cuts to Isle of Wight community buses

Cuts to Isle of Wight community buses

Thursday, December 18, 2014

COMMUNITY bus services on the Isle of Wight are being cut.

Some Isle of Wight patients could be sent to mainland for operations

Some Isle of Wight patients could be sent to mainland for operations

Thursday, December 18, 2014

SOME patients from the Isle of Wight could be sent to the mainland for operations over winter due to pressure on St Mary’s Hospital.

Road closed while building made safe by Isle of Wight Fire Service

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

CONCERNS about loose brickwork led to a main road being closed while Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service worked to make the building safe this afternoon (Wednesday).

Aircraft in holding pattern over Isle of Wight due to 'maintenance issue'

Aircraft in holding pattern over Isle of Wight due to 'maintenance issue'

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

AN AIRCRAFT bound for Newark, near New York, has been kept in a holding pattern over the Isle of Wight for several hours this afternoon (Wednesday).

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