Home Breaking News (page 410)

Breaking News

Send us your breaking news…
Email [email protected] / Tweet us: @islandecho / Facebook islandecho

REPORTS: ASPHALT PLANT TO BE REJECTED

EXCLUSIVE: Following on from the news that road resurfacing work carried out by Island Roads at Place Road, Cowes is substandard and needs reworking, Island Echo has this week received reports that the proposed controversial Eurovia Asphalt Plant on the banks of the River Medina is to be rejected by the Isle of Wight Council. Reports suggest that Tarmac was …

BEMBRIDGE LIFEBOAT ASSIST STRICKEN YACHT

Bembridge RNLI are this evening assisting a stricken yacht that is drifting in the seas off of St Catherine’s Point.  The crew launched shortly after 17:05 by Solent Coastguard after an emergency call by a currently unknown yacht was made reporting engine problems approximately 3 miles south of St Catherines Point. Unable to control the boat, the yacht is currently …

FIRE CREWS TACKLE PRISON BLAZE

Two appliances from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service are this afternoon tackling a small blaze in a structure on the roof of Albany Prison, part of HMP Isle of Wight.  Crews from Newport Fire Station were called to the scene shortly before 15:15 to reports of smoke coming from the flat roof area of the prison. The …

FATBOY SLIM ANNOUNCED AS BESTIVAL FRIDAY HEADLINER

Fatboy Slim has this evening been announced as the Friday night headliner for Bestival 2013. Tonight, the DJ is playing an exclusive gig on board HMS President (1918) on the River Thames in London, as HMS Bestival sets sail with a fabulous nautical shindig to celebrate the announcement. Speaking about the announcement, Rob da Bank said: “I still can’t believe Bestival …

SHANKLIN BODY IDENTIFIED

Police have today revealed the identity of a body found on a Shanklin beach on Tuesday as Craig Andrew Hill, 36, of Atherley Road, Shanklin. The former Cowes High School pupil was discovered hanging from a small tree by walkers on the beach shortly before 07:00 on Tuesday morning. As Island Echo reported, officers from Hampshire Constabulary attended the scene near …

BODY RECOVERED FROM FOOT OF CLIFF

Emergency services are this morning working to recover a body from the foot of cliffs at Alum Bay. Yarmouth RNLI, the Needles and Ventnor Coastguard Rescue teams and Police are on the scene near to the Needles Battery. Southern Vectis’ open top tour is not serving the battery due to the incident, as Police have closed the road, however the …

CAR DEEP IN DITCH AFTER THREE CAR RTC

A Toyota Corolla has this afternoon (Tuesday) ended up deep in a ditch at the side of the road following a three car road traffic collision on Beaper Shute, Ryde. Emergency services were called to the scene near to the junction with Carpenter’s Road at 14:52. The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service dispatched two ambulance crews to the incident to …

BODY FOUND ON SHANKLIN BEACH

Police officers have this morning recovered a body, believed to be that of a male, that has been discovered on a Shanklin beach. Officers were called to the scene south of The Fisherman’s Cottage shortly before 07:00 this morning after a man and his daughter, who were walking their dog, came across the deceased in a section of undergrowth beside …

Page 410 of 437First...380390400408409410411412 420430...Last

Latest Tweets

All of the latest tweets from @islandecho

More of the Latest Stories...