News

NHS complaints figures misleading, health bosses claim

By Sara Bryce

MORE complaints have been investigated at the Isle of Wight NHS Trust than any other trust in the UK, a report has revealed.

Headteacher praised by Ofsted to leave

Headteacher praised by Ofsted to leave

By David Newble

A HEADTEACHER who has helped to turn around an Isle of Wight school is to leave at the end of this school year.

Firearms handed in thanks to police campaign

By Ross Findon

UNLICENSED firearms have been handed in to police as part of a campaign launched earlier this month.

Andrew Turner questions Tony Blair's Save the Children award

By a County Press reporter

SAVE the Children's controversial award to former Prime Minister Tony Blair has been questioned in Parliament today (Wednesday) by Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner.

Chance to remember lost loved ones

By a County Press reporter

LOST loved ones will be remembered as part of the annual Earl Mountbatten Hospice's annual Lights of Love event.

Sport

Triathletes tackle Chale test

Triathletes tackle Chale test

DUATHLON MORE than 25 members of Wightlink-sponsored Wight Tri took part in the first of the club’s winter duathlon events in Chale last weekend.

Newport find out Vase opponents

NEWPORT have discovered the side they will face in the third round of the FA Vase - and there is an opportunity for sweet revenge.

Badminton stars sent packing!

BADMINTON FRESHWATER Junior Badminton Club swapped their rackets for carrier bags last weekend to raise club funds.

Newport win Vase thriller

NEWPORT are through to the third round of the FA Vase after a thrilling victory under floodlights today (Saturday) against Loxwood.

Features

Secret double bonus in garden

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK A FAMILY wanting to move straight into smartly upgraded space will love a Lake home with plentiful, pristine accommodation suffused with the warmth of mellow wood.

Attack destructive and vindictive

From Bill Bristol, Bembridge:
HAS anyone examined the way that David Pugh, Gary Taylor and Alan Stovell have sought to deal with their complaint?

Straight talking is needed

From Susan Scoccia, former chairman of the IW Council, St Lawrence:
Having read the editorial and Charlotte Hofton’s comments in last week’s CP and then the two letters berating David Pugh for being one of those who have brought these significant and disturbing concerns to our attention, I would certainly like to add my voice to call upon our MP to answer the questions he is so obviously trying to avoid and explain to his constituents why he flipped his properties, allowing him to claim such huge sums of money from the public purse.

Forget rows and cut to the chase

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON OH, blimey, here we go again. Island Tories having a punch-up, spectators wading in, tears and bloodshed all over the place. Oh, look, the UKIP candidate has demanded a by-election. That’s a new one.

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