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Fault On Island Line Leads To Reduced Service

A fault on Island Line has led to a reduced service today (Wednesday). The trains that are running will leave Shanklin at xx:18 and Ryde Pier Head at xx:49. It is hoped that the second train...

Annual Pier 2 Pier Swim Event Cancelled

The annual Pier 2 Pier Swim, between Sandown and Shanklin, has been cancelled. The IOW Marlins Masters Swim Club says it has taken the difficult decision to halt the swim this year - due to...

Coronavirus: Number Of Isle Of Wight Confirmed Cases Hits 200

200 people have now had coronavirus on the Isle of Wight, according to official figures. Public Health England has released its daily confirmed case numbers. The figure had stood at 199. As first reported by Isle...

Controversial St Mary’s Roundabout Works Brought Forward

New traffic arrangements will come into force from next Monday (8 June), as the next phase of controversial St Mary’s Roundabout works move ahead. The Isle of Wight council says the project has been revised due...

Wightlink: Additional Fishbourne Sailings As Freight Traffic Increases

Wightlink has added a small number of early morning sailings to its timetable. The ferry firm says it is due to an increased demand in freight traffic in light of the Government's recent easing of...

Day Trippers “Welcome” Says Cowes Harbour Commission – Despite Council’s ‘Stay Away’ Plea

Boat owners are being encouraged to 'enjoy' a day trip or short stay to Cowes, despite warnings that visitors should 'stay away' amid the coronavirus pandemic. Cowes Harbour Commission’s (CHC) visitor moorings are now open...

Staff Member Threatened And Cash Stolen In Cowes Shop Robbery

A staff member has been threatened in a robbery at a shop in Cowes today (Tuesday). Police were called to Rashley's Premier Express in Park Road, just after 12pm. A quantity of cash was stolen in...

Dundee Man De-Arrested Following Serious Military Road Crash

A man seriously injured in a crash on the Isle of Wight - who was arrested on suspicion of drink driving - has been de-arrested. Police were called to a crash between a Volkswagen Polo...

Isle Of Wight Cruise Company To Transfer Critically-Ill Patients To Mainland

An Isle of Wight cruise company is supporting the IW Ambulance Service in the transfer of critically-ill patients across the Solent. Solent and Wightline Cruises have agreed to transfer patients who need urgent and emergency...

‘Always Stay To Close To Shore’ Advice As 12 Year Old Rescued From Drifting...

People on the Isle of Wight are being warned to take extra care on the water, after lifeboat and coastguard crews were called to a child on paddle board who had started to drift...

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