News

Special delivery for Pop 'n' Grow

Special delivery for Pop 'n' Grow

By Martin Neville

AN EXTRA special delivery was made to the neonatal intensive care unit at St Mary’s Hospital yesterday (Wednesday).

Fire at flat

By Ross Findon

UPDATED 15:33*
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a flat fire in East Cowes this afternoon (Thursday).

Independent election hopeful withdraws after drink drive outcry

By Ross Findon

UPDATED 14:38*
AN INDEPENDENT parliamentary candidate, convicted of drink driving, has stood down just days after her selection sparked a public outcry.

Hospital criticised after death of five year old

By a County Press reporter

A FIVE-year-old boy died of organ failure and sepsis after St Mary's Hospital staff failed to recognise he was seriously ill, an inquest heard.

Artists work together for funding turnaround

By Richard Wright

CONTEMPORARY craft, free family workshops, artists’ demonstrations and storytelling for children helped launch a new Isle of Wight arts organisation.

Sport

Ironman Ian battles through

Ironman Ian battles through

TRIATHLETE Ian Robinson-Phenix returned to his roots in South Africa to complete an incredible challenge last weekend.

Agony for Raiders in play-off final

THERE was second leg agony for the Wightlink Raiders in their NIHL South Division 1 play-off final tonight (Sunday).

GC steers Newport to victory

A DOUBLE strike from GC Giancovich earned Newport all the points at Bemerton Heath Harlequins today (Saturday) in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division.

Football fixtures for April 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Bemerton Heath Harlequins 0, Newport 2.

Features

The voice of the Island

WHEN a teenage John Hannam was tucked up in bed listening to the Pete Murray chat show he could but dream that one day he would have much in common with the radio legend.

Exotica is just a click away now

GARDENING IN MY near six decades a lot of mystery has vanished from the world.

The different shapes of luxury

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
WHAT you see is definitely not what you get at a tucked-away home near Fishbourne’s ferry terminal — a deceptive frontage hides a huge amount of appealing space.

The new importance of being Ernest (or Hilda)

By Keith Newbery

It’s fascinating to watch children’s names evolve over the years in a slow, kaleidoscopic combination of unlikely vowels and consonants, with changes dictated by fashion and, I suspect, a certain inability to spell correctly.

The daffs are out and so are the tip queues

By Charlotte Hofton

THE VIEW FROM HERE Clocks forward, daffodils in bloom, Easter just around the corner. Hurrah, spring is here, and with it the promise of long summer days ahead.

Weather

Today - Partly Cloudy
Temperature - Min: 9°C Max: 16°C
Wind - 6mph SSE
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