Fire at Newport flats

Fire at Newport flats

By James Woolven

UPDATED 21:19*
FIRE broke out at a block of flats in Newport this afternoon (Wednesday).

Motorcyclist who fled after crash may have been badly hurt

By Ross Findon

POLICE have issued a fresh appeal to find a motorcyclist who fled the scene of a crash involving a motorbike and two cars on the Middle Road on Sunday.

Car and motorbike crash on dual carriageway

By Joanna Hunt

A CAR and a motorbike collided on the dual carriageway earlier today (Wednesday).

Step up to the plate and help the Earl Mountbatten Hospice

By A County Press reporter

EARL Mountbatten Hospice is launching a campaign to encourage more volunteers to join its award-winning team.

Police investigate after valuable bike stolen

By Joanna Hunt

A BIKE believed to be worth £3,000 has been stolen from Freshwater.


Sailing: Island clubs enjoy Isle of Wight Day relay

Sailing: Island clubs enjoy Isle of Wight Day relay

AN Isle of Wight Day yachting relay involving all of the Island's sailing clubs has been hailed a triumph.

Tom takes it to Extreme

A WILDCARD entry will see an Island sailor involved in the sixth act of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series.

Rugby: Success for Island clubs

SANDOWN and Shanklin and the IW both won yesterday (Saturday), while Ventnor gained a spirited draw.

Captain’s ace on trophy day

A HOLE in one for the club captain stood out as the highlight during the Jack Hiscock Trophy at Newport Golf Club.


Gig to raise awareness and funds

THERE will be another Gig for Isla to help raise awareness of a rare genetic condition.

A home surrounded by views

The story at Glenthorne is one of flexibility and fabulous views, which are dominated by Bembridge Down and pan around from Bembridge Harbour across marshes and beautiful countryside to Sandown Bay.

Say no to housing refugees

From P. Avery, Sandown:
I was totally disgusted to read in the CP (16-09-16) Syria refugees to be housed on the Island.

Heroes on and off the track

CHARLOTTE HOFTON Another week, another blow to the welfare of the Island’s vulnerable residents. The council’s executive has now officially decided to reduce the number of respite beds at Westminster House, a facility which looks after people with learning difficulties.


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