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MP calls for early report into Wightlink deck collapse

MP calls for early report into Wightlink deck collapse

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner has called for a report into the Wightlink car deck collapse to be published as soon as possible.

Motorcyclist in Calbourne crash

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

AN 81-year old motorcyclist was involved in a collision with a car in Calbourne yesterday (Monday).

Joe Ellis Trust hits its £100,000 target

Joe Ellis Trust hits its £100,000 target

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

FUNDRAISING for Joe Ellis has today (Tuesday) smashed the £100,000 target.

More ferries to cope with extra visitors

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A RISE in visitors to the Isle of Wight has led ferry company Red Funnel to add sailings to its summer timetable.

Lifeboats out of action after vandalism

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

UPDATED 13:41
TWO Isle of Wight lifeboats have been vandalised, putting them out of action.

Factor 50 for Isle of Wight wallabies

Factor 50 for Isle of Wight wallabies

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

After their albino wallabies were protected from the blazing sunshine by bottles of Nivea suncream, staff from an Isle of Wight animal park have appealed to the skincare company to sponsor them.

Wightlink welcomes latest decision in legal row

Wightlink welcomes latest decision in legal row

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A JUDGE’S decision to dismiss an appeal by the Lymington River Association about the use of larger Wightlink vessels has been welcomed by the cross-Solent ferry company.

Fears raised over future of clubs

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

SEVERAL sports and social clubs could fold if an Isle of Wight Council grant dries up, according to a councillor.

Isle of Wight rallies behind Ryde Rescue

Isle of Wight rallies behind Ryde Rescue

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

THE vandalism at Ryde Inshore Rescue has sparked outcry, but also prompted offers of support from across the Isle of Wight.

Carnival spirit brings out the crowds

Carnival spirit brings out the crowds

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

THESE youngsters put the car in carnival in Newport on Saturday night.

Council urges owners to take action over Frank James Hospital

Monday, July 21, 2014

UPDATED 15:17*
THE owners of a historic building at the centre of a conservation row have been urged to carry out repairs by the Isle of Wight Council.

Take care around Island's coastline

Monday, July 21, 2014

BEACH-GOERS and boat users on the Isle of Wight have been urged to take extra care as the hot weather continues.

Collision in Cowes

Monday, July 21, 2014

A COLLISION between two vehicles has occurred on Newport Road, Cowes.

Jazz weekend hailed a success

Jazz weekend hailed a success

Monday, July 21, 2014

THE latest Newport Jazz Weekend has been hailed a success by organisers, after more than a thousand tickets were sold and several shows sold out.

Fire at Ventnor house

Monday, July 21, 2014

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a fire at house in Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor, yesterday (Sunday).

Around the world with Rhythmtree

Around the world with Rhythmtree

Monday, July 21, 2014

A WEEKEND of music from around the world ended last night with the infectious rhythms of Columbian Latin funk courtesy of La Chiva Gantiva.

Health commissioning group wants more say on services

Monday, July 21, 2014

THE Isle of Wight NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the GP-led body responsible for commissioning Island health and social care services, has called for greater local control over services.

Lifeboat in action after inflatable injury

Monday, July 21, 2014

A MAN injured while being towed in an inflatable had to be rescued by Bembridge RNLI yesterday (Sunday) — one of three incidents for the lifeboat in the same day.

Dressed to impress

Dressed to impress

Sunday, July 20, 2014

A FORMER Islander has embarked on an unusual charity challenge — to wear the same dress for 28 days.

Yarmouth Lifeboat called out twice

Sunday, July 20, 2014

YARMOUTH RNLI lifeboat was called out to rescue stricken vessels yesterday (Saturday).

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