The historic Royal Yacht Squadron, the UK’s most prestigious yacht club, sent the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro sailors on their way with a traditional five cannon start signal.
News from the North Wight
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The IW CPRE say what has taken place in this ancient woodland is a form of rural vandalism and IW Ramblers say the site now resembles a shanty town and tip.
Thursday, 9th June, 2016 4:06pm
By David Howarth with 7 readers' comments
Mum of six year old Keziah Flux-Edmonds says her daughter "left a little sparkle wherever she went" and will be missed immensely.
Thursday, 9th June, 2016 12:29pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
The police, Isle of Wight council, NHS and others are ensuring that children and parents affected by the two deaths this week in East Cowes get the support they need.
Saturday, 4th June, 2016 11:50am
By Hampshire Constabulary with 3 readers' comments
Police name the father and daughter who tragically died yesterday in East Cowes. The investigation into the circumstances are ongoing.
Thursday, 2nd June, 2016 11:56am
By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment
The group of volunteers who have been clearing and securing the former hospital in East Cowes for the past few years met again on Sunday. Steven Goodman reports back.
Tuesday, 24th May, 2016 5:48pm
By Steven Goodman with 6 readers' comments