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Island Roads Warns Of October Overnight Closures For Newport High Street

Island Roads is planning to resurface the lower section of Newport High Street, overnight for 4 nights, early next month (October). The work between St James Street and Coppins Bridge will be carried out between...

Isle Of Wight Fire Crew Called To Ryde’s Priory Bay

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service says it did not need to take action after a report of a fire near beach huts at Priory Bay, this lunchtime (Wednesday). A crew from Ryde...

Bird Caught In A Flap Is Rescued By Freshwater Firefighters

Freshwater firefighters came to the rescue of a bird which had got into a flap after getting trapped. The crew was mobilised to rescue a jackdaw which had become trapped by its leg on the...

Isle Of Wight Day Parade Ready To Weave Through Ryde

This Saturday (23) the Isle of Wight Day Parade is making its comeback. You may remember a procession winding its way through Newport to mark Isle of Wight Day this time last year - well...

Council Consider Charging Hundreds For Re-Rating Food Hygiene Standards

The Isle of Wight Council is considering charging hundreds of pounds to re-inspect restaurants and takeaways In March this year, following a trial of charges, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) chose to allow local authorities...

Island Roads To Carry Out “Essential” Repair Work On Yarmouth Bridge

Island Roads will be carrying out "essential" maintenance work to Yarmouth Bridge soon After an inspection earlier this year, it's been decided an 'end-stop' needs to be replaced (the part which makes sure the ends of the...

State-backed Iranian hackers target aviation sector

Hackers who compromised a US aerospace organisation were working on behalf of the Iranian government, according to researchers. The cyber-espionage group, known as APT 33, has been targeting multiple companies with aviation-related partnerships with Saudi...

Amazon smart glasses ‘to use bones instead of headphones’

Amazon is reportedly planning to make a pair of smart glasses that transmit audio to your eardrum via the bones in your face. The internet tech giant has a team currently developing the product, which...

Banker helped gang launder £16m for cybercriminals

A gang of five men, including a corrupt banker, have pleaded guilty to their part in laundering more than £16m for international cybercriminals. Using their man on the inside at Barclays, the gang set up...

Hurricane Maria batters Puerto Rico as it heads to Dominican Republic

Hurricane Maria has weakened after pummelling Puerto Rico, but there are warnings it could regain strength as it heads towards the Dominican Republic. It is the strongest storm to hit the Caribbean island since 1932.And...