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COACH SMASHES CAR IN WOOTTON

Emergency services are this evening at the scene of a two vehicle collision in Wootton where a coach has smashed into the rear of a Vauxhall Corsa. Police and...

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FIRE ENGULFS DOWNS GRASSLAND

A fire has this evening engulfed a 75x50m area of grassland and bushes on St Boniface Downs in Ventnor. One pumping appliance and a water bowser from Ventnor...

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LARGE FIRE IN EAST COWES

Reports are coming through this evening (Friday) of a large fire in East Cowes town. One pumping appliance from East Cowes is currently tackling a wood and...

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PUGH DEFEATED BY 10 VOTES

The now former Council Leader David Pugh has today lost his seat at the Isle of Wight Council by just 10 votes as Richard Priest takes hold of Shanklin South...

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THORNTONS TO CLOSE RYDE STORE

UK chocolatier Thorntons have announced that their Ryde store is set to close, adding to the town’s diminishing high street concerns.  Signs placed in...

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DRIVER DIES AFTER WOOTTON SMASH

UPDATED: The driver of a Mercedes Benz that smashed into a taxi before careering through a fence and into a balcony has died, Police have revealed. As Island...

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POLICE RAID NEWPORT HOMES

Island Echo understands that officers from Hampshire Constabulary carried out a drugs raid on two properties in Newport this morning (Friday). A home address...

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