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EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO LAKE CRASH

UPDATED: The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service, Police and ambulance crews are attending a road traffic collision in Lake this morning (Thursday). Emergency teams are working to free the driver of a black VW Golf following a collision at the junction of Lake Hill and Lake Green Road. 2 fire appliances from Sandown and Ryde are in attendance, alongside …

ISLAND’S BRANTANO STORE AT RISK AS COMPANY ENTERS ADMINISTRATION

The future of the Island’s Brantano store in Newport is at risk tonight (Wednesday) as the company enters into administration. Around 1,000 jobs at the shoe retailer now hang in the balance following today’s news. It is unknown how many staff are employed in Newport. Alteri Investors bought the chain at the tail end of 2015 but just months later Brantano …

UNIVERSITY DEAN COMMITTED SUICIDE IN BEMBRIDGE CARAVAN USING ARGON GAS

Father of 3 Christopher Robin James Southgate committed suicide by placing a plastic bag over his head and inhaling Argon gas whilst staying in a caravan in Bembridge last year, an inquest has today (Wednesday) heard. As first reported by Island Echo, emergency services were called to Sandhills Holiday Park off Peacock Hill on 29th July after a suspicious note was …

POLICE ISSUE APPEAL TO FIND WANTED SANDOWN MAN

Hampshire Constabulary have launched an appeal to find 51-year-old Henry Thomas Henderson of Downsview, Sandown, who is wanted in connection with a serious assault in Ryde back in November last year. At some point between 23:30 and midnight on Tuesday 22nd November, a 51-year-old man was assaulted on Newport Street in the town. He was treated for injuries to his …

ELDERLY WOMAN HIT BY CAR IN SANDOWN

UPDATED: An elderly woman has been knocked down by a car on Albert Street in Sandown this afternoon (Monday).  Police and a rapid response paramedic are in attendance at the scene off the High Street, where the pedestrian has been hit by a Volkswagen Tiguan 4×4. Emergency services were called to the incident at just before 13:00. The one-way road …

ROAD CLOSED IN BRADING FOLLOWING DIESEL SPILL

UPDATED: The Mall in Brading has been closed in both directions this morning (Monday) due to a large diesel spill, which has resulted in a road traffic collision. Police have stopped traffic from travelling between Yarbridge Cross and the junction of Brading Down Road as a result of the spillage, which has run down the hill and around a sharp …

COASTGUARD SEARCHES AFTER FLARES SPOTTED

UPDATED: Coastguard searches are underway between Cowes and Ryde tonight (Friday) following the sighting of red distress flares. Cowes RNLI lifeboat have launched at the request of Solent Coastguard and both Bembridge and Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Teams have been tasked. Island Echo understands red distress flares were spotted in the Cowes/East Cowes area at shortly before 21:30. Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team are …

CORDON IN PLACE AFTER SERIOUS ASSAULT

UPDATED: A cordon is in place surrounding the driveway of a home in Gunville this morning (Wednesday) following an overnight incident, in which it is said a man was ‘stabbed‘. Police have erected a cordon at a terraced home on Pine View Drive off Spring Walk as a result of the alleged assault, which is understood to have occurred sometime around …

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