News

Romance in the air at Robin Hill

Romance in the air at Robin Hill

By a County Press reporter

ROBIN Hill Park was the setting for a picturesque proposal for an Isle of Wight couple.

Army regiment makes a dramatic entrance for Isle of Wight exercise

By Jon Moreno

A STATE-of-the-art hybrid heli-aircraft was spotted in skies over the Isle of Wight yesterday (Tuesday), as a massive military exercise got underway.

Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry visits the Isle of Wight

By Alexandra Hughes

GREAT British Bake Off star Mary Berry has been on the Isle of Wight this week to film for a new television programme.

Update on Wootton Bridge works

By Sara Bryce

WORK to investigate ways to strengthen Wootton Bridge is due to begin on Monday morning, according to Island Roads.

Island Learning Centre moving into Hunnyhill this week

By a County Press reporter

THE ISLAND Learning Centre is moving into new premises this week, two months after a fire ripped through its previous home at the former Broadlea Primary School.

Sport

Cricket: Ventnor ensure survival

Cricket: Ventnor ensure survival

CRICKET VENTNOR will stay in the Southern Electric League Premier Division after a 95-run win over Hampshire Academy at Newclose on Saturday.

Bowls: Three in a row for Sandown

BOWLS SANDOWN Bowling Club have won the Tennyson Shield for the third year running.

Disappointing day for Isle of Wight football sides

A MISERABLE day ended with some miserable results for the Isle of Wight's senior football teams today (Saturday).

Golf: Joe is top junior

GOLF SHANKLIN and Sandown’s Joe Green almost achieved a double under perfect conditions at Westridge Golf Centre last Friday evening in the Isle of Wight Junior Tour, sponsored by Yokagawa Marex.

Features

Does this ring a bell, cyclists?

LETTERS From Marion Rogers, Blackwater:
AS a regular walker on the footpath/cycle track between Shide and Blackwater Hollow (with my dog on a lead) I strongly appeal to all cyclists to have a bell on their bikes.

I don’t mind e-cigs, just not at our expense

LETTERS From Terry Hack, Brighstone:
WHEN I see teething babies sucking on a dummy for comfort, I am sympathetic.

Only way to run garden

LETTERS From Jane Cooper, Shanklin:
I think it is about time people living on the Isle of Wight realised Ventnor Botanic Garden would not exist now if it did not charge for entry (CP letters, 21-08-15).

We must seem a very odd lot

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTONAnother day, another wrangle, another U-turn, another cock-up.

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