Here are some of the stories that were making the headlines on the Isle of Wight in November 2018.
Firefighters on six appliances from across the Island, the Incident Command Unit and the Aerial Ladder Platform were called to Watergate Road in Newport at 11pm.
A fire service spokesperson said the blaze started in the shop area and a number of birds, reptiles and rodents have died.
Taking place on 1-4 August, at an Isle of Wight location that is yet to be revealed, we are told to expect a “school’s out, old school, new school, no rules spectacular with music, magic, and immersive family fun”.
The Hut at Colwell Bay will be hosting an Armada-style brunch with BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans and music stars, Michael Buble and Liam Payne, in aid of Children in Need – and Islanders could be joining them!