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POWER CUT TO 1700 PROPERTIES

UPDATED: Around 1700 residents and businesses in Cowes and surrounding areas are without electricity this afternoon following a high-voltage network fault...

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RIDER FALLS IN WET WEATHER

A rider has this morning (Saturday) fallen from her motorcycle in Ryde in the wet and slippery conditions. Emergency services were called to the scene at the...

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RYDE CANOE LAKE FLOODS

UPDATED: The High Volume Pump appliance from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is en-route to Ryde Canoe Lake this morning to pump excess water back to...

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ISLAND SET FOR OSMOND MAGIC

Islanders are in for a special treat later in the year when 70s legends The Osmonds perform in Bembridge. Three of the brothers from the iconic band will be...

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FIRE CREW TACKLE CHIMNEY FIRE

UPDATED: One pumping appliance from Ryde Fire Station is currently tackling a chimney fire at a property in Argyll Street. Crews are using a hose reel to...

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BONFIRE CAUSES FALSE ALARM

Fire crews from Ryde, Shanklin and Ventnor were called to a suspected building fire in Shanklin this morning, which turned out to be a false alarm. An...

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MEDIVAC FROM SIMEON STREET

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance carried out a patient medivac from Simeon Street Recreation Ground this morning (Sunday). Locals gathered in the...

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UB40 TO PLAY RYDE ARENA

Reggae stars UB40 have announced a series of UK ice arena dates for June 2013, including Ryde Arena. The tour, UB40’s first since their sell-out tour of...

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HAMBROUGH GROUP SOLD ON

Local businessman and chef, Robert Thompson, who is also a tourism ambassador for the Isle of Wight, has made a shock announcement today that he is set to...

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MAN’S BODY FOUND AT ALUM BAY

Reports are coming through to Island Echo this lunchtime that Freshwater Lifeboat, tasked by Solent Coastguard, are assisting Police with an ongoing incident...

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KITCHEN FIRE IN SANDOWN

UPDATED: Three pumping appliances from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service are this evening tackling a kitchen fire in Sandown. The crews were called to...

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