Ground-breaking’ plans for waste plant submitted

Plans submitted for new waste and recycling plant

Drop in burglaries but rise in drug offences across Hampshire and Isle of Wight

There has been a significant drop in the number of houses burgled in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, but there has also been an increase in drugs offences.

Rural career funding scheme extended for Isle of Wight students

A new fund has been launched to help students on the Isle of Wight who want a career in agriculture.

Police appeal after Ryde burglary

A burglary suspect used a photo of a missing cat as an excuse for his whereabouts in someone's garden.

CCTV images released following handbag theft

Police have released CCTV images of two women they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a handbag in Newport.

Police protect Island Roads staff as they carry out traffic survey

Police are being paid to maintain safety whilst Island Roads staff carry out a traffic survey on major roads leading into Newport on Wednesday morning.

Third Isle of Wight secondary school placed in special measures

A third Isle of Wight secondary school has been placed in special measures, after Ofsted inspectors judged all areas to be "inadequate".

Isle of Wight Festival organiser “utterly certain” car park improvements will work

Isle of Wight Festival promoter John Giddings has told Isle of Wight Radio he is "utterly certain" improvements to car parking facilities for June's event will avoid a repeat of last year's chaos.

Witness appeal after vehicles vandalised in Ryde

A number of vehicles in Ryde were damaged on Friday.

Queen Victoria’s private beach wins conservation award

A private beach enjoyed by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert during their visits to Osborne House has won an award for conservation.

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