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.

Yamouth is all set for Old Gaffers. Are you?

Old Gaffers 2012:

The Old Gaffers Festival returns this week, with three days of entertainment and sailing. Not to mention Friday night fancy dress and Saturday Night Fever!

Thursday, 28th May, 2015 12:42pm

By Sally Perry

Council want your views on their Help centre service


A consultation has been launched by the Isle of Wight Council on proposals to encourage residents to make greater use of Internet and telephone enquiries.

Thursday, 28th May, 2015 12:14pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Ventnor artist wins Quay Arts’ Open Exhibition

Joanna Kori - portrait

On Saturday last week, over a hundred visitors made their way to the Quay Arts’ OPEN 2015 Exhibition preview and prize giving to find out who'd won the prize of their own exhibition space in 2017.

Thursday, 28th May, 2015 10:42am

By Georgia Newman

Fire crews called to Ozze’s fish and chip shop

Isle of Wight fire truck:

Fire crews were called out to a popular fish and chip shop on Pan estate this morning after a neighbour reported smoke coming from the building.

Thursday, 28th May, 2015 8:33am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 28th May

Roadworks signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (28th May), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Thursday, 28th May, 2015 7:10am

By Simon Perry

Book now for meeting on future of mental health services

Mental health sculpture

If you're a mental health service user, carer or have an active involvement in seeing the development and improvement of mental health services on the Island, head to this meeting on 3rd June.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 6:10pm

By Sally Perry

Recognition of ‘Excellence’ for Isle of Wight tourism businesses

Hillside Ventnor Hotel

Congratulations over 300 businesses on the Isle of Wight who have been awarded Certificates of Excellence by TripAdvisor.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 5:44pm

By Sue Emmerson with 6 readers' comments

Rural broadband project hits 12,000 premises milestone

Shirley Smart and Peter Cowen - BT Rural Broadband Exchange

New fibre broadband cabinets are continuing to be installed in locations across the Island.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 4:37pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Red Funnel brings passenger shipbuilding back to the Isle of Wight

Red Funnel redjet6 announcement - kevin george mark slawson and peter morton

Following our live coverage of the announcement, here's the official word from Red Funnel on their new RedJet 6 being built on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 4:04pm

By Amy Grinstead

Appeal to find missing man on the Isle of Wight

Missing man Michael Davies

Have you spotted this missing man? His family and police are growing concerned for his welfare.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 3:48pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Find out about future plans for health, social care and wellbeing on the Island

Hospital corridor

There's an opportunity to radically reshape the way that health and wellbeing on the Island are approached. Find out more at this meeting taking place on 3rd June.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 3:30pm

By Andy Hollebon

Red Funnel announce next craft to be Isle of Wight built: Live coverage

red funnel's ceo kevin george

Follow the announcement live, as it's made, by Red Funnel this lunchtime. We'll be reporting live and streaming live video.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 12:28pm

By Sally Perry with 19 readers' comments