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Dementia support website launched

Dementia support website launched

Friday, October 31, 2014

A TOOL to help patients of dementia and their families and carers is being launched on the Isle of Wight.

Propeller fault disrupts Lymington-Yarmouth ferry

Friday, October 31, 2014

UPDATED 14:00

A FERRY breakdown brought disruption to Wightlink’s Lymington-Yarmouth route today (Friday).

Cowes Council rejects floating bridge charges

Cowes Council rejects floating bridge charges

Friday, October 31, 2014

COWES Town Council has voted against controversial charges for pedestrians and cyclists on the floating bridge, following a public meeting last night (Thursday).

Island attractions in tourism finals

Island attractions in tourism finals

Thursday, October 30, 2014

SEVEN of the Island’s leading tourism businesses have been chosen for the finals of the Beautiful South Tourism Awards.

Persistent school absence down

Thursday, October 30, 2014

PERSISTENT school absence is down on the Island, with primary schools leading national tables and secondary schools showing improvement.

Hospital increases recycling

Hospital increases recycling

Thursday, October 30, 2014

PATIENTS, visitors and staff are being encouraged to recycle at St Mary’s Hospital to reduce its carbon footprint.

Crackdown on drivers using phones

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

DRIVERS on the Isle of Wight caught using their mobile phones during a week-long police crackdown have been fined.

EE phone signal restored

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

FULL mobile phone signal has been restored to affected EE customers, according to the mobile phone company.

Island firefighters to strike again

Island firefighters to strike again

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have announced their longest strike yet in an ongoing row over pensions.

Tips on avoiding online crime issued

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

THE police have given advice on how to avoid being a victim of cyber crime.

Ryde Pier to feature on BBC1

Ryde Pier to feature on BBC1

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

HISTORIC Ryde Pier is the ‘star’ of BBC1’s Countryfile, together with two men who worked on it in its heyday.

Where does good food come from?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

MORRISONS on the Island is playing their part in the launch of the company’s Academy of Food — a free education programme designed to help children understand where good food comes from.

Field of Remembrance to open again

Field of Remembrance to open again

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

A special ‘field of remembrance’ will be opened once again at Carisbrooke Castle on Thursday (6) to commemorate those in the uniformed services who lost their lives in service of their country.

Spec-tacular walk raises £1,000

Spec-tacular walk raises £1,000

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

SPECSAVERS staff at a Ryde store completed a 828-mile treadmill trek to raise money for a children’s charity.

Shed fire in Newport

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

FIRE crews were called to a report of a shed on fire in Newport.

Car fire in Sandown

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to the Broadway, Sandown, this morning to tackle a car fire.

Opinions wanted on Cowes harbour

Opinions wanted on Cowes harbour

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Anyone with an interest in the future of Cowes harbour up to 2020 can have a say as part of an online survey.

Have your pumpkin and eat it too

Have your pumpkin and eat it too

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

THE Isle of Wight Council is working with a local cookery academy to encourage residents not to generate food waste but instead use parts of pumpkins to make meals as Halloween approaches.

Three cars in crash

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

COMMUTER traffic was disrupted by a three-car collision in Medina Way, Newport, this morning (Tuesday).

Routine operations cancelled after spike in hospital demand

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

A SURGE in the number of people attending St Mary's Hospital, Newport, emergency department and an unusually high number of very poorly patients has meant a number of routine operations have been cancelled today (Tuesday).

Most Read

  1. Island attractions in tourism finals

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

  2. Propeller fault disrupts Lymington-Yarmouth ferry

    Friday, October 31, 2014

  3. Cowes Council rejects floating bridge charges

    Friday, October 31, 2014

  4. Persistent school absence down

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

  5. Hospital increases recycling

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

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