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Wightlink passengers must leave car deck

Passengers travelling on Wightlink's car ferries must now leave their vehicles when on board.

RNLI rescues stricken yacht

Bembridge RNLI has come to the aid of a yacht with sail and engine problems.

200 IW staff wait merger news

Around 200 staff at a major Isle of Wight employer are awaiting further news about a possible merger.

“48-hour rule” for disabled ferry travellers

Disabled ferry passengers on the Isle of Wight will have to notify the companies they are travelling with two days before they sail, under new EU regulations set to come into effect in December.

Spiky Problem For East Cowes Schoolchildren

A mum from East Cowes has stepped-in to clear a bramble-covered school path.

Hairy Bikers catch Island Sole

The Hairy Bikers have been filming on the Isle of Wight for their latest TV show.

New era for Haylands students

A new era has begun for students of a Ryde school, who this week settled in to their state-of-the-art new building.

Bestival coach crash investigations continue

Police have confirmed the coach which crashed in Surrey on its way back from Bestival was a 52 seater, but 53 people have been accounted for.

Slight rise in Island unemployment

Figures released on Wednesday morning showed a slight increase in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits on the Isle of Wight.

Hovercraft crossings cancelled Wednesday afternoon

An "unscheduled engine change" caused a number of hovercraft crossings to be cancelled on Wednesday (12 September).

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