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Cowes Council rejects floating bridge charges

Cowes Council rejects floating bridge charges

By Sara Bryce

COWES Town Council has voted against controversial charges for pedestrians and cyclists on the floating bridge, following a public meeting last night (Thursday).

Island attractions in tourism finals

By Martin Neville

SEVEN of the Island’s leading tourism businesses have been chosen for the finals of the Beautiful South Tourism Awards.

Island firefighters to strike again

By Emily Pearce

FIREFIGHTERS have announced their longest strike yet in an ongoing row over pensions.

Persistent school absence down

By Matthew McKew

PERSISTENT school absence is down on the Island, with primary schools leading national tables and secondary schools showing improvement.

Tips on avoiding online crime issued

By Ross Findon

THE police have given advice on how to avoid being a victim of cyber crime.

Sport

More medals for IW stars

More medals for IW stars

SPECIAL OLYMPICS THE IW Special Olympics team has done it again, winning six medals at a table tennis tournament in Bournemouth.

Football fixtures for November 1, 2 and 3

SATURDAY
FA Vase, first round proper: Hook Norton v Newport, Bemerton Heath Harlequins v Cowes Sports.

Former Islander becomes Championship manager

FORMER Islander Gary Rowett - a star player for Cowes High School's football side as a teenager - has been named the new boss of Championship strugglers Birmingham City

Party time and prizes for Harriers’ top stars

ATHLETICS RYDE Harriers celebrated another successful year with their annual awards dinner at Yelf’s Hotel last weekend.

Features

Spend-to-save policy is utterly bizarre

LETTERS From John Wortham, Brighstone:
IS there no end to the bizarre behaviour of County Hall?

MP needs to step up on poverty

LETTERS From Geoff Lumley, IW councillor for Newport East ward, Newport:
Without wanting to become one of your overly frequent correspondents, please allow me to respond to your article (CP, 24-10-14) “Child poverty shock figures” and Mrs Hards’s associated letter.

Rutland not in smallest county equation

LETTERS From Rodger Gamble, Ryde:
I would like to respond to Terry Pitchford (CP letters, 24-10-14) asking which is the smallest English county: Rutland or the IW?

Loneliness isn’t just for the old

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON ALL credit to the IW Council’s public health team which, in partnership with Southampton University, undertook an investigation into social isolation and loneliness.

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