Police investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a garage on Monday confirm his identity.
News from the North
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The Urry brothers from Newport are thought to be the only case where three brothers died in the same action on the same day during the First World War. Lieutenant Martin Heighway shares some fascinating facts about them and other Islanders who fought with the IOW Rifles 100 years ago.
Our sincerest thoughts are with this young man's family and friends. It's so tragic to see the life of someone so young come to an end.
Wednesday, 4th March, 2015 11:11am
By Sally Perry with one comment
Despite the Labour amendment to scrap the proposal to charge pedestrians on the Cowes floating bridge, members (including councillors for East Cowes and Osborne & Whippingham) voted through the new charging proposal at last night's full council meeting.
Thursday, 26th February, 2015 9:33am
By Sally Perry with 80 readers' comments
A fellow town councillor says that if the East Cowes and Whippingham & Osborne councillors vote in favour of the IWC budget as a whole - which includes introducing pedestrian charges on the floating bridge - they will lose the support of their constituents.
Tuesday, 24th February, 2015 8:52am
By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments
Sarah Dover plans to ask councillors at Wednesday's budget meeting to remove plans to introduce foot passengers charges on the Floating Bridge from the proposed budget.
Monday, 23rd February, 2015 3:41pm
By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments
We absolutely love these split screen videos created by Grant Selby that take you on a journey above the Island over a 60 year period.
Friday, 20th February, 2015 7:28pm
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments