Find out more about Letterpress Design’s work at Open Studios 2019

Letterpress wood blocks

There will be demonstrations of some of the presses over both weekends, as well as limited edition prints, both for view and for sale, as well other letterpress ephemera.

Thursday, 4th July, 2019 1:00pm

By Feature Writer

Do the right thing and come forward, say Police to hit and run driver

Emergency call:

Police say they believe they know who the driver of the hit and run car was and appeal for him to hand himself in.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 2:03pm

By Sally Perry

Body found during hunt for missing 22-year-old, Rosie Johnson, on the Isle of Wight

Yellow lilies

Our sincerest thoughts are with family and friends of Rosie.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 4:47pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Search continues for Scottish MP’s niece Rosie Johnson, missing on the Isle of Wight

ventnor coastguard search for rosie johnson

Rosie was last seen on Sunday evening and a major search has been underway for several days. If you have seen Rosie please get in touch with police as a matter of urgency.

Thursday, 27th June, 2019 11:04am

By Sally Perry

Police search continues for missing 22-year-old woman last seen in Wootton on Sunday

Emergency call:

Missing 22-year-old Rosie Johnson is still thought to be on the Island. Police ask Wootton residents to check their garages and sheds.

Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 1:01pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Have you seen missing Isle of Wight woman, last seen in Wootton

Emergency call:

Members of the Wootton community are asked to help by checking sheds, boats and outbuildings. Please check thoroughly and call police on 101 with any information.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 3:18pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Try something new this year: Book now for free standup paddleboarding taster sessions

Peolple in the water getting ready for stand up paddleboarding

The two hour taster sessions are free of charge, but you'll need to book asap as places are limited.

Monday, 20th May, 2019 12:11pm

By Rob Chuter

Isle of Wight coroner warns of further deaths if crossing not installed

Police tape

Caroline Sumeray has written to the Isle of Wight Council’s highways department to express concerns after a pensioner was knocked down and killed in Wootton High Street last summer.

Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 5:37pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Pub Quiz for John Cattle’s Skate club

bart simpson on a skateboard with a smartphone

Gather your friends and head to Wootton on Friday night for the Pub Quiz which sees all money raised going towards new equipment for the skate club.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 5:51pm

By Sally Perry

Plans for car showroom to become furniture store

lushington hill harwoods garage

The former car showroom is no longer required due to “changing requirements within the vehicles sales sector”. You have until 22nd to comment.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 12:01pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight scooterist lands deal with Halfords for his latest products

Blake Extreme Island

When Blake Nash was riding scooters at the skate park during his school years, he says he was mocked by others. A few years later and he has a growing scooter business with nationwide chain, Halfords, being the latest stockist of his products. He says that when things get tough, "you’ve just got keep going".

Sunday, 27th January, 2019 5:08pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Gold for Briddlesford at World Cheese Awards

Izzy, Debi, Julie with Cheddars

Flying the flag for the Isle of Wight and beating 3,500 cheeses from 29 nations, Briddlesford Lodge Farm's cheddar came home with Gold!

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 8:20am

By Judi Griffin