Yarmouth RNLI ‘Fish Supper’ a great success

Fish Supper event

The annual charity event is open to the local community and raises vital funds to help support the RNLI saving lives at sea.

Monday, 9th October, 2017 12:55pm

By Claire Hallett

Isle of Wight’s Chris Weston features in award-winning cycling documentary

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Chris Weston, who sadly passed away earlier this year, was interviewed for a cycling documentary that picked up the prize for Best Documentary at the Portobello Film Festival.

Friday, 6th October, 2017 6:22pm

By Sally Perry

Yarmouth RNLI rescue features in BBC TV documentary

Yarmouth Severn class lifeboat Eric and Susan Hiscock (Wanderer) 17-25 providing safety cover during the Round the Island Race 2016. Sailing yachts, offshore, leisure, coastal safey.

The next episode in the second series of BBC2’s documentary on the RNLI, which airs at 8pm on Tuesday 26th September, will include footage of the Yarmouth lifeboat in action and interviews with the Coxswain and members of the volunteer crew.

Wednesday, 20th September, 2017 4:34pm

By Claire Hallett with 2 readers' comments

Yarmouth Bridge to close during maintenance work

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The work is expected to take one to two days to complete and won't affect pedestrian access over the bridge.

Tuesday, 19th September, 2017 4:16pm

By Gavin Foster

Praise for Isle of Wight primary school from Ofsted

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Ofsted inspectors visited this Isle of Wight primary school for the first time since 2013.

Friday, 15th September, 2017 4:24pm

By Sally Perry

Wightlink boss pays tribute to staff after fire

Wight Sky Ferry:

Wightlink Chief Executive, Keith Greenfield, paid tribute today to the crew of Wight Sky ferry, "who acted in an exemplary manner throughout to deal with the incident and minimise disruption to customers".

Wednesday, 13th September, 2017 11:48am

By Karen Woods

Fire beneath car deck on Wightlink ferry

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A fire broke out on the Wightlink Yarmouth ferry on Tuesday night with one crew member having to be taken to hospital.

Wednesday, 13th September, 2017 6:59am

By Sally Perry

Staff on Wightlink’s Yarmouth route recognised for ‘Excellence in customer service’

Certificate of Excellence - W-class crew

Congratulations to Wightlink staff on the Yarmouth-Lymington route who have been recognised for their consistently high standards of customer service.

Tuesday, 8th August, 2017 12:18pm

By Karen Woods with 2 readers' comments

Busy Sunday for Yarmouth RNLI

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Sunday was a very busy day for the Yarmouth RNLI team - they were involved in many call-outs.

Monday, 7th August, 2017 1:07pm

By Claire Hallett

Kayakers needed for September’s Solent Swim

solent swim kayaker

The West Wight Sports Centre are appealing for volunteer kayakers to help with the Solent Swim in September

Saturday, 22nd July, 2017 1:29pm

By Clare Griffin

Chris Weston RIP: Friends invited to funeral service

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Friends are invited to pay their respects to the late Chris Weston, well-known Islander who took the iconic 1970 Isle of Wight Festival panoramic photos.

Thursday, 20th July, 2017 3:26pm

By Sally Perry

Man’s body discovered off the Isle of Wight

rnli lifeboat

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man, whose body was recovered from water 12 miles off the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 28th June, 2017 5:13pm

By Sally Perry