News

Dedication of Isle of Wight firefighters recognised by the Queen

By A County Press reporter

DECADES of long service by Isle of Wight firefighters will be recognised at a ceremony in Ryde tonight (Thursday).

New business and campaign hope to make Isle of Wight tourism a class act

New business and campaign hope to make Isle of Wight tourism a class act

By Emily Pearce

EDUCATION could play a key part in boosting Isle of Wight visitor numbers following the launch of a new business.

Pro-fixed link campaign group releases feasibility study and starts fundraising

By Martin Neville

A GROUP has been formed to campaign for an Isle of Wight fixed link.

Lottery scam warning from Isle of Wight Council

By A County Press reporter

A LOTTERY scam aimed at older residents has prompted warnings from Isle of Wight Council's trading standards.

Radioactive mutant spider threat to the Isle of Wight!? Don't panic, it was just a joke

By Ross Findon

FEARS the Isle of Wight had suddenly become home to a nuclear power plant and a neighbouring spider farm — sparked by a photo that went viral online — have been quickly debunked by a national newspaper.

Sport

Raiders keep eye on third

Raiders keep eye on third

ICE HOCKEY London Raiders 1 vs Wightlink Raiders 5
WIGHTLINK Raiders kept a grip on third place in NIHL Division 1 South with a good away win at rivals London Raiders on Sunday.

Victory at last!

FOOTBALL AFTER more than 50 games without a victory, the determination of Binstead under-11s finally paid off last weekend when they scored their first victory in three seasons.

Win, lose and draw for Island sides

COWES Sports celebrated another victory in Sydenhams Wessex League Division 1 today (Saturday) as their promotion chase continues.

Silver for Becky Cook

MOTORCYCLING BECKY Cook had to settle for second place in the opening round of the 2015 British Ladies and Girls Trials Championship at North Berks MCC last weekend.

Features

King of the castle in The Keep

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK From its tranquil inner courtyard to its character features and enchanting gardens, much of them scrambling up a high rocky bank with stunning sea views, a home in beautiful Bonchurch is delightfully different.

Parking fees hit mums, seniors and dog lovers

From S. G. Pryor, Ryde:
Congratulations must be extended to the IW Council for the farrago they have made of the parking charges in Appley and Puckpool parks.

Back to the future for bus services?

From Philip Bell, Newchurch:
I write with regard to IW Council’s plans to “axe” subsidised community bus services (CP, letters 13-03-15).

Twestion Time debate for Isle of Wight election hopefuls

By A County Press reporter

GENERAL ELECTION 2015
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).

Even the Isle of Wight has online danger

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON THE image of the Island as a charming time-warp in a backwater of rural loveliness, rimmed by seaside fun and boats bobbing about on the waves, has taken something of a knock with the news of a campaign to protect our young people from radicalisation.

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