Air Ambulance needs your textiles

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance relies totally on the generosity of the public to maintain its service.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 10:49am

By Sherie Williams Ellen

A life well lived: Raising awareness and funds for Cancer

When Sue Cassidy Burgin's husband died of cancer earlier in the year she made a pledge to help others affected by Cancer on the Island. Tomorrow she'll be walking around the Isle of Wight raising funds and awareness.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 8:51am

By Sue Cassidy Burgin with 2 readers' comments

Shanklin man arrested for robbery

Police appeal for witnesses to a robbery that took place in Shanklin on Friday evening. He was seen to be carrying a knife, but no one was attacked with it.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 8:01am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

David Thornton named as Visit Isle of Wight Ltd boss

David Thornton

The Island's newly-formed tourism body announces its boss.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 8:44pm

By Simon Dabell with 4 readers' comments

New artisan market at Quay Arts

Calling all makers, designers, growers: new contemporary artisan market at Quay Arts on Sunday 30th September now accepting applications for last few stalls.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 5:49pm

By Georgia Newman

Hampshire Police Authority takes to the road

Hampshire Police Authority will be helping local residents find out more about the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in upcoming roadshows.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 5:34pm

By Hampshire Police Authority with 2 readers' comments

Incredible rescue after teenager falls on rocks in Freshwater

Freshwater Inshore Lifeboat

Coincidences and the active involvement of people from Freshwater saved a 17 year old teenager, who was thought to be 3/4 of an hour from death after fall on the shoreline.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 3:49pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Police appeal after pedestrian injured by car

Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses after a road traffic collision on the outskirts of Newport on the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 3:22pm

By Sally Perry

‘Ability Dogs 4 Young People’ achieves charitable status

Thanks to Carol for the update about this excellent new charity on the Isle of Wight

Monday, 10th September, 2012 3:06pm

By Carol Court

Vectis Astronomy Society a popular draw at Bestival

Great to hear from the Sue Curd at the Vectis Astronomy Society of the popularity of their star-gazing pop-up at Bestival.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 12:57pm

By Sue Curd

Bestival Taxis on the Isle of Wight

Need a taxi for Bestival, try one from this list.

Saturday, 8th September, 2012 12:16pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Cabinet member’s talk to ‘protect your assets from care home fees’ questioned

Retired Hack discovered that one of the Conservative Cabinet members is presenting a talk entitled "How wills and trusts can protect your assets from care home fees and other unwanted claims". While that isn't illegal, is there a conflict? The Cabinet member claims not.

Friday, 7th September, 2012 4:59pm

By Retired Hack with 5 readers' comments