Trains halted as lorry hits bridge

Trains halted as lorry hits bridge

By Sara Bryce

TRAINS on the Isle of Wight have been stopped and a road closed in both directions after a lorry collided with a bridge today (Tuesday).

Postfest cash for KissyPuppy

By Thomas Seal

HARD work paid off for the team behind Postfest as they presented both KissyPuppy, the Sophie Rolf Trust, and the Earl Mountbatten Hospice with a cheque for £2,402.55.

Friends witnessed tragedy

By a County Press reporter

FRIENDS of a man who died after his car careered over the edge of a cliff witnessed the tragedy, Isle of Wight Coroner’s Court heard today (Tuesday).

Teams rise to the Wight Challenge

By David Newble

THEY paddled canoes, they cycled and they ran, and at the end of their efforts, they raised thousands of pounds for charity.

Work to prevent flooding

By a County Press reporter

WORK has started on a new automated pumping system at Ryde Canoe Lake, which it is hoped will help reduce the risk of flooding.

2014 Cassie's Award

2014 Cassie's Award


IW pair make their mark

IW pair make their mark

ISLAND darts players have been starring in mainland competitions — with Keegan Brown and Brenda Dyer leading the way.

Ariela steps up

TALENTED thrower Ariela Richardson stepped up an age group to compete in the UK Youth Development League National Finals, in Birmingham.

Cowes continue league charge

COWES Sports continued their charge in Division 1 of the Sydenhams Wessex League today (Saturday) with a home win over Andover New Street.

Reed's PGA Passport

GOLFER Chris Reed has the world in the palm of his hands after becoming a fully qualified PGA professional.


Looking Back for September 12

LOOKING BACKTEN years ago: Two images were created by a concerned Islander to show the impact of an IW Council £13 million road scheme on Niton Undercliff.

A fistful of tasty tomatoes

GARDENING AS IT turns out, you can have too much of a good thing.

Thank you for help

LETTERS From Roger Ingle, Ryde:
I WOULD like to thank a number of people who came to my assistance when I became ill last Sunday afternoon at the Wolverton Show.

A few ideas for newly merged IW yacht club

By Charlotte Hofton

THE VIEW FROM HERE THE merger between the Cowes-based Royal Corinthian Yacht Club (RCYC) and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has been approved and is likely to be completed in November.


Today - Patchy rain nearby
Temperature - Min: 12°C Max: 19°C
Wind - 15mph WNW
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