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Summer storm provides spectacular sight

Summer storm provides spectacular sight

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

UPDATED 21:06
AFTER the hot weather, storms hit the Isle of Wight last night (Tuesday) leading to a spectacular lightning show.

Campaign launched to save under threat Carisbrooke College

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

UPDATED 20:55*
A CAMPAIGN to save Carisbrooke College has been launched on Facebook.

Motorboat fire tackled

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A FIRE broke out in the engine room of a large motorboat at Cowes Yacht Haven this evening (Wednesday).

Thieves strike at Isle of Wight building site

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

THIEVES have stolen around £16,000 worth of tools from an Isle of Wight building site, sparking a police investigation.

Body found in Sandown — family of missing Michael Davies informed

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A BODY has been discovered in marshland in Sandown today (Wednesday) according to Isle of Wight police.

Have your peacocks hightailed it?

Have your peacocks hightailed it?

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

HAVE you lost a peacock? If so, it could be on the run in St Lawrence.

Still time to sign up and ride the Ryde Slide

Still time to sign up and ride the Ryde Slide

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

IF YOU were worried you were too late to apply to hurl yourself down a Union Street, Ryde, for charity don't worry, the organisers will let it slide.

'Requires improvement' Ofsted rating for Nine Acres Primary School

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

NINE Acres Primary School has had its Ofsted rating cut from good to requires improvement.

Dogs rescued after pan fire

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Two dogs were rescued from a property in Rectory Drive, Wootton yesterday evening after the fire service was called to a fire caused by a pan left on the stove at 5.15pm.

Close Carisbrooke College as part of schools shake-up, Isle of Wight Council officers recommend

Close Carisbrooke College as part of schools shake-up, Isle of Wight Council officers recommend

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

CARISBROOKE College should be closed in two years, an Isle of Wight Council report has recommended.

Isle of Wight transport task force gets fresh government backing

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

THE government has given fresh backing to a task force that will consider the future of Isle of Wight transport, including the potential for a fixed link.

CQC inspection of Isle of Wight NHS 111 service

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

THE 111 phone service at the Isle of Wight NHS Trust has been inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as part of a pilot scheme.

Heatwave warning for the Isle of Wight

Heatwave warning for the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

THE Met Office has warned that heatwave conditions may be experienced on the Isle of Wight this week.

Floating bridge charges to be introduced next month

Floating bridge charges to be introduced next month

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

FOOT passengers and cyclists will have to pay to use the Cowes Floating Bridge from July 20, the Isle of Wight Council has announced.

Firefighters called to Shanklin store

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

UPDATED 09:29*
FIREFIGHTERS have been called to the Co-op Welcome store in Shanklin this morning (Tuesday) after smoke was seen coming from a freezer.

Weather forecast ahead of heatwave

Weather forecast ahead of heatwave

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

UPDATED TUESDAY 08:25
TEMPERATURES are set to soar across the UK this week - so we asked County Press weather forecaster Jamie Russell of Island Visions for his take on how the Isle of Wight will be affected.

Vibrant carnival for Magna Carta Mardi Gras

Vibrant carnival for Magna Carta Mardi Gras

Monday, June 29, 2015

MORE THAN 750 children took part in a colourful carnival celebration of democracy in Ryde on Saturday.

Full steam ahead for Isle of Wight team in Red Bull Soapbox Race

Full steam ahead for Isle of Wight team in Red Bull Soapbox Race

Monday, June 29, 2015

AN ISLE of Wight group is set to put the 'loco' in 'locomotive' by hurling themselves through London on a mock Victorian engine, as part of a contest run by Red Bull.

Fury over lack of action on centre

Fury over lack of action on centre

Sunday, June 28, 2015

A FORMER mayor’s frustration over the lack of action to redevelop Sandown’s Broadway Centre boiled over at a town council meeting.

Crowds flock to county show

Crowds flock to county show

Sunday, June 28, 2015

GLORIOUS sunshine beat down on the Royal Isle of Wight County Show yesterday at Northwood.

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