Red Jet 7 will be built at East Cowes, securing 85 jobs there - and will join the fleet next summer.
9 Year Old Girl Recovering After Snake Bite
A nine-year-old girl is recovering in hospital after being bitten by a snake in the New Forest.
Tyler Butcher was walking with her on Friday (22nd April) when she was bitten by an 18-inch-long adder.
Her father, Kenny Butcher, called 999 and she was taken to the intensive care unit at Southampton General Hospital.
Mr Butcher said his daughter was in “absolute agony” as her leg went black as she suffered an allergic reaction to the bite.
He said that doctors decided to give her anti-venom as the bruising got worse and she was transferred to a general ward.
Mr Butcher said: “We went up to the New Forest for a walk with some friends, we were literally walking back to the car when my daughter gave out a yelp.
“I thought she had stood on a nettle but when I looked down I saw the snake slithering away and saw the puncture marks on her foot.
“She literally lifted her leg off the the ground, standing on one leg, you can tell when your children are in pain and she was in absolute agony.”
He said that he dialled 999 and she was taken by ambulance to hospital.
Praising the emergency services and the medical staff, he added: “They didn't mess around, they were absolutely first class.”
Describing his daughter's injury, he said: “First of all her foot and toe started to go black and the bruise went up her leg and tracked up to the groin area where she was getting some kind of rash.”
He said that later “her whole leg had gone black”.
A spokeswoman for the hospital said: “She is stable and is recovering.”
Five men have been questioned after shots were heard in Wimborne Road.
24-Year-Old Nikki Henderson Become The Youngest Ever Skipper Of A Clipper Round The World Yacht
18-Year-Old Found Injured In Old Christchurch Road On Friday Morning.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.