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Let food be the love of music: Non-perishables gain you entry to Foodbank fundraiser

Band members

There are two opportunities to see No Exit play live this month, both gig are fundraisers for Isle of Wight Foodbank and entry is via donations of non-perishable goods for the Foodbank supplies.

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 3:47pm

By Feature Writer

Wightlink advise customers to avoid non-essential travel today

Foggy boats:

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

£778,400 funding boost for The Pier’s Tale project in Yarmouth

yarmouth pier

This financial boost will help restore the timber structure of the pier, and highlight all aspects of the Pier’s 140 years.

Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 4:55pm

By Tracey Cooper

Yarmouth Bridge planned closure

yarmouth bridge

Diversions will be in place when the bridge closures for around a week for the annual maintenance.

Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017 2:29pm

By Gavin Foster

Join the Shalfleet Shanty Singers tonight in Yarmouth

shanty sign

All monies raised will be donated to four local charities, namely CHOYD, West Wight RNLI, West Wight Sports and Community Centre and the IOW Special Olympics Fund.

Friday, 17th March, 2017 4:46pm

By Martyn Waitt

Anglers urged to clear up after themselves

Anglers - Spencer Wright and Sean Millward

With spring around the corner, Wightlink is urging anglers using Ryde Pier to keep it tidy and respect the environment for everyone’s benefit.

Wednesday, 15th March, 2017 8:21am

By Karen Woods

Yarmouth Bridge: Five day closure for essential annual maintenance

yarmouth bridge

It's that time of year again. Four wheels which are integral to the bridge’s opening and closing mechanism will be replaced as part of the annual maintenance.

Thursday, 16th February, 2017 11:29am

By Gavin Foster

Proposed tourist attraction launches crowdfunder appeal

Reptile

Fans of reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates should be pleased to hear about plans for the Isle of Wight Reptilarium, located on the site of the former Aquarium in Fort Victoria.

Monday, 9th January, 2017 8:37am

By Sally Perry

Police want to talk to this man about a sex offence against teenage girl

CCTV of sex attacker

Do you recognise this man? Police are very keen to talk to him following a sexual offence against a 16 year old girl on a bus in October.

Wednesday, 21st December, 2016 5:44pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight flood alert issued for Tuesday morning

cowes-seafront-flooding-

Although the tide will not be as high as it was on Sunday morning, the Environment Agency have issued a flood alert for the Isle of Wight coast, in particular Cowes, Yarmouth and Ryde.

Monday, 21st November, 2016 5:10pm

By Sally Perry

RNLI rescue capsized hovercraft following loss of power

Recovered hovercraft on board the Yarmouth lifeboat

The domestic hovercraft came into trouble when it his a rough wave and lost power. Yarmouth RNLI crew were able to rescue the passengers and craft. See photos from the rescue.

Friday, 4th November, 2016 10:28am

By Claire Hallett with 3 readers' comments

The West Bay Club & Spa offer a great range of holiday homes on the Isle of Wight

westbay-club-luxury-lounge

Looking to get away from it all, but don't want to travel too far? Why not consider booking a break through Sykes Cottages at the West Bay Club & Spa just outside Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. They offer a great range of holiday homes to suit all.

Thursday, 13th October, 2016 7:41pm

By Feature Writer