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Isle of Wight car ferry back in service after accident - BBC News
An Isle of Wight ferry which was removed from service after its upper car deck collapsed injuring four people has resumed sailings. The ship, St Helen, was suspended following the accident which happened while the ferry was berthed at Fishbourne on ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:07:54 GMT
Study finds more ancient woodlands on Isle of Wight - BBC News
The Isle of Wight has more ancient woodland than previously thought, a new survey has found. The Isle of Wight Biodiversity Partnership research revealed nearly 250 extra hectares (600 acres) not shown in a previous study in 1987. The discrepancy is ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:49:35 GMT
Green light for coastal access in Somerset and Isle of Wight - British Mountaineering Council
It's good news for coastal access in the south of England. The first stretch of England Coast Path in Somerset has been announced by government as well as a move to include the Isle of Wight in the scheme. The Somerset route will open up or improve ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:39:51 GMT
Isle of Wight personal insolvency rate drops but still Hampshire's highest - On The Wight
The number of people entering insolvency on the Isle of Wight has dropped, but the area retains the highest rate in Hampshire. New figures released by the Insolvency Service this month show the number of personal insolvencies has dropped steadily from ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:25:47 GMT
Dual carriageway crash - Isle of Wight County Press
A PEDESTRIAN has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car on the dual carriageway. The collision, involving the pedestrian and a blue BMW M3 convertible, happened shortly after 11am. Isle of Wight police and paramedics were called to the ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:01:51 GMT
A Wight goods deed - Isle of Wight County Press
A TEAM of walkers from Currys and PC World on an epic trek around the Isle of Wight, carrying a washing machine, will complete their walk today (Friday). Staff from the two Isle of Wight stores are hoping to finish at the Bargeman's Rest, Newport, by ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:02:46 GMT