Sleepout highlights Isle of Wight homelessness problem

Sleepout highlights Isle of Wight homelessness problem

By James Woolven

DOZENS of people spent the night in Appley Park, Ryde, to raise awareness of homelessness on the Isle of Wight.

Charity wants to ease the struggle of Christmas

By A County Press Reporter

THE Isle of Wight branch of debt charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP) has urged people to be more careful with their money leading up to Christmas.

Police investigate Newport arson attack

By Richard Wright

POLICE are investigating a suspected arson attack on a campervan parked in an Isle of Wight residential road.

Girl power in technology

By James Woolven

VESTAS Technology hosted a primary schools challenge day to encourage girls to get into engineering.

Movie make-up tips for Halloween

By Joanna Hunt

JOIN the Monster Academy and learn how to transform people into scary witches.


First for Futsal

First for Futsal

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

Ice hockey: Wightlink Raiders' season over

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

Football: Mixed results for Island's top sides

COWES Sports were the only Island side to claim all three points in the Sydenhams Wessex League this weekend.

Football fixtures for October 22, 26 2016

Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Cowes Sports 3, Lymington Town 2, Newport 0, Fawley 0.


Be a Councillor event was poor

LETTERS From Iain McKie, Totland:
I attended one of the “Be a Councillor” events at County Hall last week, as reported on by Charlotte Hofton (CP, 14-10-16).

Decision could Cost-a Cowes

LETTERS From Wendy Wardrop, Cowes:
Despite serious opposition to Costa coming to Cowes, planning permission was rubber stamped, instead of being heard by the IW Council planning committee when elected councillors could have voiced the overwhelming local opinions.

Chain reaction

LETTERS From T. White, Sandown:
While most people have to tighten their belts in Sandown, the town council wants to waste money on the mayor’s chain (CP, 16-09-16).

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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