By David Newble
THIRTY former nurses who trained and worked at the Royal Isle of Wight County Hospital, Ryde, in the 1960s met up for a reunion at the Lakeside Hotel, Wootton.
By Emily Pearce
PLANS to outsource youth services to community groups have been approved by Isle of Wight Council bosses — despite concerns volunteers may lack the skills and motivation to deal with potentially troublesome teenagers.
By Martin Neville
PEOPLE will be going quackers in Newport today (Saturday) at an Easter duck race in aid of Challenge and Adventure and Beaulieu Respite.
By a County Press reporter
ISLANDERS will be able to recycle their Easter egg packaging and support an environmental charity at the same time at an Isle of Wight supermarket.
By Ross Findon
THE team behind the Ventnor Fringe Festival and new arts hub Ventnor Exchange are to host a gig in an 11th century church to coincide with national Record Store Day.
TRIATHLETE Ian Robinson-Phenix returned to his roots in South Africa to complete an incredible challenge last weekend.
A DOUBLE strike from GC Giancovich earned Newport all the points at Bemerton Heath Harlequins today (Saturday) in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division.
SATURDAYSydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Bemerton Heath Harlequins v Newport.
TENPIN BOWLINGPETE Neal scored a 213 game in a 552 series in Turkey Hunters’ drawn game with Emjay in the YAH Monday Pairs.
WHEN a teenage John Hannam was tucked up in bed listening to the Pete Murray chat show he could but dream that one day he would have much in common with the radio legend.
GARDENING IN MY near six decades a lot of mystery has vanished from the world.
PROPERTY OF THE WEEK WHAT you see is definitely not what you get at a tucked-away home near Fishbourne’s ferry terminal — a deceptive frontage hides a huge amount of appealing space.
It’s fascinating to watch children’s names evolve over the years in a slow, kaleidoscopic combination of unlikely vowels and consonants, with changes dictated by fashion and, I suspect, a certain inability to spell correctly.
THE VIEW FROM HERE Clocks forward, daffodils in bloom, Easter just around the corner. Hurrah, spring is here, and with it the promise of long summer days ahead.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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