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New Legislation Introduced On Alcohol Sales

Hampshire Constabulary is welcoming new legislation that is being introduced to stop cheap alcohol sales. The government is banning the sale of alcohol below the cost of duty plus VAT. Businesses will...

Petition Launched Against New Parking Charges

A petition against introducing new parking charges for two Isle of Wight car park is being backed by the local community. The online petition was launched on Change.org, and gained over 2000 signatures...

"Huge Thank You" Following Crash Mum's Fundraising Event

A fundraising event organised by an Island mum who is battling to regain her life after a car crash is being hailed a success. The event was held at the Lakeside Park Hotel,...

Bouldnor Road To Reopen

A major Island road is set to re-open following a seven-week closure. Island Roads says it has successfully completed complex geotechnical works to help stabilise Bouldnor Road in Yarmouth and the route will...

Fundraising Bid To Save East Cowes Snooker Team

A fund-raising event will be held tomorrow (Friday) in a bid to ensure the future of one the Island’s most successful snooker teams. East Cowes Conservative Club hosts the 'East Cowes Con A'...

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Cowes RNLI Rescue Lone Yachtswoman

A woman was saved this morning (Wednesday) by Cowes RNLI, after getting stuck in the sea on her yacht. The lone yachtswoman was on board a 23 foot yacht, and had to be towed...

New Sandown ‘Sandhopper’ Bus Unveiled

A new Community Rail bus link from Sandown station into the town, beach and attractions has been unveiled. The Isle of Wight Community Rail Partnership has been working hard over the last year...

200,000 Babies And 217 Years of Work: Six Isle of Wight Midwives Retire

Six midwives, who have delivered hundreds of thousands of babies between them, are retiring from the Isle of Wight NHS Trust. In total, they have amassed an incredible 217 years of working within...

Double Amputee To Walk the Wight For Hospice

A diabetic Newport man is planning to Walk the Wight just a few months after undergoing surgery. However, this is no ordinary feat for Charlie Duff, who has not only just recovered from...