Cowes and Bembridge RNLI lifeboats rushed to a yacht that reported a fire aboard this afternoon.
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Almost twenty years and the mystery of the disappearance of Isle of Wight teenager, Damien Nettles, has never been solved. Watch the first episode of BBC Three's eight part investigation to see what the journalists uncover.
Monday, 25th July, 2016 7:46am
By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments
The previous Police and Crime Commissioner had an assistant on the Isle of Wight, but following the elections in May, that's all changed. Michael Lane explains why.
Friday, 22nd July, 2016 4:42pm
By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments
At last night's full council meeting, the UKIP councillor for Wootton, Daryll Pitcher, voted against a motion condemning racism, xenophobia and hate crimes. His words were denounced by other councillors, who distanced themselves from his views.
Thursday, 21st July, 2016 11:48am
By Sally Perry with 115 readers' comments
BAE Systems Marine Engineering Workshop in Portsmouth is just one of three projects being prioritised for investment to drive growth in the Solent area.
Thursday, 21st July, 2016 11:43am
By Amy Grinstead with 2 readers' comments
The area of oak woodland and open spaces become a favourite spot for dog walkers and ramblers, as well as being used as a pleasant shortcut between Binstead and upper Ryde.
Thursday, 21st July, 2016 10:00am
By Brian Harris with 2 readers' comments
Follow the live discussion and debate from the July full council meeting being held at County Hall from 6pm.
Wednesday, 20th July, 2016 5:00pm
By Sally Perry with 35 readers' comments