Tangled spinnaker leads to man overboard

RNLI embroidered logo

The yacht had tipped flat onto the sea when a crew member climbed the mast to try to free the recalcitrant sail, resulting in him crashing into the water.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 7:57am

By George Chastney

Improvements to busy roads to take place overnight

Lidl roundabout

All these schemes to improve busy roads and junctions will take place at night in order to minimise disruption.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 6:46am

By Gavin Foster with 4 readers' comments

Stealing Dylan exhibition opens at Dimbola next week

Dylan and the Festival organisers in 1969

Dimbola to host exhibition revealing how the biggest star on the planet, was wooed by two amateur music promoters, to headline on a small island.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 7:02pm

By Elissa Blizzard with one comment

A-Level results: 100 per cent pass rate for Priory School students

Priory School

All students who applied have been offered places at Universities of their choice, including our first overseas undergraduate in Milan.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 6:57pm

By Edmund Matyjaszek

New parliamentary task group will focus on neglected coastal communities

Coastal Communities Alliance

The Task Group set up earlier this year aims to tackle a lack of investment, poor transport links and problems with year-round employment.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 2:35pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

A-Level results: Provisional Isle of Wight figures show all-round improvement from previous years

Thumbs Up

The average A-level grade has improved to a C from a C- last year – and the average points score derived from the grades students have achieved has gone up significantly from 25.7 to 29.3.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 2:05pm

By IW Council Press Office

A-Level results: Applied qualifications at Ryde Academy expected to be well above national

Poppy Winter reading her results

Results are better than last year, with the progress for A Levels expected to be in line with national and the progress of our students who took applied qualifications to be well above national.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 1:57pm

By Nat Nelson

A-Level results: Many success stories for Ryde School students

A Level and IB successes at Ryde School

The Head Master said this year marks the end of a period of significant change at A-Level which makes many of these achievements, the combined work of pupils and staff, the more impressive.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 1:44pm

By Ra Hennessy with one comment

A-Level results: Schools Minister praises exceptional A Level Results for Cowes Enterprise College

Cowes Students

Schools Minister, Lord Agnew, praised the pupils and staff at Cowes Enterprise on the impressive set of results.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 11:14am

By Sally Perry

A-Level results: Christ the King celebrates ‘significant improvements in post 16 results’

ctk vi form college building

Students at Christ the King College are celebrating the best KS5 results in the Sixth Form’s history.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 10:15am

By Glynis Hutchings with one comment

Ian’s Round the Island challenge with a tumble dryer strapped to his back

Ian Douglas with tumble dryer cropped

The rugby-playing nurse from Southsea is planning to walk around the Isle of Wight with a tumble dryer strapped to his back. Find out why.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 9:00am

By Sally Perry

A-Level results: ‘Another great year’ for Island VI Form students

IIT VI Form Campus

Vast majority of students going on to first choice universities and starting next exciting stage of their education

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 8:34am

By Debbie Fineran