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Forty thousand people are attending Bestival on the Isle of Wight this weekend.
Bestival is located on The Robin Country park site, and festival-goers are being encouraged to keep the site as clean as possible by recycling what they can.
The festival opened on Thursday 8th September and there will be music from The Cure, Fatboy Slim and Bastille over the weekend.
Fans will have to leave the site by 2pm on Monday 12th September when the clean-up will begin.
It's the last festival of the summer and the most colourful. Forty thousand people have arrived on the isle of Wight for 'Bestival'.
Some of them chose a slightly unusual way to arrive - swimming across the Solent. Mary Stanley reports.
Dramatic footage has been captured of a cliff fall on the Isle of Wight - when tonnes of earth plummeted onto a popular beach.
The landslip happened at the headland between Compton Bay and Brook Bay. No-one was injured, but it's prompted a warning from coastguards to take care when walking near that section of cliffs. Dave Russell reports.
An Isle of Wight church will ring out one hundred and thirteen times today in memory of Gladys Hooper. That's the age she reached when she died last month - the country's oldest person. She was born in London in 1903. The bells will ring at All Saints Church in Ryde.
Police are appealing for help to trace the driver of a car which failed to stop following a collision with a teenage pedestrian.
Officers were called to Baring Road, Cowes, shortly after 3.30pm on Thursday, July 7, to reports of a collision between a car and a 15-year-old boy.
The incident happened close to the junction with Crossfield Avenue.
The teenager sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital as a precaution.
The car, which is described as a small, black and low vehicle, failed to stop at the scene.
An elderly couple who were found dead at an address in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight have been officially named by the police.
The bodies of 83-year-old Jean Irwin and 77-year-old John Irwin were found at an address on Albert Road, on Monday 20th June. Post mortem examination results revealed that Jean died from neck compression, her death is being treated as murder. Mr Irwin's died from ligature suspension, his death is not being treated as suspicious.
Investigations into the circumstances surrounding their deaths are continuing on behalf of the coroner. Hampshire Constabulary say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. Detectives say the Irwins' family members are being supported by specialist officers.
Detectives have begun an investigation following the death of two people in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight.
Officers were called to an address in Albert Road at 7.10am today (Monday, June 20).
They found the body of a 77-year-old man and an 83-year-old woman.
At this stage police are treating this as an isolated incident and they want to reassure the community that there is no wider risk.
Investigations will continue at the scene as officers work on behalf of the coroner to establish the exact circumstances of the deaths. but detectives say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.
Post mortem examinations are due to take place tomorrow.
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