Torrential rain, hail, lightning and gusty winds, say Met Office

Lightning by Jamie Russell

The Met Office say whilst rain and flooding is likely to be the largest impact, hail, lightning and gusty winds will be additional hazards.

Monday, 17th June, 2019 10:42am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Everything’s ‘sheep shape’ for the County Show!

Graham Biss, Judith (the bigger sheep) and Lamb Chop

The Royal Isle of Wight County Show promises to be a ‘right rural day out’ with animal parades, falconry displays, and lots of activities including clay pigeon shooting and tractor rides. It’s headlined by the amazing Household Cavalry.

Monday, 17th June, 2019 10:34am

By Catherine Bassindale

D-Day 75 Off Ventnor (Photos, audio and 360 shots)

D-Day 75 - William playing the evening colours

A moving service was held on Ventnor seafront to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when 300 veterans on board the MV Boudicca travelling from Portsmouth to Normandy, stop off the Ventnor coast to exchange signals. Listen to the audio and look at the 360 photos.

Saturday, 15th June, 2019 12:36pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Five days of strike action could affect rail passengers

SWR train at a platform

The strike action on South Western Railway starts on Tuesday 18th June and runs to, and including, Saturday 22nd June.

Saturday, 15th June, 2019 9:42am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments