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Football club proposal divides Isle of Wight village

Football club proposal divides Isle of Wight village

By Jon Moreno

OPINION is split on a controversial plan to build homes and a clubhouse at Niton Football Club’s ground.

Crisp and crunchy for Christmas at Cowes chippy

By Matthew McKew

THE Christmas menu at an Isle of Wight fish and chip shop gets batter every year.

Business rates under fire from Isle of Wight Labour candidate

By Matthew McKew

THE Labour parliamentary candidate will press for a review of business rates, should his party win and he becomes the next Isle of Wight MP.

Baby boutique raises £150 for Isle of Wight charity

By David Newble

A BABY and toddler boutique staged in aid of Isle of Wight charity Layla’s Trust raised around £150.

Kitchen fire at Amazon World

By David Newble

FIREFIGHTERS were called to the Amazon World zoo park near Newchurch just before midnight on Saturday (December 21) when a fire broke out in a kitchen at the attraction.

Sport

Isle of Wight swim team's Southampton success

Isle of Wight swim team's Southampton success

A DOZEN Isle of Wight swimmers did an amazing job at the Southampton Swimming Club Open last weekend, winning a total of 14 medals and achieving 32 PB swims from a possible 52.

No Christmas cheer for senior sides

THERE was little Christmas cheer for the Island's senior sides as all three were defeated in the Sydenhams Wessex League.

Gold standard for Isle of Wight primary school

QUEENSGATE Primary School has been awarded the Sainsbury’s Gold Standard Award for PE.

Football fixtures for December 20

Football fixtures for December 20

Features

Double views in harbour home

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK A BROAD vista centred on picturesque Bembridge Harbour in one direction and a beautiful panorama over the River Yar to distant downland spoils the occupants of an airy St Helens home for choice when it comes to views.

Move away if you don’t like it here

LETTERS From Dave Gledhill, Chale Green:
I read, baffled and amused, about the recent proposals about the fixed link, in particular the eye-watering sums of money involved.

Tackle IW ferry travel in meantime

LETTERS From Vix Lowthion, IW Green Party Parliamentary Candidate, Freshwater:
It is clear that even if a fixed link receives public support, funding and the go ahead, in the immediate term we need to tackle the situation with cross-Solent travel being so expensive and so infrequent.

A possible new Island saviour

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON A JEREMY Paxman moment for Isle of Wight Council leader Ian Stephens last week, when he slapped down his critics by telling them he didn’t see “too many people in this room with the brains to take on the job.”

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