Following a night of strong winds and rain, the stormy unsettled weather front for the Isle of Wight looks set to continue, and there is a risk that any part of the UK could see some snow during Tuesday.
RNLI’s all weather lifeboat Alexander Coutanche was called at 11:20 a.m. (Sunday) by Solent Coastguard to the assistance of a yacht with 7 adults on board that had been dismasted and was drifting near to the Brambles Bank in near gale force winds.
The Isle of Wight Festival have announced its first headliner for 2012. The legendary singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will take the top slot on Sunday June 24th and close the Festival with a not to be missed show.
Christmas may still be over a month away, but that hasn’t stopped staff at South East Water getting into the spirit a bit early. Employees have dug deep by taking part in this year’s Christmas Parcel Appeal run by the charity Support our Soldiers.
Organised by the Footprint Trust, two ‘Cash Low? Cash Flow!’ events are taking place this week. The free drop in sessions, offer advice about debt management and guidance on making your cash go further.
You see them on the Isle of Wight’s roads during cold weather, but there’s more to gritting vehicles that just spreading salt. Take a video tour.
A group that supports a children’s respite care centre in Newport run by the Isle of Wight Council is benefiting by almost £11,000 thanks to the efforts of the Friends of Beaulieu House.