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"17.01.2017 17:18:19" iwcp.co.uk Lifeboats get together in Cowes LIFEBOATS from across the Solent and the Isle of Wight gathered in Cowes at the weekend. Lifeboats get together in Cowes (Nick Edwards/ Cowes RNLI Lifeboat)
"17.01.2017 16:48:42" iwcp.co.uk Antiques Road Trip to feature Isle of Wight next week ANTIQUES Road Trip's latest Isle of Wight adventure will be on screens next week. Fans of Antiques Road Trip can see James Braxton and Raj Bisram go head-to-head on the #IsleofWight next week.
"17.01.2017 16:01:39" iwcp.co.uk Lifeboat rescues injured teenager A 17-YEAR-OLD boy, who hit his head when his dinghy capsized, was saved by rescuers on Saturday. Independent lifeboat rescues injured teenager
"17.01.2017 15:13:41" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight hunt fight footage released online SHOCKING footage has emerged of a fight between members of the Isle of Wight Foxhounds and a protest group. VIDEO: #IsleofWight hunt fight footage released online
"17.01.2017 14:45:42" iwcp.co.uk Swimming: Isle of Wight steps in to help GB team A TRAINING camp for GB's Down syndrome swimming team was able to go ahead — thanks to the Isle of Wight. Swimming: Isle of Wight steps in to help GB team
"17.01.2017 13:21:40" iwcp.co.uk Carisbrooke College plans go before Isle of Wight Council MULTI-MILLION pound plans to rebuild Carisbrooke College will go before the IW Council planning committee next Tuesday. Planning officers have recommended granting the proposal conditional permission.
"17.01.2017 12:24:30" iwcp.co.uk NME Award nomination for Isle of Wight Festival The Isle of Wight Festival is in the running for an NME Award. If you love the Official Isle of Wight Festival, you can help them win another award
"17.01.2017 11:28:40" iwcp.co.uk Red Funnel redevelopment plans for East Cowes recommended for approval RED Funnel redevelopment plans for East Cowes, that would not involve demolishing homes and businesses in Dover Road, will be discussed by Isle of Wight Council planners next week. The ferry firm has lodged an appeal with the planning inspectorate against the refusal of the plans for a new terminal with marshalling facilities, up to 100 homes, shops, leisure and commercial premises and a 60 bedroom hotel.
But in tandem, it has made
"17.01.2017 10:47:31" iwcp.co.uk Green Party co-leader to visit the Isle of Wight as party prepares to challenge for council seats GREEN Party co-leader Dr Caroline Lucas will visit the Isle of Wight next month. Will the Green Party play a role on the #IsleofWight Council after the election in May?
"17.01.2017 10:08:38" iwcp.co.uk Jail for Isle of Wight man who preyed on young girls A 63 YEAR OLD from the Isle of Wight has been jailed for seven and a half years for historic sex offences carried out on the mainland. His victims were aged between 6 and 11.
"17.01.2017 09:15:19" iwcp.co.uk Mental health policing project up for awards A PIONEERING project which links up mental health care and policing on the Isle of Wight has received national recognition. "We have seen dramatic reductions in admissions to our acute psychiatric wards and emergency department, in police call outs and ambulance deployments." — Vicki Haworth, Isle of Wight NHS Trust.
"16.01.2017 21:15:25" iwcp.co.uk Fresh Isle of Wight police search for missing London man Robert Gibson POLICE looking for London man Robert 'Robbie' Gibson, who was last seen on the Isle of Wight in June 2016, will search an area in Shanklin this week. Police have released a video of the search.
"16.01.2017 20:04:35" iwcp.co.uk Fire crews called to Ryde incident THREE fire engines were called to a suspected house fire in Ryde earlier this evening (Monday). Crews were called to the scene at 7.23pm.
"16.01.2017 18:16:19" iwcp.co.uk 'I'm ready to lead Isle of Wight Council,' says Tory boss A CONSERVATIVE coalition could be on the cards at the Isle of Wight Council, following the departure of the leader and his deputy. "The Conservatives will meet with other groups tomorrow morning to thrash out a deal to form a temporary administration."
"16.01.2017 16:52:49" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Council resignations continue — Gordon Kendall latest to leave ANOTHER ISLE of Wight Councillor has quit the executive, hot on the heels of leader Jonathan Bacon and deputy Steve Stubbings. "The government is screwing and screwing local government, and the Island does not have the resilience to cope with it. Jonathan has made the case to government plenty of times, and I don't see why I should carry on doing the government's dirty work."
"16.01.2017 15:51:44" iwcp.co.uk Cantina Ventnor named one of The Guardian's top 50 breakfast places CANTINA Ventnor, one of the Island's smallest restaurants, has been listed by The Guardian newspaper as one of the country's top breakfast destinations. Apparently it is "a superbly tasty little restaurant, dinky and unassuming" — sounds good to us!
"16.01.2017 12:19:33" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Council has 'fallen apart,' claims former deputy leader DESCRIBING the Island Independents as a failed dream following his resignation, Cllr Steve Stubbings has warned the Isle of Wight faces a slow death due to the government's 'war on the poor.' "I find it almost unimaginable that it could get any worse. The only thing that can happen is that the Island will die a slow death."
"16.01.2017 09:47:57" iwcp.co.uk Shock resignation of Isle of Wight Council leader and deputy ISLE of Wight Council leader Jonathan Bacon and deputy Steve Stubbings have quit — saying they can no longer deal with the government's continued austerity-driven cuts. "Steve and I have done our best to lead the council through the difficulties it faces, but, in the face of the unwillingness of government to lift a finger to help and the preference for too many elected members to act negatively rather than try and help,
"16.01.2017 05:56:54" www.iwcp.co.uk Fresh Isle of Wight police search for missing London man Robert Gibson POLICE looking for London man Robert 'Robbie' Gibson, who was last seen on the Isle of Wight in June 2016, will search an area in Shanklin this week. Fresh Isle of Wight police search for missing London man Robert Gibson http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/fresh-isle-of-wight-police-search-for-missing-london-man-robert-gibson-97347.aspx#.WHxf99NWJvo.twitter
"16.01.2017 00:01:04" Timeline Photos Police looking for London man Robert Gibson will begin searching an area of Isle of Wight coastline today.
See www.iwcp.co.uk for details.
"15.01.2017 21:10:53" www.iwcp.co.uk Landowners face up to big challenges of 2017 BREXIT, business rates and plans for the coast path will be key challenges, says Susie Sheldon, chairman of the Country Landowners' Association's (CLA) Isle of Wight branch. Landowners face up to big challenges of 2017
"15.01.2017 16:07:10" www.iwcp.co.uk Earl Mountbatten Hospice to mark 35th anniversary MARKING its 35th anniversary, the Earl Mountbatten Hospice is celebrating its growth and achievements over the years. Earl Mountbatten Hospice to mark 35th anniversary
"15.01.2017 09:58:33" www.iwcp.co.uk Swimathon returns to the Isle of Wight SWIMATHON, the world's biggest annual fundraising swim, is back on the Island for 2017. Swimathon returns to the Isle of Wight
"15.01.2017 08:31:45" www.iwcp.co.uk Crowdfunding bid for West Wight Sports Centre climbing wall A campaign to build an indoor climbing wall in the West Wight is looking to raise £20,000 through an online fundraising drive. Crowdfunding bid for West Wight Sports Centre climbing wall
"15.01.2017 07:26:46" Timeline Photos This wonderful shot has been shared with us by Adrian Brown.
"14.01.2017 17:59:11" www.iwcp.co.uk Island's UKIP politician quits party OUTSPOKEN UKIP politician Iain McKie, who came second at the last general election, has quit the party.Objecting to the direction of the party, both nationally and on the Island, Mr McKie slammed UKIP as undemocratic. Island's UKIP politician quits party
"14.01.2017 15:22:57" Timeline Photos Thanks to Wight Landscapes Photography for sharing a terrific shot of Totland Pier.
"14.01.2017 14:04:11" www.iwcp.co.uk New reptilarium for Isle of Wight A UNIQUE tourist attraction, a reptilarium, is due to be launched in the West Wight around Easter.The IW Reptilarium is a proposed all weather venue situated at the site of the old Marine Aquarium at Fort Victoria Country Park, Freshwater. New reptilarium for the #IsleofWight
"14.01.2017 09:54:51" www.iwcp.co.uk 'Hooked' bird saved from death A CHARITY has urged the fishing community to take their rubbish home after a herring gull was found with a hook through its beak and another lodged in its throat.The bird, nicknamed Oswald, was rescued by the Wootton Bridge-based Wild Bird Aid charity on Plea to #IsleofWight fishing community after 'hooked' bird saved
"14.01.2017 08:39:05" www.iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: What's on this week THE days are short, but the nights are long so this weekend is a great chance to head to the pub and take in some live music, from classical to classic rock. The sun is out and there is plenty to enjoy on the #IsleofWight this weekend
"13.01.2017 21:47:03" Timeline Photos Check out this super selfie from one of the colourful characters at the Isle of Wight Monkey Haven.
"13.01.2017 16:36:18" iwcp.co.uk New single from Swan Levitt MUSICIAN Swan Levitt, who was featured on Dermot O'Leary's BBC Radio 2 last weekend, has released his latest single. Good news for anyone who enjoyed Swan Levitt's session on Dermot O'Leary's Radio 2 show last weekend, he's released a new track...
"13.01.2017 15:25:16" iwcp.co.uk Sandown eyesore sold NEW APARTMENTS and a restaurant could be heading to Sandown seafront after the sale of the Wight City complex. What does the future have in store for this #IsleofWight now it has been sold?
"13.01.2017 14:53:33" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Thanks to Sienna Anderson for braving the cold to bring us these fantastic photographs.
"13.01.2017 13:16:24" twitter.com Island Roads on Twitter “Highwood Lane, Rookley is now open”
"13.01.2017 13:15:09" iwcp.co.uk Hammer attack investigated by Isle of Wight police A HAMMER attack on a man in Sandown is being investigated by Isle of Wight police. Police Staff Investigator Laura Taylor, from Newport CID, said: "We are looking for anyone who saw this incident, possibly from a passing vehicle, to come forward."
"13.01.2017 12:59:14" iwcp.co.uk Meet the freaks — new food craze for 2017 FORGET the Cronut and the freak shake, say hello to the latest food craze for 2017 — meet the freak cakes, created by an Isle of Wight baker. If you've just started a new diet, we're sorry.
#IsleofWight baker Petticoats & Frills Cakes has created a new food craze we think could rival the Cronut...
"13.01.2017 11:31:24" iwcp.co.uk New chain heading to Isle of Wight high street The new shop will open in the former Thorntons store on Newport High Street. Find out which store is going to fill this spot in Newport High Street.
"13.01.2017 11:00:19" iwcp.co.uk Teenager missing since November A 16 -YEAR-OLD from the Isle of Wight has been missing since, November 29, according to police. UPDATE: Brandon Atkins has been found safe and well
"13.01.2017 10:30:05" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Councillor's assurances over Syrian refugee housing PLANS to resettle five Syrian refugee families on the Island have been approved by Isle of Wight Council bosses. Plans to resettle five Syrian refugee families on the Island have been approved by Isle of Wight Council bosses.
They are due to arrive in April, after the plans were unanimously supported at last night's meeting of the council executive.
"13.01.2017 09:54:54" UFO over the Isle of Wight Was this really aliens over the #IsleofWight?
See the full story here:
"13.01.2017 09:25:43" twitter.com Island Roads on Twitter “Highwood Lane, Rookley remains closed due to flooding”
"13.01.2017 08:30:50" Timeline Photos This wonderful shot of snow on the downs at Ventnor has been shared with us by Island Visions Photography.
Not only is he very good at taking photos, but you can check out his local weather forecast for the weekend in today's Isle of Wight County
"13.01.2017 08:24:27" iwcp.co.uk "We just cannot go on this way" — top doctor's warning for future of Isle of Wight health service ELECTIVE surgery at St Mary's Hospital has ground to a halt, and top surgeons fear the Isle of Wight could lose the service all together if the bed crisis continues. 'We just cannot go on this way' — top doctor's warning for future of #IsleofWight health service
"13.01.2017 06:43:29" Wightlink has cancelled the 7.30am sailing from Fishbourne due to a mechanical problem.
"12.01.2017 21:03:47" twitter.com Island Roads on Twitter “Harding Shute Ryde has been closed due to flooding”
"12.01.2017 17:22:35" iwcp.co.uk Emergency services called after car overturns TWO people were injured after a car overturned this afternoon (Thursday). Emergency services called after car overturns
"12.01.2017 16:47:57" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: Sit back and enjoy the Ventnor sunset — wherever you are DRONE film company Procam Films will be broadcasting a live aerial view of sunset in Ventnor tomorrow (Friday). #IsleofWight: Sit back and enjoy the Ventnor sunset — wherever you are, thanks to Procam films
"12.01.2017 15:45:19" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Council considers cost-cutting for harbour contract OPTIONS to cut the £112,000 cost of maintaining Ventnor Haven are being explored by the Isle of Wight Council. The plans are due to be discussed tonight (Thursday) at a meeting of the #IsleofWight Council executive.
"12.01.2017 13:24:20" Timeline Photos Enjoy the total serenity of this shot of Freshwater Bay, shared with us by Martin Perry.
"12.01.2017 12:37:41" iwcp.co.uk Three days or three weeks — trying to see a GP on the Isle of Wight WAITING times to see a doctor vary enormously across the Isle of Wight, with some Islanders waiting three and a half days while others must wait three weeks, according to an independent watchdog. How long did you have to wait for your last GP's appointment?
"12.01.2017 11:32:01" iwcp.co.uk New beach huts made available by Isle of Wight Council at Colwell ISLANDERS looking to spend the summer enjoying one of the Isle of Wight's most beautiful spots have the chance to get their hands on new beach huts being leased by the council. Fancy spending the summer in a new beach hut at a beautiful #IsleofWight beach?
"12.01.2017 10:41:43" iwcp.co.uk Care home residents evacuated after fire CARE home residents had to be evacuated during the night after a small fire broke out in Ryde. #IsleofWight: Care home residents evacuated after fire
"12.01.2017 09:47:26" iwcp.co.uk Pride plans take shape for the Isle of Wight AN Isle of Wight Pride launch party will be packed with live music and entertainment as plans for the summer smash take shape. "My vision for Isle of Wight Pride is for it to be an opportunity for us to take pride in how far we have come but to also highlight that there is still work to be done." — IWPride chairman Joe Plumb.
Plans for the event are taking shape - find out more,
"11.01.2017 18:10:50" Hose Rhodes Dickson Auction Rooms Just heard that the episode of @AntiqueRoadTrip featuring us will be shown on Monday 23rd Jan at 4.30 - exciting! After the announcement about Antiques Roadshow coming to Osborne, more good news for fans of collectables.
"11.01.2017 17:50:34" iwcp.co.uk Shanklin to Derbyshire by train more than flight to LA A TRAIN journey from the Isle of Wight to Derbyshire has been named the most expensive in the country. #IsleofWight rail journey the most expensive in the country
"11.01.2017 16:45:25" iwcp.co.uk Rob da Bank launches monthly Isle of Wight music night — Number One Island A NEW night showcasing the best Isle of Wight music talent, created by Bestival curator Rob da Bank, kicks off next week. Good news for fans of #IsleofWight music (and burgers) from Rob da Bank and The Cow Co.
"11.01.2017 15:48:57" iwcp.co.uk Teenager missing since November A 16 -YEAR-OLD from the Isle of Wight has been missing since, November 29, according to police. Do you know where Brandon is?
Please contact Hampshire Constabulary.
"11.01.2017 14:37:35" iwcp.co.uk Southampton treatment for Isle of Wight patients PATIENTS on the Isle of Wight are set to be offered treatment in Southampton in the latest bid to ease pressure on St Mary's Hospital. "Whilst we will be able increase day surgery here at St Mary's Hospital on the Island, a number of elective surgeries, requiring a stay of one night or more, may be achieved more quickly at the Southampton NHS Treatment Centre, reducing the delay for
"11.01.2017 13:26:16" iwcp.co.uk Snow warning for the Isle of Wight SNOW could be on its to the Isle of Wight on Thursday, the Met Office has warned. UPDATED: Snow warning for the Isle of Wight
"11.01.2017 13:15:41" iwcp.co.uk Major Asda roadworks due to finish in March WORK on St George's Way, as part of the Asda development, should finish in March as planned, the Isle of Wight Council has said. Find out the latest on the Asda roadworks, including changes due to come into effect on Monday.
"11.01.2017 11:01:55" iwcp.co.uk Hovertravel boss apologises as new craft come out of service HOVERTRAVEL boss Neil Chapman has apologised to Isle of Wight travellers after the cross-Solent firm was forced to take its new £10m hovercraft out of service. They cost £10m and only launched last summer, but the new Hovertravel hovercraft are coming out of service.
Find out more here
"11.01.2017 09:55:23" iwcp.co.uk Jon Platt V Isle of Wight Council: School fines case will go to Supreme Court this month THE five Supreme Court justices who will rule on the Isle of Wight Council v Jon Platt school fines case have been appointed and a date confirmed. The government funded Isle of Wight Council case against Jon Platt over school fines will be heard on January 31.
"11.01.2017 08:34:17" iwcp.co.uk Latest preparations for arrival of Syrian refugee families on the Isle of Wight NEWS the Island will offer a home to families fleeing Syria has been met with an 'overwhelming response for help and support' according to an Isle of Wight Council report. Councillors will hold their latest discussions this week, in preparation for the arrival of the families on the #IsleofWight.
"10.01.2017 17:03:05" iwcp.co.uk Drugs and drink found in Isle of Wight driver's system after fatal crash DRINK and drugs were found in the system of a man killed in a crash on Whippingham Road, an inquest at Isle of Wight Coroner's Court heard today (Tuesday). Jonathan Legge, 46, of Kings Road, East Cowes, was seen by other drivers to be driving his Vauxhall Corsa erratically at about 80 miles per hour just before the crash on March 1, 2016.
"10.01.2017 15:43:06" iwcp.co.uk Fire and rescue exercise at Isle of Wight Airport ISLE of Wight Fire and Rescue will be conducting a training exercise at Sandown Airport this evening (Tuesday). If you see lots of fire engines at #IsleofWight Airport tonight - don't panic
"10.01.2017 15:14:42" iwcp.co.uk Bricklayer died of head injury AN INQUEST has opened following the death of a bricklayer, who fell from the first floor of a building and suffered a serious injury head injury. Bricklayer died of head injury
"10.01.2017 14:56:09" twitter.com Environment AgencySE on Twitter “Send us a snap of your Isle of Wight love letter for a chance to win your own bit of beachside heaven this summer! #BeautyoftheBeach” The Environment Agency wants your love letters to the #IsleofWight
"10.01.2017 13:35:58" iwcp.co.uk Inquest opens into Isle of Wight prison officer's death AN INQUEST into the death of prison officer Nick Medlin, who died on Christmas Day in Ventnor was opened and adjourned at the Isle of Wight Coroner's Court today (Tuesday). Inquest opens into #IsleofWight prison officer's death
"10.01.2017 13:13:56" iwcp.co.uk Snow warning for the Isle of Wight SNOW could be on its to the Isle of Wight on Thursday, the Met Office has warned. Snow warning for the #IsleofWight
"10.01.2017 12:50:50" Timeline Photos This glorious Shanklin sunrise has been shared with us by Sienna Anderson
"10.01.2017 12:16:39" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight marine business braced for busiest ever period A NEW HQ and expansion has been announced by a Cowes-based marine firm. 2017 looks set to be a big year for this #IsleofWight business
"10.01.2017 11:43:36" iwcp.co.uk Town council agrees to freeze council tax precept NEWPORT parish will continue to have one of the lowest precepts on the Isle of Wight after councillors agreed not to raise it for 2017/18. Cllr Geoff Lumley, finance lead for Newport Parish Council, said: "Once again Newport shows that it can step in to to cover services the Isle of Wight Council can no longer provide and support events, projects and organisations in the parish without
"10.01.2017 10:58:33" iwcp.co.uk Round Britain 2017 — the Ellen MacArthur Trust's most exciting ever project THE Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has announced details of what it has called its most ever exciting ever project — a round Britain sailing relay involving 100 young people. #RoundBritain2017 — the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust's most exciting ever project
"10.01.2017 09:54:19" iwcp.co.uk Wightlink deal for Wight Crystal water Wight Crystal has become the preferred supplier of bottled water for Isle of Wight ferry company Wightlink. Wightlink head of business operation, Sean Millward, said: "There are so many first-class goods produced and supplied by Island companies and we are delighted to be offering our customers more and more opportunities to enjoy them."
"10.01.2017 09:52:41" iwcp.co.uk Fans to meet Isle of Wight speedway stars A SPECIAL event will be held for speedway fans on the Isle of Wight to get a first look at the Wightlink Warriors 2017 squad. Speedway fans on the Isle of Wight will have a chance to meet Wightlink Warriors stars at a special event in April.
"10.01.2017 08:44:57" iwcp.co.uk Views sought on Isle of Wight Council finances PEOPLE'S views are being sought over Isle of Wight Council spending priorities — and where £7.5 million savings should be made. "While we aim to secure public services for the Island, we also recognise to do so we must change the way we approach the council's funding and financial management." — #IsleofWight Council leader Jonathan Bacon.
"09.01.2017 17:03:52" iwcp.co.uk Second phase of major drainage works underway in Bembridge WORK is underway on the second phase of a major project to improve the highway drainage in Bembridge. Drainage works in Bembridge underway
"09.01.2017 15:24:18" iwcp.co.uk Appeal to find Isle of Wight man's stolen Vespa THE owner of a black Vespa is appealing for information after it was stolen from outside his home. Can you help?
"09.01.2017 14:46:31" iwcp.co.uk Man allegedly assaulted near Sandown train station A MAN was allegedly assaulted near Sandown train station this morning (Monday). Police were called to Sandown this morning.
"09.01.2017 14:17:00" iwcp.co.uk Motorcyclist taken to hospital after Newport crash A MAN was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a motorcycle crash in the early hours of Sunday morning. No other vehicles were thought to be involved.
"09.01.2017 14:03:46" iwcp.co.uk Careers event at St Mary's Hospital THOSE interested in working for the NHS can find out what life is like at St Mary's Hospital next week. Fancy a career in healthcare? Here's your chance to find out what life is like at St Mary's Hospital.
"09.01.2017 11:20:46" iwcp.co.uk Morris dancers gather for wassailing tradition THERE may have been no shotguns fired into its branches and no flaming torches but an apple tree was blessed in traditional fashion to fruit well. The tradition dates back to pagan times.
"09.01.2017 10:11:14" iwcp.co.uk Rural crime under spotlight at Isle of Wight conference RURAL crime will be on the agenda when Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane visits the Isle of Wight next month. "This is a chance for your voices and views to be heard whether you live, work or run a business in rural areas." — Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane.
"08.01.2017 15:17:00" iwcp.co.uk Witness appeal following assault on bus POLICE are appealing for witnesses of an assault that took place on a bus in the early hours of New Year's Day. Police are looking for witnesses of an assault in Ventnor
"08.01.2017 13:59:41" www.iwcp.co.uk Reviving the caves of deepest, darkest Dodnor WHO remembers playing in the Mummies Caves? Reviving the caves of deepest, darkest Dodnor
"08.01.2017 10:05:12" www.iwcp.co.uk Share your memories of Bestival BESTIVAL may have gone but the event will never be forgotten. We'd love you to share your memories of Bestival
"08.01.2017 08:35:14" www.iwcp.co.uk Bid to help earthquake victims in Nepal A ROOFER from Newport will be heading out to Nepal to help in the massive rebuilding of the country following last year's earthquake. Bid to help earthquake victims in Nepal
"07.01.2017 15:12:37" iwcp.co.uk Double decker bus crash on Brading Road FIREFIGHTERS have been called to rescue a person trapped in a car after a collision with a double decker bus. Person trapped in car after collision with double decker bus near Beaper Shute
"07.01.2017 13:40:57" www.iwcp.co.uk 'Damien's Law' — call for better police training from missing teenager's mother CALLS for better police training to deal with missing people cases have been made by the mother of Damien Nettles. 'Damien's Law' — call for better police training from missing teenager's mother
"07.01.2017 10:35:37" Timeline Photos Don't forget, the floating bridge has gone. Foot passengers can travel by launch, but vehicles will have to drive round.
Thanks to Noel Pinacate for this fantastic picture.
"07.01.2017 10:06:51" www.iwcp.co.uk Visitors spending more on the Isle of Wight MORE tourists visited the Isle of Wight over the past year and spent even more money. Visitors spending more on the #IsleofWight
"07.01.2017 09:13:34" Timeline Photos Martin Perry has shared this beautiful shot of Freshwater Bay with us.
"07.01.2017 08:38:22" www.iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend THE first full weekend of the New Year is here and, though it's a quieter affair, there's still plenty on to make the most of your time off on the Isle of Wight. Looking for something to do this weekend?
Here's a quick guide to some of the great Isle of Wight events happening
"06.01.2017 17:20:44" iwcp.co.uk Ex-dinner lady sentenced for child sex A MUM of four who had sex with a 14-year-old boy was spared jail when she appeared for sentence at the Isle of Wight Crown Court today (Friday). #IsleofWight: Ex-dinner lady sentenced for child sex
"06.01.2017 14:56:31" Southwell Landscape photography Filmed from Compton bay on the Isle of Wight, UK. The moon was at it's first quarter of the year and really shined whilst rotating around the Island.
Filmed using a Nikon D500 and a 200-500mm 5.6 Nikon lens whilst resting on a Gitzo Tripod.
See the full Thanks to Southwell Landscape photography for sharing this impressive Moon video, shot from the #IsleofWight
"06.01.2017 14:41:15" iwcp.co.uk Dermot O'Leary to feature Isle of Wight acts on Radio 2 show MUSICIANS from the Isle of Wight will take to the BBC Radio 2 airwaves tomorrow (Saturday). Tune in to Dermot O'Leary tomorrow to hear some great music from Isle of Wight acts Swan Levitt & Doug Alldred & The Silver Lining
"06.01.2017 13:02:51" iwcp.co.uk Witness appeal after elderly pedestrian seriously injured POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a collision in which an elderly man suffered serious injuries. "We would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision happened or who may have seen the car prior to the collision travelling between Brading and Sandown." — PC Dom Green
"06.01.2017 12:46:32" Timeline Photos This fantastic photograph has been shared with us by Jamie at Island Visions Photography
"06.01.2017 12:03:15" iwcp.co.uk IN PICTURES: Meteor shower lights up the Isle of Wight sky A METEOR shower was caught on camera by Isle of Wight County Press reader Richard O'Sullivan this week. IN PICTURES: Meteor shower lights up the #IsleofWight sky (see link for more)
"06.01.2017 10:55:44" iwcp.co.uk Latest energy company plan could net Isle of Wight Council £300k a year THE Isle of Wight Council executive will consider whether to invest hundreds of thousands of pounds in a local energy company with the hope of creating jobs and bringing in extra cash. Is this a bright idea? The #IsleofWight Council will discuss it next week
"06.01.2017 09:40:24" iwcp.co.uk Noah and the Whale musician to perform Isle of Wight show FORMER member of indie-folk band Noah and the Whale will be playing a special show at the Ventnor Exchange next year. "A return is long overdue." Find out which musician is looking forward to a trip to the #IsleofWight this month.
"06.01.2017 08:58:52" iwcp.co.uk Car overturns in Northwood A CAR overturned on Hillis Gate Road, Northwood this morning (Friday). #IsleofWight: Car overturns in Northwood
"06.01.2017 08:43:14" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight school cyber attack suspects bailed A GROUP of suspected hackers, including two teenagers, who brought down computer systems at an Isle of Wight school have been re-bailed by police. The cyber attack caused major disruption to the academy meaning staff, students and parents could not access information and records on the system.
"05.01.2017 19:49:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Thanks to Rachel Pearce for sharing these shots of the mist that covered parts of the #IsleofWight last week.
Pick up a copy of tomorrow's CP for Island Visions Photography forecast for what the weather has in store for us this weekend.
"05.01.2017 16:22:10" Timeline Photos This painting-like skyline shot has been shared with us by Soul Photography.
"05.01.2017 15:15:09" iwcp.co.uk Watch timelapse film of award-winning garden taking shape AN AWARD-WINNING gardener has produced a timelapse film condensing 15 months of work into less than three minutes of online footage. Click to view. Watch timelapse film of award-winning #IsleofWight garden taking shape
"05.01.2017 14:49:37" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post "The noise was shattering and ear-splitting, in fact, unbelievable."
Here's what one CP reader had to say about the old floating bridge when it launched in 1976.
(Plus some lovely pictures by Keith Allso)
"05.01.2017 13:10:59" iwcp.co.uk Strictly star Darcey Bussell heading to the Isle of Wight STRICTLY Come Dancing star and former ballet dancer Darcey Bussell is heading to the Isle of Wight. It doesn't matter if you're more Ed Balls than Ore Oduba, you could share a floor with Strictly star Darcey Bussell when she visits the #IsleofWight.
"05.01.2017 12:36:56" iwcp.co.uk Ian Stephens reveals reasons for quitting Isle of Wight Council executive FORMER leader Ian Stephens has hit out at the current Isle of Wight Council leadership in a resignation letter. A senior councillor has called Ian Stephens' departure from the executive as a gift to the opposition.
Find out why the former council leader quit his executive role
"05.01.2017 11:41:11" Timeline Photos Tuesday's sunrise over Wootton was just a little bit beautiful.
Thanks to Ryan Trigg for sharing this pic.
"05.01.2017 11:12:18" iwcp.co.uk Bird owners told to take steps to avoid avian flu BIRD Flu fears have led to the government extending precautions until February 28. Important information for bird owners on the #IsleofWight following a recent outbreak of bird flu
"05.01.2017 10:11:46" iwcp.co.uk Strictly star Darcy Bussell heading to the Isle of Wight STRICTLY Come Dancing star and former ballet dancer Darcy Bussell is heading to the Isle of Wight. It doesn't matter if you're more Ed Balls than Ore Aduba — find out how you could share the floor with Strictly star Darcy Bussell when she heads to the #IsleofWight in February.
"05.01.2017 09:26:29" iwcp.co.uk Help meeting the cost of finding work thanks to new Isle of Wight scheme JOBSEEKERS on the Isle of Wight will benefit from a new council scheme. The #IsleofWight Council wants to make it easier to find a job.
Here's how —
"05.01.2017 08:50:24" iwcp.co.uk Police hunt burglar who struck at Isle of Wight home POLICE are seeking a daylight burglar who stole a number of high value items from an Isle of Wight home. Officers were called at 7.50pm on Tuesday by a member of the public reporting the burglary at a house in Melville Street, Ryde.
"04.01.2017 16:50:43" iwcp.co.uk Second Isle of Wight Councillor quits executive A SECOND Isle of Wight Councillor has quit the executive in the space of a month. Second #IsleofWight Councillor quits executive
"04.01.2017 15:26:05" iwcp.co.uk Driver arrested after pedestrian seriously injured A 36-year-old Isle of Wight driver has been arrested after a collision in which an elderly pedestrian was seriously injured. UPDATE An 81 year old has been airlifted to Southampton following a collision in Sandown
"04.01.2017 15:21:30" iwcp.co.uk Recognition for Isle of Wight Duke of Edinburgh Awards achievers THE efforts of Isle of Wight Duke of Edinburgh participants will be celebrated at a ceremony tonight (Wednesday). The hard work of young people on the Isle of Wight will be recognised at an awards ceremony tonight
"04.01.2017 14:13:21" twitter.com Island Roads on Twitter “We will be carrying out a full salt run this evening from 7pm.” Get ready for another chilly night on the #IsleofWight
"04.01.2017 12:27:24" iwcp.co.uk Burglars break into Newport premises TOOLS and a mountain bike have been stolen in a burglary being investigated by Isle of Wight police. Once inside, thieves stole two Makita drills with their batteries and a charger, and a red Carrera mountain bike.
"04.01.2017 10:28:24" Timeline Photos The Moon and Venus over Compton Bay, taken earlier this week and shared with us by Martin Perry.
"04.01.2017 10:00:05" iwcp.co.uk Driver arrested after pedestrian seriously injured A 36-year-old Isle of Wight driver has been arrested after a collision in which an elderly pedestrian was seriously injured. An 81-year-old man was taken to St Mary's Hospital.
"04.01.2017 09:31:13" iwcp.co.uk Government cash to support independent living on the Isle of Wight PEOPLE with learning disabilities on the Isle of Wight are set to benefit from £475,000 of government cash to help them live more independently in their own homes. "The funding will enable us to quickly progress these schemes with our partners to provide innovative solutions to barriers which have been preventing people from living more independent lives." — Cllr Steve Stubbings.
"04.01.2017 08:44:21" iwcp.co.uk Seven of the best: Isle of Wight drone films Wondering what to do with the new #drone Santa brought you? Check out some superb #IsleofWight films for inspiration
"03.01.2017 17:18:12" iwcp.co.uk Speedway: Tributes paid to Wightlink Warriors stalwart TRIBUTES have been paid to the 'voice of speedway' Bryn Williams, who died last week. SPORT
Speedway: Tributes paid to Wightlink Warriors stalwart
"03.01.2017 17:15:01" Timeline Photos Thanks to Michaela Plant for sharing this fantastic shot with us, taken yesterday.
"03.01.2017 16:41:54" iwcp.co.uk Citizens Advice anticipates busy January on the Isle of Wight MORE than 500 people are expected to seek help from Citizens Advice Isle of Wight this month — and today (Tuesday) is set to be the busiest day. Today is expected to be the busiest day of the year for Citizens Advice #IsleofWight.
Here are there eight top tips on how to deal with your post Christmas finances
"03.01.2017 15:55:29" iwcp.co.uk New Year's Day dip a success for Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat DOZENS of hardy swimmers braved the cold for the New Year's Day swim at Sandown Pier. Hats off to all those who braved the water on New Year's Day in aid of Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat
"03.01.2017 14:20:21" iwcp.co.uk Police search to find van driver after crash AN ABANDONED van sparked a police search in Ventnor this morning (Tuesday), involving a police helicopter. #IsleofWight: Police search to find van driver after crash
"03.01.2017 12:35:00" Waverley Park Holiday Centre Last crossing of the old Cowes floating bridge Bonzo the dog was among those to turn out to see the final trip across the Medina by the floating bridge, shared with us by Waverley Park Holiday Centre.
A new £3.5m replacement will come into service in March and, until then, a passenger launch will
"03.01.2017 12:13:29" iwcp.co.uk New £20m Coastguard helicopter for the Isle of Wight A NEW £20 million coastguard helicopter, which will carry out search and rescue missions on the Isle of Wight, will take to the skies this month. Look what the Coastguard got for Christmas
"03.01.2017 11:34:44" iwcp.co.uk Road blocked after car overturns A CAR overturned this morning (Tuesday), prompting call outs for the Isle of Wight Ambulance and Fire and Rescue Services. Road blocked after car overturns
"03.01.2017 11:12:17" iwcp.co.uk Families celebrate arrival of new year's day babies NEW Year's Day saw five babies – three boys and two girls – born at St. Mary's Hospital. #IsleofWight families celebrate arrival of new year's day babies
"03.01.2017 10:44:48" iwcp.co.uk Punks plan tribute to Isle of Wight prison officer at legendary London venue LEGENDARY London venue, the 100 Club, will host tributes to prison officer and musician Nick Medlin this week. "Nick was one of the nicest guys anyone could ever meet." — John Plain, The Boys.
"03.01.2017 10:35:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post These atmospheric shots of the SS Carbon wreck have been shared with us by Nigel Hamer.
"03.01.2017 09:12:23" Hovertravel said it is operating a shuttle service this morning, due to technical issues. Crossings are running as frequently as possible.
"03.01.2017 09:03:51" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Thanks to @MarieLouise12 for sharing some great #IsleofWight #Photography with us
"03.01.2017 08:37:54" iwcp.co.uk Plea to help vulnerable Islanders stay warm this winter AN APPEAL for urgent help to keep the Island's most vulnerable households warm has been renewed. #IsleofWight: Plea to help vulnerable Islanders stay warm this winter
"02.01.2017 18:39:12" www.iwcp.co.uk Make Jessica's dream a reality AFTER defeating cancer earlier this year, an Isle of Wight woman wants to travel to New York — and a charity is aiming to fulfil her wish. Make Jessica's dream a reality
"02.01.2017 13:28:07" www.iwcp.co.uk Island hospital services still under significant pressure St Mary's Hospital Newport is still under significant pressure in the New Year Island hospital services still under significant pressure
"02.01.2017 10:50:26" www.iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight to get new attraction? A DISUSED garden centre could flourish as a new Isle of Wight tourist attraction. #IsleofWight to get new attraction?
"02.01.2017 08:34:30" www.iwcp.co.uk Bid to save another Isle of Wight bank from closure A PETITION has been launched to try to save the Bembridge branch of Lloyds Bank, which is set to close. Bid to save another #IsleofWight bank from closure
"01.01.2017 14:22:38" www.iwcp.co.uk Last trips of floating bridge THE floating bridge will make the last of its short voyages in the new year before being retired from service. Last trips of floating bridge
"01.01.2017 11:39:46" www.iwcp.co.uk The Isle of Wight Quiz of the Year 2016 PIT your wits against our Isle of Wight Quiz of the Year 2016 and find out just how much you remember about what happened on the Island in the last 12 months. Test your #IsleofWight news knowledge in our Quiz of the Year 2016.
(If you're struggling, here's our review of 2016 to give you a helping hand https://www.facebook.com/iwcponline/posts/1356804164373493)
"01.01.2017 00:01:00" Timeline Photos
"31.12.2016 19:14:01" RMG Photography Another video project, selection of images showing mornings on the Isle of Wight.
It's a beautiful place and i'm very lucky to live here.
Don't forget to turn HD on and volume up ;)
Feel free to share
#isleofwight #pureislandhappines #video #sunrise It's been a busy year for Isle of Wight photographer Radek Gora.
He's shared this short video of some of his favourite shots with us.
"31.12.2016 13:35:07" www.iwcp.co.uk Walk-in GP service under threat HEALTH bosses are set to scrap all walk-in access to a GP at St Mary's Hospital during the day, pending a consultation on the impact on A&E. More changes could be coming at St Mary's
"31.12.2016 13:05:00" Procam films Take a flight over the fog This awesome film has been shared with us by Nathaniel Wheatley of Procam films
"31.12.2016 12:19:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Sienna Anderson took advantage of some incredible light to take these beautiful pictures.
"31.12.2016 11:25:01" Timeline Photos Thanks to Nigel Hamer for sharing a beautiful shot of a very peaceful looking Newport Harbour.
"31.12.2016 10:23:00" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend WITH New Year's Eve tonight (Saturday), it's simultaneously the last weekend of 2016, and the first weekend of 2017. Wondering where to see in the New Year?
Here are a few ideas...
"31.12.2016 09:11:27" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Thanks to Scott Hedley for sharing these stunning photos with us.
"31.12.2016 09:03:45" iwcp.co.uk New Year Honours for Isle of Wight figures FOUR people on the Isle of Wight have been recognised for their outstanding efforts for the community in the New Year Honours List revealed this week. Find out which Islanders have been named in the New Year Honours.
"30.12.2016 15:21:14" iwcp.co.uk Emergency services called to Isle of Wight caravan park POLICE and paramedics rushed to an Isle of Wight caravan park earlier today (Friday), after concerns were raised about a man's welfare. Emergency services called to #IsleofWight caravan park
"30.12.2016 12:07:11" iwcp.co.uk Iconic Isle of Wight pub to close THE VOLUNTEER pub in Ventnor will close this weekend. Iconic #IsleofWight pub to close
"30.12.2016 11:19:10" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post A tale of two piers.
Thanks to Sienna Anderson for sharing these two shots, one of Yarmouth Pier and one of Totland Pier.
"30.12.2016 10:00:13" iwcp.co.uk Antiques Roadshow heading to Osborne House OSBORNE House will play host to BBC One's much-loved Antiques Roadshow next year as the series celebrates 40 years of touring the country. Ever wondered what that dusty figurine on the shelf was worth, or whether you should insure that vase?
Now is your chance to find out from the experts at BBC Antiques Roadshow
"30.12.2016 08:59:02" iwcp.co.uk Late night rescue for Cowes RNLI A FAILURE with its navigation equipment left a vessel stranded in the Solent last night (Thursday). Late night rescue for Cowes RNLI
"30.12.2016 08:42:18" iwcp.co.uk Helicopter rescue for elderly woman AN ELDERLY woman was airlifted to hospital yesterday (Thursday) after falling at Fort Victoria, near Yarmouth. She slipped on a muddy path
"29.12.2016 15:06:30" iwcp.co.uk Nick Medlin death: Suspect appears in court A MAN charged with killing Isle of Wight prison officer Nick Medlin has appeared in court. Latest on the death of Isle of Wight prison officer Nick Medlin.
"29.12.2016 11:22:03" iwcp.co.uk Vote for your favourites in the My Isle of Wight Awards TIME is running out to vote in the Red Funnel My Isle of Wight awards. Where's your favourite Island spot for a cup of tea and a slice of cake or where do you head for something special?
Who is your favourite food producer and where do like to head for a drink?
Have your say in the My Isle of Wight Awards - but be quick,
"29.12.2016 10:25:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post How do I look?
Sienna Anderson has shared these fantastic Mr Fox pictures with us.
"29.12.2016 09:45:21" Hampshire Constabulary Give burglars a frosty reception while you're away on holiday this winter.
Take a few moments to register your valuables (including any new ones Santa may have brought you!) on www.immobilise.com Escaping to the sun in the coming weeks? Here's some advice from Hampshire Constabulary
"29.12.2016 08:54:56" iwcp.co.uk Consultation on Isle of Wight controversial healthcare plans CONTROVERSIAL plans to reshape GP services, which could result in the closure of rural practices, have been put forward for public consultation. Find out how you can have a say on controversial healthcare plans
"28.12.2016 18:34:00" Timeline Photos Thanks to Jeanette Powell for sharing this gorgeous shot of Sandown taken earlier today.
"28.12.2016 17:23:41" iwcp.co.uk Hospital issues 'black alert' as services struggle under pressure ST MARY'S Hospital has declared a black alert following the Christmas holiday. "If you're not sure, call NHS 111 — they'll direct you to the best place to get treatment. On the days when your GP practice is open, you should contact them as normal."
"28.12.2016 16:59:06" iwcp.co.uk Man charged after Ventnor death POLICE investigating the death of Nick Medlin in Ventnor on Christmas Day have charged a man with manslaughter. The suspect is due to appear in court tomorrow.
"28.12.2016 16:19:29" iwcp.co.uk Police called after 25 year old dies POLICE have today (Wednesday) been called to an address in Ventnor following the death of a 25-year-old woman. A file is being prepared for the coroner.
"28.12.2016 15:58:56" Timeline Photos There was a beautiful sunrise in Sandown this morning, as photographed and shared with us by Island Visions Photography.
"28.12.2016 15:19:51" iwcp.co.uk £1.5m housing fund boost for Isle of Wight THE Isle of Wight will benefit from a windfall of more than £1.5 million from the new Community Housing Fund, raised from higher rates of stamp duty on purchases of second homes and high value properties. The #IsleofWight Council will decide how the money is spent.
"28.12.2016 14:40:44" iwcp.co.uk Thieves steal thousands from Isle of Wight family business BROWNRIGG Poultry — the family business that supplies many of the Isle of Wight Christmas turkeys — has been hit by burglars. Thieves steal thousands from #IsleofWight family business
"28.12.2016 13:30:36" iwcp.co.uk Armed police called to Calbourne incident ARMED police were called to an incident in Calbourne yesterday (Tuesday). But rumours of a hostage situation have been dismissed by a police spokesman.
"28.12.2016 12:13:04" iwcp.co.uk Ambulance service calls for vigilance after defibrillator vandalised LIVES have been put at risk by vandals who tried to steal a defibrillator from an Isle of Wight school. Police are investigating this incident. If you can help, please call 101
"28.12.2016 11:28:10" iwcp.co.uk Hundreds take the plunge at Ventnor Boxing Day Swim CROWDS lined Ventnor Esplanade to watch this year's Boxing Day swimmers take the plunge. VIDEO: Watch as hundreds of people take the plunge at the Ventnor Boxing Day Swim
"28.12.2016 10:58:19" iwcp.co.uk Christmas reunion at Isle of Wight club MUSICIANS came together for the third Big Squadron Xmas Reunion, raising money for an Isle of Wight good cause. There was a great night of music at Coburgs Ryde in aid of Isle of Wight Search and Rescue
"28.12.2016 10:06:27" Timeline Photos Thanks to Sienna Anderson for sharing this gorgeous picture — 'Lone Walker' sunrise in Bembridge #IsleofWight
"28.12.2016 09:32:02" iwcp.co.uk Gluten free food prescriptions axed by Isle of Wight NHS GLUTEN free food prescriptions will be axed after health bosses agreed the money could be better spent elsewhere. Its users have described it as a lifeline, but this service is set to be axed to save money.
"27.12.2016 22:04:11" m.iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: Tributes for dead prison officer http://m.iwcp.co.uk/news/newsitem.aspx?id=e361860f-cc06-47e4-ab33-d77a35bc4b07 Moving tributes to prison officer who died in Ventnor on Christmas Day.
"26.12.2016 14:02:07" iwcp.co.uk Football: Boxing Day derby delight for Cowes Sports COWES Sports earned the Boxing Day bragging rights with a deserved victory over Newport today (Monday). Football: Boxing Day bragging rights for Cowes Sports.
"26.12.2016 13:00:18" iwcp.co.uk Three detained on suspicion of murder in Ventnor Three arrested on suspicion of murder in Ventnor Latest developments on Ventnor Christmas Day incident.
"25.12.2016 09:49:43" iwcp.co.uk Fire at house in Wellow FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house fire this morning (Christmas Day) in Wellow. Fire crews were called out early this morning
"25.12.2016 09:38:05" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight police seal off road after death in Ventnor POLICE have sealed off Pier Street in Ventnor this morning (Christmas Day) following a death. A man has been arrested following the death in Ventnor last night.
Police confirm the death is being "treated as suspicious":
"25.12.2016 08:32:50" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight police seal off road after death in Ventnor POLICE have sealed off Pier Street in Ventnor this morning (Christmas Day) following a death. Please call the police on 101 if you saw anything
"25.12.2016 08:30:00" Timeline Photos
"25.12.2016 08:07:41" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight schools to get 'next to nothing' from new funding formula ISLAND schools will receive 'next to nothing' following government changes to education funding. "School budgets are already cut to the bone. "
"24.12.2016 13:50:58" iwcp.co.uk Christmas shoebox appeal for Isle of Wight homeless A CHRISTMAS shoebox appeal for the homeless has distributed nearly 300 presents all over the Island. A little festive cheer for those out in the cold
"24.12.2016 09:10:55" iwcp.co.uk Rehabilitation unit at St Mary's Hospital could close THE rehabilitation unit at St Mary's Hospital looks set to be closed and patients — even younger ones — moved to nursing homes. Plans to close the 22-bed unit and free up the beds for other purposes.
"23.12.2016 21:30:58" Isle of Wight County Press Have you got tickets yet? Well it's a Start!
"23.12.2016 15:00:30" iwcp.co.uk Isle Drive Safe takes campaign to the streets THE Isle Drive Safe charity has taken its Christmas campaign against drink driving to the streets.
"23.12.2016 13:02:29" iwcp.co.uk Popular act to return to Jack Up The 80s FROM The Jam will be back in town next summer at Jack Up The 80s. Have you got tickets yet?
"23.12.2016 11:43:14" iwcp.co.uk Upper Ventnor Christmas parade CHILDREN of Upper Ventnor enjoyed a Christmas parade — despite rain, a broken down sleigh and the event being postponed. CHILDREN of Upper Ventnor enjoyed a Christmas parade — despite rain, a broken down sleigh and the event being postponed.
"23.12.2016 10:15:41" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight weather forecast: dreaming of a Wight Christmas? ISLE of Wight weather forecasters are predicting an unseasonably warm — if slightly wet — Christmas Day. Hoping for snow? It'll take a Christmas miracle...
"23.12.2016 09:30:51" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight mental health services must improve immediately, CQC says URGENT action must be taken by the Isle of Wight NHS Trust to rectify problems in mental health at both the hospital and in the community. "People living on the Isle of Wight are entitled to mental health services that are safe, effective, caring and responsive."
"22.12.2016 16:52:12" iwcp.co.uk Derek Sandy performs mini Christmas concert for Isle of Wight County Press staff ISLE of Wight reggae icon Derek Sandy popped into the County Press office in Newport today (Thursday) to spread some Christmas cheer. Festive cheer at the County Press office:
"22.12.2016 16:44:33" iwcp.co.uk Replica guns burgled from Isle of Wight shop THREE replica guns have been stolen in a smash and grab burglary at an Isle of Wight shop. DC Lee Parker from Newport CID said: "We are looking to speak to anybody who has been offered these guns for sale or has any information about the burglary itself."
"22.12.2016 16:05:21" iwcp.co.uk Ambulance in minor collision with car Isle of Wight, ambulance, minor, collision, car, Fairlee Road Ambulance involved in collision.
"22.12.2016 15:06:52" Back live with Derek Sandy spreading Christmas cheer
"22.12.2016 15:01:26" Derek Sandy sings at the County Press for Christmas
"22.12.2016 14:57:47" iwcp.co.uk Opinion: Isle of Wight vicar tells why he won't be eating turkey this Christmas In a fascinating personal opinion article, vicar of Godshill, Father John Ryder, explains why he's talking turkey, but not eating it this December 25…or at any other time of the year. The #IsleofWight vicar says "We can support violence by eating meat, or we can choose kindness and compassion by rejecting it."
What are your thoughts on eating turkey at Christmas?
"22.12.2016 14:13:30" iwcp.co.uk Have your say on Isle of Wight Council spending PUBLIC views are being sought over Isle of Wight Council spending priorities — and where £7.5 million savings should be made. What should the #IsleofWight Council be spending money on next year?
"22.12.2016 13:11:02" iwcp.co.uk Funding for Isle of Wight youth activities GROUPS providing services for young people on the Island can apply for a share of £275,000 to help fund their work. Groups can apply for grants of up to £20,000.
"22.12.2016 11:52:11" yoppul VIDEO: Everybody loves a roast, but could you eat one that had been deep fried and coated in batter?
See who could finish first in our Christmas eating challenge.
Music from Max Cowley, Nakamarra The Orders and Eight 28 Find out if two of our reporters could eat a battered Christmas dinner:
Plus music from four Island bands. Food courtesy of Corries Cabin.
"22.12.2016 10:10:08" iwcp.co.uk Projects benefit from Isle of Wight Foundation grants NINE projects have used £80,000 dished out by the Isle of Wight Foundation over the last year. The money will make a huge difference to #IsleofWight projects.
"21.12.2016 21:16:44" iwcp.co.uk Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze near Parkhurst Firefighters were called to a fire at Woolcombe Road, Parkhurst, Newport Residents were checked over by firefighters.
"21.12.2016 21:15:13" iwcp.co.uk Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision Emergency crews were called to a collision between a motorcycle and a car in Great Preston Road, Ryde Police and an ambulance crew rushed to the scene.
"21.12.2016 17:08:46" iwcp.co.uk Image released after alleged sex offence on Isle of Wight bus POLICE are trying to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with a sexual offence against a girl on a bus. Can you help? Please share the appeal.
"21.12.2016 16:26:33" iwcp.co.uk Burst water main causes delays in Newport A BURST water main in Newport High Street is expected to cause traffic delays today (Wednesday). Update from Southern Water. http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/burst-water-main-causes-delays-in-newport-97118.aspx
"21.12.2016 15:19:21" iwcp.co.uk Extra time to buy Isle of Wight Festival Early Bird tickets THE deadline to buy Isle of Wight Festival Early Bird tickets has been extended. #IsleofWight Festival boss John Giddings said: "We want to show our continuing support for the Isle of Wight and all that it does for us — Merry Christmas!"
"21.12.2016 14:31:48" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Council wins right to appeal school holiday fines decision THE school holiday fines case is heading back to the courts, after judges today (Wednesday) granted the Isle of Wight Council the right to appeal. Big news from the Supreme Court. Read the full story here.
"21.12.2016 14:13:41" iwcp.co.uk Burst water main causes delays in Newport A BURST water main in Newport High Street is expected to cause traffic delays today (Wednesday). Update: There's now a diversion in place.
"21.12.2016 13:20:55" iwcp.co.uk Burst water main causes delays in Newport A BURST water main in Newport High Street is expected to cause traffic delays today (Wednesday). This will be a nightmare for Christmas shoppers.
"21.12.2016 11:25:59" NOTICE: The Christmas parade in Upper Ventnor, due to take place today, has been postponed due to expected bad weather.
The event has been rescheduled to take place tomorrow at 7.30pm in Newport Road.
"21.12.2016 11:05:05" iwcp.co.uk Brave fundraisers take on the Penguin Plunge AROUND 15 people braved the Penguin Plunge at Appley Beach for Age UK Isle of Wight. The chilly dip raised money for Age UK #IsleofWight
"21.12.2016 09:25:09" iwcp.co.uk Special Christmas for Isle of Wight family after visa granted AN ISLE of Wight family will be spending Christmas with their future son-in-law after a public petition pushed the government to overturn the decision to reject his visa. Thanks to hundreds of signatures on the petition, Kevin's visa has been granted and he's heading to the #IsleofWight for Christmas.
"20.12.2016 16:37:10" iwcp.co.uk Christmas timetable for Cowes Floating Bridge THE Floating Bridge will make the last of its short voyages in the new year before being retired from service. Here's everything you need to know if you're travelling over the Christmas period.
"20.12.2016 14:51:39" iwcp.co.uk Two-car crash near Horringford EMERGENCY services were called to a two-car crash on the A3056 near Arreton and Horringford this afternoon. Police, firefighters, and the #IsleofWight Ambulance Service rushed to the scene.
"20.12.2016 14:35:43" iwcp.co.uk Tapnell Farm hosts Christmas jumper weekend YOUNGSTERS helped Save the Children at the weekend. They raised money for Save the Children.
"20.12.2016 13:18:57" iwcp.co.uk New Bicycle Island app for Isle of Wight cyclists DIGITAL technology will be used to create the Isle of Wight's first 'smart' cycling corridor. It will be the #IsleofWight's first 'smart' cycling corridor.
"20.12.2016 09:26:47" iwcp.co.uk Ryde Academy rated 'Good' by Ofsted RYDE ACADEMY is now officially a “Good” school after years in the educational doldrums. Educating Cardiff TV star, Joy Ballard, the academy principal for less than two years has turned around the fortunes of the school which is also preparing to move in to £25 million new buildings in the future.
"19.12.2016 15:09:25" iwcp.co.uk Healthcare plans branded 'rushed and rubbish' by Isle of Wight Council PLANS to overhaul health services have been roundly condemned as 'rushed and rubbish' by Isle of Wight Council bosses. Islanders could see huge changes to St Mary's Hospital and GP surgeries, if the plans are approved.
"19.12.2016 13:20:34" iwcp.co.uk Mods and rockers team up for St Mary's Hospital toy run MORE bikers, trike riders and scooterists than ever before clubbed together for the fifth annual toy run to St Mary's Hospital. The toys were delivered to children and nurses at the hospital.
"19.12.2016 11:23:40" iwcp.co.uk Lonely Islanders enjoy Wightlink Warriors surprise Christmas lunch PEOPLE who may be spending Christmas alone were treated to a festive lunch and entertainment. Guests were nominated by other people who thought they were likely to spend Christmas alone.
"19.12.2016 10:05:49" iwcp.co.uk Festive fun at Sandown Bay Academy's Christmas fair SANDOWN Bay Academy held it's first Christmas fair — with a bouncy castle, a grotto and a candy floss machine. The school's first Christmas fair was a success.
"18.12.2016 18:17:29" iwcp.co.uk Car hits tree in Afton A CAR hit a tree in Afton, near Freshwater, earlier today (Sunday). The woman was checked over by the #IsleofWight Ambulance Service.
"18.12.2016 16:19:43" iwcp.co.uk Best teacher on the Isle of Wight honoured EVER wondered who the best teacher on the Isle of Wight is? Ever wondered who the best teacher on the Isle of Wight is?
"18.12.2016 13:39:06" iwcp.co.uk Niton's pop-up pub returns RESIDENTS are celebrating the return of a pub to their village, but the pre-Christmas cheer will not last for long — it is only a 'pop-up pub' in Niton Village Hall. Niton's pop-up pub returns.
"18.12.2016 10:10:19" iwcp.co.uk Campaign to get Kevin to the Isle of Wight for Christmas AN ISLAND family is pleading with the government to change its mind after their future son-in-law's visa was rejected, meaning he can't spend Christmas with them. Kevin's visa application was rejected, but the family won't give up on getting their perfect Christmas. Read the full story here.
"18.12.2016 08:56:42" iwcp.co.uk Met Office issues fog warning for Isle of Wight PATCHES of thick fog could affect the Isle of Wight today (Sunday), the Met Office has warned. Take care on the roads today.
"18.12.2016 08:43:58" iwcp.co.uk Woman threatens to jump from East Cowes ferry linkspan A WOMAN was rescued from the East Cowes ferry linkspan after threatening to jump into the water in the early hours of the morning (Sunday). Emergency services rushed to the scene in the early hours of the morning.
"17.12.2016 17:15:07" iwcp.co.uk Cyclists raise thousands for Isle of Wight charities THE fundraising efforts of the Butterfly and Bee cyclists was celebrated at a cheque presentation. The group smashed their fundraising target.
"17.12.2016 16:05:53" iwcp.co.uk Overturned car in Havenstreet A CAR overturned in Havenstreet earlier this afternoon (Saturday). Fuel started leaking from the vehicle.
"17.12.2016 14:52:02" m.iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: Surveys show no need to replace Yarmouth breakwater Initially, it was thought the existing breakwater, which is constructed from reclaimed railway track, was nearing the end of its useful life, so a replacement would be required at a cost of £10 million. http://m.iwcp.co.uk/news/newsitem.aspx?id=11d0305b-38ed-4142-85fa-ce209b1ecbe4
"17.12.2016 10:19:46" iwcp.co.uk Bank closures 'will be a disaster' for Cowes BANK closures and the removal of cash points will be a disaster for Cowes, according to a concerned councillor. "With just two cash points left, it will cause absolute chaos in the summer, particularly during Cowes Week."
"17.12.2016 08:55:42" iwcp.co.uk Stranded young men rescued by Cowes RNLI lifeboat COWES lifeboat rescued three young men stranded on an open boat on the Ryde Middle Bank last night (Friday). The men had minimal safety equipment on board.
"17.12.2016 08:24:27" iwcp.co.uk Fire at HMP Isle of Wight THREE crews were called to a fire at HMP Isle of Wight last night (Friday). Here's what happened at the prison last night.
"17.12.2016 08:07:31" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend CHRISTMAS might be next weekend, but there's lots of events on the Island to keep yourself occupied before the big day. There's some great events on this weekend,
"16.12.2016 16:06:17" iwcp.co.uk Newport road closed as building declared 'unsafe' West Street closed as building declared unsafe Traffic around Newport will be affected by this road being closed again.
"16.12.2016 14:01:27" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight man killed wife, then himself, inquest told AN ELDERLY man who was dying of cancer, killed his wife before taking his own life. He left a note for the paperboy, warning him not to enter the house.
"16.12.2016 11:55:26" iwcp.co.uk Readers have their say about Hofton column on Isle of Wight Pride event These are a selection from a large postbag the County Press received on the subject Here's a selection of letters in response to Charlotte Hofton's column on #IsleofWight Pride. See today's County Press for a full page spread.
"16.12.2016 11:32:30" iwcp.co.uk Video: Drone captures Isle of Wight Asda development A DRONE has captured the progress made on the new Asda development in Newport. Take a look at the new Asda site in Newport.
"16.12.2016 10:43:41" iwcp.co.uk Christmas opening times for Isle of Wight Council services SOME of the Isle of Wight Council's services will be closed over the Christmas period, and others will be operating on different timetables. Here's everything you need to know about the Cowes Floating Bridge, libraries, leisure centres, and other #IsleofWight Council services.
"16.12.2016 09:01:36" iwcp.co.uk Red Funnel's charity of the year 2017 chosen RED FUNNEL has announced its charity of the year for 2017. Find out which charity won the public vote.
"15.12.2016 16:32:43" Timeline Photos This festive photo of St Thomas Square was shared with us by Matt Blythe.
"15.12.2016 15:20:29" iwcp.co.uk Tories say new funding formula could help Isle of Wight schools SCHOOL leaders, parents and anyone with an interest in education has been urged to have their say on schools funding. #IsleofWight families and school leaders can have their say on the plans.
"15.12.2016 13:23:55" iwcp.co.uk Ryde florist who worked with One Direction's Liam Payne needs your votes THE FLORIST who created a buttonhole for One Direction star Liam Payne has been nominated for a wedding award — and she needs your votes to win. The #IsleofWight florist needs your votes to help impress judges Mary Berry, Bobbi Brown, and Jimmy Choo.
"15.12.2016 11:07:51" iwcp.co.uk Bestival set to leave Isle of Wight for new home Bestival is set to leave the Isle of Wight for a new home in Dorset. Visit #IsleofWight said: "We all owe the Bestival team a huge debt of gratitude for their hard work and creative inspiration."
See tomorrow's County Press for a full interview with Rob Da Bank, where he explains the reasons behind the move.
"15.12.2016 10:28:10" iwcp.co.uk Wight Aid funding for Yellow Door sexual assault charity A CHARITY that supports victims of rape and sexual assault has received funding from the Wight Aid Foundation. The funding will enable the charity to offer its services to more clients and help reduce the waiting list.
"15.12.2016 08:20:34" iwcp.co.uk Bestival set to leave Isle of Wight for new home Bestival is set to leave the Isle of Wight for a new home in Dorset. Bestival is leaving the #IsleofWight
"14.12.2016 17:27:09" iwcp.co.uk Football: Gary Rowett sacked by Birmingham City FORMER Islander Gary Rowett has been sacked by Birmingham City. Football: Former Islander Gary Rowett has today (Wednesday) been sacked by Birmingham City.
"14.12.2016 16:49:20" iwcp.co.uk Man injured in struggle with Cowes bouncers A MAN ended up in hospital after tangling with a bouncer outside a Cowes pub. The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.
"14.12.2016 15:59:50" Timeline Photos This atmospheric shot of Bembridge was captured by Sienna Anderson this morning.
"14.12.2016 15:23:02" iwcp.co.uk Career criminal to speak at Newport Restorative Justice event A CAREER criminal will be talking about his experiences as part of a Restorative Justice workshop. He will be talking about his criminal past and how he turned his life around.
"14.12.2016 14:08:16" iwcp.co.uk Warning after walkers rescued from waist deep mud THE Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is urging walkers to stick to footpaths after two people had to be rescued from deep muddy water on Brading Marshes yesterday (Tuesday). Here's some advice from the #IsleofWight Fire and Rescue Service following yesterday's incident.
"14.12.2016 10:56:53" iwcp.co.uk Report highlights problems in Isle of Wight care homes BASIC requirements such as residents wearing their own clothes or getting support for hearing aids has been found lacking in some Island care homes, according to a new report. Find out what Healthwatch #IsleofWight had to say about the Island's care homes.
"14.12.2016 10:04:59" iwcp.co.uk Pedestrian hit by car in Cowes A MAN was taken to hospital after he was hit by a car in Cowes this morning (Wednesday). It happened just before 9am this morning.
"14.12.2016 09:21:01" yoppul A response from yoppul on the Charlotte Hofton column Reporter Matthew Mckew, who manages our alternative website, yoppul, has responded to the Charlotte Hofton column from Friday.
"14.12.2016 08:54:29" iwcp.co.uk David Guetta, Run-DMC, George Ezra and Bastille join Isle of Wight Festival line-up DJ, PRODUCER and songwriter David Guetta and influential hip-hop group Run-DMC will co-headline the Isle of Wight Festival on Friday, June 9, organisers announced today (Wednesday). David Guetta and Run-DMC will co-headline Friday night at next year's Official Isle of Wight Festival
"13.12.2016 19:16:01" Timeline Photos Thanks to Nigel Hamer of Wight Landscapes Photography for sharing this amazing photo of Sunday's sunset at Brading Marsh beside the Yar. #IsleofWight
"13.12.2016 16:12:25" iwcp.co.uk Police appeal after Newport theft POLICE are trying to trace a man in connection with a theft at Unity Hall, St Thomas Square, Newport. Can you help?
"13.12.2016 15:48:34" iwcp.co.uk Mainland firm buys Isle of Wight's Hunnyhill Stores Group THE Isle of Wight's Hunnyhill Stores Group — which has 12 shops trading as Spar — has been bought by a mainland company. Mainland firm buys Isle of Wight's Hunnyhill Stores Group
"13.12.2016 14:59:07" iwcp.co.uk Keziah Flux-Edmonds inquest: Unlawful killing decision THE APPALLING tragedy where a father killed his six-year-old daughter before committing suicide was outlined to a hushed Isle of Wight Coroner's Court in Newport today (Tuesday). Harrowing details of six-year-old Keziah's death were heard at
the #IsleofWight Coroner's Court today.
"13.12.2016 12:20:24" iwcp.co.uk Two rescued from Brading Marshes A MAN and a woman have been rescued by Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue services after becoming stuck waist deep in mud. The fire and rescue service were called out to Brading Marshes this morning after two people became stuck in the mud.
"13.12.2016 11:22:05" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight councillor sentenced for drink driving SHAMED drink-drive Isle of Wight councillor Phil Jordan was veering all over the road before he was stopped by police, a court heard today (Tuesday). Find out what sentence was handed to #IsleofWight councillor Phil Jordan when he appeared in court this morning.
"13.12.2016 10:22:22" iwcp.co.uk Sports car thrills for young Isle of Wight carers A FANTASTIC Christmas present awaited young carers as they arrived at their annual party — a thrill ride in some incredible sports cars. The Smiles for Miles event is now in its fifth year and helps hundreds of young carers.
"12.12.2016 19:06:01" Timeline Photos Scott Hedley captured this beautiful misty shot at Bouldnor last night.
"12.12.2016 17:28:01" iwcp.co.uk Flat fire in Sandown A FIRE has broken out in a flat in Sandown. Fire engines from Sandown, Shanklin and Ryde have been sent to the scene.
"12.12.2016 16:58:02" iwcp.co.uk Roadworks cause tailbacks on Forest Road DRIVERS have been advised to watch out for delays along Forest Road due to ongoing works. Be careful if you're heading that way tonight.
"12.12.2016 15:56:12" iwcp.co.uk Alleged rape in Cowes toilets A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in a Cowes public toilet. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.
"12.12.2016 13:56:37" iwcp.co.uk Norovirus spreads at St Mary's Hospital NOROVIRUS has spread across St Mary's Hospital in Newport, with two more wards struck down by the vomiting and diarrhoea illness. Visitors have been advised to call the hospital before travelling.
Find out which wards have been affected below.
"12.12.2016 13:35:20" iwcp.co.uk Temporary closure for Newport Police Station counter THE front counter at Newport Police Station will be temporarily closed for refurbishment. If you need to report a crime or get some advice, an alternative counter has been set up.
"12.12.2016 12:03:19" iwcp.co.uk Car wash owners warned over minimum wage offences CAR WASH owners and other employers who fail to pay staff the minimum wage have been warned they could be prosecuted. A Southampton car wash owner has become the first employer in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to be prosecuted for national minimum wage offences.
"12.12.2016 10:57:19" iwcp.co.uk Charlotte Hofton column on Isle of Wight Pride - a response Over the weekend, the County Press has received a large number of complaints about Charlotte Hofton's column The County Press editor has responded to Charlotte Hofton's column on #IsleofWight Pride.
"12.12.2016 10:09:10" iwcp.co.uk Christmas carols by candlelight at Waterside Pool FAMILIES gathered to sing Christmas carols by candlelight at Waterside Pool, in Ryde, on Saturday. After the concert, guests were invited to enjoy a mince pie and glass of mulled wine, before taking a dip in the community pool.
"12.12.2016 09:17:06" Timeline Photos This stunning shot of Yaverland was captured by the talented Sienna Anderson.
"11.12.2016 17:50:54" iwcp.co.uk Attempted burglary in Freshwater AN ATTEMPTED burglary in Freshwater has prompted a police appeal for information. PC Tom Wyld from Hampshire Constabulary said: "Have you seen anyone in the area approaching houses or trying front doors? If so, please call me on 101 quoting 44160466475.
"11.12.2016 16:33:40" iwcp.co.uk West Wight Alpacas welcomes rare lambs THE rolling hills of Wellow are alive to the sound of rare Swiss lambs bleating. These baby lambs are pretty much the cutest thing you'll see today.
"11.12.2016 13:13:51" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight firm could help create London's tallest building LONDON'S tallest building — the proposed 'Trellis Tower' — could be partially made on the IW. Find out which family firm could play a role in creating a new 73-storey skyscraper.
"11.12.2016 09:07:07" iwcp.co.uk Support the Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal TIME is running out to support this year's Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal. There are only a couple of days left to support the appeal, so why not pick up a gift today?
"10.12.2016 15:34:02" iwcp.co.uk Mum's kindness sparks Isle of Wight homeless campaign WHEN kind-hearted Sara Coombes stopped to chat to a homeless man and buy him something to eat, she had no idea it would lead to an Island-wide campaign to help those living on our streets. "Sara is an outstanding woman. I can't believe everything she's done, it's astonishing. There are a lot more homeless people on the Island than people realise and they need all the help they can get."
"10.12.2016 13:56:41" iwcp.co.uk Solent search after clothes found at sea ISLE of Wight rescue teams have joined a search of the Solent following the discovery of clothes and equipment, possibly used by kayakers who were out fishing last night (Friday). Do you know any kayakers who were fishing in the Solent last night? The Maritime and Coastguard Agency needs your help.
"10.12.2016 12:31:01" iwcp.co.uk Deep-fried Christmas food at Corries Cabin YET another deep-fried festive treat has been added to the menu at Cowes chip shop Corries Cabin. After battered sprouts and pigs in blankets, what will Corries Cabin do next?
"10.12.2016 09:25:33" iwcp.co.uk Care service on Isle of Wight still among worst in country THE Island's residential, nursing and home care services are no longer the worst in the country — but they remain in the bottom five. Find out how the cost and quality of Isle of Wight care homes compares with elsewhere in the country.
"10.12.2016 08:29:18" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend IT'S a jam-packed weekend with plays, pantomimes, concerts and festive happenings for everyone across the Island this weekend. Why not visit the beautiful Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival or, for something slightly different, experience Christmas as a servant at Osborne House?
"09.12.2016 16:22:52" iwcp.co.uk 'Greatest dinosaur hunter' to be celebrated at Dinosaur Isle DINOSAUR Isle at Sandown is to celebrate Britain's 'greatest dinosaur hunter', the Rev William Fox, thanks to the Royal Society's Local Heroes Scheme. He lived in Brighstone and amassed a collection of more than 500 dinosaur bones.
"09.12.2016 15:45:34" iwcp.co.uk Whizzing Wheels gets Isle of Wight children riding to school HUNDREDS of Newport CE Primary children school took part in a Whizzing Wheels bike and scooter safety week. Youngsters are learning the skills needed to ride their bikes and scooters to school.
"09.12.2016 14:16:32" iwcp.co.uk Smiles for Miles event back on track ISLAND Roads volunteers are working hard today (Friday) to ensure an event to bring festive cheer to scores of young carers can go ahead as planned this weekend. Island Roads stepped in to save the day.
"09.12.2016 11:16:38" Timeline Photos Thanks to Noel Pinacate for sharing this atmospheric shot with us.
"09.12.2016 10:27:27" iwcp.co.uk Lifeboat launched after clothes found COWES Lifeboat has been launched this morning (Friday) to look for a suspected missing person. Clothes found on the beach
"09.12.2016 10:05:54" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight NHS under the spotlight for failures INSPECTORS have shed light on failures at St Mary's Hospital on the Isle of Wight. The County Press has exclusively seen the CQC report.
For the full story see the newspaper out today.
"08.12.2016 18:45:34" iwcp.co.uk Crash causes severe traffic Here is why traffic was so bad outside Newport earlier
"08.12.2016 16:24:09" iwcp.co.uk Loft fraudsters cost Isle of Wight victims thousands of pounds VICTIMS of fraudsters, who targeted vulnerable older people with loft insulation spray they didn't need, will be compensated for their £58,000 loss. Victims will be compensated for their £58,000 loss.
Read the full story here.
"08.12.2016 14:41:57" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Council leader denies drink drive cover up claims CLAIMS Cllr Jonathan Bacon tried to cover up his colleague's drink driving charge have been denied by the Isle of Wight Council leader. Jonathan Bacon, leader of the #IsleofWight Council, has denied trying to cover up his colleague's drink driving charge.
"08.12.2016 14:02:14" iwcp.co.uk Free Southern Vectis bus ride over Christmas period ISLANDERS can get a free return bus journey on Sundays leading up to Christmas, Southern Vectis has announced. Find out how you can get a free ride on Sundays.
"08.12.2016 11:42:50" iwcp.co.uk Council unlikely to back Isle of Wight healthcare plan ENDORSEMENT from the Isle of Wight Council for the masterplan to dramatically alter how healthcare is delivered on the Island looks unlikely. The plan aims to close 40 hospital beds across Hampshire and the #IsleofWight. Find out more here.
"08.12.2016 10:09:49" Timeline Photos This incredible photo was sent in by Sienna Anderson.
She said: "The sunrise quite literally took my breath away this morning. I was bathed in the most beautiful, warm colours."
"08.12.2016 10:01:52" iwcp.co.uk Squash: South African Knights to face Isle of Wight A POPULAR squash match will return to Westridge tonight (Thursday), when the Isle of Wight take on the South African Knights touring team. The South African Knights touring squash team will take on the Isle of Wight at Westridge tonight (Thursday).
"08.12.2016 09:34:24" iwcp.co.uk Major regeneration programme for Isle of Wight A MAJOR new regeneration programme designed to bring investment, jobs and prosperity to the Isle of Wight has been unveiled by council bosses. The programme is designed to bring investment, jobs and prosperity to the #IsleofWight, according to council bosses.
"08.12.2016 09:08:34" iwcp.co.uk Drink driving charge for Isle of Wight councillor SENIOR Isle of Wight Councillor Phil Jordan has been charged with drink driving. The #IsleofWight councillor charged with drink driving said he 'made a mistake'. Read his full statement here.
"07.12.2016 17:18:51" iwcp.co.uk Drink driving charge for Isle of Wight councillor SENIOR Isle of Wight Councillor Phil Jordan has been charged with drink driving. He will appear at the #IsleofWight Magistrates' Court next Tuesday.
"07.12.2016 16:59:58" iwcp.co.uk Two-car crash in Yarmouth A DRIVER was injured after a two-car crash in Yarmouth earlier today (Wednesday). The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
"07.12.2016 15:16:55" iwcp.co.uk St Mary's Hospital on black alert OPERATIONS have been cancelled at St Mary's Hospital over the past two days because of a shortage of beds. UPDATE
Here's the latest on the black alert status at St Mary's Hospital.
"07.12.2016 14:45:27" iwcp.co.uk Top councillor steps down in Isle of Wight Council reshuffle THE leader of the Isle of Wight Council has announced a reshuffle of the executive. The leader of the #IsleofWight Council has announced the new executive roles.
"07.12.2016 14:05:48" iwcp.co.uk Two injured after bus and car crash in Godshill A BUS and a car crashed in Godshill earlier this afternoon (Wednesday). Two people were taken to St Mary's Hospital.
"07.12.2016 13:33:00" iwcp.co.uk Long Lane closed after crash A CRASH involving a pick-up truck and a car blocked Long Lane earlier this afternoon (Wednesday). Long Lane closed after crash
"07.12.2016 12:02:29" iwcp.co.uk Overturned vehicle causes queues for Isle of Wight drivers AN OVERTURNED Land Rover caused traffic chaos on The Downs Road this morning (Wednesday). Were you caught in traffic earlier? Here's why.
"07.12.2016 11:09:25" iwcp.co.uk Christmas Food Roadshow will use Isle of Wight leftovers SHOW that you love food and hate waste by making the most of your Christmas leftovers — that's the message from the Isle of Wight Council. Find out where you can catch The Christmas Food Roadshow and pick up some free recipes.
"07.12.2016 10:02:24" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Council 'should ensure Ryde Arena is reopened' A LACK of action to save the Isle of Wight's only ice rink has come under fire from Labour members. Ryde's Labour branch said the ice rink should be a place of 'Christmas magic' for families.
"07.12.2016 09:17:33" iwcp.co.uk Crews tackle Newport shed fire FIREFIGHTERS were called to a shed fire in Newport in the early hours of the morning (Wednesday). Firefighters were at the scene for an hour and a half.
"06.12.2016 15:49:27" iwcp.co.uk St Mary's Hospital on black alert St Mary's was placed on black alert on Sunday evening. St Mary's was placed on black alert on Sunday evening and remains so.
"06.12.2016 15:31:37" iwcp.co.uk Back to the Future and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang cars visit Isle of Wight TWO iconic flying cars landed at Thompson's Garden Centre, Newchurch, on Sunday. The car owners have raised more than $500,000 for the Michael J Fox Parkinson's Foundation.
"06.12.2016 14:58:36" Timeline Photos Here's Adrian Brown's fantastic photo of the beach behind Ryde House.
"06.12.2016 12:17:05" iwcp.co.uk Pedestrian seriously injured in Wootton crash A WOMAN suffered serious injuries after she was hit by a car in Wootton. The woman was taken to St Mary's Hospital after she was hit by a car.
"06.12.2016 10:31:21" iwcp.co.uk NatWest to close Shanklin branch NATWEST will close its Shanklin branch in June of next year and introduce a mobile bank as a replacement. NatWest said a mobile bank would replace the branch.
"06.12.2016 10:16:13" iwcp.co.uk Speedway: Warriors secure sponsorship deal with Wightlink THE Isle of Wight's speedway team has rekindled their sponsorship with Wightlink. Speedway: Island Speedway's Wight Warriors secure sponsorship deal with Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries
"06.12.2016 09:57:39" iwcp.co.uk I'm a Celebrity star's Isle of Wight show sells out FRESH from the I'm a Celebrity jungle, Joel Dommett will play Medina Theatre — after the show sold out in a record 24 hours. The #IsleofWight show sold out in a record 24 hours.
"06.12.2016 09:19:46" Timeline Photos Thanks to Sienna Anderson for sharing this beautiful shot taken in Yaverland this morning.
"05.12.2016 16:43:42" iwcp.co.uk Santa Dash raises cash for Earl Mountbatten Hospice MORE than 200 Santas of every shape and size — plus some reindeer dogs — created a festive spectacle at this year's annual Santa Dash in Ryde held in aid of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice. So far, the event has raised more than £2,700 with sponsorship yet to be received.
"05.12.2016 16:19:52" iwcp.co.uk Changes to Isle of Wight bin collections over Christmas period THE council is changing waste collection days for the Christmas period and has offered advice on recycling. Update: The #IsleofWight Council has now said all recycling and waste collections will return to normal from Monday, January 2, 2017, not January 9 as it previously announced.
"05.12.2016 15:15:24" iwcp.co.uk Firefighters tackle fire at Isle of Wight farm A LARGE barn fire has broken out in Ryde on the Isle of Wight. Can you see smoke across Ryde? This is why:
"05.12.2016 15:10:59" youtube.com IW Chamber Business Awards 2016 Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards For Excellence 2016, hosted by Fred Dinenage Watch this video from the #IsleofWight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards and see the list of winners here http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/isle-of-wight-day-recognised-at-business-awards-96980.aspx
"05.12.2016 14:02:31" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Green Party candidate chosen THE Isle of Wight Green Party has reselected Vix Lowthion to challenge Tory MP Andrew Turner at the next General Election. The #IsleofWight Green Party has chosen its General Election candidate.
"05.12.2016 11:25:33" iwcp.co.uk Changes to Isle of Wight bin collections over Christmas period THE council is changing waste collection days for the Christmas period and has offered advice on recycling. The #IsleofWight Council has changed waste collection days for the Christmas period. Here's what you need to know.
"05.12.2016 09:51:08" iwcp.co.uk Petition launched over Newport's parking 'chaos' 'CHAOS' during the school run has pushed a Newport councillor to launch an online petition, demanding the Isle of Wight Council takes action against the town's parking nightmare. Should parking zones for residents be introduced in Newport?
"04.12.2016 17:33:10" iwcp.co.uk Time to shout about East Cowes' achievements A PROPOSAL that could see East Cowes enjoy royal recognition is to be discussed at a public meeting next week. #IsleofWight: Time to shout about East Cowes' achievements
"04.12.2016 14:54:02" iwcp.co.uk Anti-freeze peril for all animals I would like to warn people of the dangers posed to pets and wildlife through the careless use of anti-freeze. Letter to the Editor
"We never expected to be saying our final goodbyes when we left home with him that morning.
"His sudden death has left us heartbroken, as I'm sure any pet owner would understand."
"04.12.2016 14:23:01" iwcp.co.uk School backs Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal SCHOOLCHILDREN have embraced the Christmas spirit by taking part in the Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal. School backs #IsleofWight Christmas IOW Christmas Toy Appeal. There's still time for you to get involved too!
"04.12.2016 12:21:00" iwcp.co.uk Partnership aims to save Islanders money on winter bills A HOUSING association has teamed up with an energy charity to offer Islanders a warmer winter. Find out how two #IsleofWight organisations have teamed to help with energy bills
"04.12.2016 07:57:00" iwcp.co.uk Chancellor recognises Isle of Wight's barriers CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, recognised the Isle of Wight's 'specific barriers to economic growth', in Parliament on Tuesday. The problems facing the Isle of Wight were raised in parliament this week
"03.12.2016 20:37:31" iwcp.co.uk Milestone midfielder NEWPORT captain Darren Powell made a landmark appearance for the club today (Saturday). Praise for 'milestone midfielder' after landmark appearance for Newport FC.
"03.12.2016 18:57:00" twitter.com Hants Roads Policing on Twitter “You have seen the impact on the car, now see the impact on the family https://t.co/02CX0Ztjbo via @YouTube #ItsNotWorthTheRisk #1656” With plenty of Christmas parties over the coming nights, Hampshire Constabulary is reminding people of this powerful message.
"03.12.2016 18:04:15" iwcp.co.uk Star stormtrooper wins award THE Force was with Vectis Remnant Squad Stormtrooper Ben Allen when he was named Trooper of the Year by Star Wars enthusiasts for his charity work. #IsleofWight: Star stormtrooper wins award
"03.12.2016 14:09:01" iwcp.co.uk A class apart a good thing My immediate thought on learning about the possibility of a “club-class lounge” being installed on Red Funnel car ferries was one of considerable happiness and total support. Charlotte Hofton on new Club Class plans for Red Funnel
"And why am I so enthusiastic? Well, for the very good reason that at last I shall be able to avoid the kind of passenger who forks out to go "club class".
"03.12.2016 11:07:00" iwcp.co.uk Governor's words say much about schools From Peter Shreeve, branch secretary Association of Teachers and Lecturers, Carisbrooke:The headline “Schools at breaking point” (CP, 25-11-16) caught my attention. Letter to the editor
"Nine in ten schools already face a real-terms cut in funding for every pupil and school budgets are already on a knife-edge.
"If the government doesn't increase overall funding for schools, they can't recruit enough trained
"03.12.2016 10:15:00" iwcp.co.uk Church on the Roundabout helps Isle of Wight Foodbank THE green shoots of a food revolution are sprouting on a small patch of land next to the Church on the Roundabout in Newport. Find out how Church on the Roundabout is helping the Isle of Wight foodbank with a new project
"03.12.2016 07:51:03" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend CHRISTMAS fun continues this weekend with plenty of Santas, stalls and lights on offer. There is some awesome festive fun to be had on the #IsleofWight this weekend.
Here's a quick guide
"02.12.2016 23:36:25" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight Day recognised at business awards COMPANIES from across the Island celebrated success tonight at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards For Excellence 2016. Find out which company was declared Isle of Wight Business of the Year:
"02.12.2016 19:01:00" iwcp.co.uk Podcast's in-depth focus on Isle of Wight Oscar-winner Anthony Minghella WHAT is described as the 'most in-depth programme — ever' on the life of the late Island-born Oscar-winning film director Anthony Ming-hella is currently being broadcast. This new podcast from #IsleofWight broadcaster John Hannam looks at the incredible career of Anthony Minghella, through archive interviews.
You can listen to it here:
"02.12.2016 15:05:35" iwcp.co.uk Brading Christmas Tree Festival underway BRADING Christmas Tree Festival launched today (Friday) and runs until Sunday. Get into the Christmas spirit in Brading this weekend
"02.12.2016 14:48:47" iwcp.co.uk Fisheries future bright after Brexit claims Isle of Wight MP THE EU's Common Fisheries Policy has come under fire from Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner during a parliamentary debate this week. Brexit could be good for business when it comes to the #IsleofWight's fishing industry, Andrew Turner has said
"02.12.2016 13:52:53" iwcp.co.uk Get behind Small Business Saturday and help Isle of Wight businesses TOMORROW is Small Business Saturday — a chance for Islanders to show support for local traders. It's the perfect weekend to do some Christmas shopping and support #IsleofWight businesses at the same time
"02.12.2016 11:09:32" iwcp.co.uk Disgraced councillor quits after animal cruelty conviction DISGRACED Brading Town councillor, Tony Toogood, has quit as a member of the authority after admitting two counts of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. Disgraced councillor quits after animal cruelty conviction
"02.12.2016 10:49:38" iwcp.co.uk Hats off to woolly wonders Thanks to @Funkystips and Sienna Anderson for sharing these pics of mysterious knitwear appearing around the #IsleofWight over the last couple of days
"02.12.2016 09:52:33" Timeline Photos Thanks to Alison Le Noury for sharing her close encounter with one of the friendly foxes at Alum Bay.
"02.12.2016 09:33:53" iwcp.co.uk London role for former Isle of Wight chief fire officer THE former chief fire officer of the Isle of Wight has landed a senior role with London Fire Brigade. Latest role for Isle of Wight firefighter
"02.12.2016 08:32:41" iwcp.co.uk Jimmy Carr set for Shanklin Theatre shows ONE OF the country's top comedians, Jimmy Carr, is to perform on the Isle of Wight next year, with tickets going on sale on Monday. Another big name comedian is heading to Shanklin Theatre
Find out ticket details here:
"01.12.2016 16:10:15" iwcp.co.uk Road closed after crash A TWO-CAR crash resulted in the closure of Dodpits Lane , near Shalfleet, earlier today (Thursday). Road closed after crash
"01.12.2016 15:59:17" iwcp.co.uk Pride comes to the Isle of Wight THE Isle of Wight will host its very own Pride event for the first time on July 15, next year, in Ryde. A Pride event is to happen on the #IsleofWight for the first time next year
"01.12.2016 15:30:16" iwcp.co.uk Police campaign to keep roads safe this Christmas A MONTH-LONG campaign starts this week to help prevent the destruction caused by drink and drug driving. Last year, 7,606 people were breathalysed across the #IsleofWight and Hampshire, and 215 people were arrested.
"01.12.2016 15:01:26" iwcp.co.uk Violence against women tackled at conference A CONFERENCE hoping to establish the Isle of Wight as a leader in tackling domestic abuse was held yesterday (Wednesday). Last year an estimated 1.4 million women experienced some form of domestic abuse in the UK, whilst 31 percent of women aged 18 to 24 report being sexual abused in childhood.
"01.12.2016 13:27:03" iwcp.co.uk Offensive weapon charge for Ryde man A MAN from Ryde has been charged with threatening a person with an offensive weapon, affray, and assault by beating after an altercation in Cowes last night (Wednesday). Police were called to an altercation between two men in Cowes.
"01.12.2016 12:48:39" Timeline Photos Thanks to Robert Whapham for sharing this morning's beautiful sunrise in Seaview with us
"01.12.2016 12:39:46" iwcp.co.uk MP responds to governor's 'breaking point' fears for Isle of Wight schools CLAIMS Isle of Wight schools and colleges are at breaking point, because of massive funding problems, have prompted a response from MP Andrew Turner. Following a governor's impassioned plea to Andrew Turner to help schools — find out how the #IsleofWight MP has responded
"01.12.2016 10:51:47" iwcp.co.uk World Aids Day — campaign raising awareness of need for testing IT IS World AIDS Day today (Thursday) and on the Isle of Wight, community organisations are working together to raise awareness of the importance of testing. #IsleofWight: World Aids Day — campaign raising awareness of need for testing
"01.12.2016 10:21:26" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post The weather might be cold, but the colours have been spectacular on the #IsleofWight in recent days.
Here are some pictures from Sienna Anderson to prove it.
"01.12.2016 09:21:10" iwcp.co.uk Hundreds of gifts already donated for Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal ISLANDERS have already shown their generosity after the launch Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal launch. Hundreds of gifts already donated for IOW Christmas Toy Appeal — find out how you can help
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"01.12.2016 08:29:15" iwcp.co.uk Vote for ferry firm's charity of the year 2017 ONE of three Isle of Wight charities will soon be named Red Funnel charity of the year for 2017, and the ferry company wants the public to vote for a winner. Vote for #IsleofWight ferry firm's charity of the year 2017
"30.11.2016 17:14:58" iwcp.co.uk Crash off Staplers Road TWO cars had to be recovered following a crash on the outskirts of Newport today (Tuesday). Did you witness this crash? Police have appealed for witnesses to call 101
"30.11.2016 17:06:11" iwcp.co.uk Tories defend Solent Deal opposition ISLANDERS will not like the Solent Deal because it is not a good deal, according to Isle of Wight Conservative councillors. Islanders will not like the Solent Deal because it is not a good deal, according to Isle of Wight Conservative councillors.
"30.11.2016 14:55:56" iwcp.co.uk Teenager fled after scooter crash A RIDER fled the scene after two scooters crashed on Ningwood Hill in Cranmore on Monday. Teenager fled after scooter crash
"30.11.2016 13:08:23" iwcp.co.uk Funding deal could boost Camp Hill prison redevelopment project BOSSES at the Isle of Wight Council have won £50,000 of government funds to help the authority make better use of publicly owned land assets — which could include the redevelopment of the former Camp Hill prison. A £50k grant from government will be used to come up with a detailed plan to better use public sites on the #IsleofWight — including the former Camp Hill prison.
"30.11.2016 12:25:48" iwcp.co.uk Homecoming gig for Isle of Wight musician HE HAS supported Joan Armatrading and toured with Savage Garden frontman Darren Hayes, but Isle of Wight musician Steve Young will return to his roots next month. Fancy seeing a top #IsleofWight musician perform a special homecoming gig next month?
Good news, we have a pair of tickets to Steve Young UK's Wight Rock gig on December 9 to give away.
To be in with a chance of winning, just like this post. We'll
"30.11.2016 12:17:13" iwcp.co.uk Wightlink worker's life-saving efforts recognised THE life-saving efforts of a Wightlink worker have been recognised by the Isle of Wight ferry company. "Without Brian's intervention, the consequence could have been catastrophic, he was so very calm and measured in his actions and an absolute credit to the company." — Stephen Mills, Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries
"30.11.2016 09:55:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Thanks to Bridget Gabbitas for sharing this view of Priory Bay with us - taken on Monday.
"30.11.2016 09:46:47" iwcp.co.uk Yarmouth Old Gaffers back this summer with new sponsors THE Old Gaffers Festival will return to Yarmouth in June after Visit Isle of Wight and Wightlink stepped up as sponsors. Good news for one of the #IsleofWight's favourite events
"30.11.2016 09:17:57" iwcp.co.uk Warning as sub-zero temperatures are set to continue on the Isle of Wight TEMPERATURES on the Isle of Wight are set to stay low until Friday, the Met Office has warned. "The weather has been relatively mild so far this winter so this week's drop in temperatures may catch people out." — public health director Rida Elkheir.
"30.11.2016 08:53:54" iwcp.co.uk Sextortion victim considered suicide POLICE are campaigning to raise awareness of sextortion — a form of cybercrime and blackmail during which victims are lured into performing sexual acts in a front of webcam or a camera on a smartphone. "If this video is released on to Facebook, what would I do? What's going to happen with my job? What will my friends think?
"I thought about suicide, it would have been too embarrassing. I would not have been able to face anyone." — a Sextortion victim
"29.11.2016 20:30:20" iwcp.co.uk Scooter fire in Yarbridge CREWS were called out to a scooter on fire in Yarbridge this evening (Tuesday). Firefighters from Ryde and Sandown tackled the blaze on Marshcombe Shute after receiving five emergency calls from members of the public.
"29.11.2016 19:06:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Thanks to Oliver West for sharing these fantastic pics of friendly foxes at Alum Bay.
"29.11.2016 17:31:11" iwcp.co.uk Latest batch of Isle of Wight bikes on their way to Africa ISLANDERS thinking of getting someone a new bike for Christmas are being asked to donate the old one to a charity helping people in Africa. Getting a new bike for Christmas?
This #IsleofWight charity would love your old one
"29.11.2016 16:11:35" iwcp.co.uk Child of the Year 2016 Child of the Year 2016 Child of the Year is back — brought to you by the Isle of Wight County Press, in association with Fraser Portraits.
Photoshoots are taking place at Morrisons in South Street, Newport, from today, until Saturday, December 3.
This year's categories are:
"29.11.2016 15:54:36" twitter.com Island Roads on Twitter “There will be a full salt run commencing at 18:00 tonight” It's going to be another chilly night tonight
"29.11.2016 15:30:36" RAF Chinook helicopter training on the Isle of Wight VIDEO: RAF pilots demonstrate incredible low-flying skill during an exercise on the Isle of Wight.
"29.11.2016 15:06:48" iwcp.co.uk Needles Old Battery recharged by Island Roads VOLUNTEERS from Island Roads have helped to preserve an iconic Isle of Wight site. "Those who care about our special place, those who have loved it previously, and those who are yet to enjoy it will benefit from their commitment. Thanks to Island Roads, we had great fun with an enthusiastic team who we hope will continue to support the
"29.11.2016 14:05:05" iwcp.co.uk Crash off Staplers Road TWO cars had to be recovered following a crash on the outskirts of Newport today (Tuesday). Arrest after Newport crash
"29.11.2016 13:01:46" iwcp.co.uk Crash off Staplers Road TWO cars had to be recovered following a crash on the outskirts of Newport today (Tuesday). Crash off Staplers Road
"29.11.2016 12:42:17" Timeline Photos Thanks to Neil Southwell for sharing this shot of today's exercise. More details here: http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/raf-and-isle-of-wight-emergency-services-work-together-96927.aspx
"29.11.2016 10:51:57" iwcp.co.uk Independent Arts Christmas song to help isolated Islanders A NEW Christmas single with, an important message at its heart, will be released by Isle of Wight charity Independent Arts this week. Check out this new charity song from Independent Arts, with a very important message behind it.
"29.11.2016 09:31:51" iwcp.co.uk RAF and Isle of Wight emergency services work together IF YOU spot an RAF Chinook helicopter airlifting what looks like a small shipping container (Tuesday), don't panic — it's only a training exercise. Keep your eye out for an unusual flight over the #IsleofWight today
"29.11.2016 08:55:43" iwcp.co.uk Wight AID foundation donates £50,000 to Isle of Wight charities THE Wight AID Foundation has granted £50,000 to Isle of Wight charities in its first round of grant applications. Find out about the new foundation helping #IsleofWight charities
"28.11.2016 16:44:51" iwcp.co.uk Totland's Turf Walk footbridge to be upgraded WORK to upgrade a footbridge at Totland is due to take place over the next two weeks. Turf Walk footbridge to be upgraded #IsleofWight
"28.11.2016 12:02:22" iwcp.co.uk Rap for waste contractor over bins BIN men working for Island waste contractor Amey have been given a rap over knuckles after footage emerged of a refuse collector throwing waste containers back on to the kerb. Footage has emerged of a refuse collector throwing waste containers back on to the kerb.
"28.11.2016 11:40:47" iwcp.co.uk Cowes couple arrested on suspicion of £100,000 VAT fraud AN ISLE of Wight business couple have been arrested in connection with a suspected VAT fraud, believed to be more than £100,000. A 40-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were arrested at a residential property in Cowes on Friday.
"28.11.2016 09:51:44" iwcp.co.uk Work on The Needles lighthouse could affect visibility THE main light at The Needles lighthouse will be affected by maintenance work from Thursday. The light could be affected for up to four days.
"28.11.2016 08:34:54" iwcp.co.uk Rod Stewart to headline Isle of Wight Festival 2017 THE legendary Rod Stewart will headline Sunday at next year's Isle of Wight Festival.In a UK festival exclusive, organisers this morning (Monday) confirmed Rod will close next year's Seaclose Park event. Rod Stewart will headline Sunday night at next year's Official Isle of Wight Festival #IsleofWight
"27.11.2016 17:27:10" iwcp.co.uk Teenage motorcyclist injured in crash Young man hospitalised following motorcycle collision in Newport Teenage motorcyclist injured in crash
"27.11.2016 12:56:29" iwcp.co.uk Stranded yacht rescued from Osborne Bay A YACHT stranded in Osborne Bay was rescued by Cowes RNLI last night (Saturday). #IsleofWight: Stranded yacht rescued from Osborne Bay
"27.11.2016 12:48:47" iwcp.co.uk Suspicious motorcycle fire in Newport Isle of Wight police are investigating a suspicious motorcycle fire in Newport. Suspicious motorcycle fire in Newport
"27.11.2016 08:49:27" iwcp.co.uk Forum for Isle of Wight homeless THE launch of the Bus Shelter comes two weeks after the inaugural homelessness forum, which includes representatives from public sector organisations and charities on the Island that deal with homelessness. "The forum is about acknowledging there is a homeless problem on the Island. We will be working with our housing team, community safety team, Aspire and the Salvation Army in a co-ordinated effort to help these people." – Cllr Julia Baker-Smith
"26.11.2016 19:24:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post These incredible photos of Casper the lion have been shared by Isle of Wight Zoo
"26.11.2016 18:30:02" iwcp.co.uk Elderly man rescued from waist deep mud A MAN became trapped in several feet of mud at Fort Victoria Country Park this afternoon (Saturday). Elderly man rescued from waist deep mud
"26.11.2016 18:26:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Fabulous #photography of #IsleofWight #wildlife, shared with us by Ricky Ashanollah.
"26.11.2016 16:28:59" iwcp.co.uk Three men arrested on suspicion of drug offences THREE men have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences on the Isle of Wight. #IsleofWight: Three men arrested on suspicion of drug offences
"26.11.2016 14:59:46" iwcp.co.uk Motorcycle crash on Canteen Road A MOTORCYCLE was involved in a collision this morning (Saturday) on Canteen Road. #IsleofWight: Motorcycle crash on Canteen Road
"26.11.2016 14:58:01" iwcp.co.uk Ferry staff were no 'Cruellas' Following your report regarding 'Dancing Jim' of Red Funnel, who meets and greets with great style and aplomb, I would also like to sing the praises of their staff, in particular those on board the Red Osprey last Thursday. Did you spot these cute passengers on Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries last week
"26.11.2016 12:21:00" iwcp.co.uk Sophie's shop gets festive makeover KISSYPUPPY'S Christmas shop has been launched by two of Sophie Rolf's best friends. #IsleofWight: Sophie's shop gets festive makeover
"26.11.2016 10:48:00" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Thanks to Sienna Anderson for sharing this sunrise in Shanklin with us.
"26.11.2016 09:49:00" iwcp.co.uk VIP plans for Isle of Wight ferries? CROSSING The Solent in the lap of luxury usually involves shelling out a huge sum to buy your own super-yacht. Could you soon be travelling club class across the Solent?
"26.11.2016 08:00:44" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend CHRISTMAS is only a month away and the weekend is jam packed with festive cheer, and craft fairs abound across the Isle of Wight. It's the perfect weekend to pick up some early and unique Christmas presents, with lots of festive fairs taking place around the #IsleofWight
"25.11.2016 19:39:01" recyclenow.com Electrical items | Recycle Now What to do with Electrical items Want to recycle electrical items but don't know if you can? To check if you can recycle electricals at home or to find out where your nearest recycling facilities are, use our handy Recycling Locator tool. Check local If you're planning on ditching some old electronic equipment to make room for your new Black Friday bargains, here's some advice on recycling
"25.11.2016 17:14:23" Timeline Photos Pick up a copy of today's Isle of Wight County Press for a free 32pg Christmas Gift Guide featuring great gift ideas from Island businesses.
Plus, the latest on plans for St George's Park, a Led Zep legend's hot rod finds its way to the Island and five
"25.11.2016 17:00:10" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Beautiful pictures of sunset in Sandown, thanks to Marie Louise Events Photography for sharing.
"25.11.2016 16:00:00" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight writer's script set for big screen A MYSTERIOUS true tale of the disappearance of three Scottish lighthouse keepers, which has been transformed into a script co-written by a Cowes actor, is getting the Hollywood treatment. "It's a complete dream come true. This sort of thing doesn't happen with your first attempt." — Joe Bone, on the news top actors including Gerard Butler are lined up to appear in a film based on his script.
"25.11.2016 15:09:20" iwcp.co.uk Deborah Napier sentenced for murder of Jolyon Wray DEBORAH Napier has been given a life sentence for the murder of Jolyon Wray and told she will spend at least 13 and a half years in jail. "We would like to thank Jolyon Wray's family for their support throughout the prosecution and the witnesses who gave evidence at the trial. We hope that the conviction brings some closure for them." — CPS prosecutor Bernadette Kearney on today's
"25.11.2016 14:49:26" iwcp.co.uk Man seriously injured in Ryde attack A 51-year-old man was seriously injured in a late night attack this week, prompting an appeal for witnesses from Isle of Wight police. Did you witness this attack? Please contact police on 101
"25.11.2016 12:44:04" iwcp.co.uk Deborah Napier sentenced for murder of Jolyon Wray DEBORAH Napier has been given a life sentence for the murder of Jolyon Wray and told she will spend at least 13 and a half years in jail. Deborah Napier sentenced for murder of Jolyon Wray
"25.11.2016 11:55:07" iwcp.co.uk Blooming good idea from Pop Up Soup Kitchen THE Pop Up Soup Kitchen used flower power to bring a smile to the faces of Islanders this morning (Friday). Here's the story behind the bunches of flowers left at spots around the Isle of Wight today
"25.11.2016 10:33:43" iwcp.co.uk Motorcycles and car crash at Coppins Bridge TWO motorcycles and a car collided on Coppins Bridge this morning (Friday). Details of this morning's crash at Coppins Bridge.
"25.11.2016 10:07:23" Timeline Photos Sienna Anderson had some company when she watched the sun rise in Bembridge yesterday.
"25.11.2016 09:54:31" iwcp.co.uk Help stop the spread of diarrhoea and vomiting on the Isle of Wight WITH outbreaks of diarrhoea and vomiting (gastroenteritis) reported, the Isle of Wight Council has issued health tips on how to stay well this winter. Important tips on how to avoid getting ill this winter, courtesy of the #IsleofWight Council
"25.11.2016 09:14:54" iwcp.co.uk Beautiful South Award celebrations for Isle of Wight tourism businesses Isle of Wight businesses had plenty to celebrate at last night's Beautiful South tourism awards. Congratulations to all the Isle of Wight winners at the Beautiful South Tourism Awards!
"25.11.2016 08:46:32" iwcp.co.uk Independents hit out at Conservatives over Isle of Wight devolution THE Isle of Wight Council's ruling Independent group has accused Island Tories of trying to scupper the proposed Solent Devolution Deal for political reasons — and costing the Isle of Wight millions of pounds in government funding. With Solent devolution put on a back burner by the government, the Independents have accused Island Conservatives of putting the #IsleofWight economy at risk.
"24.11.2016 17:14:22" iwcp.co.uk Woman found guilty of murdering Isle of Wight man Jolyon Wray DEBORAH Napier has been found guilty of the murder of Isle of Wight man Jolyon Wray today (Thursday). UPDATE
Police react to the verdict in today's murder trial.
"I hope today's guilty verdict goes some way to giving Jolyon's family closure and that they can now put the terrible events of this day behind them." — Investigating officer, Detective
"24.11.2016 15:35:08" iwcp.co.uk Woman found guilty of murdering Isle of Wight man Jolyon Wray DEBORAH Napier has been found guilty of the murder of Isle of Wight man Jolyon Wray today (Thursday). Woman found guilty of murdering #IsleofWight man Jolyon Wray
"24.11.2016 15:07:27" iwcp.co.uk 'We're the original love Island' THE Isle of Wight's romantic side is being showcased for a new Visit Isle of Wight tourism campaign. "We're the original love Island" — Visit Isle of Wight's latest campaign to bring more visitors to the Island
"24.11.2016 13:21:35" iwcp.co.uk Top award for Isle of Wight bus driver A SOUTHERN Vectis driver has been named Top National Bus Driver at the UK Bus Awards. He pulled out all the stops to win...
"24.11.2016 12:16:46" iwcp.co.uk US ambassador's Isle of Wight visit revealed in tweet WHILE all the focus may be on Donald Trump's suggestion Nigel Farage could make a good British ambassador to the United States, it has emerged US ambassador to the UK, Matthew Barzun, paid a visit to the Isle of Wight. Why did the US ambassador to the UK visit the #IsleofWight?
"24.11.2016 10:41:32" iwcp.co.uk For sale: Gipsy caravan star of Isle of Wight carnivals A GIPSY caravan that was of one of the stars of this year's Sandown Carnival is for sale. Looking for an unusual gift? Sandown Carnival might have the answer (but you'll need a lot of wrapping paper).
"24.11.2016 10:02:41" iwcp.co.uk Age Friendly Island joins World Health Organisation network THE AGE Friendly Island programme has been recognised by the World Health Organisation. Hard work by groups across the Island to improve life for older residents on the #IsleofWight, has been recognised at an international level.
"24.11.2016 09:37:19" Timeline Photos Sienna Anderson has managed to make Sandown in November look warm - but she assures it wasn't! Still beautiful however...
"24.11.2016 08:51:26" iwcp.co.uk Motorcyclist injured in Horsebridge Hill crash A MOTORCYCLIST was injured this morning (Thursday) following a crash involving a van on Horsebridge Hill, between Cowes and Newport. There were long delays between Newport and Cowes this morning, following this crash
"23.11.2016 17:16:52" iwcp.co.uk NHS plan could lead to more Isle of Wight patients travelling to the mainland A REVIEW of healthcare could see more Isle of Wight patients sent to the mainland for specialist NHS treatment. Find out about major changes planned for the NHS
"23.11.2016 17:10:08" youtube.com Swan Levitt - Singularity Second single from Swan Levitt - Available now via Organ Records on all online platforms and retailers. Produced by Boe Weaver at Studio Humbug. 'Singularity... Isle of Wight musician Swan Levitt has released his second single.
You can hear it here
"23.11.2016 16:52:38" iwcp.co.uk NHS plan could lead to more Isle of Wight patients travelling to the mainland A REVIEW of healthcare could see more Isle of Wight patients sent to the mainland for specialist NHS treatment. NHS plan could lead to more #IsleofWight patients travelling to the mainland
"23.11.2016 15:41:13" twitter.com Southern Vectis on Twitter “Good news everyone! The temporary lights at Parkhurst have been removed. Traffic is flowing smoothly. Route 1 is operating as you would wish”
"23.11.2016 15:33:25" iwcp.co.uk Brading diversion due to water leak A WATER leak in Brading has forced an emergency road closure. #IsleofWight: Brading diversion due to water leak
"23.11.2016 15:01:00" iwcp.co.uk Dinosaur Isle on show at major European event DINOSAUR Isle's fossil collection received special recognition at Europe's biggest fossil and mineral show. An #IsleofWight museum has been causing a stir at a major European show
"23.11.2016 14:46:00" Peekaboo oyster on the Isle of Wight SNAP
If you want to get your hands on the pearl, you better move fast.
Thanks to Sienna Anderson for sharing.
"23.11.2016 14:29:15" iwcp.co.uk Long delays between Newport and Cowes DRIVERS have been enduring commuting misery along the Cowes to Newport road as temporary traffic lights cause delays of up to an hour. Some good news about the roadworks between Cowes and Newport that have been causing big delays
"23.11.2016 14:11:47" iwcp.co.uk Turbine maker hosts jobs fair for Isle of Wight opportunities WIND turbine blade maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will hold an Isle of Wight jobs fair on Saturday. New year, new job?
No experience necessary...
"23.11.2016 13:30:01" Timeline Photos Thanks to Martin Perry for sharing this shot of Freshwater Bay with us — taken between yesterday's downpours.
"23.11.2016 12:56:57" iwcp.co.uk Newport Football Club given notice to leave St George's Park NEWPORT Football Club has been told to quit St George's Park by August next year UPDATE
Newport FC chairman Stuart Ross has responded to the news they will have to move out of St George's Park, but he is not saying much
"23.11.2016 12:49:04" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Thanks to Sienna Anderson for sharing these pics of a popular visitor to Bembridge.
We've spoken to the RSPCA, who have said the seal appears to be fine and is thought to be part of a nearby mainland colony
"23.11.2016 12:45:02" iwcp.co.uk Cowes Christmas Festival welcomes Masterchef champion Jane Devonshire MASTERCHEF champion of champions Jane Devonshire will showcase her culinary skills at the Cowes Christmas Festival next month. Head along to Cowes Christmas Festival next month and you will be in for a culinary treat
"23.11.2016 12:25:01" iwcp.co.uk Santa Dash returns in aid of Earl Mountbatten Hospice THE Earl Mountbatten Hospice Santa Dash is just around the corner and there is still time to register online. Grab your fake beard and funny hat, the Santa Dash is back...
"23.11.2016 10:46:16" iwcp.co.uk Newport Football Club given notice to leave St George's Park NEWPORT Football Club has been told to quit St George's Park by August next year #IsleofWight: Newport Football Club given notice to leave St George's Park
"23.11.2016 09:49:07" iwcp.co.uk Long delays between Newport and Cowes DRIVERS have been enduring commuting misery along the Cowes to Newport road as temporary traffic lights cause delays of up to an hour. Bad news if you have been caught in the traffic between Cowes and Newport.
It's set to continue...
"23.11.2016 09:22:48" iwcp.co.uk Schools at breaking point warns Isle of Wight chair of governors in letter to Andrew Turner MP EDUCATION improvement on the Isle of Wight is on a knife edge and schools are at breaking point, according to the chairman of governors at the biggest school trust on the Island. "Our colleges as well as many others on the Island are now at breaking point.
"Those who have made necessary cuts are finding that there is nowhere left to find savings, others are running with unlicensed, seemingly unmanageable debts running into the
"22.11.2016 16:55:26" Hogshead Newport Our Quiz Night crew attempted the Mannequin Challenge last Thursday. Enjoy!
#mannequinchallenge Check out this #IsleofWight mannequin challenge by the quiz teams at Hogshead Newport.
See others from Wight Jewels GB and Ryde Academy here:
"22.11.2016 15:54:42" iwcp.co.uk Chance to learn more about adoption ADOPTION experts from across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are coming together for a special information and recruitment event. If you have ever considered adopting a child, this is your chance to find out more...
"22.11.2016 14:22:42" iwcp.co.uk Long Lane Christmas lights set to sparkle for Isle of Wight charities ONE of the Isle of Wight's favourite Christmas lights displays will have its official switch on next week. They're a popular part of Christmas for many on the #IsleofWight.
Find out who will be benefitting from Terry Ramplin's display this year...
"22.11.2016 12:56:37" iwcp.co.uk Tennis: Plan to encourage young Isle of Wight aces SCHOOLS on the Isle of Wight have joined a new scheme to serve up tennis to teenagers. SPORT
With Andy Murray celebrating becoming World No. 1, #IsleofWight schools are hoping for some tennis successes of their own
"22.11.2016 12:09:53" Timeline Photos After days of bad weather, things are finally starting to brighten up on the #IsleofWight.
Many thanks to Sienna Anderson for sharing this shot with us.
"22.11.2016 12:03:44" iwcp.co.uk Road could be closed for days due to burst main A BURST water main has forced an emergency road closure in Cowes. The diversion could be in place until Friday
"22.11.2016 11:45:22" iwcp.co.uk Concern over Isle of Wight mental health services COMMUNITY Mental health services on the Isle of Wight are among the worst in the country, according to a report by health watchdog the Care Quality Commission. "We believe that this focus on ensuring that every individual has a care plan and every member of staff has received enhanced training in the care programme approach will result in improved results in future years." — John Doherty, clinical director for
"22.11.2016 10:47:50" iwcp.co.uk One person taken to St Mary's Hospital after car overturns A CAR overturned in the West Wight last night (Monday), according to Isle of Wight fire and rescue service. Firefighters were called at 9.45pm
"22.11.2016 09:53:27" iwcp.co.uk Killing followed abuse, Isle of Wight murder trial defendant claims A LIFE of sexual abuse, alcoholism, anxiety and depression led to the moment murder suspect Deborah Napier stabbed her partner Jolyon Wray, she has claimed. The defendant in an #IsleofWight murder trial has given evidence.
"22.11.2016 08:30:05" iwcp.co.uk Two Isle of Wight war memorials listed TWO Isle of Wight war memorials have been listed by Historic England. These historic memorials have been listed by Historic England
"21.11.2016 18:59:01" Timeline Photos Thanks to Dave Brenchley (of https://scotshot.smugmug.com/) for this great shot taken off Yaverland beach on Saturday.
"21.11.2016 16:36:46" iwcp.co.uk Bus shelter to help Isle of Wight homeless launched SLEEP is just the beginning, but the hard work is about to start for Kev Newton and the volunteers who will man Sanctuary, the world's first mobile home for the homeless. The world's first mobile home for the homeless has opened its doors.
"21.11.2016 16:21:18" iwcp.co.uk Weather warning: Storm Angus brings strong winds to Isle of Wight STRONG winds will hit the Isle of Wight tomorrow (Tuesday), as Storm Angus sweeps across the country. There could be disruption to travel services, the Met Office has warned.
"21.11.2016 14:45:42" iwcp.co.uk New members join Cowes Town Council TWO new members have joined Cowes Town Council. New members join #Cowes Town Council
"21.11.2016 14:09:38" iwcp.co.uk Festive fun at Cowes Christmas lights switch-on CHRISTMAS lights covered Cowes in a sea of colour on Saturday. The lights run from Birmingham Road to The Parade.
"21.11.2016 12:02:42" iwcp.co.uk Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society helps careers to grow THE Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society (RIWAS) has awarded funding to four Island students through its Rural Careers Fund. Royal #IsleofWight Agricultural Society helps careers to grow
"21.11.2016 10:42:47" Timeline Photos Thanks to Douglas Cox for this stunning, atmospheric shot of the wreck of the SS Carbon at Compton Bay. Douglas took this picture during the extra low tides caused by the supermoon.
"21.11.2016 10:38:57" iwcp.co.uk Work to improve Isle of Wight nature spot BIG changes are coming to the Pan Mill Meadows nature reserve in Newport. Find out what's in store for the Pan Mill Meadows nature reserve.
"21.11.2016 09:23:36" iwcp.co.uk Pudsey thanks Shalfleet pupils for Children in Need donations PUDSEY thanked children and staff at Shalfleet Primary School for their Children in Need fundraising efforts. A mufti day and cake sale raised £225 for the charity.
"20.11.2016 16:17:58" iwcp.co.uk Chamber of Commerce awards return to recognise best of Isle of Wight business THE best of Isle of Wight business is set to be celebrated at Cowes Yacht Haven. Chamber of Commerce awards return to recognise best of #IsleofWight business
"20.11.2016 13:53:00" iwcp.co.uk Hatred is not the answer Much of last week's news made depressing reading. Massive funding cuts for our schools, a serious assault at our prison, the usual crop of despicable crime and, perhaps most dispiriting of all, the number of Island children needing social service support Hatred is not the answer...
"20.11.2016 13:15:15" iwcp.co.uk Yellow weather warning for the Isle of Wight HEAVY rain and strong winds are forecasted tomorrow (Monday) on the Isle of Wight in the wake of Storm Angus. Met Office weather warning for tomorrow on the Isle of Wight
"20.11.2016 12:17:58" iwcp.co.uk Lights of Love services on the Isle of Wight COMMUNITIES across the Isle of Wight will be come together in memory of lost loved ones at the Light of Love services next month. Lights of Love services on the #IsleofWight
"20.11.2016 09:15:32" iwcp.co.uk Landlord calls time at Isle of Wight pub THE pub which gained worldwide notoriety for its controversial signs, The Fleming Arms, in Binstead, has closed due to the financial pressures of running it. Landlord calls time at #IsleofWight pub
"19.11.2016 19:37:00" Thanks to Cllr. Karl Love - Love IOW for sharing a bird's eye view of the #IsleofWight this week
"19.11.2016 18:21:02" iwcp.co.uk Football fixtures for November 19 Football fixtures for November 19 Football: Catch up with today's (Saturday's) football results on the #isleofwight
"19.11.2016 17:17:00" twitter.com Monkey Haven on Twitter “these guys would make a great band! Tirana as lead singer and the Gibbon's as backing singers! https://t.co/EWfc7jjYza” Remember the Funky Gibbon? Check out the real thing at Monkey Haven
"19.11.2016 15:51:01" iwcp.co.uk Christmas Osmonds style – warm and fuzzy THE Osmonds will be performing at Shanklin Theatre in the Andy Williams Christmas Extrava-ganza variety show. The Osmonds are coming to Shanklin Theatre...
"19.11.2016 13:48:00" iwcp.co.uk Memories of Leonard LEONARD Cohen's death last week sparked memories of the Canadian singer-songwriter's appearance on the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival stage. Thanks to #IsleofWight photographer Ken Beken, for sharing this shot of the late Leonard Cohen, performing at the 1970 Official Isle of Wight Festival
"19.11.2016 12:25:00" iwcp.co.uk Sticky situation for Children in Need at Wroxall Primary School TEACHERS at Wroxall Primary School found themselves in a sticky situation yesterday (Friday) in aid of Children in Need. 10/10 for these teachers, raising money for Children in Need at Wroxall Primary School
"19.11.2016 10:28:00" iwcp.co.uk Inspiring Isle of Wight pilot Mary Ellis recognised for wartime service Aviator Mary Ellis, who transported planes during the Second World War, was honoured with a smile from the Queen at the Royal Festival of Remembrance. "When you consider that she had to land in camouflaged air fields in atrocious conditions with no weapons and completely defenceless, you realised what a talented pilot she was."
"19.11.2016 10:16:17" iwcp.co.uk Football: FA Women's Premier League award for Isle of Wight footballer A FOOTBALLER on the Isle of Wight has won a top award from the FA Women's Premier League. An #isleofwight footballer has been recognised alongside the country's elite players at an awards ceremony at Wembley.
"19.11.2016 09:31:41" iwcp.co.uk Future uncertain for Staples Isle of Wight THE OFFICE supply company, Staples, has been sold, leaving the future uncertain for the Isle of Wight branch. The office supply company, Staples, has been sold, leaving the future uncertain for the Isle of Wight branch.
"19.11.2016 07:35:47" iwcp.co.uk Major investment as Rapanui makes the switch to Freshwater ECO fashion brand Rapanui hopes to create up to 20 new jobs in the next two years after making the switch to a new site in Freshwater. Find out about major investment and new jobs at #IsleofWight business Rapanui
"18.11.2016 18:02:00" Timeline Photos Beautiful Bembridge Windmill, shared with us by Soul Photography.
"18.11.2016 17:24:30" iwcp.co.uk Investigation after car damaged by Wightlink ferry deck AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a car was damaged by the moving mezzanine deck on one of the Wightlink ferries. A full investigation has been launched according to Wightlink.
"18.11.2016 16:56:57" iwcp.co.uk Councillor and estranged wife banned from keeping dogs A COUNCILLOR on the Isle of Wight and his estranged wife have been banned from keeping dogs for life. "They were covered in matted fur and no oxygen could get to the skin, which meant they developed a skin disease, sores and eye infections. You couldn't make out their facial features through the fur. They would have been in pain. It was long-term
"18.11.2016 16:01:22" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post Stunning autumn colours in East Cowes, photographed by Noel Pinacate
"18.11.2016 15:43:15" iwcp.co.uk Isle of Wight charity appeals for help to care for 'most neglected dog' AN ANIMAL charity on the Isle of Wight has appealed for help to care for the 'most neglected dog' they have ever seen. Can you help Friends of the Animals care for Georgie - the most neglected dog they have seen in 30 years.
"18.11.2016 12:00:29" iwcp.co.uk Marine Conservation Zone could protect Isle of Wight seagrass FIVE hundred acres of seagrass meadow, off the Isle of Wight, could be protected as part of a Marine Conservation Zone. "The 50 Marine Conservation Zones being recommended by the government's scientific advisers are essential to ensure we are protecting examples of all habitats," Melissa Moore, of the Marine Conservation Society.
"18.11.2016 10:53:11" iwcp.co.uk Ryde Mardi Gras will celebrate Indian independence THE theme for next year's Mardi Gras in Ryde has been revealed as Reflections of India — helping to mark 70 years of Indian independence. Here's an early entry for your 2017 diary...
"18.11.2016 09:48:31" iwcp.co.uk Rugby derby day for Hurricanes and Isle of Wight TONIGHT two of the Isle of Wight's rugby teams will go head-to-head at Fairway, Sandown, for the first of the season's derby matches. Tonight two Island rugby teams will go head-to-head in the first derby match of the season.
Sandown & Shanklin Rugby Football Club take on Isle of Wight Rugby Football Club
"18.11.2016 08:18:13" media.giphy.com gph.is The #IsleofWight Christmas IOW Christmas Toy Appeal 2017 launches today.
Find out how you can get involved here:
"17.11.2016 16:53:57" iwcp.co.uk Pupils asked to help pick the Isle of Wight's best teacher THE best teacher on the Isle of Wight will be determined by primary school students, thanks to an English Heritage competition. Who is the #IsleofWight's best teacher?
"17.11.2016 15:37:20" Hovertravel services are back on after the earlier disruption caused by the weather.
"17.11.2016 14:11:19" Hovertravel services have been suspended due to adverse weather
"17.11.2016 13:35:22" iwcp.co.uk Questions over payments to Isle of Wight UKIP councillor UKIP could be asked to repay the EU £148,000 in 'misspent funds,' including £18,000 paid to an Isle of Wight Councillor — according to a report in The Guardian. Find out what this #IsleofWight councillor told us after The Guardian raised questions over EU cash
"17.11.2016 13:05:20" iwcp.co.uk Police awards recognise those going the extra mile on the Isle of Wight POLICE officers, civilian staff and members of support organisations on the Isle of Wight have been honoured at the Hampshire Constabulary's District Awards ceremony. "We have seen great acts of bravery, in which vulnerable people have been helped — in some cases from potentially life-threatening incidents." — Supt Sarah Jackson.
"17.11.2016 12:21:41" iwcp.co.uk Get your hands on a piece of Isle of Wight history — Cowes Floating Bridge is for sale BIDS are now being accepted to own a piece of Isle of Wight history — the Cowes floating bridge is for sale. The Cowes floating bridge is up for sale.
What would you do with it?
"17.11.2016 11:24:03" iwcp.co.uk Island Roads rebuilding Ryde route WORK to reconstruct and resurface Harding Road, Ryde, will start today (Thursday). This Ryde road will be closed for a month, while Island Roads rebuilds it
"17.11.2016 10:10:07" iwcp.co.uk Red Funnel's 'dancing man' scoops ferry company employee award A DANCING Red Funnel worker has been recognised for his impressive moves by the Isle of Wight ferry company. Load ferry's like nobody is watching...
Well done on the award Jim.
( The Wight)
"17.11.2016 09:12:46" iwcp.co.uk Chance to ask questions about Cowes police station move COWES residents will have an opportunity to ask any questions they may have in advance of the imminent police station move. From November 24th, Police in Cowes will share a base at the fire station in Victoria Road.
This is Islanders' chance to find out more.
"17.11.2016 08:49:05" iwcp.co.uk Flood alert for parts of the Isle of Wight A FLOOD Alert has been issued for parts of the Isle of Wight today (Thursday). Flood alert for parts of the #IsleofWight
"17.11.2016 08:48:39" Photos from Isle of Wight County Press's post She had to get her feet wet, but we think it was worth it!
Thanks to Sienna Anderson for these sunset shots taken on Shanklin Beach this week.
"16.11.2016 19:00:16" www.iwcp.co.uk Woman killed partner while on phone to police, Ryde murder trial told A WOMAN stabbed her partner to death while on the phone to the police, a court has been told today (Wednesday). Woman killed partner while on phone to police, Ryde murder trial told
"16.11.2016 17:18:59" iwcp.co.uk Council on course to resettle Syrian refugee families on the Isle of Wight next year REFUGEE families fleeing the brutal Syrian conflict could be resettled on the Isle of Wight from February next year. "I am delighted to report, following my paper to executive in September of this year, that a substantial amount of work has been undertaken to develop the necessary arrangements to enable the Island to be in a position to make an offer to the Home Office
"16.11.2016 15:58:25" iwcp.co.uk Innovative Earl Mountbatten Hospice work highlighted at conference INNOVATIVE work at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice will be highlighted at this week's Hospice UK conference starting today (Wednesday). "Our staff and volunteers have adapted to changing practices very well and being asked to present their skills and experience to the conference shows how far we have come in a short space of time." — Nigel Hartley, Earl Mountbatten Hospice.
"16.11.2016 15:34:52" Timeline Photos Here's the bomb that's been causing all the problems in Portsmouth harbour today.
Details here: http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/unexploded-bomb-at-portsmouth-harbour-96798.aspx
"16.11.2016 14:37:01" iwcp.co.uk Unexploded bomb at Portsmouth Harbour AN UNEXPLODED bomb in Portsmouth Harbour disrupted Wightlink ferry services to and from the Isle of Wight today (Wednesday). Police have lifted the cordon at Portsmouth Harbour
"16.11.2016 13:41:38" iwcp.co.uk Appeal to help Isle of Wight family struggling with 'nightmare' travel challenges A CHARITY has appealed for people to help them support an Isle of Wight family facing a 'nightmare' situation. Find out how you could help an #IsleofWight family struggling with 'nightmare' travel challenges
"16.11.2016 13:00:00" Timeline Photos Thanks to Ian Elvin for sharing last night's beautiful Ventnor sunset with us.
"16.11.2016 12:41:11" iwcp.co.uk Unexploded bomb at Portsmouth Harbour AN UNEXPLODED bomb in Portsmouth Harbour may disrupt Wightlink ferry services to and from the Isle of Wight later today (Wednesday). Wightlink services have now been affected by the unexploded bomb at Portsmouth Harbour. Details here:
"16.11.2016 10:55:57" iwcp.co.uk Unexploded bomb at Portsmouth Harbour AN UNEXPLODED bomb in Portsmouth Harbour may disrupt Wightlink ferry services to and from the Isle of Wight later today (Wednesday). More details on the unexploded bomb in Portsmouth Harbour