All the independent lifeboats on the Island, Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat, Ryde Rescue and Freshwater Lifeboat had a very successful Go Orange weekend with tremendous support from the public, schools and businesses.
The Isle of Wight and Rescue Service were mobilised this morning to a report of a campervan on fire in Ryde. Upon arrival crews tackled the small blaze and extinguished the flames within minutes.
Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a van was set on fire and park land damaged in Cowes. At 3.30am on Monday, February 18th, 2013 police were called to Northwood Park, Cowes following the report of a vehicle being driven in the grounds of Northwood House.
From September this year 16 to 24-year-olds are to be offered work experience, lessons in English and maths, tips on CV-writing and advice on how to prepare for an interview all under the Traineeships programme.
Emma Wyeth had a special reason for visiting the new lifeboat station at Cowes. Her painting won a competition open to all schools in the Cowes and East Cowes area, run by the station as part of the RNLI’s recent nation-wide SOS Day.
With February Half-term holidays upon us there is no better place to spend it than the Isle of Wight! There are some amazing events happening, with some great attractions and activities on offer for fun seekers and families alike!
Thursday saw some of the coldest sea temperatures of the year at a chilling 6 degrees, but for Anna Wardley it is all part of the training as the Isle of Wight will be the finale of her ‘Five Island Swim Challenge’ for charity.