By a County Press reporter
MORE than 95 per cent of Isle of Wight children have been offered a place at their parent's first choice of primary school.
By Ross Findon
UKSA came to the rescue when a large lump of palm oil was found on an Isle of Wight beach this week.
By Martin Neville
THE year-on-year drop in Isle of Wight unemployment continued last month (March).
AN 11-year-old girl was approached by a man in the latest of a series of suspicious incidents being investigated by Isle of Wight police.
UPDATED 16:27THE hunt is on to find the owner of parrot found in an Isle of Wight garden today (Wednesday).
A PERSONAL best throw almost won IW athlete Garry Newton, pictured above, a medal at the World Indoor Masters Championships in Budapest last weekend.
THERE were significant results for all three of the Island's senior sides today (Saturday).
SATURDAYSydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Newport 2, Fareham 1.
SAILING THE weather made sure the first two races of the Yarmouth Sailing Club’s April Series were both lively and challenging.
WIGHT LIVING On February 7, 1943, a crippled German Dornier bomber circled low over the southern IW. The Luftwaffe crew knew they were doomed to crash. To survive the impact it was essential they drop their single bomb, a sea mine.
SPRING is midway through but for pests, diseases and weeds, life is just beginning, worse luck.
LOOKING BACK100 years ago | 75 years ago | 50 years ago | 25 years ago | 10 years ago100 Years Ago - April 11, 1914 DESPITE unsettled weather, huge numbers of visitors headed to the Island for the Easter holidays.
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 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.
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