Mike Santer has the Isle of Wight Beacon’s gardening tips for August, and a rather unusual plea to be kind to wasps.
Now is the ideal time to make some homemade jam as there are a number of fruits in season during August, such as apricots, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, cherries and plums.
The Earl Mountbatten Hospice has been celebrating a summer of great success following a number of events that have raised vital funds for the charity.
Small charity hopes to buy specialist bed. …continue
Two people taken to hospital …continue
A significant increase in good and outstanding teaching has had positive impact on the progress made by students at Cowes Enterprise College, according to Ofsted. …continue
A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the Isle of Wight coast. …continue
A Sandown man has been jailed for theft after £2000 belonging to an elderly couple he was caring for went missing. …continue
The hidden world of Swiss Cottage at Osborne House will be revealed in a £1.65 million conservation project. …continue