East Cowes sailor wins Slingsby Ladies Day Best Helm trophy

haggis 2 on the water during Cowes Week

Congratulations to Dawn Bee on Haggis 2 - both from East Cowes Sailing Club - for winning the Slingsby Ladies Day Best Helm trophy earlier this month.

Friday, 30th August, 2019 6:03pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight shop owners urged to enter national competition

High Street sign

There are less than two weeks to enter the competition to promote IW shops and "show everyone what the Island has to offer", says the MP.

Wednesday, 28th August, 2019 9:05am

By The Office of Bob Seely

Attack by London teens on Islanders leads to urgent police appeal

hampshire police car at night

Did you see the incident on Tuesday night around 7pm? Police have arrested six teenagers from London and holding them in custody.

Wednesday, 21st August, 2019 11:18am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 3 readers' comments

Award-winning photographer Giles Clarke’s exhibition, screening, talk and Q&A takes place

Honduras dump boy with spiderman mask on

Tickets are just £5 each or £3 if you're a student. Giles' work is outstanding and his anecdotes really fascinating. Highly recommended.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 5:52pm

By Sally Perry

Head to Ventnor this weekend and join in celebrations for the tenth Ventnor Fringe Festival

ventnor fringe in harbourside tent

There truly is something for everyone this weekend at the tenth Ventnor Fringe Festival. Head to Ventnor this weekend and we're sure you'll find plenty to entertain and enrich your soul.

Saturday, 27th July, 2019 11:03am

By Sally Perry

Three arrested after altercation at Ryde kebab shop: Do you have dashcam footage you can share?

Emergency call:

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the altercation or have dashcam footage.

Thursday, 25th July, 2019 2:29pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

The Women’s Bureau of Rebellion: Stories of the mischievous, passionate and strong at secret Ventnor Fringe location

Joe Carstairs

As well as the exhibition including film, poetry, photography and installation art, the Bureau would like you to share your own stories of inspirational women by leaving notes at the exhibition. But you have to find its secret location first!

Thursday, 18th July, 2019 2:00pm

By Sally Perry

New contemporary artworks at art_house_life by Louise Harris, Jo Kori and Albedo Marz

art house life montage of artworks

art_house_life once again open their doors to the public for the Ventnor Fringe Festival, with an exhibition of new artworks, talks and an electro-acoustic live performance.

Tuesday, 9th July, 2019 1:37pm

By Feature Writer

Solent WASPI wins support from Hampshire County Council

HCC Solent WASPI group

The council across the water join others calling on the Government to support the notion of compensation payments for women born in the 1950s.

Monday, 3rd June, 2019 8:39am

By Shelagh Simmons

Green Party say their strongest candidate for Whippingham ward unable to stand due to age restriction

cameron palin whippingham

Due to the restriction of being unable to stand their strongest candidate, the IW Green Party will not be putting forward another candidate in June.

Thursday, 23rd May, 2019 12:43pm

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

New service set up to replace Isle of Wight Local Area Coordinators

helping hand

The discontinued service has been revived as a community-owned organisation, called the LAC Isle of Wight Community Interest Company.

Thursday, 16th May, 2019 5:03pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Cross-party call for Isle of Wight council to declare a Climate Emergency and reduce carbon emissions

climate emergency banner by chris jones of chemical garden

A motion led by Green councillor, Michael Lilley - to be seconded by Conservative councillor - is calling on the Isle of Wight council to commit to urgent action to reduce carbon emissions on the Island.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 9:49am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments