News

Gary Stacey investigation – police urge two witnesses to come forward

By A County Press reporter

DETECTIVES on the Isle of Wight, investigating the death of Gary Stacey, have appealed to the public to trace two people who might hold information relevant to the investigation.

Events to mark Isle of Wight sacrifices during Battle of Jutland

Events to mark Isle of Wight sacrifices during Battle of Jutland

By Jon Moreno

A NUMBER of events will be held to remember 64 Isle of Wight men who were among 6,000 British sailors to lose their lives in the Battle of Jutland a century ago.

Plenty to enjoy at Bembridge Street Fair

By A County Press reporter

BEMBRIDGE celebrates one of its big days of the year on Bank Holiday Monday.

Lambretta Day will be one to remember

By Jon Moreno

LAMBRETTA Day will honour one of the Isle of Wight’s most prominent scooterists, who died last year.

Mosaic dog reunited with owner after a night on the tiles

By Jon Moreno

A UNIQUE mosaic statue of a dog stolen by brazen thieves using a shopping trolley from a garden in Cowes, has been reunited with its owners.

Fight for the Wight

Fight for the Wight

Sport

Cycling: Downhill debut for Josh

Cycling: Downhill debut for Josh

CYCLINGPROMISING cycling talent Josh Corbett travelled to Fort William in Scotland on Sunday to compete in the British Downhill Series.

Motoring: Chris is Knighton King again

ROUND four of the IW Car Club’s motorsport calendar saw 22 drivers compete at Knighton Sand Pit.

Tennis club benefits from Sport England grant

UPGRADES to the clubhouse at Ryde Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club have been made possible by a near £70,000 grant from Sport England.

Gymnastics: Hanging on for gold

GYMNASTICS
IW GYMNAST Jack Humphray has defied the odds to win medals at the Southern Region Championships in Portsmouth.

Features

There must be better way

LETTERS From Chris Tagart, Shanklin:
I note there is now an issue of council tax payable on public toilets (CP, 06-05-16).

Is new booking charge ethical?

LETTER From Mike Sutcliffe, chairman, The Wight Strollers, Lake:
THE IW Council’s latest money-raising venture is due to be introduced at the Medina Theatre on January 1 next year.

Devolution muddying waters

LETTER From Harry Rees, Newport:
What a pity our Fight for the Wight has not attracted the same media attention as that given to the school holiday debate.

Love none in holiday tennis

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON YOU KNOW how, when you’re watching some sporting contest between two opposing sides, you want them both to lose?

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