Joe Bear’s a Hollyoaks star

By Sara Bryce

THE daily drama of soap opera Hollyoaks was no match for the latest member of the team.

Vintage furniture hobby becomes business

Vintage furniture hobby becomes business

By Martin Neville

AN 'UP-CYCLING’ vintage furniture hobby has become a successful business for an Isle of Wight couple.

Apprentices given new opportunity at BAE

By Sara Bryce

ENGINEERING and manufacturing apprenticeships will have an opportunity to train with BAE Systems on the Isle of Wight.

Graduate's praise for Open University

By Martin Neville

AN ISLE of Wight woman who thought having a disability would hold back her studies has celebrated graduating.

Motorcyclist killed in Shanklin

By David Newble

A MOTORCYCLIST was killed today (Sunday) after a collision with a car in Shanklin.


CrossFit crusaders ready for the challenge

CrossFit crusaders ready for the challenge

CROSSFIT IT IS a worldwide fitness craze with a competitive edge and now the Isle of Wight is getting involved.

High bar joy for Jack

GYMNASTICSGYMNASTICS star Jack Humphray is continuing to impress in competition — beating the men at their own game.

Perfect preparation in Shaftesbury

ATHLETICS TRIATHLETES in training for the Island Games next month had the best possible preparation by winning a clutch of trophies at the Shaftesbury Triathlon last weekend.

Merit silver for Oddy

GOLFMEMBERS of the IW Island Games men’s golf team have enjoyed great form once again in the lead up to the Jersey competition — this time at the opening round of the Hampshire Order of Merit competition.


Own little kingdom by the sea

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK With its quirky split-level interior and beautiful, peaceful gardens encircled by trees and shrubs, an 18th century home is a delightful laid-back little kingdom close to the sea.

Blackadders north of border

LETTERS From John H. White, Totland:
With regard to recent correspondence (CP, 08/15-05-15) regarding black adders; there are two winding tributaries of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders known as the White Adder and the Black Adder.

Thanks for walk, now get money in!

LETTERS From Sara Weech, Earl Mountbatten Hospice chair of trustees, St Helens:
It was such an amazing privilege to be part of Walk the Wight this year for so many reasons.

Don’t bother to ring me

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON AFTER this week’s Chelsea Flower Show, there can be few gardeners who haven’t vowed to transform their own little patch into a bower of loveliness.


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