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Crash On St Mary’s Roundabout in Newport

There's been a crash on St Mary's Roundabout in Newport his afternoon (Wednesday). A silver BMW 5-series has suffered damage to its drivers side passenger door.The other vehicle involved is believed to be a Citroen...

Trial Underway At Winchester Over Isle Of Wight Man’s Death

The trial of a Southampton University student who is charged with the manslaughter of a Carisbrooke man is underway at Winchester Crown Court. The hearing has been told that Ryan Cooper, who studies law, punched 49-year-old...

Isle Of Wight Fire Control Handover Running Late

The control room, which answers calls made to Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue, will change hands one week later than expected. A control room in Surrey has been handling calls to the Island's service and...

How Will Brexit’s Article 50 Affect Isle Of Wight Businesses?

Prime Minister Theresa May has triggered the process of leaving the European Union - but what will it mean for some Isle of Wight businesses? Her letter - invoking Article 50 - has been received...

IWBRUG: Business Plan And Sustainable Future Needed For Island Line

The Isle of Wight Bus And Rail Users Group (IWBRUG) is cautiously welcoming news that FirstGroup and MTR will take over Island Line and the rest of the the South Western Rail franchise from...

Broadcaster Danny Baker’s Isle Of Wight Snap Heralds Shanklin Show

Broadcaster and author Danny Baker has shared an Isle of Wight memory, ahead of tonight's (Wednesday) show at Shanklin Theatre.He tweeted a picture of himself on the Isle of Wight in 1976. The image shows...

Trees Removed As Work Starts On East Cowes’ Frank James Hospital

It is the "end of the Frank James orchard", says the Friends group that has been maintaining the grounds of the derelict former hospital in East Cowes. But it is also a sign that...

RNLI Lifeboat Launches Rise In 2016 And Isle Of Wight Plays Its Part

The number of RNLI lifeboat launches went up in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to the lifesaving charity’s latest figures. The RNLI has crew stationed at Yarmouth, Bembridge and Cowes and makes boats at...

Samsung to release new phone after Note 7 woes

The latest smartphone from Samsung is expected to be unveiled later today.The firm will launch the Galaxy S8 at events in New York and London, according to reports.Industry insiders say it will come in...

Coalition of manufacturers warns on ‘lose-lose’ Brexit for both sides

Brexit negotiators have been warned that the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal would be a "lose-lose" outcome for thousands of manufacturing firms on both sides.The warning came from Brussels-based manufacturing...

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