A yellow "be aware" weather warning has been issued for the Isle of Wight, for heavy rain and thunder. The Met Office says it will be in place from 4pm tonight (Tuesday) until 9am tomorrow.Forecasters say, "Many places will miss the worst of the rain, but there is a low likelihood of flooding of homes and businesses as well as disruption...
The Isle of Wight's St Mary's Hospital is working with the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service to review its fire safety, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in which 79 people died.Cladding will be tested on the site in Newport, though we are being urged not to be worried "at this stage".Jon Burwell, Executive Director...
Cowes Lifeboat came to the rescue of an 18ft yacht which had engine problems yesterday (Monday) - before assisting in the rescue of a jet-ski and its rider. The two men aboard the River Medina-based mini-yacht not only found that their outboard engine had failed off Egypt Point, but also their anchor could not prevent the boat being swept westwards...
There will be no access to a GP at the Urgent Care Centre (formerly the Beacon Centre) at the Isle of Wight’s St Mary’s Hospital, during weekday working hours, from 3 July. The former drop-in unit will no longer be open to Islanders seeking an appointment. Instead, we will need to make an appointment with a local GP. The Clinical...