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Seven more held in Isle of Wight police sex investigation

Saturday, February 28, 2015

A FURTHER seven men have been arrested over an alleged conspiracy to commit serious sexual offences on the Isle of Wight.

Wightlink ferry hit by delay

Saturday, February 28, 2015

THE WIGHTLINK ferry service between the Isle of WIght and Portsmouth has been hit by ‘significant delays’ today (Saturday) following a ferry breakdown.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

Saturday, February 28, 2015

IT IS hard to miss the main event on the Isle of Wight this weekend – Acoustic Isle.

Isle of Wight Hedgelaying Competition showcases ancient craft in action

Isle of Wight Hedgelaying Competition showcases ancient craft in action

Saturday, February 28, 2015

PRACTITIONERS of an ancient craft will be hedging their bets today (Saturday).

Morrisons top job for Isle of Wight's David Potts

Morrisons top job for Isle of Wight's David Potts

Friday, February 27, 2015

HE WORKED his way up from shelf stacker to the boardroom of Tesco and now former Isle of Wight supermarket manager David Potts has taken over at rivals, Morrisons.

Operations postponed due to pressure at St Mary's Hospital

Operations postponed due to pressure at St Mary's Hospital

Friday, February 27, 2015

HEALTH bosses at the Isle of Wight NHS Trust have postponed non-urgent operations at St Mary’s Hospital, Newport due to sustained pressure on emergency services.

Find out which Isle of Wight roads will be resurfaced by Island Roads this year

Find out which Isle of Wight roads will be resurfaced by Island Roads this year

Friday, February 27, 2015

UPDATED FRIDAY 15:31*
ISLAND Roads has announced which Isle of Wight roads it will resurface this year as part of the highways PFI.

Carisbrooke students scoop prizes for dramatic re-telling of Isle of Wight legend

Carisbrooke students scoop prizes for dramatic re-telling of Isle of Wight legend

Friday, February 27, 2015

IN PICTURES
A CREATIVE retelling of an Isle of Wight legend won prizes for Carisbrooke primary school pupils in the first day of the 'Be Your Best Southampton J Rock' competition yesterday (Thursday).

Dorothy Perkins set for BHS move

Dorothy Perkins set for BHS move

Friday, February 27, 2015

UPDATED FRIDAY 11:51*
DOROTHY Perkins is set to open in BHS when it closes its Newport High Street store.

Mortar sparks alert at Cowes breakwater

Mortar sparks alert at Cowes breakwater

Friday, February 27, 2015

UPDATED FRIDAY 10:41*
A MORTAR dredged up as part of work to create the new Cowes breakwater sparked a UXB alert this afternoon (Thursday).

Young people urged to have their say on education plans

Young people urged to have their say on education plans

Friday, February 27, 2015

YOUNG people are being asked to add their voices to the Isle of Wight Council's ongoing consultation for post-16 education.

Work needed to tackle youth violence, says police and crime commissioner

Work needed to tackle youth violence, says police and crime commissioner

Friday, February 27, 2015

EFFORTS to tackle gang and youth violence have been welcomed by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes.

Rise of the Ronin — are you tough enough for new Isle of Wight race?

Rise of the Ronin — are you tough enough for new Isle of Wight race?

Thursday, February 26, 2015

RISE of the Ronin, a gruelling new obstacle race with a warrior theme, will hit the Isle of Wight in May.

Man found unconscious in lay-by

Thursday, February 26, 2015

POLICE on the Isle of Wight hope taxi drivers may be able to help with an investigation into an assault, after a man was found unconscious and injured in a lay-by.

Council Tax rise and service cuts agreed by Isle of Wight Council

Council Tax rise and service cuts agreed by Isle of Wight Council

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A COUNCIL Tax increase of 1.99 per cent and swingeing service cuts were approved by Isle of Wight Councillors last night (Wednesday).

Lingerie model looking for Isle of Wight support

Lingerie model looking for Isle of Wight support

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A LINGERIE model from the Isle of Wight is hoping Islanders will put her in poll position for a modelling contract.

Fire in garage

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A FIRE broke out in a garage in Adgestone early this morning (Thursday), leading to call outs for Isle of Wight emergency services.

Isle of Wight Lottery scratchcards to launch

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

THE Isle of Wight Lottery is to launch £1 scratchcards in April.

UKIP questions over Isle of Wight Council's Cowes college blunder

UKIP questions over Isle of Wight Council's Cowes college blunder

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

GENERAL ELECTION 2015
UKIP candidate Iain McKie has called for answers over the Isle of Wight Council’s mistaken payment to Cowes Enterprise College developers Pihl.

Police appeal for volunteers to join Isle of Wight Independent Advisory Group

Police appeal for volunteers to join Isle of Wight Independent Advisory Group

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help shape policing on the Isle of Wight.

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