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Apprenticeship event for Isle of Wight young people

Monday, September 1, 2014

YOUNG people are being urged to learn more about apprenticeships by Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner.

Indecent exposure arrest

Monday, September 1, 2014

A MAN has been arrested this morning (Monday) following reports of indecent exposure incidents in Newport.

Woman in court over drain cleaner attack

Monday, September 1, 2014

THE owner of an Isle of Wight restaurant has admitted carrying out a drain cleaner attack on a young woman, causing severe facial and upper body burns to her victim.

World record judges head to Bestival

World record judges head to Bestival

Monday, September 1, 2014

BESTIVAL organisers have confirmed Guinness World Record judges will be on the Isle of Wight this weekend to see if the event has pulled off one of its ever biggest stunts.

Overcrowding not a problem at HMP Isle of Wight, according to MoJ

Overcrowding not a problem at HMP Isle of Wight, according to MoJ

Sunday, August 31, 2014

AFTER fears were raised about increased violence in British prisons, the Ministry of Justice has said overcrowding is not an issue at HMP Isle of Wight.

Focus on domestic and sexual violence at Bestival

Sunday, August 31, 2014

BESTIVAL-goers will be encouraged to Reclaim the Night and learn more about domestic and sexual violence.

Isle of Wight spaniel crowned international top dog

Isle of Wight spaniel crowned international top dog

Sunday, August 31, 2014

A FORMER European champion Welsh springer spaniel has been named a World Winner at a show in Finland.

Doctor's 16,000km move for Isle of Wight post

Doctor's 16,000km move for Isle of Wight post

Sunday, August 31, 2014

AFTER relocating more than 16,000km across the globe and negotiating a near year-long process to gain his registration, a new consultant is in post at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice (EMH).

Disbanded society’s final good deed

Disbanded society’s final good deed

Saturday, August 30, 2014

THE Isle of Wight Livestock Society has disbanded after 30 years.

Volunteers on riverbank litter pick

Saturday, August 30, 2014

VOLUNTEERS have been helping to keep the Island spick and span by picking litter along the River Medina.

Vintage day at Frank James

Saturday, August 30, 2014

CAMPAIGNERS battling to save the derelict Frank James Hospital, East Cowes, are staging a vintage day in its grounds.

Skating stars in ice tribute to Gemma

Skating stars in ice tribute to Gemma

Saturday, August 30, 2014

TWO of Britain's top ice skaters have appeared at a charity gala held in memory of an Isle of Wight mother.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

Saturday, August 30, 2014

WOVLVERTON Manor Garden Fair returns this weekend - the Isle of Wight's biggest gardening event - while on the water it's the Cowes Classic Offshore powerboat race.

Bestival set to sell out yet again

Bestival set to sell out yet again

Friday, August 29, 2014

BESTIVAL organisers are confident the Robin Hill event will sell out in the next few days.

Ferry bosses take up tea invitation

Friday, August 29, 2014

WIGHTLINK has accepted an invitation for tea and cake after a customer sent them a 5,000-word complaint.

Cyclists 'made it' after 1,400 miles to Spain

Friday, August 29, 2014

AN EXHAUSTED team of eight cyclists from the Isle of Wight are celebrating today (Friday) after riding nearly 1,400 miles in the Square to Square challenge.

Hundreds at diabetes risk roadshow

Hundreds at diabetes risk roadshow

Friday, August 29, 2014

MORE than 200 people took up the invitation of see if they are at risk of type 2 diabetes.

Taste of IW travels to Westminster

Friday, August 29, 2014

THE Island’s business community is set to give Britain’s lawmakers and tourism bosses a Taste of the Wight at the Palace of Westminster, on Tuesday.

High demand for maritime training opportunities

Friday, August 29, 2014

MORE than 200 people applied to become apprentice deckhands following a recruitment drive by an Island firm.

Man airlifted to hospital

Friday, August 29, 2014

A MAN suffering from a suspected heart attack was airlifted from Sandown seafront to St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight, last night (Thursday).

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