News

Motorcyclist killed in Shanklin

By David Newble

A MOTORCYCLIST was killed today (Sunday) after a collision with a car in Shanklin.

Woman flown to hospital after accident in Carisbrooke

Woman flown to hospital after accident in Carisbrooke

By David Newble

A WOMAN was flown to hospital by air ambulance following a collision between three vehicles at Clatterford Road, Carisbrooke this afternoon (Sunday).

Witness water lily bloom at Ventnor Botanic Garden

By A County Press reporter

THOSE with a deep interest in botany will have the rare opportunity to watch a giant Amazonian water lily produce its first bloom this summer.

Frank James Hospital repairs to begin

By David Newble

ROOF repairs to historic Frank James Hospital, East Cowes, are set to begin this week.

Bembridge RNLI lifeboat called to help motorboat

By Ross Findon

BEMBRIDGE RNLI came to the aid of a 61 foot motorboat yesterday (Saturday), which had broken down near the Nab Tower.

Sport

High bar joy for Jack

High bar joy for Jack

GYMNASTICSGYMNASTICS star Jack Humphray is continuing to impress in competition — beating the men at their own game.

Perfect preparation in Shaftesbury

ATHLETICS TRIATHLETES in training for the Island Games next month had the best possible preparation by winning a clutch of trophies at the Shaftesbury Triathlon last weekend.

Merit silver for Oddy

GOLFMEMBERS of the IW Island Games men’s golf team have enjoyed great form once again in the lead up to the Jersey competition — this time at the opening round of the Hampshire Order of Merit competition.

Cup win for pair

GOLFMARK King, Dylan King and club captain Matthew Brailsford won Newport Golf Club’s Secretary's Cup competition, in varied weather.

Features

Own little kingdom by the sea

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK With its quirky split-level interior and beautiful, peaceful gardens encircled by trees and shrubs, an 18th century home is a delightful laid-back little kingdom close to the sea.

Blackadders north of border

LETTERS From John H. White, Totland:
With regard to recent correspondence (CP, 08/15-05-15) regarding black adders; there are two winding tributaries of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders known as the White Adder and the Black Adder.

Thanks for walk, now get money in!

LETTERS From Sara Weech, Earl Mountbatten Hospice chair of trustees, St Helens:
It was such an amazing privilege to be part of Walk the Wight this year for so many reasons.

Don’t bother to ring me

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON AFTER this week’s Chelsea Flower Show, there can be few gardeners who haven’t vowed to transform their own little patch into a bower of loveliness.

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