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VIDEO: A barn has been destroyed by fire on the outskirts of Ryde today (Monday). Fire crews were called to Little Green Farm, just off Ashey Road, around 3.15pm. https://youtu.be/LWBmm3KhMvo Hay bales and food stock have been destroyed. Several cows were led to safety as the fire took hold, but it is understood that one animal has perished. Several fire appliances have been stood down...
Crews from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue service are attending a barn fire in Ryde this afternoon (Monday). The service said around 300 bales of hay are thought to be well alight at Green Lane Farm on Ashey Road. Two appliances are in attendance, with the water carrier on route.   VIDEO https://youtu.be/LWBmm3KhMvo  
Natwest has confirmed today (Monday) that its branch in Shanklin is set to close. It states that more people across the UK are starting to access its services online and via its mobile banking app. Between 2010 and 2015, Natwest said its mobile and online transactions have increased by over 400% and mobile transactions have increased by 1,350%. In Shanklin alone,...
One Island business is urging locals to get involved in a campaign to put a smile on children’s faces this Christmas. Louise Nicholls from Dignity Funeral Services is donating selection boxes of chocolates and sweets to go to less fortunate children. So far, the company has collected 200 of them, with the majority donated by Oakfield Youth FC. On the...