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Fire at Southern Water treatment works

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

UPDATED TUESDAY 09:51 FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at the Southern Water treatment works in Sandown earlier this evening (Monday).

MP backs entrepreneur scheme

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

MORE Islanders are being encouraged to take advantage of a government scheme helping people to start their own businesses.

Air ambulance welcomes new high flier

Air ambulance welcomes new high flier

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

LIFESAVING charity the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) has appointed a new chief executive.

Fishermen rescued by coastguard

Monday, September 29, 2014

THREE fishermen were rescued by the Bembridge Coastguard after becoming lost in the dark.

Council considers cutting allowance for disabled

Monday, September 29, 2014

A FLAT rate allowance paid to disabled people could be scrapped, saving the Isle of Wight Council £300,000 a year.

Turn your bras — into charity cash

Monday, September 29, 2014

WOMEN on the Isle of Wight are being urged to recycle their old bras to help beat breast cancer.

Are you all ready for this? Here it comes…

Are you all ready for this? Here it comes…

Monday, September 29, 2014

CARE staff on the Isle of Wight took the plunge for charity with a group ice bucket challenge.

Further delay puts back new Solent service

Monday, September 29, 2014

THE launch date for a new ferry service between Cowes and Portsmouth has been pushed back by almost a year.

Alba hopes idea will take off

Alba hopes idea will take off

Sunday, September 28, 2014

EARL Mountbatten Hospice employee Alba Lewis is setting an example to her colleagues with her pledge to raise £100 as part of the charity’s Challenge 1000 campaign.

Brownie birthday

Brownie birthday

Sunday, September 28, 2014

HUNDREDS of Brownies descended on Appley Beach, Ryde, for a birthday party on Saturday.

Cardboard boats help keep charity afloat

Cardboard boats help keep charity afloat

Sunday, September 28, 2014

ORGANISERS of a madcap cardboard boat race handed over a cheque for £332 to the UKSA’s Get Year Six Afloat appeal.

Jackson’s cross-Channel swim

Jackson’s cross-Channel swim

Sunday, September 28, 2014

AT THE age of just ten, Isle of Wight swimmer Jackson Peace really is going the extra mile for charity.

Canon says amen to a long career

Sunday, September 28, 2014

WITH thousands of sermons and hundreds of baptisms, weddings and funerals behind him, Canon Andrew Menniss stepped into retirement after 25 years’ service at Holy Trinity Church, Bembridge.

Car on its side in Cowes

Sunday, September 28, 2014

ISLE of Wight emergency crews attended after a car turned onto its side in Cowes last night (Saturday).

Accident at Yarmouth cafe

Saturday, September 27, 2014

THE ISLE of Wight ambulance service was called to a Yarmouth cafe today (Saturday) following reports of an accident.

Claire overcomes discord to win award

Claire overcomes discord to win award

Saturday, September 27, 2014

HARD work and a determination to keep quality music sessions running on the Isle of Wight won an award for the franchisee of Rhythm Time.

Fundraising is icing on the cake for bakers

Fundraising is icing on the cake for bakers

Saturday, September 27, 2014

BAKERS across the Isle of Wight will have a chance to rise to the challenge or collapse in the middle at a bake-off in aid of the Joe Ellis Trust.

Kayakers raise cash and dementia awareness

Saturday, September 27, 2014

SPONSORS and supporters had an awesome response to the Oar-some Memories Challenge.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

Saturday, September 27, 2014

WHAT better way to celebrate harvest time than the eighth annual Arreton Sweetcorn Fayre?

Fans turn out for Fonz

Fans turn out for Fonz

Friday, September 26, 2014

HOLLYWOOD actor and education campaigner Henry Winkler visited the Isle of Wight today to speak to hundreds of pupils, staff and parents.

Most Read

  1. Further delay puts back new Solent service

    Monday, September 29, 2014

  2. Council considers cutting allowance for disabled

    Monday, September 29, 2014

  3. Are you all ready for this? Here it comes…

    Monday, September 29, 2014

  4. Jackson’s cross-Channel swim

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

  5. Alba hopes idea will take off

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

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