Here are some of the stories which made the news headlines on the Isle of Wight in April 2018.
Adrian and Maria were the lucky winners after a voting campaign!
Adrian Wellock, a Watch Manager at Newport Fire Station and Maria Bush, a school cook at St Francis Academy, were one of five couples, selected by a panel of judges from hundreds of entries, bidding to win a wedding package for 50 people at the beautiful Albert Cottage venue with the dress, suit, flowers, food, drink, rings, cake, music, video, photographs and more all provided.
In a series of reports to an online site that monitors unsolicited calls, nearly 100 Islanders have been describing taking a call from someone claiming to be from the Revenue and Customs office.
Many have reported that a person swore at them down the phone line and threatened them with an arrest warrant.
Fire swept through the first floor and roof of a two-storey house in Egerton Road.
Residents say they heard a loud sound that sounded like an explosion.