There are some touching and heartfelt stories in this great feature on the BBC's Inside Out programme about this year's Isle of Wight and UK Pride.
News from the East Wight
If you’re interested in news from around the East of the Isle of Wight, this is the place to find it. If you’ve got a story lead, or have news from your part of the Island that you’d like us to share with our readers, get in touch.
Hovertravel have had to revert to a revised timetable for the next few weeks as a fault on the Solent Flyer is repaired. There are a number of cancellations to the timetable.
Friday, 21st September, 2018 2:42pm
By Stephen Forster with 2 readers' comments
The arrival of Victoria of Wight heralds the completion of Wightlink's £45 million investment to improve the speed and efficiency of the route between Fishbourne and Portsmouth. The vessel was named today by the Countess of Wessex.
Thursday, 20th September, 2018 5:39pm
By Karen Woods with 2 readers' comments
An 'outstanding' Clerk, who has served on the parish council for eight years, read out a heartfelt and emotional resignation letter during last night's meeting and left the hall in "floods of tears".
Wednesday, 19th September, 2018 10:34am
By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments
Caravan owners at St Helens Holiday Park say 'it's Rookley all over again', as they are given less than four months notice to leave the park. The park owner says it's "fully supporting park residents at St Helens".
Sunday, 16th September, 2018 11:23am
By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments
This reader believes that if the Isle of Wight council will not listen to residents or give a reasoned response as to why they acted the way they have, "then perhaps they’ll be forced to listen to legal argument".
Friday, 14th September, 2018 6:37pm
By Christina Nicholson with 4 readers' comments
Cllr Ward said he had listened to the points raised by the committee, but would be going ahead with the decision anyway.
Tuesday, 11th September, 2018 6:41pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments