Medina House School no longer ‘inadequate’ says Ofsted

The overall rating suggests improvements, but the school is now judged as 'good' in some areas.

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2012 5:05pm

By IW Council Press Office

Have you seen Sam Perkis? Missing since Sunday morning (updated)

Missing since Sunday morning, Sam's family are concerned for his welfare.

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2012 12:58pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Motorist threw curry at bus driver in Ryde

Curry was thrown through the bus driver’s window covering her and the moving vehicle’s controls in sauce. Did you see anything?

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2012 12:46pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 3 readers' comments

Cliff death woman dedicated her life to the welfare of others


Touching tribute issued by the family of the Dorset woman who was found at the bottom of the cliff last week.

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2012 12:13pm

By Sally Perry

Jeremy Hunt orders review of closure of two Children’s Heart Surgery Units

Jeremy Hunt has ordered a review of the closure of two children's heart surgery units. It's not clear whether the outcome of the review would affect Southampton yet.

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2012 11:53am

By Sally Perry with one comment

NewsBiscuit features the Isle of Wight again

The Isle of Wight features once again on satirical news website, NewsBiscuit.

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2012 9:52am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Police & Crime Commissioner Elections: The candidates

Find out more about the candidates standing in the forthcoming elections for a new Police & Crime Commissioner.

Monday, 22nd October, 2012 4:12pm

By Sally Perry with 28 readers' comments

Martyn Ashton’s Road Bike Party: The outtakes

Check out the outtakes from Martyn Ashton's Road Bike Party, see if you can spot the Isle of Wight locations.

Monday, 22nd October, 2012 2:46pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Council back-pedals on public toilet cleaning cost hike. Who will pay?

Who will be picking up the bill for the public toilet cleaning contracts which have unexpectedly increased, in some cases, by 50%?

Monday, 22nd October, 2012 1:32pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Islanders take part in 2012 BUPA Great South Run in support of Cancer Trust

Three Islanders are running in the Great South Run this coming weekend in aid of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Monday, 22nd October, 2012 1:20pm

By Calsey Thorne

Isle of Wight LINk launches new Community Mental Health Services Report

New report on mental health services for Island adults published.

Monday, 22nd October, 2012 11:28am

By Jenny Sprackling with one comment

Islander Charlie Head rescues stranded dog from drowning during paddleboard challenge

Bembridge-based Charlie spots stranded dog just in time to save him from drowning.

Sunday, 21st October, 2012 12:29pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments