A coroner will call on the Government to look at vehicle tyre age after one two decades old caused a coach crash that killed three people.
The family of Evey Staley have released this poignant statement after the ten year old's killer was given a ten year jail sentence today.
A driver who crashed into a car, killing a 10-year-old girl after spending the day drinking and smoking cannabis, was jailed for 10 years.
Police are appealing to the public for information after the entrance of a badger sett was set on fire on the Isle of Wight. It happened at St Boniface Down and reported to police on March 31. It appears that petrol was poured into the sett.
Sergeant Richard Stapleton who is investigating said: “We’d like to hear from you if you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area over the past few days."
A red plastic petrol container was left behind at the scene. The person responsible may have suffered injuries.
A cute seal pup has been caught on the shore of Ventnor beach on the Isle of Wight.
The footage, captured by local film director Arron Swaffar, shows the seal come onto the beach for a few minutes before heading back towards the sea.
The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is holding information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a retained firefighter.Sessions are being held at Ryde Fire Station on Saturday 22 March at 10.30am and on Tuesday 25 March from 6.30pm.
The service is looking for committed individuals who want to work as part of a dedicated and friendly team providing an important service to the local community. You must be over 18 years of age, be physically fit and possess good communication skills.
Your current employer must sign a consent form allowing you to leave your workplace at any time for operational reasons, and you need to live close to your local fire station.Although no formal qualifications are required, a good standard of literacy and numeracy will need to be demonstrated.
Wightlink has suspended its service between Lymington and Yarmouth due to the fog. Sailings are currently on hold.
Police are trying to identify a group of men after a serious assault on a man on the top deck of a bus going to Newport from Ryde on the Isle of Wight.
The attack happened after an altercation between a 20-year-old man and a group of three men, also in their 20s, travelling on the bus. The 20-year-old man was knocked unconscious after he was repeatedly punched in the head by one of the men in the group.
The injured man was later taken to hospital for medical checks. It was also reported that a wine bottle was thrown at the time by one of the men, which struck the bus window.
Emergency crew have spent the night at a fire at a block of flats on the Isle of Wight. It broke out around five o'clock on Puckaster Lane in Niton. At its height more than twenty firefighters were needed.
Paloma Faith, Basement Jaxx and Candi Staton have all been confirmed to be playing at this years Bestival.
They join acts such as Chic, featuring Nile Rodger, Outkast, and Foals and Beck at the event to be held in September at Robin Hill on the Isle of Wight.
Police are investigating a serious road collision on the Isle of Wight which left a 78-year-old man with life threatening neck injuries.
A Ford Transit van was travelling along Stroud Road, towards the junction with Camp Road, in Freshwater when it turned right and collided with a pedestrian.
The pedestrian is currently in hospital being treated for his neck injuries.
The van driver, a 27-year-old man from Totland, was arrested on suspicion of driving without due care and attention and was bailed until May.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Roads Policing Unit at Shanklin on 101.
On the 24th July, Natash Lambert, 16, will sail from her hometown of Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, to embark on a month-long challenge sailing her 21ft Mini Transat, Miss Isle Too, single-handed down the South West coast of England to Wales.
Natasha was born with cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs. This weekend she has officially revealed her incredible 2014 sailing challenge: ‘Sea and Summit’.
Natasha's condition means she does not have use of her hands, so she sails her yacht using her mouth to operate a ‘sip and puff’ mechanism engineered by her father. It is operated via a straw mounted inside a cycling helmet.
Having completed the sailing part, Natasha will then swap her boat for her special walking aid, called a Hart Walker and will climb Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, the highest peak in Britain south of the Snowdonia mountain range.
Chic, featuring super producer Nile Rodgers, will close Bestival 2014 in the Sunday night slot. Organisers say they will play a special and exclusive set. The festival runs from 4th-7th September on the Isle of Wight.
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