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Technology Grants Available For Isle Of Wight Children With Sight Loss

If your child is living with sight loss, you're being urged to come to a free event in Newport today (Saturday). You can come and watch assistive technology demos and find out about technology grants...

Ryde And Newport Part Of £95m Regeneration Plans

Ryde and Newport are among 69 UK locations set to benefit from a £95 million regeneration grant. Both towns are to be supported through the High Streets Heritage Action Zone scheme - which aims to...

Cemetery Cordoned Off As Police Descend On East Cowes

A road has been closed and an East Cowes Cemetery has been cordoned off by police this afternoon (Friday). *Updated  At least six police units have been called to an incident in Kingston Road. It is currently...

GALLERY: Blue Light Breakout!

Three teams from the Isle of Wight's emergency services are 'breaking out' of the Isle of Wight in a bid to raise funds for the Wight Brainy Bunch. The teams left Isle of Wight Radio...

More Mainland Moves Possible As £200k Ward Closes “Indefinitely”

A specialist dementia ward at St Mary's Hospital - which only underwent a £200,000 refurbishment back in April - is to remain closed "indefinitely". The Isle of Wight NHS Trust says a "small number of...

“No Simple Fix” Says Council – Floating Bridge Off Even Longer

The floating bridge will be out of service until the end of next week, following a further assessment of work so far. The Isle of Wight Council said it is not a "simple fix". The local...

Motorcyclist Injured In Cowes Collision

The Air Ambulance, paramedics and police are currently assisting an incident involving a motorcycle and a car in Cowes. The Ambulance Service was called at 13.49 to Nodes Road, near the junction with Uplands road. The...

Crash On Newport’s Dual Carriageway

There are reports of a crash on Newport's Dual Carriageway this afternoon (Friday). Isle of Wight Radio listeners say two cars have been involved. It is said to have happened in the direction heading towards St...

Four Car Collision Causes Cowes-Bound Traffic Delays

A four car collision means there are long traffic delays heading towards Cowes this afternoon (Friday). *Updated* Southern Vectis says there has been an incident on Horsebridge Hill. Roadworks at Northwood are also causing hold-ups. Its Route 1...

New Union Street Parking Regulations Close “Loophole”

New parking boundaries, set to be introduced on Ryde's Union Street, will mean motorists can no longer take advantage of a well-known "loophole". The Isle of Wight Council says some drivers were using Union Street...

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