News Update: Missing man Jeff Johnson was found alive near Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight this morning (Wednesday).
Competition Now Closed: Readers of Island Pulse have been given the opportunity to Win a bottle of Mount Gay Eclipse Rum and a RIB Ride to watch the racing on Sunday 12th August during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
Further to earlier news, missing man Khalil-Ur Rahman was found safe on Ryde Esplanade this afternoon (Sunday) by police. He is being taken to hospital.
News Update 10th August: Silver Medal, fantastic result for the 470 girls – congratulations Saskia and Hannah. This time next week they’ll be on the Isle of Wight at Cowes Week. Sailors Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark are on an emotional journey and are well underway in their London 2012 medal quest. Having met with Hannah and Saskia earlier this year. Watch video report.
UPDATE: Police are investigating a road traffic collision on the Isle of Wight where a motorist has received life-threatening injuries. At approximately 1.30am this morning (Saturday, August 4), a Ford Ka driven by a woman aged in her 20s went off the road at Lake Hill near Sandown on the island.
One of Britain’s best loved actors, Geoffrey Hughes sadly passed away last night (Friday) following a long battle with cancer. Geoffrey and his wife Sue moved to the Isle of Wight from Merseyside, in 2003
This appeal is now cancelled. Further to the media release yesterday (Thursday) below*, missing man James Pritchett has been found safe on the Isle of Wight. .