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.

Rural businesses have seen opportunity to reduce red tape says CLA

Red Tape

President of the CLA says voters have "seen the opportunity to exploit new global markets and reduce the red tape".

Friday, 24th June, 2016 3:27pm

By Isobel Bretherton with 3 readers' comments

‘Britain an Independent Nation once again’ says Isle of Wight MP


Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner, says "we have nothing to fear from standing as an independent nation". In a comment to the press, he also said that he was not planning to comment on David Cameron's resignation.

Friday, 24th June, 2016 3:05pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 66 readers' comments

Best results of the season for Ryde Rowing Club

Ryde's winning Fours Crews at Newport Regatta + a couple of young supporters

There were some really great performances from the crews of Ryde Rowing Club at last weekend's Regatta Races on the Isle of Wight. Well done to you all.

Friday, 24th June, 2016 2:45pm

By Steve Bull

Cyclist in critical condition following collision with car – did you see incident?


Did you witness the collision between a cyclist and silver Ford Galaxy on Avenue Road, in Sandown on Thursday afternoon? If you have not already please contact police urgently to help with their investigation. The cyclist is currently in a critical condition.

Friday, 24th June, 2016 1:32pm

By Sally Perry

EU Referendum: Isle of Wight results announced (Updated)

EU ref count

The counting officer has returned the results for the Isle of Wight in the EU Referendum.

Friday, 24th June, 2016 2:54am

By Sally Perry with 52 readers' comments

EU Referendum: Live coverage of Isle of Wight and regional count

election count

Interested in what happens at the EU referendum count on the Isle of Wight? Follow OnTheWight's live coverage from inside the count along with regional coverage from Southampton.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 10:24pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

EU referendum: Every vote matters

Vote graffiti

A Referendum isn't decided in the same way as a national election, so here are the details of how tonight's EU counting will work. OnTheWight will be providing live coverage from the local count from 10pm.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 8:34pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Police launch murder investigation into Shanklin death

two red roses

Police are treating one death as murder and the other as non-suspicious. Our thoughts are with family and friends at this very difficult time.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 5:36pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police issue warning about ‘tax’ scam

Close up of telephone pad:

Residents in Hampshire have been targeted by scammers, so we thought it worth reminding residents on the Isle of Wight to be vigilant.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 4:22pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club celebrate wins at the Newport Regatta

Junior 16 squad from the J16 regatta

The regatta was an overwhelming success which saw Isle of Wight clubs pull off an enjoyable two day event.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 3:07pm

By Alex Robertson

EU Ref: Did you postal vote? Important to read this

eu ref polling card

Unless you returned this slip your EU Ref postal vote will not count.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 2:56pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Speedway: Warriors intent on defeating Kent’s Slyde Kings

Isle of Wight Speedway by Ian Groves

The Wightlink Warriors are hoping to see a big crowd tonight (Thursday) at Smallbrook Stadium as they aim to roar onto victory.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 12:49pm

By Bryn Williams