'Don't kill our beautiful Isle of Wight' — Fight for the Wight message going to government

By Emily Pearce

THOUSANDS of people who fear budget cuts are killing our beautiful Island, and have watched with horror as vital services for our most vulnerable people are slashed to the bone, have taken a stand and pledged to Fight for the Wight.

Thorntons closing High Street shop

Thorntons closing High Street shop

By Emily Pearce

THORNTONS chocolate shop and coffee shop, in Newport, is closing.

Crash at Whippingham

By Emily Pearce

Emergency services were called to a crash involving four vehicles this afternoon (Thursday).

PLUTO appeal hopes to get funds flowing for restoration

By A County Press Reporter

AN APPEAL has been launched to help restore the PLUTO Pavilion in Sandown, and the facility will soon be featured on television.

Growing business boosted by accreditation

By Joanna Hunt

HSS Traffic Management, based in Ryde, has been boosted by new accreditation.


Football: Silverware shared in youth tournament

Football: Silverware shared in youth tournament

HONOURS were shared following the conclusion of the Youth Trophy Tournament on Sunday.

Football fixtures for October 29 2016

Football Fixtures

Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Newport v Amesbury, Team Solent v Cowes Sports.

Ice hockey: Wightlink Raiders' season over

WIGHTLINK Raiders' ice hockey season is over, however, they have pledged to return in the future.

First for Futsal

THE inaugural IW Walking Futsal tournament, hosted by the Island’s very own Arthritico Mad Ryde, was held on Sunday.


Thanks to honest person

After shopping in Sainsbury’s last Thursday, I loaded my car and drove off leaving behind my handbag hanging on the shopping trolley.

If you don’t need it donate it

Winter is approaching and older Island residents will soon be receiving their winter fuel payments.

Congratulations on 40 years of popular band

LETTERS From R. Hall, East Cowes:
Re the article on the 40th anniversary of Medina Marching Band (CP, Weekender 21-10-16).

Fancy running for council?

Could you be a councillor? That was the question aimed at enticing “community-minded local residents” to sign up for a “Be a Councillor” event at County Hall this week.


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