For one day only the Independent Lifeboat Crews of the United Kingdom will be joining forces from Friday 15th February to raise awareness for the lifeboat stations that operate outside the auspices of the RNLI.
Red Funnel has helped the Isle of Wight Zoo to welcome a new addition this week – a six year old white lioness named Frosty! Frosty will be given her own accommodation to begin with, and joins Casper, the white male lion already living among the zoo’s collection.
The attempted robbery of a woman in Sandown on the Isle of Wight is being investigated by detectives.
Police investigating a series of loud bangs that occurred in the Sandown area have arrested a 16-year-old boy from the Isle of Wight on suspicion of causing criminal damage.
Police are appealing for witnesses to identify a motorist and vehicle after a collision in Sandown on the Isle of Wight.
The Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat was paged to launch by Solent Coastguard, to a report of a fishing vessel, broken down 1 mile off of Yaverland and with two people on-board.
Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat has been tasked by the Solent Coastguard three times in three days. We would like to thank all the people that called the Coastguard on 999 as the speed of which the public responded made for a quicker launch which in turn helped save lives.
The opening of the newly refurbished swimming pool and modern ToneZone gym at The Heights Leisure Centre in October will now take place on 15 October. This is a fortnight later than planned following the inclement weather at the start of the summer.