Two RNLI Atlantic 85 lifeboats headed out of Cowes Harbour on a serious mission: to take aboard ‘casualties’ in mid-Solent from a Red Funnel car ferry.
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The Met Office has issued a Yellow (be alert) weather warning for the Isle of Wight.
Friday, 29th May, 2015 10:49am
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
Further to an appeal earlier in the week for missing holidaymaker, Michael Davies, police issue a fresh appeal.
See what we did there? Score ... £20 note ... yes, don't worry we won't give up the day jobs, but we will encourage you to vote for Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron as the next face for the £20 note.
Thursday, 28th May, 2015 6:28pm
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
A consultation has been launched by the Isle of Wight Council on proposals to encourage residents to make greater use of Internet and telephone enquiries.
Thursday, 28th May, 2015 12:14pm
By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments
Congratulations over 300 businesses on the Isle of Wight who have been awarded Certificates of Excellence by TripAdvisor.
Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 5:44pm
By Sue Emmerson with 16 readers' comments
New fibre broadband cabinets are continuing to be installed in locations across the Island.
Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 4:37pm
By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments