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Spinlock Staff Member Celebrates 35 Years At The Company

A marine manufacturing company, based in Cowes, is celebrating the long service of one of its staff. Andy Ormiston has been working at Spinlock for 35 years and was presented with an award for his...

Bomb Discovered In Portsmouth Harbour Has Been Detonated

In the last few minutes, the Royal Navy has confirmed that the bomb, found in Portsmouth Harbour in the early hours of this morning, has been detonated. It took place off the coast of...

Storm Doris Causes Yellow Weather Warning For Strong Winds On The Isle Of Wight

A yellow weather warning has been put in place for tomorrow (Thursday), as Storm Doris approaches the Isle of Wight. The Met Office said gusts are expected to reach up to 80mph around coastal areas.The...

Portsmouth Harbour “Reopens” After World War Two Bomb Chaos

The Royal Navy says Portsmouth Harbour has now reopened, but an incident is on-going, following the discovery of a World War Two German bomb in the harbour. The device is "being moved to a safe...

Unexploded Bomb: Portsmouth Habour Is Closed, Isle Of Wight Travel Problems

An unexploded bomb is causing travel problems in Portsmouth this morning (Wednesday).The Royal Navy says its bomb disposal divers are on scene.Public transport to Portsmouth Harbour has been suspended. You can read the full...

“Security Alert” In Solent Forces Suspension Of Wightlink Ferry Sailings

Wightlink has suspended its sailings between Ryde and Portsmouth today (Wednesday) due to an unexploded bomb. Hampshire Constabulary says it has activated a pre-arranged safety plan following the discovery in Portsmouth Harbour. The force says: "The...

Children’s Mental Health Service Host Fundraising Night

Do you fancy a night of entertainment while raising money for a much-needed service on the Isle of Wight? The Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CCAMHS) is hosting an event at Lower Hyde...

Hovertravel Resumes Normal Winter Timetable After Weeks Of Issues

After weeks of problems, Hovertravel is returning to its normal winter timetable today (Wednesday). The company says it will mean the re-introduction of its 15 minute service at commuter times.Hovertravel Managing Director, Neil Chapman, has...

Isle Of Wight Primary Schools Win Sustainable Travel Award

Four Isle of Wight primary schools have been given sustainable travel awards. The bronze awards are part of the Sustrans School Mark, a scheme developed by the UK charity to help people travel sustainably. It's...

Helen Bailey: Children’s author killed by the man she loved

Bestselling author Helen Bailey was murdered by the man she loved.While she was planning her wedding to fiance Ian Stewart - he was planning her death.Stewart had been drugging his wife-to-be with sleeping...

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