News

Gary Stacey: 21 year old in court over death

By A County Press reporter

A 21 YEAR OLD accused of killing Gary ‘Jeff’ Stacey in Newport in February has appeared before Isle of Wight magistrates this morning (Friday).

Battle of the Somme centenary commemorations

Battle of the Somme centenary commemorations

By James Woolven

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THE Battle of the Somme centenary — marking the 100th anniversary of the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army — was marked on the Isle of Wight this morning (Friday).

Future of former Isle of Wight holiday camp back before planners

By Richard Wright

THE planning saga of redeveloping a derelict Isle of Wight holiday camp could be drawing to a close.

New devolution deal for the Isle of Wight

By A County Press reporter

A FRESH devolution deal for the Isle of Wight is on the table.

Bestival: Sean Paul and Wiz Khalifa to headline Sunday night

By A County Press reporter

DANCEHALL superstar Sean Paul and hip hop heavyweight Wiz Khalifa will headline Sunday night at Bestival 2016 on the Isle of Wight.

Sport

Primary Island Games scrapped due to bad weather

Primary Island Games scrapped due to bad weather

THE Primary Island Games, due to take place on the Isle of Wight tomorrow (Saturday), have been cancelled due to bad weather.

Golf: Albert’s Euro joy

GOLF OSBORNE Golf Club junior Albert Newman, eight, of Freshwater has come third at the US Kids Golf European Championship in East Lothian, Scotland.

Football: Butler signs for Newport County

ISLE of Wight footballer Dan Butler has signed for League Two side Newport County.

Speedway: Tonight’s Wightlink Warriors match off

Bad weather has forced the postponement of the speedway at Smallbrook Stadium tonight (Tuesday).

Features

Council greedy on parking

LETTERS From Ian Hampton, Ryde:
Consider the following scenario:
A car park has 100 spaces and the charge is from 8am to 6pm, this is ten hours.

For love of Ryde stop building

LETTERS From Cathy Pugh, Ryde:
In the last two weeks, I have heard about proposed housing developments at Rosemary Vineyard and Westridge dairy farm.

Fast-growing foliage causes problems

LETTERS From Ian Attrill, Newport:
At this time of year, here on the Island, we are surrounded by the beauty of God’s wonderful creation as the trees, bushes, hedges and flowers are in evidence in the gardens and hedgerows.

Why we need to pay more

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON ASSUMING all has gone to plan, and Mr Farage’s scary immigrants didn’t trash the polling booths yesterday, the referendum will have taken place and, by the time you read this, we should know whether we still have a future within the EU.

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