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Have your say as Isle of Wight Council looks to save £13.5m

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

AS THE Isle of Wight Council looks for ways to save millions of pounds, it has asked Islanders for their ideas.

Man cut free after collision

Man cut free after collision

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UPDATED 09:25*
A MAN was cut free from his car following a crash near Chessell Pottery, Brook, this morning (Wednesday).

Fundraisers help keep RNLI afloat with £300,000

Fundraisers help keep RNLI afloat with £300,000

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

THE Isle of Wight raised an amazing £300,000 for the RNLI in 2013, the annual meeting of the Island’s Lifeboat Board heard.

Footbridges improved

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

THREE footbridges have been improved by PFI contractor Island Roads.

Mason’s 22-mile mission

Mason’s 22-mile mission

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy has made it his mission to swim the equivalent of crossing the English Channel.

Fears over fishing boat lead to lifeboat launch

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

THE distant sight of what appeared to be an unnamed boat being tossed about in choppy seas, lead to Cowes lifeboat being launched this afternoon (Tuesday).

Investigation after boys approached

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

POLICE have launched an investigation after a report that an unknown man tried to persuade two 11-year-old boys to get into his car in Fairlee Road last Wednesday.

Climbers take on Isle of Wight cliff challenge

Climbers take on Isle of Wight cliff challenge

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

SOME of the world's best climbers have tested their skills on the cliffs of the Isle of Wight as part of an extreme competition.

High winds damage lifeboat centre

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UPDATED 11:55*
HIGH winds dislodged roof cladding at the RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Station at East Cowes.

Crash at Quarr

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UPDATED 10:37*
A SCOOTER and a Land Rover have collided this morning (Tuesday).

Police target drivers on their phones

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A POLICE operation targeting people who use mobile phones while driving has been launched.

Help keep Isle of Wight events safe

Help keep Isle of Wight events safe

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A NEW group of volunteers is being assembled by St John Ambulance to be on hand at some of the Isle of Wight’s major events next year.

Hurricane Gonzalo: Isle of Wight travel

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

BAD weather in the Solent, caused by the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo, has led to travel disruption for Isle of Wight commuters this morning (Tuesday).

Academy out of special measures

Academy out of special measures

Monday, October 20, 2014

SANDOWN Bay Academy has moved out of special measures following an Ofsted inspection last week.

Youth service bids invited for Sandown

Monday, October 20, 2014

BIDS to take over youth services in Sandown have been invited by the Isle of Wight Council.

Return trip planned for Beer and Buses

Return trip planned for Beer and Buses

Monday, October 20, 2014

ORGANISERS of the inaugural Isle of Wight Beer and Buses weekend were toasting a huge success.

Four held after East Cowes incident

Monday, October 20, 2014

UPDATED MONDAY 12:58*
FOUR men have been arrested by Isle of Wight Police on suspicion of assaulting another man in East Cowes today (Friday).

Protesters march again over floating bridge charges

Protesters march again over floating bridge charges

Monday, October 20, 2014

A SECOND protest march against proposals to charge foot passengers using the floating bridge took place on Saturday.

Serious collision

Monday, October 20, 2014

UPDATED MONDAY 10:40*
A WOMAN was taken to St Mary's Hospital yesterday (Saturday) following a serious road traffic collision.

Gracie-May undergoes US operation

Gracie-May undergoes US operation

Monday, October 20, 2014

THE GENEROSITY of the Isle of Wight has helped pay for a successful operation for an Island youngster with a crippling condition.

Most Read

  1. Man cut free after collision

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  2. Hurricane Gonzalo: Isle of Wight travel

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  3. Crash at Quarr

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  4. Investigation after boys approached

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  5. High winds damage lifeboat centre

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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