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'Tweet' to find parrot's owner

'Tweet' to find parrot's owner

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

UPDATED 16:27
THE hunt is on to find the owner of parrot found in an Isle of Wight garden today (Wednesday).

Parents learn of primary school places

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

MORE than 95 per cent of Isle of Wight children have been offered a place at their parent's first choice of primary school.

UKSA steps in after palm oil appeal

UKSA steps in after palm oil appeal

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

UKSA came to the rescue when a large lump of palm oil was found on an Isle of Wight beach this week.

Chance for businesses to learn more about funding

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

FUNDING opportunities for businesses will be on the agenda at a meeting organised by Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner and the Island Business Forum.

Drop in Jobseeker's Allowance claims

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

THE year-on-year drop in Isle of Wight unemployment continued last month (March).

Police investigate suspicious incidents involving children

Police investigate suspicious incidents involving children

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

AN 11-year-old girl was approached by a man in the latest of a series of suspicious incidents being investigated by Isle of Wight police.

Gary Lineker enjoys Isle of Wight visit

Gary Lineker enjoys Isle of Wight visit

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

MATCH of the Day presenter Gary Lineker, known for snacking on crisps, was spotted snacking on the Isle of Wight yesterday (Tuesday).

Visiting restrictions lifted at St Mary's Hospital

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

VISITING restrictions have been lifted at St Mary’s Hospital, after Isle of Wight NHS said there had been a substantial improvement in the control of a norovirus outbreak.

Man taken to hospital after fight

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A 34-year-old man needed hospital treatment for a head injury after a fight outside an Isle of Wight pub on Sunday.

Festival hopes to make waves

Festival hopes to make waves

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

SAILING into its second year the Isle of Wight Festival of the Sea held a launch event today (Tuesday) in a bid to raise awareness and increase the number of businesses and groups putting on events.

Concerns raised over high level of benefit sanctions

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

THE NUMBER of people needing help because of benefit sanctions on the Isle of Wight is among the highest in the country, according to the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB).

Principal welcomes Ofsted findings

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

THE headteacher of an Isle of Wight school has welcomed Ofsted's latest feedback.

Charity race a step closer

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

ENTRIES for Race for All, a charity race set up following the axing of Race for Life on the Isle of Wight, open later this month.

Fresh call to save historic building

Fresh call to save historic building

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A PETITION has been launched calling for a statutory repairs notice to be served on the owners of the former Frank James Memorial Hospital.

Car fire tackled

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a car fire at Westhill Road, Shanklin last night (Monday).

Commissioner wants to hear from public on police confidence

Commissioner wants to hear from public on police confidence

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

CONFIDENCE in the police is to be discussed at a meeting of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes.

Good news for Isle of Wight beaches

Good news for Isle of Wight beaches

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

ALMOST all the Isle of Wight’s bathing beaches have received the top rating in the latest Marine Conservation Society Good Beach Guide.

Coastguard rescue after paraglider crash

Monday, April 14, 2014

A RESCUE operation was launched this afternoon (Monday) after a paraglider crashed into a cliff at Freshwater.

Rally helps charity

Rally helps charity

Monday, April 14, 2014

CARS from across the UK arrived on the Isle of Wight at the weekend for the annual Wight Blat rally of Caterham 7s.

Pizza making is top of classroom fun

Pizza making is top of classroom fun

Monday, April 14, 2014

A TASTY visit to Pizza Express allowed students to top up on their learning with some lessons on how to prepare their own pizza.

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