Fate of Isle of Wight schools in full council's hands

By Ross Findon

THE full council will effectively decide on the future of Carisbrooke College and other Isle of Wight schools next Wednesday, not the executive as originally planned, Isle of Wight Council Leader Jonathan Bacon has confirmed.

Wetherspoon's to sell William Coppin – but Cowes pub returns

Wetherspoon's to sell William Coppin – but Cowes pub returns

By Sara Bryce

A WETHERSPOON’S pub in Newport has gone up for sale — and there’s a new lease of life for a pub in Cowes.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

By Thomas Seal

THERE'S MIDSUMMER madness across the Isle of Wight this weekend, with activities on every street corner.

£1.6m to help with restoration work at Isle of Wight cemetery

By a County Press reporter

CAMPAIGNERS battling to save an historic Isle of Wight cemetery are ‘over the moon’ after they were awarded a £1.6 million heritage lottery grant to save its Grade ll listed Victorian chapels.

Cabin cruiser towed to East Cowes after engine trouble

By David Newble

A CABIN cruiser called High Stakes was towed to safety by Cowes RNLI Lifeboat this afternoon (Friday) after suffering engine trouble.

Island Games 2015


Adam gets six of the best for Ventnor Cricket Club

Adam gets six of the best for Ventnor Cricket Club

CRICKETA BLISTERING bowling performance gave Ventnor a welcome win after six defeats in the Southern Electric Premier Division.

Island Games 2015: Team IW finish with 35 medals

THE NatWest Island Games in Jersey concluded tonight (Friday) with a spectacular closing ceremony - preceded by more medals for Team IW to make it their most successful away games in more than a decade.

Island Games 2015: Live updates

WITH the Island Games 2015 well underway in Jersey, we'll bring you the latest news here as it happens.

Quality makes up for quantity at Isle of Wight County Show

EQUESTRIAN SOME excellent jumping made up for the depleted the number of entries in the Royal Isle of Wight County Show’s show jumping arena.


A family home with options

PROPERTY OF THE WEEKIN leafy surroundings between picturesque Wootton Creek and Firestone Copse is a home adaptable enough to suit several family scenarios.

Looking back at Isle of Wight History, June 26 2015

LOOKING BACK EACH week we look back at Isle of Wight history and heritage, using the Isle of Wight County Press Archive.

Behind the scenes at Ventnor

GARDENING CHRIS did send me an additional technical piece on a study, which is currently happening at the garden which, in a neat turn of phrase, he described as ‘dry as the tip of a Kalahari bushman’s elbow’.

Let’s shoot a tired old fox

By Charlotte Hofton

SINCE his victorious return to Westminster, it’s good to see our MP busying himself with important matters that are of much benefit to the Island. I am especially impressed by two questions in particular he has raised in Parliament and I am confident we shall all profit greatly if he can only get the answers.


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