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STICKY SITUATION FOR ISLAND ROADS

A Newport road, only recently surface dressed, has had emergency works carried out this week. Scorching temperatures have sent the main Blackwater road between...

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SCHOOL FUNDING WELCOMED BY MP

The Island’s MP, Andrew Turner, has welcomed support from the Government for four Island schools in need of upgrading or urgent repair work. An announcement...

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IN THE DARK AT TESCO

FOLLOWING a generator problem on Tuesday, Tesco Extra in Ryde remains in partial darkness after blowing the majority of it’s lights. The superstore...

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BE SAFE AT SEA PLEA

RYDE Inshore Rescue are urging people to be more prepared before they go out to sea, after their third callout of the week to a boat which had no way of...

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ENJOY A LIGHT SUMMER DISH

Pita Pizzas, New Potatoes and Salad As the sun comes out across the Island this week, why not cook yourself a light summer dish with this easy-to...

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POWER CUT HALTED SERVICES

RED Funnel’s car ferry service was effected last night after a power cut in the City of Southampton. The loss in power left the company’s crew...

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SHANKLIN LIFT REOPENED

The lift that takes people from Shanklin Esplanade to the cliff path has reopened after an electrical fault. 
Shanklin Lift reopened this afternoon (Wednesday).

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JACKPOT ROLLOVER TO £4,400!

THE jackpot for the Island’s Lifeboat Lotto has raised to an incredible £4,400! This week’s draw revealed the following winning numbers: 4 –...

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TAKEOVER OF GARDENS APPROVED

THE private takeover of the iconic Ventnor Botanic Gardens was approved last night by the Isle of Wight Council. Cabinet members agreed to a 125 year lease for...

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HOVER CROSSINGS CANCELLED

CROSS-Solent operator Hovertravel have cancelled a number of crossings this morning to and from the Island. The 07:30, 08:00 and 08:30 flights from Ryde pad...

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NO DELAYS FOR A SUNNY ISLE

CROSS-solent travel, buses and trains are all running to time this morning on what is a beautiful day across the Island. Got some traffic and travel news? Give...

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