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Cowes Lifeboat came to the rescue of an 18ft yacht which had engine problems yesterday (Monday) - before assisting in the rescue of a jet-ski and its rider. The two men aboard the River Medina-based mini-yacht not only found that their outboard engine had failed off Egypt Point, but also their anchor could not prevent the boat being swept westwards...
There will be no access to a GP at the Urgent Care Centre (formerly the Beacon Centre) at the Isle of Wight’s St Mary’s Hospital, during weekday working hours, from 3 July. The former drop-in unit will no longer be open to Islanders seeking an appointment. Instead, we will need to make an appointment with a local GP. The Clinical...
There have been more medals for the Isle of Wight's Island Games team, on day two. The event is well underway in Gotland, Sweden.Earlier, another gold medal was added in the women's 25m Sports Pistol Event, while Dominic Cowen took bronze in the 100 Yards Prone Rifle competition. In all, the Island's shooting team have managed three golds, two silvers...
Parking machines in council car parks and on-street parking across the Isle of Wight now accept the new £1 coin. The local authority said it had now completed its conversion scheme in conjunction with Island Roads.A council spokesperson said: "Island Roads has confirmed that the conversion of all parking ticket machines to accept the new £1 coins has now been completed,...