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New Sainsbury's for Ryde

New Sainsbury's for Ryde

Friday, October 24, 2014

SAINSBURY’S opened its latest Isle of Wight store yesterday (Thursday).

Chance to help children through online auction

Friday, October 24, 2014

CHRISTINE and Stuart Ward have teaming-up to raise as much cash as possible from a sponsored cycle ride for charity in Madagascar.

Volunteers rebuild road — but authorities are set to close it again

Volunteers rebuild road — but authorities are set to close it again

Friday, October 24, 2014

ANGERED by months of inaction, fed-up residents in landslip hit Undercliff Drive have taken to matters into their own hands — and rebuilt part of the stricken road themselves.

Drumming masterclass in tribute to Isle of Wight musician

Drumming masterclass in tribute to Isle of Wight musician

Friday, October 24, 2014

A DRUMMING workshop, organised as a tribute to one of the Isle of Wight most respected musicians, will take place on Monday.

The Isle of Wight's best businesses in the running for awards

The Isle of Wight's best businesses in the running for awards

Friday, October 24, 2014

THE stage is set for the Island’s business event of the year — The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence.

Rob da Bank gets his teeth into Bite the Wight

Rob da Bank gets his teeth into Bite the Wight

Friday, October 24, 2014

BESTIVAL organiser and Isle of Wight Youth Trust patron Rob da Bank will today (Friday) enjoy a cuppa poured from a giant Chessel Pottery tea pot to celebrate Bite the Wight.

Literary night at Dimbola

Thursday, October 23, 2014

ISLE of Wight author Joan Ellis will host a fundraising night at Dimobola Lodge, in aid of the Julia Margaret Cameron Trust, tonight (Thursday).

Co-op creates jobs with new store

Thursday, October 23, 2014

SOUTHERN Co-operative’s largest supermarket in the south is set to open on the Isle of Wight, creating 40 new jobs.

More crime to be dealt with out of court

More crime to be dealt with out of court

Thursday, October 23, 2014

CLEANING graffiti, apologising and fixing damage, are at the heart of plans to deal with low level crime, announced by Hampshire and Isle of Wight police and crime commissioner Simon Hayes.

Isle drink to that — hospice patients start whisky club

Isle drink to that — hospice patients start whisky club

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A PAIR of whisky-loving hospice patients have started their own club dedicated to their favourite tipple.

Boy arrested over theft suspicion

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A 12-YEAR-old boy was arrested by the police on suspicion of stealing a camera on Monday.

Eco project under scrutiny

Eco project under scrutiny

Thursday, October 23, 2014

COUNCIL involvement in an international environmental project could be scrapped after it was branded a 'waste of time' by some Isle of Wight councillors.

English Heritage identifies Isle of Wight buildings at risk

English Heritage identifies Isle of Wight buildings at risk

Thursday, October 23, 2014

HISTORIC Yaverland Battery is among the Isle of Wight buildings that have been added to the latest English Heritage buildings at risk register.

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.

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