'Unsafe' Shanklin cliff lift closed

 'Unsafe' Shanklin cliff lift closed

By David Newble

SHANKLIN’S iconic cliff lift is set to be closed for the foreseeable future due to safety concerns.

Improvements needed at Northwood Primary School, says Ofsted

By Martin Neville

NORTHWOOD Primary needs to improve, according to Ofsted.

Weather warning ahead of strong winds

By a County Press reporter

A WEATHER warning for strong winds this evening and tomorrow has been issued for the Isle of Wight.

Students' exhibition inspired by Julia Margaret Cameron

By Jon Moreno

THE groundbreaking photography of Julia Margaret Cameron has inspired a new generation of photographers, who created their own exhibition at her former home, Dimbola.

Red Funnel reveals new look Isle of Wight ferry

By A County Press reporter

THE new-look Red Osprey came back in to service on the Southampton to East Cowes route on Friday and the Isle of Wight won’t just be on the destination board.


Silver joy for Elys

Silver joy for Elys

ROWING CARISBROOKE College student Elys Norman has struck silver at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships.

Don’s cup triumph

GOLF ALMOST 40 golfers played in wonderful spring conditions at Osborne Golf Club last week for the first seniors’ qualifier and the Jack Wallbank Cup.

Newport pipped as Cowes march on

NEWPORT were undone by an injury time goal at Bemerton Heath Harlequins today (Saturday) in the Premier Division of the Sydenhams Wessex League.

ECS pull off Gold Cup shock

THERE was a shock in the quarter-finals of the IW Senior (Gold) Cup last night (Friday) when Harwoods IW Saturday League Division 1 side ECS defeated Sydenhams Wessex League Division 1 team East Cowes Vics.


Shop here for your dream home

Many years ago it sold groceries, later becoming a music shop and then a picture framing shop but these days the offer to buyers at a Sandown property is one of plenty of space and character.

Village green is not helpful idea

LETTERS From Mrs Janet Allan, chairman, Northwood House Charitable Trust Co Ltd:
We welcome the recommendation of the IW Council’s officers of refusal for the pending application for registration of Northwood Park as a village green (CP, 20-03-15).

Fight for your right to have more than FYT Bus

LETTERS From Jacky Howard, Freshwater:
IN light of the devastating news that the council is contemplating the removal of the funding for the No12 bus, I must urge all residents affected by the loss of this service to come together and contact both the council and Southern Vectis.

Twestion Time debate for Isle of Wight election hopefuls

By A County Press reporter

ELECTION hopefuls on the Isle of Wight, campaigning to become the next Island MP, went head to head in online debate Twestion Time last night (Monday).

A dream of life without colour

By Charlotte Hofton

When somebody is described as ‘colourful’, all introverts and shrinking violets should be on their guard. Similarly there are other epithets which flag up immediate caution. A child who, according to his doting parents, is 'a lovable rogue’ is actually a revolting little brat.


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