Tonight: Pay what you can for poignant play about young people battling with mental health


This poignant show challenges the audience to think about how they support young people battling with mental health, and how easy it can be to overlook the issues people within your own family

Thursday, 20th February, 2020 11:04am

By Sally Perry

Cash boosts for Isle of Wight independent lifeboats a life saver

Freshwater Lifeboat crew and boat

The cash boost from the Rescue Boat Fund will help two of the Isle of Wight's independent lifeboat stations to continue their vital work keeping us safe in the water

Thursday, 20th February, 2020 8:02am

By Sally Perry

Floating bridge bleeding money whilst budget faces cuts, says Isle of Wight Green Party

floating bridge using MV seaclear

Cameron Palin on behalf of the Isle of Wight Green Party says it's time for the IW Council to throw in the towel and start over with a new floating bridge, so it doesn’t waste more money and resources

Tuesday, 18th February, 2020 7:20pm

By Cameron Palin with 7 readers' comments

Artists, crafters and book types sought for Book-ish Art and Craft Fair

bookish art fair

Half the tables have already been reserved so make the call to secure yours if you want to take part

Tuesday, 18th February, 2020 6:03pm

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss the half term fun at Newport Roman Villa: Two great activity days for children

Newport Roman villa, bath range

Half term offers two opportunities to visit Newport Roman Villa. You'll be able to explore the well-preserved Roman remains, including one of the best preserved bath suites in southern England. Includes kids activities for just £1 per person

Friday, 14th February, 2020 7:38am

By IW Council Press Office

It’s a whopper! Latest casualty of Isle of ‘White’ blooper revealed

Burger King Blooper

It's happened before and it'll no doubt happen again. An incoming corporation has trouble with the correct spelling of the Isle of Wight

Sunday, 9th February, 2020 8:34pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

First Gold medal of the season for Isle of Wight skeleton athlete

gold medal for kim murray at lake placid

An amazing achievement for Isle of Wight winter sports athlete, Kim Murray, who picked up her first Gold of the season last week

Friday, 31st January, 2020 4:06pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight MP welcomes boost to police funding

police officer with 101 on lapel - westmidlandspolice

The MP says the increase will see the overall total boosted to £15.2 billion – ten per cent more than the core (resource) grant provided to forces last year

Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 10:45am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

New Year’s Day travel on Island Line Trains

island line train at Sandown station

Be aware of slight changes to the Island Line timetable on New Year's Day

Saturday, 28th December, 2019 10:13am

By Sally Perry

Do you know this man, accused of punching bus passenger in head multiple times?

Bus assault perpetrator

The assault happened on a bus in October, but police are hoping someone will be able to identify the man from the CCTV image

Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 4:22pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Landslip results in road closure and long diversion

road closed sign

Watch out for the diversion in place due to a landslip which has made it necessary to close the road

Monday, 16th December, 2019 9:16am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Look! Mini versions of the much-loved new Isle of Wight Gin bottles are now available

Mermaid Gin bottles in miniature

Just in time for Christmas, Isle of Wight Distillery is releasing miniature versions of their much-loved coloured gin bottles. Secret Santa anyone?

Thursday, 5th December, 2019 12:28pm

By Sally Perry