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Cowes RNLI Welcomes New Isle-of-Wight-Built Lifeboat

The Cowes RNLI crew waved goodbye to their lifeboat of four years, Tabby Cat, on Friday evening, immediately welcoming new lifeboat Sheena Louise.

Driving School’s Videos Move With The Times

An Isle of Wight driving school is moving with the times by uploading instructional videos to its website.

Fishbourne Traffic Chaos As Gales Halt Ferries

Motorists in Fishbourne are suffering severe delays as strong winds disrupt cross-Solent travel.

Wightlink Cancellations After Engine Trouble

Wightlink has cancelled a number of crossings this afternoon due to engine trouble on the St Cecilia.

Brighstone Schoolgirl Wins Royal Treat

Nine year old Ellie Davidson from Brighstone was treated like royalty after winning a competition to send a Diamond Jubilee card to the Queen.

Damien Nettles Murder Suspects Released

Two people arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder missing teenager Damien Nettles have been released from bail with no further action this afternoon (Thursday, June 7, 2012).

Cowes Lifeboat Tows Sailing Canoe Out of Busy Shipping Lane

A man had to be rescued from Southampton Water on Wednesday when the steering on his 16 foot sailing canoe failed.

Over 60 Houses Proposed For East Cowes and Whippingham Land

A major housing development on land between East Cowes and Whippingham is to take a step forward, with revised plans submitted to Isle of Wight Council.

East Cowes Houses Scheme Proposed For Down House Health Centre

Three homes proposed for East Cowes health centre on York Avenue, according to plans submitted to Isle of Wight Council.

Crash On Staplers Road

Motorists have been made to turn around on Staplers Road after a crash involving at least one car.