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Monday, December 11, 2017

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Firefighters Called To Chimney Fire In Totland

Firefighters are attending a chimney fire in Totland this afternoon (Sunday). Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were called at 1:10 pm to a chimney alight. One appliance is currently at a property on Cliff...

Cowes Jingle Bell Jog For Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Islanders are raising money for Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust with a festive walk and jog today (Sunday). The charity's Jingle Bell Walk and Jog get going at 11 am from Terminus Road. The event will...

Met Office Wind Warning For The Isle of Wight

We are expecting strong winds across much of the day today (Sunday). As Isle of Wight Radio reported on Friday, the Met Office issued a warning for the Island for gusts of up to 70...

West Wight’s Chilly Hilly Is Back

The Isle of Wight's annual Chilly Hilly running race is returning for its third year today (Sunday). Described as a race to warm you up, this winter this year's Chilly Hilly will see hundreds of...

Disgraced former publicist Max Clifford ‘critical after cardiac arrest’

Jailed former celebrity publicist Max Clifford is "in a bad way" after collapsing twice and suffering a cardiac arrest, according to his daughter. The 74-year-old is being treated in a critical care unit after collapsing...

Youngsters hit London’s Thames in unique litter-fishing initiative

A London environmental charity is using a unique boat to take children out "fishing" for plastic in the Thames. The electric engine boat, named Poly-Mer, is a 12-seater punt constructed entirely from 99% recycled plastic,...

Celebs join ‘world’s biggest sleepout’ to help raise money for the homeless

More than 8,000 are sleeping rough overnight in sub-zero conditions to raise money to tackle homelessness. Dubbed the world's biggest sleepout', the Sleep in the Park event in Edinburgh hopes to raise £4m to tackle...

Flights suspended as heavy snow hits and temperatures plummet

Flights have been temporarily suspended flights at Birmingham Airport due to heavy snowfall. The airport said flights would resume once the runway was cleared of snow.Our teams are working hard to get flights in/out as...

Mummy discovered in unexplored Egyptian tomb

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a new mummy in a previously unexplored tomb near the city of Luxor. According to Egypt's antiquities ministry, the mummy was found in one of two tombs which are being explored...

Grooming gang convictions ‘84% Asian’, say researchers

British-Pakistani researchers have found that 84% of all people convicted since 2005 for the specific crime of gang grooming were Asian. The Quilliam Foundation found that the demographic background of those who exploit youngsters...