Isle of Wight

Coronavirus: Furzey Gardens reopens after appeal

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 17:07
The New Forest attraction needed a new ticket system and entrance to comply with social distancing.

New Forest shops urged to stop selling barbecues

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 13:35
Over one weekend more than 60 barbeques and campfires were put out, Forestry England says.

Coronavirus: Calls for MP Bob Seely to quit over 'barbecue' lockdown breach

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:56
Tory Bob Seely says he did not know other people would be present when he visited a journalist.

Justin Rose: Former world number one and family to sponsor seven-tournament ladies series

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 10:10
Former world number one Justin Rose and his wife Kate will sponsor a seven-tournament ladies series for British professionals.

Isle of Wight postal worker killed in Royal Mail van crash

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/06/2020 - 15:09
A 40-year-old's vehicle left the road and rolled down a steep embankment on the Isle of Wight.

Watership Down: Author's estate to stop 'trivial' adaptations

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/06/2020 - 13:04
The family of Watership Down author Richard Adams has won a court case over the rights to the work.

Coronavirus: Is R number balanced on knife edge?

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/06/2020 - 09:16
There are concerns coronavirus might be starting to spread in parts of England again.

Coronavirus: Isle of Wight MP admits lockdown 'barbecue' visit

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 21:41
Tory Bob Seely says he did not know other people would be present when he visited a journalist.

'Evil predator' James Utting posed as teenage girl online

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 14:08
James Utting incited more than 400 boys to send naked photos of themselves by posing as a girl.

Whatever happened to the NHS contact-tracing app?

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:52
The app, first tested on the Isle of Wight, had been expected to be rolled out at the end of May.

Parade for army recruits who complete virtual training

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:51
A socially distanced passing-out parade has taken place for Army recruits who completed their training virtually.

Sumburgh Super Puma crash: Inquiry to start remotely in August

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 12:47
The inquiry will look into the death of four people after the helicopter crashed off Shetland.

Noise concerns over ships moored off Isle of Wight

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 11:55
Isle of Wight residents say the vessels are causing "constant rumbling and intolerable noise".

Coronavirus: NHS contact-tracing app in place by end of month, says minister

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 07:09
The app will "be running as soon as we think it is robust", a government minister says.

Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 20:53
Loss of taste and smell have been added to the UK's list of coronavirus symptoms.

Coronavirus and face coverings: the correct way to wear them

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 17:43
Across the world, people are being asked to wear face coverings to help stop coronavirus from spreading.

Shane Long: Southampton striker signs two-year contract extension

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:46
Southampton striker Shane Long signs a two-year extension to his contract, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2021-22 season.

'You audition for a show only for it to get cancelled’

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 00:12
With theatres closed, and TV and movie filming on hold, acting school graduates are struggling.

Scots offshore wind farm blades to be made in Isle of Wight

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:36
Danish firm Vestas wins the contract to build turbines for Scotland's largest offshore wind farm.

George Floyd death: Rioters 'have it coming', Sir Desmond Swayne says

Hampshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 19:54
Sir Desmond Swayne made the comment in emails to constituents who had asked him about the US riots.

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