Cafe Scientifique: From AI to Fukushima

nuclear decommissioning

Tonight David from Innovative Physics will present the talk ‘From AI (Artificial Intelligence) to Fukushima’. All welcome.

Sunday, 20th January, 2019 3:59pm

By Pam Ash

Can you help Isle of Wight police identify this man?

CCTV image

Police want to speak to this man as part of their enquiries into two Shanklin burglaries in the early hours of New year's Day.

Thursday, 17th January, 2019 12:53pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Check sheds, garages and outbuildings for missing Isle of Wight woman, ask police

Emergency call:

Charlotte Burch may have been spotted on the cycle path between Newport and Sandown. Residents are urged to check their garages and outbuildings where she may have been seeking shelter in this particularly cold weather.

Friday, 11th January, 2019 1:42pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Removing fallen tree not as simple as first thought

chine hollow

Island Roads are seeking advice from wildlife experts on how they can take action on a fallen tree without affecting squirrel drey.

Wednesday, 9th January, 2019 3:16pm

By Gavin Foster with one comment

Police appeal following Isle of Wight hit and run

stolen car with hit and run damage

Police are appealing for help to trace the suspect vehicle which they believe was stolen prior to a hit and run collision in Shanklin last week.

Friday, 4th January, 2019 1:15pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Shanklin’s New Year’s Day Dip hosted by Wessex Cancer Trust

new years day dip 1

The second annual event takes place outside The Salix Cafe on Shanklin’s Small Hope Beach and will raise money for the charity’s Building for the Future appeal.

Wednesday, 19th December, 2018 1:08pm

By Lorraine White

Caring staff at Isle of Wight care home praised, but improvements needed, say CQC

happy lad

The manager of the care home reassured residents and their families that ensuring a good quality life for everyone who lives at Sea Gables is always their intention and they aim to be rated 'Good' in all areas at the next inspection.

Wednesday, 19th December, 2018 8:58am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Hundreds collected for Independent Lifeboat station at charity concert


The Operations Manager of Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat said the continued support for their work is "very humbling". Well done to the choirs and all who donated.

Monday, 3rd December, 2018 9:43am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight school cook will battle it out for School Chef of the Year Award

salt and pepper chefs

Best of luck to Leanne who'll be flying the flag for the Isle of Wight, up against seven others for the title of School Chef of the Year 2019 in the regional finals next week.

Tuesday, 20th November, 2018 10:50am

By Sally Perry

Plans for wastewater to be chemically treated before being discharged into sea

shanklin beach

Southern Water have lodged an application to build a temporary water treatment kiosk at Hope Beach where wastewater could be chemically treated before being discharged into the sea.

Friday, 16th November, 2018 5:21pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

In conversation with Dr John Cooper Clarke: OnTheWight Podcast

John Cooper Clarke

When a conversation starts, "No one has the imagination big enough to envisage the extent of Human evil ..." you know it's going to be an interesting chat. OnTheWight sat down exclusively with John Cooper Clarke this afternoon for a wide ranging discussion.

Monday, 12th November, 2018 6:38pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Cafe Scientifique: Another chance to discover more about amazing physiology of crocodiles


Colin Stevenson will be heading to the Isle of Wight on Monday to talk about crocodiles. This was originally scheduled to take place in October, but postponed due a family bereavement.

Thursday, 8th November, 2018 12:28pm

By Pam Ash