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.

Garnett Report: MP responds

Andrew Turner at House of Commons - 11 Jan 2016

It's the MP's turn to have his say in the hotly-anticipated Garnett Report on the future of Island Line.

Friday, 5th February, 2016 4:00pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council: ‘Disappointment at PM’s stance on IW finances’

County Hall

The council isn't happy with David Cameron's response to being asked how the council will be able to fund itself, after the Government has proposed slashing its payments.

Friday, 5th February, 2016 3:24pm

By IW Council Press Office with 26 readers' comments

Super sun rising: Our Flickr Group Picture of the Week

Bembridge sunrise

We love this gorgeous sunrise captured by Jeff Morgan over in Bembridge. We've made it our Picture of the Week.

Friday, 5th February, 2016 12:18pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Strong winds and heavy rain heading this way

broken umbrella

As this rain will be falling on near-saturated ground, please be aware of the risk of localised flooding and perhaps some disruption to travel

Friday, 5th February, 2016 12:16pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Your chance to see and find out more about swarm robots

swarm robots

Come along and find out more about how robotics research has significantly changed in the last ten years. You'll be able to see the hardware in person.

Friday, 5th February, 2016 10:46am

By Pam Ash

KILF response to Garnett report: Some welcome, some disagreement

balance scales

The group set up to save Island Line, KILF, has responded to the release of the Garnett Island Line report, raising interesting points.

Friday, 5th February, 2016 10:24am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Red Funnel ask people to sign their petition to support their terminal expansion

east cowes plans

Red Funnel are urging Isle of Wight residents and businesses to sign an online petition they've started to support their plans to expand the ferry terminal in East Cowes.

Friday, 5th February, 2016 9:35am

By Amy Grinstead with 19 readers' comments

Hotly-anticipated Island Line Garnett report revealed (updated)

island line sign by curns with christopher garnett

The transport expert has spent four months gathering information and speaking to stakeholders to help inform the council's response to the DfT consultation on the future of Island Line trains.

Friday, 5th February, 2016 8:27am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Wave Project will help children on the Isle of Wight at risk of isolation

wave project

An innovative surfing project is being expanded on the Isle of Wight following confirmation of support from the Isle of Wight NHS Trust Charitable Funds.

Friday, 5th February, 2016 6:55am

By Andy Hollebon

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 5th February 2016

Roadworks traffic light (Cowleaze)

If you’re out and about on the roads today (5th February 2016) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Friday, 5th February, 2016 6:45am

By Sally Perry

AET comes under fire from Ofsted again

pupils using laptops

The Dept for Education certainly isn't very happy with AET at the moment. Their letters to them are becoming ever more stern, telling them to raise standards. Happily, Island their IW schools are on the way up.

Thursday, 4th February, 2016 6:51pm

By Sally Perry

Update from owners of site of Cowes fire

cowes fire demolition

The Harrison Trust issue an update following the devastating Cowes fire that destroyed several industrial units last week.

Thursday, 4th February, 2016 5:25pm

By Charles Campion with one comment

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