Isle of Wight ‘winter wander’ by Guardian travel writer a certain boost for tourism

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Travel writer Sarah Baxter hoped to spot the White-Tailed Eagle when on the Isle of Wight, but she saw a whole lot more instead

Saturday, 29th February, 2020 2:19pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

RNLI crew member left 40th birthday party to respond to boat in trouble

lymington helm leaves his 40th birthday party to answer pager

Coming over from Lymington to a report of a boat run aground at Newtown Creek, this RNLI crew member left his own 40th birthday party to help others

Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 7:37am

By Suzanne Brown

Heartfelt ‘Thank You’ visit for Cowes Lifeboat Station

Image: L-R Myles Hussey, Anne-Marie Cameron-Wallace, Mark Harker, Jack Cameron-Wallace, and Mark Crook – with Piers Tyler kneeling

Assistant Harbour Master at Newtown says he owes his life to all those who quickly and expertly came to his aid.

Tuesday, 9th October, 2018 3:02pm

By George Chastney

Newtown Nature: Our Flickr Group Picture of the Week

We love the National Trust Nature Reserve at Newtown, so images of this idyllic setting added to our Flickr pool always catch the eye.

Thursday, 2nd August, 2018 2:03pm

By Sally Perry

Canoeists using sticks for paddles run aground after unwelcome attention of seal

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Two men said they'd been lent the canoe by a man in a pub and had been using sticks instead of paddles. They claimed they'd ended up aground because of the unwelcome attentions of a seal!

Monday, 23rd April, 2018 7:46am

By George Chastney

Cowes lifeboat goes to the aid of injured woman

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There were two shouts for the Cowes RNLI at the weekend.

Monday, 14th September, 2015 11:57am

By George Chastney

Unwell yachtsman sparks lifeboat launch

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Cowes RNLI were able to help a yachtsman who suffered a suspected minor stroke this morning.

Tuesday, 11th August, 2015 4:41pm

By George Chastney

Woman suffers head injury on charter boat

Head Injury cowes

The charter boat ran out of fuel and after the fuel hatch was opened the woman fell and hit her head. Cowes RNLI were able to attend and bring the passengers back on shore.

Thursday, 30th July, 2015 4:21pm

By George Chastney

Body found in Newtown Creek

Newtown Creek

Our thoughts are with family and friends of the man whose body was found in Newtown Creek this morning.

Sunday, 19th April, 2015 6:15pm

By Sally Perry

Newtown serenity: Our Flickr Group Picture of the Week

Newtown Creek

We're sure you'll agree, Radek has managed to capture the serenity that Newtown Creek offers its visitors and is a worthy choice for our Picture of the Week.

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2013 12:07pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Andy Murray victory prompts RNLI rescue for celebrating yachtsman

Andy Murray victory prompts RNLI rescue for celebrating yachtsman

Details of Murray-win-induced incident has reached the national news.

Monday, 8th July, 2013 2:58pm

By Jiawen Zhou with 6 readers' comments

Flickr Group Picture of the Week

Find out who won this week.

Wednesday, 3rd October, 2012 3:19pm

By Sally Perry