News

Children in Need boost for Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

By A County Press reporter

THE Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has been given a £35,422 grant by Children in Need.

Island Roads publishes full list of 2015 Isle of Wight resurfacing work

Island Roads publishes full list of 2015 Isle of Wight resurfacing work

By Ross Findon

THE full list of Isle of Wight roads to be resurfaced by Island Roads this year has been published.

Mocktails on the menu for Isle of Wight youth cafe trend

By Thomas Seal

MOCKTAILS will be on the menu at the new trend cafe in Newport this month.

Isle of Wight man found dead in Brighton

By A County Press reporter

AN ISLE of Wight man has been found dead at a house in Brighton.

National award the next step for top Isle of Wight rambler?

By Martin Neville

ISLE of Wight Ramblers’ leading light David Howarth has been nominated for a top award.

Sport

Double defeat for IW

Double defeat for IW

RUGBY IW 19, Bognor 38
WITH Bognor fighting for second spot in Hampshire One, this was going to be a test of the progress IW have made over recent weeks, especially in the light of a 67-0 defeat at Bognor early in the season.

Newport’s amazing run ends

FOOTBALL Verwood Town 5, Newport 0
AFTER five straight wins without conceding, Newport were brought back down to earth with a bump at Verwood Town, in the Premier Division of the Sydenhams Wessex League.

Huge victory for Yachtsmen

COWES Sports have pulled off an important win in their continuing quest for promotion in Division 1 of the Sydenhams Wessex League today (Saturday).

Overton inflict twice the misery

RUGBY Overton 19, Ventnor 10
VENTNOR lost their first game of 2015 at Overton in Hampshire Two on Saturday.

Features

Looking back at Isle of Wight history

LOOKING BACK EACH week we look back at Isle of Wight history and heritage, using the Isle of Wight County Press Archive.

Fabulous views towards Culver

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK THIS handsome detached home, in Brading, is just a 30-second stroll from what’s said to be the oldest house on the Island, the thatched Old Rectory Mansion, an early Tudor building, with a framework fashioned from timbers thought to be more than 1,000 years old.

Perpetuus won’t listen to alternative schemes

LETTERS From Roger Bunney, Romsey:
I have been following the concerns expressed by residents at Ventnor and do feel concern at the environmental damage that will occur if the water turbine cables are brought ashore across Flowers Brook — an established public open space for years and with its pond and environs so recently improved.

UKIP questions over Isle of Wight Council's Cowes college blunder

By Ross Findon

GENERAL ELECTION 2015
UKIP candidate Iain McKie has called for answers over the Isle of Wight Council’s mistaken payment to Cowes Enterprise College developers Pihl.

Our very own celeb at last!

By Charlotte Hofton

It’s as though all my Christmases and birthdays had come at once. In my constant quest to raise the Island’s celebrity profile, I never in my wildest dreams imagined the good fortune that cascaded upon us last Saturday.

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