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.

Road closures in Ryde for upgrade

Road works sign

Watch out for the road closures whilst Island Roads upgrades Stroudwood Road in Ryde.

Friday, 27th May, 2016 4:48pm

By Gavin Foster

Principal leaving Medina. Executive Head to oversee

medina college

Richard Williams is leaving the college later this term after two years in the role. Other changes in the senior leadership have also been announced.

Friday, 27th May, 2016 4:07pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Solent LEP board appoint two new members

Board table and chairs

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has made two appointments to its board.

Friday, 27th May, 2016 1:51pm

By Kirstie Dyke with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight DofE Scheme celebrated

d of e cycling

The local authority’s commitment to running the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme on the Isle of Wight was acknowledged and celebrated at Buckingham Palace earlier this month.

Friday, 27th May, 2016 11:47am

By IW Council Press Office

Don’t miss LudFest this weekend: 12 hours of live music

hastag band pic

Bands and musicians are coming together to support the Isle of Wight Pop Up Soup Kitchen this weekend at the fourth LudFest event in Ryde.

Friday, 27th May, 2016 11:04am

By Sally Perry

Met Office brings unwelcome weather warning for the weekend

rainbow over gurnard

On the plus side, its means there's going to be plenty of chances to see rainbows across the Isle of Wight tomorrow.

Friday, 27th May, 2016 10:53am

By Sally Perry

Royal boost for Natasha’s Isle of Wight charity

Natasha Lambert at the Palace

Inspirational Isle of Wight teenager, Natasha Lambert, sparked the interest of several members of the royal family at the recent Queen's Garden party.

Friday, 27th May, 2016 6:46am

By Tracey Clarke

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 27th May

Road cones:

If you’re out and about on the roads today (27th May 2016) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Friday, 27th May, 2016 6:29am

By Sally Perry

Bestival 2016: Leftfield (and a whole lot more) join the lineup

leftfield neil barnes

Kings of electronic dance music, Leftfield, will be heading to the Isle of Wight this September, when they play live at Bestival. Full details and more acts revealed.

Thursday, 26th May, 2016 7:00pm

By Aidan Byrne

Car spins out of control and ends up in field in early hours

ashey road car in field

Anyone driving along Ashey Road in Ryde this morning would have been surprised to see a car parked in one of the fields - with a large hole in the fence. If you missed it, here's a video of what it looked like and some details.

Thursday, 26th May, 2016 4:26pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Tories branded as ‘spineless’ by Labour councillor

look right and left

It sounds as though last night's council meeting might have been one of the most eventful this year.

Thursday, 26th May, 2016 12:57pm

By Geoff Lumley with 78 readers' comments

Cross Party support for Island Independent Executive

Smiley faces :

Following last night's voting at the Annual Council Meeting, this response to the outcome from the Island Independents.

Thursday, 26th May, 2016 11:22am

By Phil Jordan with 17 readers' comments