Late night coastal walk leads to rescue

People being rescued by Cowes RNLI

The young people were rescued after midnight. Attending were Cowes RNLI, Needles and Ventnor coastguards and an ambulance

Monday, 3rd August, 2020 8:03am

By Sally Perry

Kayaker helps jet-skier in trouble, resulting in Cowes RNLI having to rescue both of them

unmanned Jet Ski

The jet-skier is described as waving for help, only for people on another boat just to wave back to him

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 8:18am

By George Chastney

Isle of Wight robber jailed after threatening shop worker with scissors


The man who threatened a Gurnard shop worker with a pair of scissors and stole £300 from the till has been jailed

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 2:48pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight outdoor swimming groups to take part in International Women’s Day Dips for charity

statue of woman in swimming cap and goggles

This Sunday sees Isle of Wight women supporting other women by raising funds for Wight Dash and the WOW Centre with a dip in the sea. Why not join them?

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 5:51pm

By Maria Villa Vine

Plans to replace bungalow with block of flats approved by Isle of Wight council’s planning committee


The agent argued the brownfield site was suitable for the development and said the differences between the current and previous proposals were negligible

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 4:57pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Update on Flood Warning for Gurnard Lock

The situation has changed overnight and the Environment Agency have issued an update to the Gurnard Lock flood warning

Friday, 20th December, 2019 8:20am

By Sally Perry

Flood warning in place for Gurnard on the Gurnard Luck

lood sign by the side of a flooded road in the south of England

Another flood warning from the Environment Agency, this one for the Gurnard area

Thursday, 19th December, 2019 2:09pm

By Sally Perry

Heartfelt message for Damien Nettles on 23rd anniversary of his disappearance

damien nettles

Mother of missing Isle of Wight teenager says that after 23 years Justice for Damien continues to be their goal

Saturday, 2nd November, 2019 6:56am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight’s Little Gloster named Best Local Restaurant in South East

holly and ben cooke little gloster

As well as the Little Gloster winning Best Local Restaurant in the South East Award, Seaview Hotel make it into the latest guide too.

Monday, 16th September, 2019 9:55am

By Sally Perry

Story of missing Isle of Wight teenager Damien Nettles out next month

Being released in September, the mother of Isle of Wight missing teenager, Damien Nettles, tells the full, perplexing story of her son’s disappearance.

Monday, 12th August, 2019 5:20pm

By Sally Perry

Talented school children representing the Isle of Wight today in national STEM finals

gurnard primary pupils at gkn

Ten-year-old pupils from the Isle of Wight will be representing the Island today (Tuesday) at the national finals of the Jaguar Primary Schools Challenge

Tuesday, 11th June, 2019 8:55am

By Vanessa Hicks

Book now for classical concert featuring wide-ranging programme from 18th century baroque to 20th century film scores

james and siobhan

The concert will feature a wide-ranging selection the musicians hope will appeal to everyone, with 18th century baroque music, American jazz and classical White House favourite Earl Wild, and film composer Richard Rodney Bennett.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 5:18pm

By Peter Gruner