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Firearms officers in Red Jet exercise

Firearms officers in Red Jet exercise

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

FIREARMS officers boarded a Red Jet ferry in Southampton today (Tuesday) in a dramatic training exercise.

Chef's death at Bangkok Airport was suicide concludes Isle of Wight Coroner

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A CHEF threw himself from a first-floor balcony at Bangkok Airport in Thailand, an inquest on the Isle of Wight heard today (Tuesday).

Island Independents unveil alternative Isle of Wight Council budget

Island Independents unveil alternative Isle of Wight Council budget

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

CALLING for 'care and compassion, not desks and pens,' the Island Independents have published their alternative Isle of Wight Council budget.

Woman hit by car in Newport High Street

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

UPDATED 14:38*
A WOMAN is believed to have suffered a head injury after a collision involving a car on Newport High Street this afternoon (Tuesday).

Supermarket hit by vandals

Supermarket hit by vandals

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A SUPERMARKET was hit by vandals in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).

Common People festival to feature Isle of Wight acts

Common People festival to feature Isle of Wight acts

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BESTIVAL’S Common People festival is to feature some fantastic Isle of Wight talent.

Waterside Pool to welcome Bondi Rescue star Trent

Waterside Pool to welcome Bondi Rescue star Trent

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BONDI Rescue star Trent 'Maxi' Maxwell will be teaching lifeguard skills on a special visit to Ryde's Waterside Pool this summer.

Awards for dedicated staff at St Mary's Hospital

Awards for dedicated staff at St Mary's Hospital

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

STAFF at St Mary's Hospital who went the extra mile for patients were praised at an awards ceremony.

Sinking of the SS Mendi tragedy remembered off the Isle of Wight

Sinking of the SS Mendi tragedy remembered off the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

WARSHIPS of the Royal Navy and the South African navy are due to visit the site of the sinking of the troop ship SS Mendi to commemorate the disaster today (Tuesday).

Smaller council tax rise proposed by Labour and Lib Dems

Monday, February 20, 2017

AN ALTERNATIVE budget, avoiding a massive council tax hike and £1.7 million of cuts proposed by the Conservative-led Isle of Wight Council administration, has been put forward by Labour and Lib Dem Councillors.

Activists gather in St Thomas' Square for world social justice day

Activists gather in St Thomas' Square for world social justice day

Monday, February 20, 2017

ACTIVISTS gathered in St Thomas' Square, Newport, this afternoon (Monday) to mark the United Nations world day of social justice.

Tories accused of 'blowing' Asda cash by opposition Isle of Wight Councillors

Monday, February 20, 2017

OPPOSITION Isle of Wight Councillors have launched a broadside ahead of this week's budget meeting, claiming the Conservative-led alliance in charge at County Hall plans to blow the £17.5 million Asda cash on 'frivolities.'

Sustainable travel awards for Isle of Wight schools

Sustainable travel awards for Isle of Wight schools

Monday, February 20, 2017

CYCLING, scooting, and walking to school has earned green awards for a number of the Island’s primary schools.

New Mobile Household Recycling Centre for Isle of Wight

New Mobile Household Recycling Centre for Isle of Wight

Monday, February 20, 2017

A NEW Mobile Household Recycling Centre will be popping up across the Island from next week.

Coppins Bridge crash woman charged with drink driving

Coppins Bridge crash woman charged with drink driving

Monday, February 20, 2017

A WOMAN is due to appear in court next month accused of drink-driving following an accident where a car plunged into the River Medina at Coppins Bridge, Newport in the early hours of Saturday.

MP Caroline Lucas wants to turn the Isle of Wight Green

MP Caroline Lucas wants to turn the Isle of Wight Green

Monday, February 20, 2017

THE Isle of Wight is fertile territory for the Green party according to co-leader, Caroline Lucas MP who visited the Island over the weekend.

Families flock to Sandman Snowman competition

Families flock to Sandman Snowman competition

Monday, February 20, 2017

ONE of the Isle of Wight's more quirky events, the Sandman Snowman competition, was held in Shanklin yesterday (Sunday).

Teenager quizzed over Shanklin fire

Monday, February 20, 2017

A TEENAGER was arrested by police on suspicion of arson following the devastating fire in Shanklin early on Saturday morning.

Crew sickness cancels Wightlink's car ferries

Monday, February 20, 2017

CREW sickness has been blamed for the cancellation of Wightlink's Portsmouth-Fishbourne car ferries this morning (Monday).

Funding secures future of Isle of Wight world music festival

Funding secures future of Isle of Wight world music festival

Sunday, February 19, 2017

PLANS are being finalised for Mondomix 2017 after organisers won a second round of National Lottery Arts Council funding.

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