The Isle of Wight County Press is now on WhatsApp - and we are asking our loyal readers to join our news channel. 

You can get the latest breaking news and top stories straight to your phone by clicking the follow button on this link HERE.

Every day, we'll be sharing the main headlines from across the Island - plus best images, video and other content.

After clicking the follow button, tap the 🔔 at the top of the page to switch your notifications on and to start receiving updates.

Here's how to follow the Isle of Wight County Press's new WhatsApp channel.

To follow the Isle of Wight County Press's new WhatsApp channel, click HERE.

Or, on WhatsApp Channels, you can search 'Isle of Wight County Press' and hit follow. 

Co-editors Lori Little and Lucy Morgan said: "The Isle of Wight County Press has been serving the Island and its community since 1884, and key to our success is keeping up with the times and current trends.

"We're delighted to be the first news outlet on the Isle of Wight to be launching a WhatsApp channel.

Isle of Wight County Press:

"By joining, you will be able to get the news that matters to you delivered in a faster, more direct and more convenient way — straight to your phone.

"Alongside our huge reach on Facebook, X, Tik Tok, and Instagram, our WhatsApp channel makes it easy to read Isle of Wight news and trusted journalism, straight from the voice of the Island."