Town & Village News
Superfast broadband is a step closer for homes and businesses in rural area across the Isle of Wight. Issues relating to state aid have now been resolved by the government and EU meaning the Isle of Wight Council can push ahead with planned investment in an Island-wide superfast broadband network.
News Update: Isle of Wight Police can confirm they are investigating the discovery of a body found in Ryde Harbour this afternoon at 12.23pm (Monday, February 11, 2013).
Flood Alert for the Eastern Yar and tributaries from Whitwell to Bembridge. Warning no longer in force: Flood status last changed at 12:08 on 11 Feb 2013
Events and activities galore are being planned for a special week long celebration of the communities of Freshwater and Totland this Easter. Held between 8th and 13th April, the event culminates with a special celebration on Jubilee Field .
Plans to create a a potential new inland surfing facility on the Isle of Wight have been unveiled by the team behind The Wave: Bristol. Following a market review carried out by Colliers International, the team behind The Wave were approached last year by Wightlink and the Isle of Wight Council about the possibility of creating a site on the island.
Friday Update: The Met Office have amended the yellow weather warning of snow for the Isle of Wight. As you can see from the image there will be no show of snow.
Isle of Wight Police are appealing for information following the theft of a cash register and laptop from a servicing and repair garage in Newport.
Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes hosted his last major public consultation event on Saturday, February 2, prior to finalising his Police and Crime Plan.