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Cars And Motorcycle Vandalised In East Cowes

At least one car and a motorcycle have been vandalised in East Cowes. In pictures sent to Isle of Wight Radio, the vehicles can be...

Yarmouth High Street Remains Closed Following Gas Leak

Yarmouth High Street continues to be closed, following a gas leak yesterday (Monday). As reported by Isle of Wight Radio, properties were evacuated after a...

Months Of Fishbourne Roadworks And Revised Wightlink Timetable

One of the key gateway roads to the Isle of Wight is to be upgraded by Island Roads later this year – resulting in...

Malfunction Halts Floating Bridge Service

The Floating Bridge is out of service this morning (Tuesday) after it suffered a malfunction. The council says a passenger launch service will come into...

Isle Of Wight’s Southern Vectis Announces Rise In Fares

Isle of Wight bus firm Southern Vectis has announced plans to hike its fares. From 3 March, the price of the company's seven, 30 and...

Man Arrested Following Police Officer “Assault” In Cowes

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident in Cowes last week. As reported by Isle of Wight Radio, a policeman...

Locks, Socks And Mount Kilimanjaro: Cowes Sports Captain’s Challenge Of A...

As a footballer, he is used to tackling tricky obstacles... but none as daunting as a 5,895-metre dormant volcano. That is the challenge Isle of Wight...

Properties Evacuated Following Gas Leak In Yarmouth

Three properties in Yarmouth have been evacuated this afternoon (Monday) following a gas leak in the town. Southern Gas Network says its engineers were called...

Isle Of Wight Councillor Announces Plans To Stand For Parliament

An Isle of Wight Councillor has today (Monday), announced plans to stand for Parliament. Councillor for East Cowes, Karl Love says he feels he has...

Great Escape Pilot’s ‘Secret’ Spitfire To Be Restored On The Isle...

Built at the so-called ‘secret Spitfire factory’, and flown by a pilot who was part of the Great Escape, an historic Spitfire will be...