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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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LOCAL HMV TO STAY OPEN

Thanks to the support of Island residents, HMV in Newport is set to stay open despite initially facing closure in just a matter of weeks. The store’s...

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