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Isle of Wight News

New Community One-Stop Support Shop

A new organisation is being launched to help vulnerable Islanders access the help they are entitled to.

Raiders Prepare For Invicta

The Wightlink Raiders coach Jeremy Cornish says players have been fitting in extra training this week ahead of the first game of 2012.

Overnight Roadworks Warning

Motorists travelling in the evening in Newport are being warned of some roadworks.

Sickness Bug Hit Hospital Ward “Expected To Reopen”

A suspected norovirus outbreak at St Mary's Hospital, Newport is easing. A sickness and diarrhoea bug closed the Stroke/Nurse Led Unit on Wednesday afternoon....

West Wight’s Sunken Secrets On Your Smartphone

Islanders can now use their smartphones to locate shipwrecks in waters off the West Wight.

Council To Decide Over Late Night Booze Sales

Sainsburys will find out today if it will be allowed to sell alcohol until midnight at it's superstore in Newport. Police and Newport Parish Council have raised concerns.

Norovirus Closes Hospital Ward

"Visitors, especially schoolchildren, have also been asked to stay away to prevent the spread of infection."

Two More Charged Following Church Fire

Two more people have been charged by police following an investigation into a reports of arson and theft at a church on the Isle of Wight.

Wheelie Bins On The Way

Households on the Isle of Wight are to start receiving new wheelie bins next week in preparation for new waste collection services.

Woman Injured In Alleged Hit And Run

Police on the Isle of Wight are appealing for witnesses after a woman received injuries to her face in a two car collision in Rookley.