A Cowes-based estate agent has given a significant boost to the town’s brass band with a £500 grant towards new instruments.
The Bitesize Britain Blog are asking the public to vote for the “Best Brochure Cover 2013“. An Isle of Wight Tourism Accomodation Guide (pictured), has reached Bitesize Britain’s top 10 shortlist from around the UK.
Weather forecasters are predicting some parts of the country could see snow with wintry showers by the end of this week. The Met Office has at present a Level-3 cold weather health alert in place warning of a risk to elderly and vulnerable people.
The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is holding information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a retained firefighter. There are vacancies at Cowes, East Cowes, Bembridge, Freshwater and Yarmouth Fire Stations.
The Isle of Wight Council is set to establish a £1 million First Time Buyer Fund to help Island residents take their first step onto the property ladder and provide a much-needed boost to the local housing economy.
Bembridge RNLI Lifeboat Crew were called out to a No Man’s Land Fort this morning, where a man was thought to be suffering from a suspected stroke.
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.