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Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Weather warnings across UK as flash floods strike

Heavy rain, strong winds and snow are forecast across the UK this morning, with "major flooding" already reported in some parts of the country.The Met Office has issued a yellow be aware warning for...

ARA San Juan: ‘Critical phase’ as missing sub runs low on oxygen

The search for a missing Argentinian submarine has entered a "critical phase" as the crew's oxygen supply could be running low.Dozens of planes and boats are searching for the ARA San Juan, which has...

Isle Of Wight’s MP Reacts To Government’s Budget

Isle of Wight's MP has been reacting to yesterday's (Wednesday) budget announcement by the Chancellor. Bob Seely is welcoming announcements made in Chancellor Philip Hammond's budget speech yesterday afternoon.The Island's MP told Isle of Wight...

Isle Of Wight Cross-Solent Travel Affected By Winds

Strong winds are affecting the Island's cross-Solent travel this evening (Wednesday). Hovertravel has suspended its services due to the weather conditions.https://twitter.com/HovertravelLtd/status/933384302452203520There are delays of up to 15 minutes on Red Funnel's Red Jet services.https://twitter.com/RF_Travel_News/status/933381595763011584 

Hovertravel Shows Support For Ryde Firefighters’ Calendar

Hovertravel has shown its support for The Wight Brainy Bunch charity by helping to promote the charity’s latest fundraising initiative - the Hoses & Helmets Calendar for 2018, by Ryde firefighters. The calendar launched recently and...

Isle Of Wight’s Crisco Brings Magic To Newport’s Quay Arts Centre

His career has spanned more than 66 years, he has played around 23,000 gigs, and tonight Isle of Wight magician Crisco returns to the "stage" in Newport. He has previously worked with Freddie Starr, Queen,...

Electrics “Largest Cause” Of Isle Of Wight House Fires

A charity's found electrical goods are the most common source of house fires on the Isle of Wight, prompting calls for change. Electrical Safety First found 43 of 61 fires on the Island were caused...

Passenger’s “Filthy Boots” After Hovercraft Stops Short Of Landing Pad

An internal inquiry is underway at Hovertravel, after a hovercraft "landed short of the pad", forcing passengers to wade to shore across Ryde beach. Isle of Wight Radio was sent a video after the 17:15...

Tributes Paid To 1970s Pop Icon David Cassidy

The 1970s teen heart-throb David Cassidy - who made an appearance on the Isle of Wight - has died at the age of 67. In 2008, the American actor and singer visited the Isle of...

Warning For Wind Remains In Place For The Isle Of Wight

The Isle of Wight is bracing itself for wind gusts of around 50mph, prompting a weather warning from the Met Office. A yellow 'Be Aware' warning will come into force at 9am today (Wednesday) and...