Lee Daniel: Inquest opened into rider's death

By A County Press reporter

AN INQUEST into the death of a motorcyclist killed in a crash in Brading has been opened and adjourned at the Isle of Wight Coroner’s Court.

Bob the Cob's wedding marks Isle of Wight Sweetcorn Fayre's tenth year

Bob the Cob's wedding marks Isle of Wight Sweetcorn Fayre's tenth year

By Jon Moreno

THE Isle of Wight Sweetcorn Fayre celebrated its tenth year with record numbers of visitors — and the Island’s wedding of the year!

Isle of Wight Day: High Sheriff 'absolutely overwhelmed' by Island's support

By Jon Moreno

THE ISLAND’S High Sheriff believes the inaugural Isle of Wight Day was such a success it will grow into something very special.

Police helicopter search for motorcyclist who left scene of crash

By Joanna Hunt

THE National Police Air Service helicopter searched for a motorcyclist who left the scene of a crash on Middle Road in Freshwater yesterday (Sunday).

Two men arrested after woman robbed in Ryde

By Joanna Hunt

TWO men have been arrested after a woman was robbed in Ryde.

Bestival galleries

Bestival galleries


Rugby: Success for Island clubs

Rugby: Success for Island clubs

SANDOWN and Shanklin and the IW both won yesterday (Saturday), while Ventnor gained a spirited draw.

Tom takes it to Extreme

A WILDCARD entry will see an Island sailor involved in the sixth act of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series.

Captain’s ace on trophy day

A HOLE in one for the club captain stood out as the highlight during the Jack Hiscock Trophy at Newport Golf Club.

Football: Defeats for Isle of Wight senior sides

COWES Sports and East Cowes Vics were both knocked out of the FA Vase today (Saturday), while Newport were beaten in the league.


Gig to raise awareness and funds

THERE will be another Gig for Isla to help raise awareness of a rare genetic condition.

A home surrounded by views

The story at Glenthorne is one of flexibility and fabulous views, which are dominated by Bembridge Down and pan around from Bembridge Harbour across marshes and beautiful countryside to Sandown Bay.

Say no to housing refugees

From P. Avery, Sandown:
I was totally disgusted to read in the CP (16-09-16) Syria refugees to be housed on the Island.

Heroes on and off the track

CHARLOTTE HOFTON Another week, another blow to the welfare of the Island’s vulnerable residents. The council’s executive has now officially decided to reduce the number of respite beds at Westminster House, a facility which looks after people with learning difficulties.


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