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frankjameswallA historic pillar, part of East Cowes’ Frank James Hospital, has been severely damaged by an Island Waste lorry this morning.

It is reported that the pillar was knocked to the ground by the lorry, in what is the second incident involving the company’s vehicles this week.

This shocking photo, supplied kindly by Vidya Woltonshows what now remains of the structure, which is in the grounds of the Grade II listed building – a former hospital for the Isle of Wight.

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Island Waste are yet to comment on either incident.


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