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.

Join Isle of Wight artists for the opening of The Art of Democracy

Democracy image

FaT Samba will perform along Newport Harbour as Daniel Roberts sails his ‘Rename TTIP – selling democracy down the river’ boat from Jubilee Stores to Quay Arts from 2pm on Saturday.

Friday, 31st July, 2015 3:28pm

By Sally Perry

Amateur photographers invited to enter photographic competition

blue and green seas ventnor

As well as the photographic competition, there are loads of great things taking place at Ventnor Library.

Friday, 31st July, 2015 2:31pm

By Sally Perry

Grass fire brought quickly under control

Fire engine - Front word

Swift work by the fire crews from Freshwater and Newport meant the grass fire was quickly brought under control.

Friday, 31st July, 2015 1:33pm

By Sally Perry

Zip a dee doo dah! 5,000th person recruited to Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Zippy Davies - Mark Price IW NHS

Zippy Davies from St Helen’s was the 5,000th person recruited a member of the Isle of Wight NHS Trust.

Friday, 31st July, 2015 1:10pm

By Andy Hollebon

Don’t miss the ‘Portrait of an Island’ exhibition at Dimbola

Brian Hinton

Dimbola Museum and Galleries have an exhibition at the moment that showcases a selection of contemporary cultural talent on the Isle of Wight. It's well worth a look.

Friday, 31st July, 2015 10:29am

By Sally Perry

Voluntary groups put to the test in flooding emergency

Undercliff flooding 20.Feb.2014 - 5 by Julian Winslow Photography - 640px

An exercise to test multi-agency response plans to significant flooding was recently held by voluntary sector organisations on the Island.

Friday, 31st July, 2015 9:39am

By IW Council Press Office

Have you seen this missing cat?

Missing grey tabby

If you have seen this missing cat please get in touch with the owner.

Friday, 31st July, 2015 9:12am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 31st July 2015

Road works road closed signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (31st July), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Friday, 31st July, 2015 8:57am

By Sally Perry

Blind Islander completes the Three Peaks Challenge

Mount Snowdon

Congratulations to blind Islander Colin McArthur and his wife, Linda, for taking on the Three Peaks Challenge. He shares the experience with readers.

Thursday, 30th July, 2015 4:24pm

By Colin McArthur

Woman suffers head injury on charter boat

Head Injury cowes

The charter boat ran out of fuel and after the fuel hatch was opened the woman fell and hit her head. Cowes RNLI were able to attend and bring the passengers back on shore.

Thursday, 30th July, 2015 4:21pm

By George Chastney

Five year old Brooke is the official mini face of the Isle of Wight

Brooke Bushell -

Congratulations to little Brooke Bushell who'll be representing the Isle of Wight at the finals in Disneyland in November. In the meantime, she'll be fundraising for two very worthy charities.

Thursday, 30th July, 2015 2:55pm

By Sally Perry

Great performance from Wightlink-LCM Systems riders

Stu Waite leading the peloton at the Ryde Town Centre Criterium by Martin Dyer

A win for Stuart Waite at the Winchester Crit on Sunday and along with Matt Allsopp, they took third and fourth places at the Eelmore circuit.

Thursday, 30th July, 2015 2:33pm

By Jack Elton-Walters