From the four corners of the diamond

We appreciate that some readers are only interested in news from certain parts of the Isle of Wight. Luckily, we’ve been geographically marking all our stories for many years.

Simply choose one of the five categories; Central; North; East; South or West to find news in your area and don’t forget that if you have something to share, do get in touch.

Body discovered in East Cowes

seymour court

Police are treating the body discovered in East Cowes as unexplained. Further updates from the police are expected later. Our thoughts are with family and friends.

Sunday, 29th November, 2015 1:38pm

By Sally Perry

Jonathan Dodd: First and Last

First and last house

Jonathan Dodd returns with his weekly column and this week has been counting ... a lot.

Sunday, 29th November, 2015 9:30am

By Jonathan Dodd

Big Art Auction: Last chance to get your bids in

lego pasta by jason grant

The Big Art Auction closes at midnight tonight (Saturday). Make sure you place your bids before then in order to grab a fantastic piece of artwork at the same time as helping raise money for an innovative new concrete skatepark for Ventnor.

Saturday, 28th November, 2015 7:59am

By Sally Perry

Balfour Beatty/Mansell: Isle of Wight closure under consultation

Balfour Beatty Mansell Ryde Office - Google Street View

News has emerged that Balfour Beatty, or Mansell as they used to be known on the Isle of Wight, are in consultation with their staff over jobs. Under discussion is the closure of their Island office.

Friday, 27th November, 2015 7:04pm

By Simon Perry with 14 readers' comments

Freedom of the Island granted for Isle Wight Troop 266 Port Squadron

266 port squadron

Once the Freedom is granted for 266 Port Squadron, the troop and band will march through Newport Saturday morning.

Friday, 27th November, 2015 5:50pm

By IW Council Press Office with 9 readers' comments

Three national awards for Isle of Wight festivals

Bestival at uk festival awards

Three awards at last night's UK Festival Awards went to festival on the Isle of Wight. Well done to all involved.

Friday, 27th November, 2015 3:14pm

By Sally Perry

A busy month for Ryde Harriers

Ryde Harriers x country - men Nov 2015

November has seen a whole load of weather conditions to test the resolve of runners but there have been excellent attendances for the range of club night runs and race on the program for Ryde Harriers in November.

Friday, 27th November, 2015 2:53pm

By Tom Blackwell

Boom! Safely-detonated 1,500lb WWII mine shakes houses as far as Ryde (Update: Photos & Video)

Mine exploded off Bembridge - 27 Nov 2015

'Earthquake?!' was the reader's email that drew our attention to a major explosion that (safely) occurred 1.5Km off Bembridge this morning - and she was in Ryde! Here's what's know about it ...

Friday, 27th November, 2015 1:00pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Met Office issue severe weather warning for the Isle of Wight (updated)

Windy weather

If you're travelling over the weekend, be aware of this severe weather warning for strong winds. It could affect cross-Solent travel.

Friday, 27th November, 2015 11:33am

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Football Mundial League football results

Football mundial

The Football Mundial Isle of Wight (Ryde) 6-a-Side League results for 24th November 2015.

Friday, 27th November, 2015 10:34am

By Tom McDonough

New Learning Forum relaunched on the Isle of Wight

union learning

The re-launch of the learning forum is proving popular with local unions and members.

Friday, 27th November, 2015 10:29am

By Sally Perry

Step back in time with this new Diplodocus Labyrinth

dinosaur labyrinth

Ventnor Enhancement Fund has temporarily marked a labyrinth in the shape of a dinosaur on grass over the cliffs west of Ventnor, on the site of what was the Open Air Theatre.

Friday, 27th November, 2015 8:46am

By Mike Gaukroger