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POWER CUT HITS COWES PROPERTIES

UPDATED: Thousands of properties in the Cowes area have been affected by a power outage this lunchtime. Commercial and residential properties, around 6700 in...

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MORE WIND AND RAIN ON THE WAY

UPDATED: Following days of heavy rain and strong winds, the Met Office are warning that it is set to continue into next week. The Met Office have put a yellow...

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STORMY WEATHER: PICTURE GALLERY

Island Echo’s team of photographers and readers alike have been out and about across the Island collecting a series of stunning photographs of both...

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NEW BUSES TO BE LAUNCHED

A fleet of more environmentally-friendly buses is to be introduced on the Isle of Wight tomorrow (Friday). Ten of the UK-built Alexander Dennis Enviro 400...

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DRUNK AND JUST INCHES FROM DEATH

A drunk and confused man came within inches of near certain death when he laid down in the middle of an unlit country lane with a local bus just minutes away...

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ASDA DECISION TO BE MADE SOON

ASDA says that it expects a decision on its new store in Newport – which now includes proposals for an improved pedestrian/cycle route and a bus link...

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CONMEN TARGET ISLAND PENSIONER

Two conmen have targeted a West Wight pensioner by trying to sell over-priced goods just days before Christmas. Police are making an appeal for information...

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DEFENDERS READY TO ASSIST

Two military specification Landrover Defenders have joined the Island Roads vehicle fleet to assist in our communities during the winter period. Both vehicles...

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WEATHER WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS

WEATHER WARNING: The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds up to 70mph across the Isle of Wight. Very strong south to southwesterly...

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