News

Villages shine in competition

By Emily Pearce

NEWTOWN, Havenstreet, St Helens and Bembridge have been named the Island’s best kept villages.

Group celebrates new home with performance

Group celebrates new home with performance

By County Press reporter

A PUBLIC performance showcasing the talents of adults and young people with disabilities takes place in Newport on Wednesday (July 30).

Road closed due to fractured water main

By County Press reporter

A BUSY Ryde road was closed this morning (Monday) after a water main fractured in the latest of a series of bursts.

Appeal for volunteers to join Ryde rescue crew

By Ross Findon

LIFE-SAVING charity Ryde Inshore Rescue has made an urgent appeal for crew and fundraisers.

Green Flag accolades for Island

By Jon Moreno

THE Isle of Wight is able to boast two winners of this year’s Green Flag Award from Keep Britain Tidy.

Isle of Wight Festival 2014 - Galleries

2014 Cassie's Award

Sport

Cameron races to track title

Cameron races to track title

ATHLETICS PAUL Cameron triumphed at Ryde Harriers’ 5,000m track championship at the Fairway Sports Complex.

Ryde bounce back in style

CRICKET RYDE returned to form in some style on Saturday as they beat Bournemouth II’s by 104 runs in Hampshire County Division 1.

Life’s a beach for kids

BEACH SOCCERTHE YOUTH Beach Soccer Championships — the biggest event of its kind in the UK — continues this weekend with more than 200 players registered.

Sevens joy for Westridge

WESTRIDGE Golf Club have reached the quarter-finals of the Hampshire County Sevens after defeating IW rivals, Cowes.

Features

It’s all happening in the deep south

GARDENING FORGET the Arreton Valley, the area that really gives us the name Garden Isle is the south of our Island with its special micro-climate.

Looking back for July 25

LOOKING BACK100 Years Ago - July 25, 1914
THE MD of Harrods Stores, who had recently purchased Osborne Cottage, bought the adjoining Norris Castle and its extensive grounds.

Gospel spread by men

LETTERS From Patricia Eldridge, East Cowes:
SO the vote has been cast, and the women can now press on for promotion — promotion?

Mammon can be a force for good, despite it all

By Charlotte Hofton

THE VIEW FROM HERE THE National Lottery, which began in this country in 1994, is a funny old mixture. It exists overwhelmingly because of the public’s greed.

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