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Seal Hitches a Free Ride

'Tupenny' the seal frequently seen in Whitecliff Bay has been seen climbing aboard a rowing boat. The startled rower then had the seal as...

Firefighters Issue Further Eight Days Of Strike Action

Firefighters will go on strike for a further eight days, the Fire Brigades Union has announced. It's following the news the Westminster government has...

New Board To Be Formed To Boost Island Economy

A new board made up of representatives from the public and private sector is to be created, to help drive the Island's economy. Isle...

Woman Unconscious following Road Traffic Incident

A woman is unconscious following a road traffic incident in Lake this afternoon (Wednesday). The woman drove into the front garden of a residential...

John's Club Protest Against Youth Centre Closure

An Island club for people with disabilities has protested today (Wednesday) against the closure of Newport Youth Centre. The John's club has been using...

Natasha Lambert Half-Way Through Sea and Summit Challenge

Natasha Lambert has hit the £10,000 mark as she reaches the half-way point of her Sea and Summit Challenge. The teenager, who has cerebral...

Nearly 1,000 Pupils Receive Certificates for 100% Attendance

Nearly 1,000 certificates have been sent to Island school pupils in recognition of them achieving 100% attendance for the 2013/14 academic year. Latest attendance figures show...

Police Find Body In Missing Man Search

Police have found a body in their search for a missing man. Police and Coastguard crews have been searching for a 21-year-old man who...

Shanklin And Yarmouth Awarded Prestigious Green Flag

Environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, has awarded  Shanklin Voluntary Youth and Community Centre, with the Green Town Initiative, a Green Flag Award. A Green...

Bug Busting Machines at St Mary's Hospital

Friends of St Mary's Hospital have recently purchased bug busting machines to target harmful bacteria and organisms in the hospital. The machines comprise a...

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