Sandown man admits killing former Isle of Wight councillor

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The former councillor's body was found in May this year, at the community gardens he was involved with.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 2:26pm

By Sally Perry

Support Isle of Wight inshore lifeboat crews by joining the Independent Lifeboat Lotto

Lifeboat

Join the Independent Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than a tenner a month and you'll be helping local independent lifeboat stations.

Wednesday, 11th September, 2019 8:56am

By Sally Perry

How to avoid doorstep crime, advice from IWC

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The Isle of Wight council issue advice on how to avoid doorstep crime.

Monday, 9th September, 2019 12:19pm

By IW Council Press Office

Hants and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance see 62% year-on-year increase in incidents

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For the first six months of 2019, the life-saving Charity was tasked to 1,075 incidents, compared to 662 missions for the same period in the previous year.

Monday, 9th September, 2019 8:26am

By Andrew Shelley

Splitting fireball meteor passing the Isle of Wight ‘the most amazing thing I’ve seen’

map of the meteor network - meteor path

Kerry spotted the fireball meteor as it split into two passing the Isle of Wight just before 6am this morning. Were you lucky enough to see it?

Sunday, 8th September, 2019 12:44pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight MP thanked by Chancellor for championing the Police

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The Chancellor thanked Bob Seely MP for championing the police and police resourcing.

Friday, 6th September, 2019 3:53pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

Mother of Damien Nettles tells full perplexing story of her son’s disappearance: Buy now

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Out this Thursday, the mother of Isle of Wight missing teenager, Damien Nettles, tells the full, perplexing story of her son’s disappearance. Available in paperback and Kindle versions.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 9:47am

By Sally Perry

Lightning believed to have started tree fire in Totland

The tree fire in Totland

The fire has been extinguished now, but the woods remain closed.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 9:08am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Join the Lifeboat Lotto to help Isle of Wight inshore rescue teams

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Join the Independent Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than a tenner a month and you'll be helping local independent lifeboat stations.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 7:53am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight NHS Trust welcomes latest rating from Care Quality Commission

St mary's hospital

While the Trust welcomed positive feedback about improvements since last inspection they say they're aware there's a great deal of work to do and will be taking urgent action in some areas.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 6:42am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight NHS Trust shows improvement after latest Care Quality Commission inspection

Hospital corridor

A number of improvements have been made within the Isle of Wight NHS Trust to change its overall rating by the CQC, but there are still more improvements needed.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 6:41am

By John Scott

Funding agreed for Isle of Wight projects that help prevent offending and support victims

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Isle of Wight Street pastors and Isle of Wight Youth Trust are just two benefiting from recent round of grants.

Monday, 2nd September, 2019 5:32pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner