News

Square to Square riders reach halfway point

Square to Square riders reach halfway point

By Ross Findon

A TEAM of Isle of Wight cyclists raising money for charity has reached the halfway point of an epic 1,400km ride.

Hundreds take part in Isle of Wight trek

By Martin Neville

WHILE many people will be relaxing this bank holiday weekend, more than 500 people will be taking part in the Isle of Wight Challenge — a gruelling 70-mile trek around the Island.

Shed fire at Gurnard

By Emily Pearce

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a shed fire in the early hours of this morning (Saturday).

What's on this weekend

By Thomas Seal

AS YOU might have already seen, heard or smelt, it's the Isle of Wight scooter rally this weekend, with thousands of two-stroke engines descending on the Island.

Church bells silenced after noise complaint

By Emily Pearce

THE hourly chime at Ventnor's Holy Trinity Church, which has echoed through the town for around 150 years, have been silenced — following a noise complaint from a single resident.

2014 Cassie's Award

2014 Cassie's Award

Sport

Shooting silver

Shooting silver

TALENTED shooter Jemma Toms has helped England to a silver medal at the Junior International at Bisley.

Winning ways continue

THE victories keep coming for Newport and Cowes Sports in the Sydenhams Wessex League - while East Cowes Vics are still searching for a win.

IW undone by Jem

A DORSET bowler produced a remarkable spell against the IW last week — taking seven wickets for just one run.

Port second after midweek rout

FOOTBALL Newport 8, Fawley 2
THERE was a scoring spree at St George’s Park on Tuesday night, as Newport romped to victory against Fawley.

Features

Angela’s garden is true riot of colour

GARDENING I LOVE people with vim and vigour — those who develop, maintain and build upon their passion.

Great to see shop back

LETTERS From Joan Hall, Cowes:
Thank you to all the ladies who supported me in getting Bonmarche to return to the Island.

Looking Back for August 22

LOOKING BACK
100 years ago | 75 years ago | 50 years ago | 25 years ago | 10 years ago

100 Years Ago - August 22, 1914
The centre of the IW County Press’s front page featured a large advertisement from the Lt Col of the Princess Beatrice IW Rifles.

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