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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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...

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...

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...

Father pays tribute to hero Trevor Moyce who saved his life

A father has paid tribute to firefighter Trevor Moyce who saved his life after he blacked out at the wheel and his car flew off a bridge. Trevor spent 30 years in the fire service,...

Wightwash filmmaker calls for release of IWC documents after suicide

An Island filmmaker is calling for the release of a council review into the death of David Green who killed himself after being accused of fraud by the IW Council.  An inquest was held into...

Coding training championed at digital conference

Young people on the Isle of Wight will have the opportunity to study higher level qualifications in digital technology. The news was announced at the second Digital Island conference at Cowes Yacht Haven last week. The...