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Reports Of Incident At Culver Cliff

Isle of Wight Radio understands there is an on-going incident at Culver Cliff at Yaverland near Sandown this afternoon (Thursday). Scroll down for update  Police are said to be in attendance. Lifeboat crews have also been informed...

Cowes Choir To Raise Funds For Grenfell Tower Victims

An Isle of Wight choir will be performing to raise funds for Grenfell Tower Fire victims tonight (Thursday) The Medina Community Choir are holding a free gospel concert with a collection of donations at the end. It's being...

Floating Bridge Service Extended During Cowes Week

The Isle of Wight's Floating Bridge will run an extended service during this year's Lendy Cowes Week. The troubled chain ferry has ceased operation at 10.30pm recently due to noise concerns. But due to the volumes...

Olympic Gold Medallists Showcase Skills To Isle Of Wight Hockey Players

Team GB's hockey heroes have helped the Isle of Wight Hockey Club's annual Phil Selby Memorial Day the most successful yet. Rio gold medallists Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh, and Team GB veterans Brett Garrard and...

Giant Aircraft Carrier USS George HW Bush Arrives Off The Isle Of Wight

The American supercarrier - USS George HW Bush - has arrived in the Solent off the Isle of Wight this morning (Thursday). Scroll down for videos The vessel will be in the area for the next few days. She...

Isle Of Wight Cricketer Adam Hose Signs For Warwickshire

Isle of Wight cricketer Adam Hose has signed for Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Adam has recently become a regular for Somerset across all three formats of the game and has made four First Class, 20 List...

Warning After Elderly Sandown Woman ‘Conned’ Out Of Money

An elderly woman is hundreds of pounds out of pocket after two men requested payment to clean her home in Sandown. Following the incident, Hampshire Constabulary is asking us to answer the door with care. Police say...

Lloyds stung £1bn by PPI and mortgage arrears

Lloyds has taken a near £1bn hit - revealing it has set aside another £700m for PPI claims and £283m over mortgage arrears errors. Sky News revealed on Wednesday that the banking group was to...

Sleepless nights for holidaymakers as fires rage in southern France

For a second night thousands of people in the Var region of southeast France had to bed down in makeshift accommodation, after major fires forced them from their properties, hotels and campsites. The Williams family...

Sky unveils plan to create 300 tech jobs as annual profits slip

Sky has announced plans to create hundreds of technology jobs as it reported a dip in full-year profits prompted by a spike in the cost of broadcasting live Premier League football. The home and mobile...