Isle of Wight, In The News
More than 200 people were arrested on suspicion of drink/drug driving during Hampshire Constabulary’s Christmas campaign Op Holly.
Today the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Route is announced but sadly the Isle of Wight is not confirmed on this provisional list. News Update: ‘Torch Will Come to Island’
Davey’s last reel in earned him the win at the latest Wightfishing competition at Seaview. Davey Bennett took 1st place with his last minute Bass pipping Mike Hopwood’s 1lb 2oz Flounder into 2nd place.
Ten of the UK’s 18 round-the-clock coastguard centres are due to close as part of planned government cuts. A public consultation has been launched into this radical overhaul of the UK’s coastguard service.
Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault was reported in East Cowes. Officers are making enquiries after it’s alleged a young man stole money and a mobile phone from a woman aged in her early 20s.
Following an Extraordinary General Meeting of The Isle of Wight Gazette Ltd in November 2010, this company is in liquidation and will be wound up.
Following our featured news on the Royal Excursion to Welcome Queen Elizabeth, the UK Ship Register welcomed the ‘Queen Elizabeth’ to the UK Flag today. Her Majesty, The Queen will name the new ‘Queen Elizabeth’, at a major event of worldwide interest on 11th October…