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Iran seizes foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil

Iran has seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf, the country's state TV says. The seizure comes as tensions mount between the US and Iran over the...

Access Road Confusion Blocks St Helens House Plans

Plans for a 57-home development in St Helens have fallen through because its access road is ‘not a road.’ It was proposed the development at Guildford Park, a greenfield site which used to be a...

Isle Of Wight Residents Warned About Chalk Pits

"It could have been far more serious" that's from Superintendent Sarah Jackson, Isle of Wight District Police Commander, who's warning us about the risks surrounding chalk pits. During the recent warm weather, there have been...

Property Returned, No Further Action After Binstead Arrests

A 30-year-old man and a 36-year-old man - both from London and arrested on suspicion of theft after allegations of suspicious activity in Binstead earlier this month (July) - have been released without further...

Cowes Based Charity Launches New Foundation Course

A new foundation course has been launched by Cowes based charity UKSA, for 16 year olds who have finished their GCSEs and would like to start a career in the maritime industry. It is fully-funded...

Isle Of Wight MP Resigns From Role

The Isle of Wight's MP has stood down from his role as a Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA). It comes after Bob Seely refused to back...

Long Delays In Shanklin Due To Victoria Avenue/Shanklin Road Closure

There are long delays in and around Shanklin, Lake and Apse Heath today (Wednesday) due to the closure of Shanklin Road and the bottom section of Victoria Avenue for underground works. As previously reported, the...

Hundreds Turn Out For First Isle Of Wight Shed Fest

Hundreds of revellers took to Sandown Airport over the weekend for the newest free festival in town. ‘Isle of Wight Shed Fest’ was the brain child of Lois Prior, Age UK Isle of Wight’s Men in...

Loss Of Signal For Isle Of Wight Vodafone And O2 Customers

Vodafone and O2 mobile phone customers in pars of the Isle of Wight are reporting a loss of signal this morning (Wednesday). Essential maintenance is being blamed for the problems in areas, including Newport. On its...

IN PICTURES: Lunar Eclipse As Seen From The Isle Of Wight

On the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's historic launch, it was almost as if the moon was paying its own tribute. The Isle of Wight and most of the world was treated to a partial...

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