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“Giving Something Back:” Isle Of Wight Man’s Epic Randonnee Challenge

He joined the army at the tender age of just 16, but an Isle of Wight man says his biggest challenge is yet to...

Electricity Pole Fire Prompts Huge Power Cut On Isle Of Wight

Around sixty postal areas of the Isle of Wight were hit by a power cut on Saturday night, after a fire damaged an electricity...

Seaview Woman’s 70 Mile Mission For Life-Saving Defibrillator

Prompted by the sudden death of a friend, an Isle of Wight woman is taking on a 70-mile mission for a potentially life-saving piece...

Ready, Set, Float! Duck Races Return For Isle Of Wight Charities

Thousands of ducks will be bobbing along the Island’s rivers this afternoon (Saturday). It’s as the Easter duck races return to raise cracking amounts...

Eagle Conservation Job Requires Special Skills For Top-Flight Post

Fast-typers need not apply: The Forestry Commission is recruiting for a job on the Isle of Wight that requires some very special skills. As Isle...

Sandown Toilets Stay Closed As Holidaymakers Hit The Town

There are no toilets opposite Sandown Pier this Easter break says the Isle of Wight Council, as it announces a delay in opening them...

From The Jam/Big Country Double-Header Gig Won’t Happen This Year

People who bought tickets to see From The Jam, as part of the Jack Up The Weekend event, will be able to see the...

Red Jets Cancelled Says Red Funnel

Red Funnel says its Red Jets are cancelled due to a technical issue. The Cowes to Southampton service has already seen three crossings cancelled this...

VIDEO Fire Spreads Through Newport Garden

A fire spread from a hedge to a summerhouse and bungalow in Newport yesterday (Friday), prompting a call-out for the Isle of Wight Fire...

Fire In East Cowes Flat

Cooking left on an oven is being blamed for a fire in a flat in East Cowes this morning (Saturday). Isle of Wight Fire and...