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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Consumers should take added precautions when shopping online

With Christmas fast approaching Trading Standards is warning consumers to take added precautions when shopping online. As huge numbers of bargain-hunters prepare to log on for Black Friday this week and Cyber Monday in the...

New help centre opens in Newport

A brand-new help centre designed to give people easy access to information, advice and guidance services has opened at County Hall, Newport. The council-run facility has combined with Citizens Advice and Age UK (Isle of...

Black offer on Red Funnel Ferries

Red Funnel has launched a red-hot Black Friday offer which gives 25% off any cross-Solent vehicle ferry journey completed by 4 November 2019. The discount is applied when using the promotion code BLACKFRIDAY25 to make...

See photos: Hole appears in the road in Hope Hill at Shanklin

A hole has appeared in the road in Hope Hill, Shanklin, closing the road while Island Roads investigate. The hole appeared on Wednesday (November 21) and measures around one metre across and is located on...

Youth Trust welcomes new patron at 10th annual gala dinner

Last Saturday, 17th November, the Isle of Wight Youth Trust celebrated its 10th Annual Gala Dinner with a special event at Northwood House, Cowes. The evening saw 170 guests in attendance, including Level 42 frontman...

Former Countryman pub site is under offer

The land occupying the former Countryman pub near Brighstone may finally have a new owner following years of decline. Situated within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the site which is on the main Limerstone Road...

Over 2,000 emergency food parcels handed out in just 6 months

Concerns for this winter as foodbank reveals 2050 emergency food supplies went to local people in six months The Isle of Wight Foodbank provided 2050 three day emergency food supplies to local people between 1st...

Hovertravel suspended again

Hovertravel have suspended service on Wednesday morning (November 21).  They said they will update passengers at 9.30am.

Robin Hill roundabout accident involving two cars

An accident at Robin Hill roundabout involving two cars caused delays.  The accident happened on Wednesday morning (November 21). Police are on the scene and traffic is heavy in the area. A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: "We...

Dangerous ecstasy and ketamine warning issued on the Isle of Wight

An urgent warning has been issued to schools, doctors and youth groups after police intelligence suggests two dangerous forms of party drugs are in circulation among young Island people. The Youth Offending Team say two...