Multi-agency search for high risk missing person successful

Helicopter route for missing person

A lot of people were involved in the search for a high risk missing person last night. If you heard helicopters circling overhead, this is why

Monday, 1st March, 2021 8:34am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Plans for tree work in Big Mead and surrounding roads

Tree stump and chainsaw

Over 60 trees have been inspected and some will be required to be removed, whilst others will be pollarded. Details within

Friday, 19th February, 2021 6:34am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Delay to Island Line reopening announced – Covid cited

Class 484 train

‘Unforeseen challenges’ and Covid are cited as reasons for delaying the reopening of the Isle of Wight’s train line. While they’re waiting, they’ll take the opportunity to repaint the stations

Friday, 12th February, 2021 12:11pm

By South Western Railway Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Army of Isle of Wight school children creatively support older residents in care homes

Boy on beach with St. T P Poem overlaid at side

Isle of Wight charity, Independent Arts, have been responsible for organising some brilliant activities over the last year to creatively bridge the gap between young and older. Read the details within

Thursday, 11th February, 2021 7:59am

By Hannah Griffiths

Isle of Wight AI innovators develop tools to help detect cancer early and help save lives

Innovative Physics company members

The CEO of the Innovative Physics says that as one in every two people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, he hopes the tools they have developed be able to help spot cancer early and save lives

Friday, 5th February, 2021 9:55am

By Claire Robertson with one comment

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