Summerfields Primary School join Encyclopaedia Britannica project

Encyclopedia Brittanica:

Island primary school involved in important new project with Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Friday, 31st May, 2013 11:06am

By Rob Ellis with 2 readers' comments

Sustainable Marine Energy opens new HQ on the Island

Andrew Turner and Jason Hayman:

Innovative company relocates to Island to develop pioneering tidal energy platform.

Friday, 31st May, 2013 10:44am

By Christopher Barrass with 10 readers' comments

Cowes Enterprise College announce Academy sponsor

Cowes Enterprise College

College aims to change to Academy status by January 2014 and is in talks with potential sponsors, Ormiston Academy Trust.

Friday, 31st May, 2013 6:00am

By Cowes Enterprise College with 5 readers' comments

Police target under-age drinking to keep Gaffers family friendly

Old Gaffers:

Police will be particularly focusing this year on any young person who may be under the influence of alcohol.

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 4:30pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Break-in at Yarmouth Institute

Yarmouth Institute:

Nothing stolen from Yarmouth Institute during the break-in, but damage caused to bar area.

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 3:39pm

By Sally Perry

Charity Raft Race cancelled


Low numbers means the event has been cancelled

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 3:19pm

By Sally Perry

Determination and drive celebrated with learning achievement awards

Adult learners:

Eleven individuals and one organisation are recognised for their achievements during Adult Learners' Week.

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 2:50pm

By IW Council Press Office

Major break-in at Robin Hill Country Park

Police tape

Safe was stolen from country park overnight.

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 2:44pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Island commissioners to hold Suicide Prevention Workshop

Unhappy face:

Those who work with vulnerable people are encouraged to attend this upcoming workshop on suicide prevention.

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 2:32pm

By Andy Hollebon with 3 readers' comments

£115,000 Lotto win for retired Ventnor couple

Bob and Carrie:

The lucky couple were on holiday when they discovered their Lotto win, so they kept the ticket under pillow at night for safekeeping.

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 12:46pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

RNLI benefits from student’s sea-worthy digs


Joe sailed his sea going 'house boat' 450 miles in order to raise money for Cowes RNLI and Isle of Wight Society for the Blind.

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 12:15pm

By George Chastney with one comment

Isle of Wight Council and The Southern Co-operative join forces for Foodbank

Co-op, IWC and foodbank:

Council donates £1,000 to Foodbank, matched by £1,000 of food supplies by Southern Co-operative to help Isle of Wight families in crisis.

Thursday, 30th May, 2013 12:05pm

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments