• Severely seasick crewmen rescued by Cowes RNLI

    THREE crewmen suffering severe seasickness were rescued by Cowes RNLI this afternoon. A Force 6 wind against tide led to Cowes RNLI lifeboat going to the aid today (Friday) of a 35-foot yacht on which three of the four men aboard were suffering

  • Thug who kicked man's head in savage attack spared jail

    A MAN who carried out a vicious attack in Ventnor has been given a suspended jail sentence. Bailey Smith, of no fixed address but formerly of Lowtherville Road, Ventnor, had assaulted a man with a punch and repeated kicks to the head. He admitted

  • Wightcare customers face 13 per cent price hike

    CUSTOMERS of the Isle of Wight Council's 'tremendously underused and undervalued' Wightcare service will see their fees increase. A 13 per cent price hike for the discretionary service was originally approved in February as part of the 2022/23

  • October half term decision confirmed

    ISLE of Wight schoolchildren will have a two week October half-term holiday once again, following extensive consultation. The move was approved by the Isle of Wight Council's cabinet last night (Thursday). They had originally changed the school

  • Vandals destroy children's swings and put them out of action

    PLAYGROUND seats have had to be tied up after being vandalised. The swing seats at Rookley Village Hall's community space can't currently be used by children. The swings are the only ones available for community use and are maintained by the

  • Young bus passenger hurt in Fairlee Road crash

    A young Isle of Wight bus passenger was taken to hospital this morning (Friday), after a collision at Binfield Corner, on Fairlee Road. Operator Southern Vectis told the Isle of Wight County Press that she had just got off the bus, when she was

  • 'Huge potential to allow us to expand'

    THE popular Wildheart Trust on Sandown seafront will now have the potential to expand. The Isle of Wight Council's cabinet last night (Thursday) agreed to treat the animal sanctuary as special purchasers of a strip of land behind its home on Culver

  • Final decision over taxi fare changes

    TAXI fares on the Isle of Wight will rise in the coming month — some for the first time in eight years. The Isle of Wight Council approved the increase last night (Thursday) after months of deliberation and objections causing the price hike to

  • Blue Flag beach award for Island seaside hotspot

    Sandown Beach is among 17 to be flying a prestigious Blue Flag this season, as it was in 2021 when it also won the award. In their 35 year, the accolades recognise and celebrate region’s best seaside spots. St Helens, Seagrove and Springvale


    SIMMONDS (Leon) Passed away 29th April 2022, aged 90. Many happy, fun memories of a dear friend, forever in my thoughts. Mavis.

  • ARTHUR Gibson

    GIBSON Arthur Passed away peacefully on Sunday 1st May aged 91 years. Much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. You will be missed but never forgotten with all our love Sheila, Colin, Stewart, the family and the birds x

  • Ruby Stevens

    STEVENS Ruby In fond and loving remembrance of a benevolent, caring and kind mother-in-law, now re-united with both dear Dad and dear Sally. Sadly, Sunday evenings will never be the same again. God bless you and rest in peace, Mum. From your appreciative


    HART Christine Passed away on the 1st May aged 78 years. Greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to be held at the Isle of Wight Crematorium, Friday 27th May 12.45pm. Family flowers only, donations to Wellow Ward, St Marys Hospital

  • Patricia Jean BESTER

    BESTER Patricia Jean "nee Beaty" Pat, aged 88, died peacefully on April 28th at Old Charlton House. Much loved wife of the late Stanley Bester. She will be much missed by her many friends. Funeral will be held on Thursday May 26th at St Mary's Church


    LININGTON Malcolm "Dad" If tears could build a stairway, And memories were a lane, I would walk right up to heaven and bring you home again. Love you forever Sharon, Paul & Abby xxx

  • Glynis Reece (née Woodward)

    REECE Glynis (née Woodward) Passed away on 6th May 2022 aged 78. Much loved wife, mum, mother-in-law and nana. She was a lifelong friend to many, despite her wanderlust. Her strength of spirit and passion for even the most simple joys of living were an

  • Ernest Taylor

    TAYLOR (Ernest "Ernie or E.T") My wonderful dad Ernie Taylor, closed his eyes and went to Sleep at The Elms Nursing Home on Sunday 1st May 2022 aged 88, united with his beloved wife Doreen, leaving behind daughter Julie, son-in-law Mark, grandchildren

  • Derek FALDER

    FALDER Derek "Delboy" It is with great sadness that we have to say that dad passed away on Saturday 7th May. Funeral arrangements to be announced. Catherine & Jane xx

  • James PARDEY

    PARDEY James Passed away at Mountbatten Hospice on the 25th April aged 47. Greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral Service at the Isle of Wight Crematorium on Monday 23rd May at 3.45pm

  • Sidney DRUMMOND

    DRUMMOND (Sidney) 13 years without you dad and missing you never goes away, Forever in our hearts you'll stay, lovingly your children Tracey, Trevor, Ashley, Martyn and grandchildren xxx

  • Margaret JEANES

    JEANES Margaret "Maggie" Sadly passed away at home on 20th April. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and always remembered with so much love xxx Funeral service to take place 19th May at 1:30pm IOW Crematorium. Donations to Macmillan

  • David WASTALL

    WASTALL David Beloved husband of Veronica, father to Becky, Clare and Paul and Grandad to Amy, Rob and James died peacefully at home on May 4th. Cremation will take place at the Isle of Wight Crematorium at 12.45 on Thursday May 19th. Our grateful thanks

  • Nina Ballard

    BALLARD Nina It is with a heavy heart we say goodbye to our dear friend Nina. You will be missed very much. Love always Pat and Family x

  • Stanislaw BUGAJ

    BUGAJ Stanislaw Passed away at St Mary's Hospital on the 4th May aged 92. Greatly missed by his family and friends. Funeral Service at St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church, Cowes on Monday 30th May at 2.15pm. Flowers c/o Geoff Leather Independent Funeral

  • Stanley Frederick Light

    LIGHT Stanley Frederick Passed away peacefully on 25th April aged 88 years. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 26th May 12.00 Noon at the Isle of Wight Crematorium. Family flowers only but

  • Walter Eric Hinnells

    HINNELLS Walter Eric Sadly passed away on 2nd May aged 68 years. Recently married much loved Husband of Elaine, Father to Kevin, Grandfather, Step-Father and Step-Grandfather who will be greatly missed by his family and his beloved dog Buddie. Funeral

  • John Smith

    SMITH Dr John Sadly passed away on the 3rd May 2022. A Service will take place at the IW Crematorium on Monday16th May 2022 at 3pm. Flowers welcome but donations if desired to the Mountbatten Hospice For further enquires please contact H.V. Taylor and

  • Brian Edward AUGUSTUS

    AUGUSTUS Brian Edward Sadly passed away on 26 April at Mountbatten Hospice. Dearly loved husband to Jackie who passed earlier this year. Sadly missed by son Martin, daughter-in-law Jo and granddaughter Emily. The funeral will be at the Isle of Wight Crematorium

  • Ron Collier

    COLLIER Ron Sadly passed away on 16 April at home aged 80 years. He will be greatly missed by his Wife Maureen and all His family and friends. Now reunited with his Daughter Jacqui. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday 17th May 3pm at the I W Crematorium

  • Leon Simmonds

    SIMMONDS Leon Late of Ventnor Died peacefully at St Marys Hospital on Friday 29th April aged 90 years. Will be sadly missed by family, friends and fellow musicians. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 9th June at the Isle of Wight Crematorium at

  • Beryl May WHORWOOD

    WHORWOOD (Beryl May) Our dear Mum, we miss you so much. All our love, Steve, Debs & Bev xxx

  • David Donald Inglis

    INGLIS David Donald Beloved husband of wife Barbara and father to Stephen, Belinda and Anthony. Left us unexpectedly on Friday 22nd April at St Mary's Hospital following a fall. David was a well known Landlord at the Solent Inn in Ryde during the 1980

  • Anne Spencer

    Salter Annie (nee Spencer) Happy 70th birthday to my little sister. Hasn't changed a bit. Love Alan and Debby xx

  • Barbara MONAGHAN

    MONAGHAN (Barbara) In loving memory of a much loved Mum and Nan who peacefully passed away at St Mary's Hospital. Always remembered, never forgotten. RIP Mum. With love from your Son Tony, Daughter-in-law Linda and Granddaughter Kirsty xxx

  • Vera MURRANT

    MURRANT (Vera) passed away May 9, 1982, and Husband Charles, (November 22, 1940). My dear parents, loved and missed by Derek, Ivy, Carol and Lynda.

  • John Ernest Baldwin

    BALDWIN John Ernest 01.04.1947 - 22.04.2022 Died peacefully after a relatively short illness and now in the arms of his Lord. John who was a very committed Christian, worshiped at Christ Church Totland Bay for over 25 years, where he served in various


    GOLDSMITH Eddie Remembering a much loved and missed Husband, Dad and Grandad. 18 years have passed, we still miss you every day. Love Mabel, Simon, Jon and families x.

  • Clive George SALTER

    SALTER Clive George Passed away at St Mary's Hospital on the 21st April aged 92. Greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service at the Isle of Wight Crematorium on Friday 27th May at 11.15am. Donations to 'The Salvation Army' or the 'British Heart

  • Margery GRIFFIN

    GRIFFIN (Margery) May 7, 2001. A dear aunt. Remembered by Derek, Ivy and family.


    SMITH TERRY Happy 80th Birthday on May 18th Have a great day you deserve it. Love from all the family x


    GIBSON Arthur Passed away on the 1st May aged 91 years. Greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to be held at the Isle of Wight Crematorium, Monday 23rd May 12.00pm. Flowers or donations to Cancer Research in memory of Arthur can

  • Evelyn Daisy DUFF

    DUFF (Evelyn Daisy) Passed away peacefully on 9th May 2022, aged 91. Evelyn will be sadly missed and always lovingly remembered by her loving family and friends Funeral arrangements TBC


    LININGTON Malcolm "Malc" We have 56 years of wonderful memories, some laughter and some tears! I will miss you. Until we meet again All my love for ever Barb xxx

  • David T.C May

    MAY David T.C Passed away peacefully on 11th April aged 62 years. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Monday 16th May 1.30pm at the Isle of Wight Crematorium. Family flowers only but donations if desired

  • Mel MEAD

    MEAD Melvyn May 10th 1948 Happy Birthday, Mel your special day is here again. No card can I send you. No present can I buy. Its your special time and you were my special man. Nothing heals the pain. I miss you so much. love Margaret XXX


    COPELAND Ryan Happy 50th Birthday Ry (18th May) Lots of Love From all the Copeland family

  • John BALL

    BALL John of Little Seas, Brighstone. Died peacefully on 27th April aged 91. Beloved Husband of Jill, devoted Father to Cathryn and Caroline, proud Pop to Joe and Ella. Funeral service on Monday 30th May at 12 pm at St. Mary's Church Brighstone. All welcome

  • Lorna Jane SMITH

    SMITH Lorna Jane Sadly slipped away on 6th May after a long battle. Those we have held in our arms for such a little while, we hold in our hearts forever. Until we meet again my love, David. Celebration of life to be held on the 18th of May at the Breeze

  • James CAWS

    CAWS (James "Jim") A larger than life brother-in-law and uncle, at peace now, fondly remembered, John, Jan and Family.

  • Margaret Coleman

    COLEMAN Margaret 1931-2022 It is with great sadness that the family must announce Margaret's passing on the 19th April 2022. Margaret led a long, full and happy life, and will be sorely missed by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many

  • Michael CASS

    CASS Michael Passed away 4th May, a retired mechanic at Southern Vectis and a pupil of Ryde Secondary Modern, 62- 66, R.I.P. old friend.

  • Lawrence COLLEY

    COLLEY Lawrence Miss you so very much, especially on 10th May, your 31st birthday. Sending you hugs and kisses Mum, Rob, Charlotte, Tom and Sophie xxxxx

  • Joan WHITE

    WHITE (Joan) 12.5.21 Remembering our much loved and missed Auntie. Forever in our hearts and thoughts. With love from Nipper and Shirley, Carol, Kylie and Becky, Josh and Isla. Gone but never forgotten.

  • Patricia Isobel STEWART

    STEWART PATRICIA ISOBEL We were so blessed to have you as a mum and nan and even now we know you are looking over us. You were just the best mum and nan any one could wish for. We Send you all our Love Rod, Lyn, Nik, Hayley xxxx

  • Aileen Donnellan

    DONNELLAN Aileen Passed away at home on 21st April aged 94 years. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 19th May 3.00pm at the Isle of Wight Crematorium. Family flowers only but donations if desired to Macmillan Cancer Support or Mountbatten Hospice


    WHITE (Michael) Passed away peacefully in the Hospice on 5th May, aged 90 years. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Requiem Mass in St. Thomas of Canterbury, Cowes on Monday 30th May at 10.30am followed by committal at the Crematorium

  • James Everett Caws

    CAWS James Everett "(Jim)" Sadly passed away, in hospital, on Sunday May 8th 2022, aged 74. A celebration of life will be held at the Isle of Wight crematorium on Thursday May 19th at 3.45 pm. Family flowers only. Donations,if desired, to The Respiratory


    LININGTON Malcolm "Malc" Passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday at St Mary's Hospital aged 77. A much loved Husband of 56 years to Barbara, Dad to Sharon, Grandad to Abby & Father-in-law to Paul. Funeral service 31st May, 12 noon at crematorium, burial

  • David STREETER

    STREETER David Funeral is going to take place on Wednesday 18th at 3:00, at the Isle of Wight Crematorium the post code is PO32 6NJ. Family flowers only, Donations to Eversons Funeral Directors, Totland. Traditional funeral dress code.


    HITCH John Passed away peacefully at Magnolia House on 24th April aged 86 years. No words can say how much you'll be missed and will be forever in our thoughts. Joan, Kevin, Andrew and Grandchildren. Funeral service at the Crematorium on 24th May at 2

  • Tim White

    WHITE Tim 8/6/1954 - 13/5/2020 2 Years since you left us. I miss you everyday. You were a wonderful Husband, Dad and Grampy. I know you are with Ian now. You will always be in my heart and thoughts. Love Ann