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Isle Of Wight Man Charged With Attempted Sexual Offences

An Isle of Wight man has been arrested and charged with two attempted sexual offences against a child. John Gay, aged 70, from Wilton Road, Shanklin was arrested at Woking railway station on Sunday,...

Two Vehicles Involved In Blackwater Collision

Two vehicles have been involved in a collision on Blackwater Rd, near the Radcliffe's Farm Shop this afternoon (Wednesday). Fire and ambulance crews are at the scene, and a spokesperson has said no one...

Earl Mountbatten Hospice To Open For Christmas Lunch

The Earl Mountbatten Hospice is opening its doors for lunch on Christmas Day. Family and friends of those at the Hospice are invited as well as Islanders who might be on their own this...

Pothole Reporting Made Easier By Island Roads

Island Roads’ website has been upgraded to make it easier to report highway defects - including potholes. The enhanced ‘Report it online’ facility on www.islandroads.com enables all reported potholes and other defects to be...

Fire Safety Advice Over The Christmas Period

An Isle of Wight firefighter is sharing advice on how to avoid causing a fire over Christmas. From the community safety team at Sandown Fire station, Sean Harrison is sharing tips and advice on how...

Santa Sleigh Pull Raises Thousands For KissyPuppy

A cheque for more than £3,000 pounds has been handed over to the KissyPuppy charity. The money was raised by the team at the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service, who pulled a Christmas sleigh...

Santa Spreads Christmas Cheer To NHS Staff Children

Santa made a special early visit to spread Christmas cheer to the children of IOW NHS Trust staff on Tuesday. A special Santa’s Grotto was staged for the children of staff  and those attending...

Stranded Scoot Ferry Passengers Speak Out

Passengers who have lost money and been left stranded after Scoot Ferries went into receivership at the weekend, have been speaking to Isle of Wight Radio. On Saturday, Scoot unexpectedly announced it had gone into insolvency...

Wootton Bridge Traffic Lights To Be Removed Over Christmas

Two-way traffic lights on Wootton Bridge will be removed today (Tuesday) for the Christmas period. However, site offices will remain in place at Mill Square and the slipway so they'll remain closed to the public....

Police Attend 'Suspicious Incident' In Shanklin

Police have blocked off Landguard Road in Shanklin this evening (Monday) while attending a 'suspicious incident'. Several police units have been called to the town, including the dog unit. At 7.36pm a...

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