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Friday, November 24, 2017

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Flood Alert and Warning Remain In Place On Stretches of Eastern Yar

A Flood Warning for Langbridge and Alverstone on the Eastern Yar remains in place this morning, although an update is expected at 11am. A Flood Alert is still in place for the Eastern Yar,...

Flood Warning Lifted But Alert Remains

A Flood Warning for Langbridge and Alverstone on the Eastern Yar has been lifted. However a Flood Alert is still in place for the Eastern Yar, between Whitwell and Bembridge, until 6pm tonight when...
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Voluntary redundancy scheme at three Island schools

Voluntary redundancies are being sought at three Isle of Wight colleges. In a statement released this morning (Thursday), it was announced a voluntary redundancy scheme had been introduced, in order to maintain a balanced...
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Permanent Fix Completed Following East Cowes Power Problems

A permanent fix has been completed on an underground cable fault that caused problems for businesses in East Cowes over Christmas and the New Year. As the town centre battled flooding, shops also found themselves...
Fire at GKN

Fire at GKN

Firefighters have been called to a fire at GKN in East Cowes this afternoon (Thursday). A spokesperson for the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service said a small fire had...
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Power Cut In Cowes

Twelve homes are still without power in Cowes after a supply problem at 4.46am. Initially 18 homes lost their supplies due to an underground cable fault, but six were restored at 7.10am. Houses in...

Hospice appoints new medical consultant

The Earl Mountbatten Hospice has appointed a new medical consultant. Dr Paul Howard, an expert in community palliative care, pharmacotherapy, psychosocial aspects of care and use of acupuncture, starts on Monday. He said: "During...

Police investigate Ryde assault

An 18-year-old man suffered a broken nose and teeth after an altercation at Ryde bus station on New Year's Eve. Police are appealing for information following an assault between 10.30pm and 10.40pm If you...

New development in Lymington river legal challenge

Wightlink has voiced its frustration at the latest legal challenge regarding its berth works and ferry operation in Lymington. According to the company, the Lymington River Association (LRA) has asked for an oral hearing,...

Sponsorship Deal Extended For Round The Island Race

J.P.Morgan Asset Management has extended its sponsorship of the annual Round The Island Race up to and including 2016. Organisers the Island Sailing Club (ISC) in Cowes made the announcement today (Wednesday). The...