Pharmacy to offer free sanitary products for women and girls who can’t afford them

regent pharmacy

For those girls and women who cannot afford sanitary products, this Pharmacy is offering free products.

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 3:24pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s Innovative Physics named as one of Europe’s best in ‘Ones to Watch’ list

Bob Seely MP meets Innovative Physics

The company was selected for the prestigious ‘Ones to Watch’ list having demonstrated exceptional achievement in Innovation.

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 12:01pm

By Claire Robertson

Isle of Wight town features in Top 10 Japanese Knotweed hotspots

japanese knotweed

This invasive non-native plant can pose a major threat to buildings and should be declared when selling your home.

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 8:37am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Do you recognise any of these items which police believe were stolen

Stolen items recovered by police

Police have recovered dozens of items including bicycles, bicycle parts, paddleboards, binoculars, mobile phones, a scooter, an Air Wheel unicycle and fishing rods.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 12:35pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Diversion in place to allow vital stabilising work in Shanklin

Scotchells Brook road

The difficult work is vital to stabilise the culvert, but Island Roads have planned the work in order to minismise disruption.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 9:23am

By Gavin Foster

Police warn of ‘punisher’ ecstasy after 19-year-old found dead in Shanklin

Harley Mason

Police say the 19-year-old's death is unexplained but warn about the dangers of illegal drugs, particularly 'punisher' ecstasy.

Sunday, 30th June, 2019 10:27pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Men in suits guard Isle of Wight location of Conservative leadership event

Outside the Shanklin Conservative Club

The men in suits and police presence might have been a giveaway, but then Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, tweet from inside the venue confirmed it.

Thursday, 27th June, 2019 2:22pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Jeremy Hunt is first Conservative leadership contender to arrive on the Isle of Wight

Jeremy Hunt arriving on the Island -

Jeremy Hunt has just arrived on the Isle of Wight for this afternoon’s closed event. Here are the first set of photos.

Thursday, 27th June, 2019 12:28pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Call for kayakers and canoeists to be part of charity Pier to Pier swim

pier to pier swim - clasire speight

The event attracted over 100 swimmers last year and as well as the help of inshore rescue teams, the services of kayakers and canoeists are needed to support the swimmers.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 10:51am

By Bob Cooper

Green light for homes for people with disabilities and learning difficulties

planning keyboard

The application was passed by the planning committee, despite concerns from residents about parking and the value of their property being affected.

Wednesday, 5th June, 2019 4:45pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Staff go the extra mile as Isle of Wight care home receives second Outstanding rating

Elderly Lady

"Staff spent time getting to know people to build meaningful and valued relationships with them. People were treated with compassion and kindness."

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 2:54pm

By John Scott

New Head of School confirmed for The Bay CE

Mrs Westcott-Hayes

Mrs Westcott-Hayes, Associate Headteacher has been leading the school since February and has been part of the Cornerstone Federation since September 2018.

Friday, 24th May, 2019 3:35pm

By Kate Whiting