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.

Afternoon concert in tribute to the late Jack Tait

Jack Tait - Ventnor Comic Jazz Band

We expect this event will be packed to the rafters as musicians, friends and family pay tribute to the late Jack Tait.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 2:49pm

By Sally Perry

Have you added your signature to either the pro or anti fixed-link e-petitions?

Solent forts:

If you haven't but want to, you have until just before midnight tonight. Just follow the links in the article.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 1:42pm

By Sally Perry with 37 readers' comments

Footbridge to Shanklin Cliff Lift ‘significantly and unexpectedly deteriorated’

Shanklin Cliff Lift

The Shanklin Cliff Lift will remain closed for the foreseeable future due to safety concerns after the public footbridge structure was found to have significantly and unexpectedly deteriorated.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 1:31pm

By IW Council Press Office with 14 readers' comments

Learn how to play disc golf at free event

Disc Golf

A new version of one of the world's oldest sports is coming to the Island in April and you can try it for free thanks to the Isle be Active campaign.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 12:07pm

By IW Council Press Office

Encouraging positive action to help build a new conservation network

Newtown bird hide

Mike Vallender is calling on residents, local community groups, Trusts or charitable bodies to work together to build a Conservation network to reach the wider communities on the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 11:48am

By Mike Vallender

More strong winds on the way

Windy weather:

Expect some disruption to cross-Solent travel from later today for around 24 hours as Met Office forecast more strong winds.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 11:14am

By Sally Perry

Cowes breakwater construction enters final phase

Rock armour onto the Breakwater -

2015 is set be a landmark year for Cowes Harbour with the final stages of works on the new detached Breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 10:52am

By Louisa Mamakou with one comment

Ups & Downs: Talk on Walks

Ventnor Downs

Find out about events taking place at Ventnor Library and details of the latest titles.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 8:56am

By Jackie McGinty

Singing for the Isle of Wight Heart Care Club

Newport. The Phoenix Choir in St Johns Church giving a charity concert in aid of Carisbrooke Castle Museum.

The Phoenix Choir are pleased to announce that their series of five 2015 concerts commences on Saturday April 11th at St John’s Church, Newport.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 8:30am

By Robin Burnett

Newport Sainsbury’s tops the region on Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day at Sainsburys 2015

Well done to all who took part and those who contributed. Sainsbury's Newport raised the most money in the region on Red Nose Day.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 8:22am

By Tanya Blake with one comment

Non-Executive Directors reappointed to NHS Trust Board

Non exec directors at IW NHS March 2015

Following the retirement of Non-Executive Director Sue Wadsworth, Isle of Wight NHS Trust, working with the Trust Development Authority (TDA), has moved quickly to fill this top level Board vacancy.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 8:15am

By Andy Hollebon with 3 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures week starting 30th March

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 30th March) or next, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 7:54am

By Sally Perry