Live coverage of Isle of Wight Health and Wellbeing Board meeting

Stethoscope on piggy bank

The Isle of Wight Health and Wellbeing Board is important to many different aspects of Island life. Read now about what they say, as it happens.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2013 12:38pm

By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments

Claims that Shanklin man to play at Wimbledon


Young Mickey says he learnt to play tennis by playing Swingball and reading a 1979 issue of Tennis Today.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2013 7:56am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Witnesses: School bus collision showered children with broken glass

A witness reveals details to OnTheWight of yesterday's bus crash and shares photos. One child sustained cuts from the glass, but fortunately there were no serious injuries.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2013 7:20am

By Sally Perry

Police appeal following assault at Isle of Wight Festival


A 44-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of assault.

Monday, 24th June, 2013 3:32pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor man, Marc Reeves, jailed for property scam

Marc Leander Reeves:

Marc Reeves was jailed for six counts of fraud and one count of attempted fraud.

Monday, 24th June, 2013 3:06pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Investigation into suspected arson in Shanklin

Fire fighters:

Police appeal for any information readers may have about the fire in Shanklin last night.

Monday, 24th June, 2013 12:22pm

By Sally Perry

Road closed following collision between car and motorcyclist

Road closed sign:

The closure resulted in traffic backing up as far as the Yarbridge Inn

Monday, 24th June, 2013 12:10pm

By Sally Perry

Flag raising ceremony in Newport

Union Flag:

All welcome to the flag raising ceremony at 10am this morning in honour of Armed Forces Day.

Monday, 24th June, 2013 9:42am

By IW Council Press Office

First Aiders make a Big Splash

First aiders:

Lottery grant has enabled another 40 people to be trained in first aid, as well as vital life-saving equipment to be purchased.

Monday, 24th June, 2013 8:43am

By Ray Harrington-Vail with one comment

Not too late to take part in charity cycle ride


Charity cycle ride takes place on Sunday (30th June) and will raise money for three vital charities.

Monday, 24th June, 2013 7:35am

By Sally Perry

Bite The Wight: Helping Isle of Wight Youth Trust

Bite the Wight logo:

You can do your bit to help the Isle of Wight Youth Trust by taking part in Bite The Wight event in November.

Sunday, 23rd June, 2013 1:23pm

By Sally Perry

Assisted Area Status: MEP reports positive meeting with Vince Cable

Catherine Beader MEP

The Secretary of State was very receptive to the idea of the Isle of Wight making representations for Assisted Area Status.

Saturday, 22nd June, 2013 11:32am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments