The ferry has been withdrawn from the route as engineers from Wightlink, the engine manufacturer and the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) continue to investigate what caused the engine failure.
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This great video acts as a novel reminder that many people have to continue working over the holidays, whilst the rest of us put our feet up in front of film and stuff our faces with nuts and chocolates
Friday, 14th December, 2018 3:27pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
The Isle of Wight council respond to claims from Island Labour that "significant amounts of money that could be kept on the Island and might even be the difference between local businesses thriving or dying are routinely being spent on companies like Amazon".
Friday, 14th December, 2018 11:22am
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments
Five fire crews from the mainland attended a fire in the engine room of the Isle of Wight ferry.
Friday, 14th December, 2018 9:49am
By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments
Planning officers sounded a note of caution, but a member of the committee said he didn't understand why the council were not biting the hand of the applicant off, as he was offering to save the council money.
Friday, 14th December, 2018 9:17am
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments
Hamish Fleming already has "extensive experience with ‘hard to reach’ learners and has built a reputation both on the Island and in Hampshire and Dorset". He plans to give dilapidated group of farm buildings a new lease of life.
A collection of Bembridge residents took a large inflatable biscuit to Bembridge Parish Council meeting to show their support for their fellow resident who previously got into trouble for offering biscuits to the clerk.
Thursday, 13th December, 2018 6:42pm
By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments