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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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AMBULANCE CRASHES INTO GARDEN

An ambulance has this evening collided with another vehicle before mounting the kerb, crashing through a small hedge and into the front garden of a property in...

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MEDIVAC FOR BRADING PATIENT

EXCLUSIVE: The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance landed in Brading this afternoon to carry out a patient medivac. The bright-yellow charity helicopter...

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PERSON TRAPPED IN MUD

Fire crews are responding to a 999 call this lunchtime to reports of a person stuck in mud near to Fort Victoria, Yarmouth. The specialist mud rescue unit was...

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TWO CAR RTC IN DOVER STREET

Two vehicles have been involved in a road traffic collision in Dover Street, Ryde this afternoon. Emergency services are currently on the scene, including...

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