Man in his 60s arrested over Shanklin assault

prison jail corridor

A woman in her 70s reported being grabbed by a man near Shanklin train station last night. Police have now arrested a man

Thursday, 14th January, 2021 7:09pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Bobble-hatted dog walker sought after Shanklin woman in her 70s grabbed by man

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

Do you recognise the description of this dog walker who may be a significant witness in an assault on a woman in her 70s?

Thursday, 14th January, 2021 1:16pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Three year groups self isolating in one primary school due to Covid-19 outbreak

red teddy bear with face mask on

The school remains safe and open for all other children and staff in-line with current partial closure measures

Monday, 11th January, 2021 3:27pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Here’s where Isle of Wight Class 483 trains are going next – After 3 million miles of service

front of SWR Class 483 train - Island Line

It might be the last day the Class 483s are in action on Island Line, but it's not the last time you'll be able to ride one. Details within

Sunday, 3rd January, 2021 9:16pm

By South Western Railway Press Office with one comment

The Isle of Wight says a fond farewell to Island Line’s 80-year-old trains, the Class 483s

island line trains at Ryde Station

Today (Sunday) sees the end of an era on Island Line as the 80-year-old Class 483 trains make their last journeys on the line

Sunday, 3rd January, 2021 9:06am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

More Covid-19 vaccination clinics added on the Isle of Wight

Healthcare worker preparing the Covid19 vaccine by DK Photography Isle of Wight

The new clinics will be ready to start offering the vaccine to Islanders in the next few days

Monday, 21st December, 2020 4:35pm

By Priya Mistry with one comment

Prestigious travel awards ‘a ringing endorsement’ of staff’s hard work says holiday park chief

Children running along Nodes Point Beach past colourful beach huts

The CEO says their teams have worked exceptionally hard to put a smile on the face of so many British families after such a difficult year

Tuesday, 15th December, 2020 10:26am

By Ed Hopper

Pioneering Isle of Wight company flies the flag for innovative excellence (again!)

Photo of the staff members

The regional award recognised the company's pioneering innovation in AI technology to assist sectors including cancer detection, homeland security and nuclear decontamination

Friday, 11th December, 2020 7:09am

By Gavin Foster with one comment

Watch how things changed on the Isle of Wight from 1945 to 2005, as you travel from Ventnor to Ryde, floating in the sky (updated)

Watch this clever video as it shows you how the Island has changed from 1945 to 2005 - not just the expansion of housing, but also tree growth

Thursday, 10th December, 2020 6:52pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Watch 24 minute video compilation of the Class 484 train arriving on the Isle of Wight

old and new island line trains in same shot by Ben Rue Photography

Follow the arrival of the new Island Line Class 484 trains last week with this great video compilation by Ben Rue Photography

Monday, 23rd November, 2020 12:44pm

By Sally Perry

Video and photos of new Island Line trains – Class 484 – arriving on the Isle of Wight

New train arrives on the Isle of Wight - South Western Railway

There was a great deal of excitement on the Isle of Wight yesterday (and beyond) as the first new Class 484 Island Line train arrived. See the video and photos within

Friday, 20th November, 2020 12:23pm

By Sally Perry

First new Island Line train – Class 484 – arrives on the Isle of Wight … on a ferry

island line train class 484

The delivery of the new train, making its way down from Warwickshire, marks a major step towards a more modern Island Line

Thursday, 19th November, 2020 3:00pm

By James McKinnon with 5 readers' comments