Best Isle of Wight pub, as voted for by ‘Beers and Buses’ fans, revealed

Presentation of the Sheild to The Castle Staff at the awards ceremony

Those who enjoyed the Classic Buses, Beer and Walks Weekend in October voted for their favourite pub. See who came out on top

Friday, 6th December, 2019 8:09am

By Trevor Whelan

Head to The Christmas Garden for hours of magical fun

The Christmas Garden

If you're looking for a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon, head to The Christmas Garden in Sandown. There's a great deal on offer at this free family event

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 12:15pm

By Sally Perry

Prestigious science award for Isle of Wight School

Jacqueline Stay and others receiving the award

The profile of science in the school over the last twelve months has clearly risen, say assessors

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 11:53am

By Karen Bricknell

Pellet gun used in Sandown robbery: Second time store hit in ten days

central stores sandown -

The man had his face covered, but was reported to be holding a pellet gun. Did you see anything?

Thursday, 28th November, 2019 1:39pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Community Kids’ three-year First World War project culminates with memorial to animals killed in conflict

Community Kids with the Chelsea Pensioners

A memorial to the thousands of animals who lost their lives during the war has been unveiled in Sandown, thanks to the efforts of the Community Kids

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 12:20pm

By Sally Perry

Next generation to quiz Isle of Wight election candidates at Youth Hustings

Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) Isaac Lethbridge (Right) , and his deputy is Benson Hardy, from Wootton

Five of the six candidates have agreed to a Youth Hustings organised by the Isle of Wight Youth Council and Member of Youth Parliament (MYP)

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 10:38am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Missing man from Sandown safely located

Neil horner

Last seen on Wednesday, Hampshire Constabulary and Neil's family are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare

Sunday, 17th November, 2019 12:02pm

By Sally Perry

Sandown man sentenced to 24+ years for murder of ex-councillor

Jon Stasiuk at the community gardens

The Crown Court judge delivered the sentence today for the murder of a former councillor and landlord. Details within

Thursday, 14th November, 2019 1:19pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Sudden change in plea in Lake ex-councillor murder trial

Yellow Lily and Gerry White

The Sandown man had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility - that all changed today

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 3:35pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

How mass extinction 370m years ago changed the path of evolution

blast from the past poster

The evening includes lectures and delicious home-made food. Book your place today

Monday, 11th November, 2019 11:47am

By Sally Perry

Three weeks of temporary lights as town gets traffic light upgrade

Wootton Bridge road works

The new traffic lights offer a range of improvements, both for drivers and pedestrians

Monday, 11th November, 2019 8:14am

By Gavin Foster

Share your views on the proposed new loos

Artists impression of new toilet block in Sandown

Ideas for the location include a redesigned building providing a new food and drink outlet, a separate, new, public convenience facility and enhanced outdoor areas

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 3:34pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment