News

Thousands flock to see Isle of Wight bee-eaters

Thousands flock to see Isle of Wight bee-eaters

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

FOUR of the Isle of Wight’s bee-eater chicks have fledged, as thousands of bird-lovers flock to the Island to witness the rare sight.

Tourists told of simple pleasures

Tourists told of simple pleasures

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

SEARCHING for fossils on an Isle of Wight beach has been listed as one of the UK’s best simple pleasures in a new list compiled by Visit England.

Blues and jazz picnic will raise cash for St Catherine's

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

VENTNOR Rotary and St Catherine’s School are joining forces to stage the second Summertime Blues and Jazz Picnic later this month.

Fun run next month

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A FUN event to encourage people on the Isle of Wight to exercise is to take place next month.

£130,000 investment in popular route

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A POPULAR traffic-free route to Quarr Abbey has been resurfaced, making it more suitable for wheelchair users, cyclists and pedestrians.

Sophie Rolf playground to be created

Sophie Rolf playground to be created

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A PROJECT to build a children's playground at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice in memory of Sophie Rolf, is underway after the contracts were signed yesterday (Tuesday) — in the run up to her seventh birthday.

Chance to speak out for Undercliff residents

Chance to speak out for Undercliff residents

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

RESIDENTS and business owners along Undercliff Drive are to be canvassed over their views on the future of the stricken road at a public consultation today (Wednesday).

Wightlink disruption

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WIGHTLINK has cancelled crossings between the Isle of Wight and Lymington due to engine problems on board a ferry.

Best Kept Village Awards defended

Best Kept Village Awards defended

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

THE chairwoman of the Isle of Wight’s Best Kept Village Awards has defended the competition following concerns from conservationists such events damaged wildlife.<

Government school meals plan costs the council

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A HUGE shortfall in government funding has led to the Isle of Wight Council and Portsmouth Diocese having to spend £464,000 to ensure free school meals can be provided to young children.

Fracking vote call from UKIP

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A REFERENDUM on fracking should be held on the Isle of Wight, according to UKIP.

Jobs created by funding for Isle of Wight business

Jobs created by funding for Isle of Wight business

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A TIDAL energy company has announced it is to create new jobs thanks to fresh funding.

Dogs on beach decision to be considered by scrutiny committee

Dogs on beach decision to be considered by scrutiny committee

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

OWNERS may yet be able to let their dogs run free on St Helens beach.

Burglary at cafe

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Isle of Wight Police investigate a burglary at a cafe in Wheeler's Bay, Ventnor.

Race for All brings in the cash

Race for All brings in the cash

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A SUCCESSFUL first year has laid the foundations for future Race for All fundraisers.

Tumble dryer fire

Monday, August 18, 2014

UPDATED 23:21
ISLE of Wight Fire and Rescue were called to a tumble dryer fire in Cowes tonight (Monday).

First Islanders benefit from mortgage scheme

First Islanders benefit from mortgage scheme

Monday, August 18, 2014

A NEW mortgage scheme has seen its first purchasers collect the keys to their new homes.

Recipe for success at Garlic Festival

Recipe for success at Garlic Festival

Monday, August 18, 2014

THE sweet smell of success again wafted from the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival — the Island’s biggest summer show.

Lifeboat rescues stranded yacht

Monday, August 18, 2014

A YACHTSMAN who ran aground on part of the new Cowes breakwater last night (Sunday), was rescued by Cowes RNLI Lifeboat.

Island's cat crisis leads to spaying scheme

Island's cat crisis leads to spaying scheme

Monday, August 18, 2014

IN AN effort to tackle a growing problem of abandoned cats on the Island, a “Spaying Blitz” is being launched to encourage owners to get their pets neutered.

Most Read

  1. Burglary at cafe

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  2. Best Kept Village Awards defended

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  3. Wightlink disruption

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

  4. Dogs on beach decision to be considered by scrutiny committee

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  5. Government school meals plan costs the council

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

View our Elgin Traffic & Travel Map