A Freemason from The Needles Lodge, Isle of Wight, is to be honoured for receiving a Victoria Cross during WWI.
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A small business on the Isle of Wight is the victim of a theft of thousands of pounds of tools and other items. A £500 reward is now being offered for information leading to apprehension and conviction of those responsible.
Monday, 10th April, 2017 12:23pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
Hurrah! Temporary steps down to Compton Bay beach have been completed, just in time for the school holidays.
Friday, 7th April, 2017 5:30pm
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
Mechanical issues on the St Claire ferry and a foggy Solent are causing delays on both of Wightlink's car ferry services.
Monday, 3rd April, 2017 11:16am
By Sally Perry with 28 readers' comments
A father and son whose yacht was anchored in the seabed were helped by the Yarmouth RNLI at the weekend.
Monday, 3rd April, 2017 7:05am
By Richard Heming with one comment
Last year the 70 wonderful volunteer watchkeepers kept lookout at Needles Coastwatch for 6,710 hours, maintaining the station for 365 days in all weathers. Well done to them all!
Wednesday, 29th March, 2017 2:57pm
By Paddy Noctor with one comment
We all know how brilliant the two mile stretch of beach at Compton is with its sandy beach and outstanding sunsets. Now the most read online news site in the world has included it in their top eight best beaches from around the world.
Monday, 20th March, 2017 11:17am
By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments