Isle of Wight Festival has confirmed Arno Carstens will not be playing the River Stage this weekend after all.

The South African singer/songwriter - and artist - was due to make his return to Seaclose Park on Friday.

The lead singer of The Springbok Nude Girls, who has released multiple albums in both English and Afrikaans, has pulled out of a few events (including the Island's) due to personal reasons, 12 years after he previously made the trip across the Solent.

Stepping into his Friday slot is James Walsh, from Starsailor.

Meanwhile, diversions and restrictions come into force today (Wednesday), along Fairlee Road and Staplers Road, in Newport.

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