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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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...

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...

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...

Free breakfast for school kids at 67a High Street Newport

An outreach worker has launched free breakfasts for school children at his restaurant in Newport. The Waste Not Want Not restaurant hasn't officially opened yet, but following a generous donation from Morrison's, owner Trevor Blaney...

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...

Santander Newport closed again as staff can’t open front door

UPDATE: The branch is now open Santander customers have been turned away from the Newport branch for the second day running as staff struggle with a faulty front door. The door to the St James Street...

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...

Man died in St Mary’s Hospital after several staff errors, rules coroner

St Mary’s hospital must take action to prevent future deaths after a coroner ruled a man died in their care after several fatal errors.  A report published on October 30 written by senior coroner Caroline Sumeray...