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Isle of Wight, GB
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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...

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...

More Red Funnel vehicle sailings from March 2019

Red Funnel has published new timetables for its cross-Solent routes which are effective from now until 4 November 2019. The new summer vehicle timetable adds an extra 16 sailings per week between Southampton and...

Royal Humane Society awards for Wightlink crew

The Royal Humane Society has honoured Wightlink Deck Officer Steve Chamberlain and the crew of St Clare for saving the life of a drowning man in Portsmouth Harbour Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Hampshire, Nigel Atkinson,...

Petition to bring commercial airport to the Isle of Wight rubbished by airport owner

A petition has been launched calling for the development of an airport for commercial use on the Isle of Wight that could provide a real alternative to ferry travel. The idea has already been dismissed...

Vintage vehicle parade declares Military Road open

An eye-catching parade of more than 70 vintage vehicles helped to mark the official re-opening of the iconic Military Road, following its major upgrade by Island Roads. A 7.5-mile section of the road has been...

Police and DVLA operation on Fairlee Road

A joint police and DVLA operation is in progress on Fairlee Road, Newport on Thursday morning (November 15). Tax and licensing inspections were being carried out at a checkpoint at around 8.50am near the water...

Ryde and Newport parking plans to be discussed with businesses

Councillors will meet with local business representatives to discuss the proposed new parking charges in Newport and Ryde. Council leader Councillor Dave Stewart and other cabinet members want the views of the business associations in...