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Trains halted as lorry hits bridge

Trains halted as lorry hits bridge

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

TRAINS on the Isle of Wight have been stopped and a road closed in both directions after a lorry collided with a bridge today (Tuesday).

Phone shop to close

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

PHONES 4U is to close its branch in Newport, it was announced today (Tuesday).

Friends witnessed tragedy

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

FRIENDS of a man who died after his car careered over the edge of a cliff witnessed the tragedy, Isle of Wight Coroner’s Court heard today (Tuesday).

Postfest cash for KissyPuppy

Postfest cash for KissyPuppy

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

HARD work paid off for the team behind Postfest as they presented both KissyPuppy, the Sophie Rolf Trust, and the Earl Mountbatten Hospice with a cheque for £2,402.55.

Night flights for air ambulance

Night flights for air ambulance

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

THE air ambulance will be able to fly operations at night for the first time, the charity behind the service has announced today (Tuesday).

Work to prevent flooding

Work to prevent flooding

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WORK has started on a new automated pumping system at Ryde Canoe Lake, which it is hoped will help reduce the risk of flooding.

Teams rise to the Wight Challenge

Teams rise to the Wight Challenge

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

THEY paddled canoes, they cycled and they ran, and at the end of their efforts, they raised thousands of pounds for charity.

Police hunt fight suspect

Monday, September 22, 2014

POLICE investigating a fight outside a bar in Ryde, on the Isle of Wight, are appealing for help to identify a man.

Councillor will remain independent despite leaving group

Councillor will remain independent despite leaving group

Monday, September 22, 2014

THE latest Isle of Wight Councillor to quit the Independents has ruled out joining the Tories.

Council clears up Conservative beach cleaning policy claims

Council clears up Conservative beach cleaning policy claims

Monday, September 22, 2014

CLAIMS the Isle of Wight Council was shirking its legal duty to keep beaches clean have been refuted today (Monday).

Cheeky cyclist raises eyebrows and cash

Cheeky cyclist raises eyebrows and cash

Monday, September 22, 2014

A ‘NAKED’ cyclist caused a stir on the Isle of Wight on Saturday.

Red Funnel announces £2.2m investment after record summer

Red Funnel announces £2.2m investment after record summer

Monday, September 22, 2014

RED Funnel has announced plans to invest £2.2 million in another of its ferries, after a record-breaking summer that saw its East Cowes route overtake Fishbourne as the most popular way to reach the Isle of Wight.

Pedestrian-only service on floating bridge

Monday, September 22, 2014

COWES floating bridge will run a pedestrian only service over the next few evenings, according to the Isle of Wight Council.

Island Roads upgrades its website

Monday, September 22, 2014

ISLAND Roads has launched an improved online facility so residents can report highways problems and track the progress of inquiries.

Homes without water

Monday, September 22, 2014

UPDATED 11:32
A BURST water main in Newport has left hundreds of homes without a water supply today (Monday).

New threat found to Isle of Wight squirrels

Monday, September 22, 2014

A STUDY has revealed a possible new threat to the Island’s declining resident red squirrel population — the wood mouse.

Ride and Stride splashes out

Ride and Stride splashes out

Sunday, September 21, 2014

THIS year’s Ride and Stride church fundraiser became a Ride, Stride and Paddle — when the Island’s archdeacon kayaked along the River Medina to visit churches.

Safety session for bikers a success

Safety session for bikers a success

Sunday, September 21, 2014

BIKERS took part in a safety workshop at the weekend, run by the Roads Policing Unit.

Fire at Shanklin restaurant

Sunday, September 21, 2014

A MAN was treated for the effects of smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a restaurant in Shanklin this morning (Sunday).

Dementia support plans

Dementia support plans

Sunday, September 21, 2014

NEWPORT is to become dementia friendly as part of a project to create communities all over the Isle of Wight which support those with the disease.

Most Read

  1. Cheeky cyclist raises eyebrows and cash

    Monday, September 22, 2014

  2. Police hunt fight suspect

    Monday, September 22, 2014

  3. Red Funnel announces £2.2m investment after record summer

    Monday, September 22, 2014

  4. Homes without water

    Monday, September 22, 2014

  5. New threat found to Isle of Wight squirrels

    Monday, September 22, 2014

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