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“No Hidden Agendas” – More Time For East Cowes’ Umbrella Tree Supporters

The Isle of Wight Council has agreed to allow campaigners time to create a community interest company in a bid to save East Cowes' threatened umbrella tree, according to the Councillor Karl Love. He has...

Chimney Fire In Calbourne

Firefighters are tackling a chimney fire in Calbourne this afternoon (Friday). The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service says it was called to Pound Lane at 12.44pm.One appliance from Newport is dealing with the...

Early Loading Warning For Red Funnel Passengers

There is a warning to arrive up to 45 minutes early for Red Funnel sailings today. The cross-Solent firm says there is a revised loading procedure in place on its East Cowes-Southampton route.It normally advises...

Van Loses Wheel In Carisbrooke Crash

A van has lost its wheel in a reported crash in Carisbrooke this morning (Friday). The van is immobile as a result and there are delays in the area.Southern Vectis says its route 12 is...

Burst Water Main Closes Road In Cowes

A burst water main has led to a road closure in Cowes today (Friday). Bridge Road has been shut for emergency repair works by Southern Water.The closure is between Medina Road to its junction with Brunswick...

Cuts To Help For Disabled Island Children Will Not Affect Services, Says Council

Cuts to a team that helps disabled children on the Isle of Wight will not affect the services, says the Isle of Wight Council. As reported by Isle of Wight Radio, the local authority...

Casualty Removed On Spinal Board Following Shanklin Crash

One male has been freed by firefighters from a vehicle involved in a Shanklin crash last night (Thursday). Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue were called to the single car collision on Victoria Avenue in...

Youth Strike 4 Climate: No ‘Skiving’ Warns Isle Of Wight Executive Head

An Isle of Wight Executive Headteacher has told pupils he "expects" them in class unless they have very good reasoning, ahead of a national walk-out planned against climate change. Thousands of youngsters across the country...

Tv Rights Deal For Isle Of Wight Author’s Podkin

A former Isle of Wight teacher turned full-time author is in talks to take his book to our tv screens. Kieran Larwood's Five Realms series features rebellious rabbit Podkin One Ear and his siblings Paz...

Your Unwanted Space Stuff Could Make A Difference That Is Out Of This World

Binoculars and books, telescopes and toys. If you have been through a space phase and are out the other side, Isle of Wight school children could benefit.A Broadlea Primary teacher is organising space camps (read...

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