News

Isle of Wight talent in Gloria Minghella tribute

By a County Press reporter

SOME of the Isle of Wight’s best singing talent will join forces in a major charity concert in memory of Gloria Minghella.

Boogie on down to see Alice

Boogie on down to see Alice

By County Press reporter

A PUBLIC performance showcasing the talents of adults and young people with disabilities takes place in Newport on Wednesday (July 30).

Former vicar jailed for child abuse

By County Press reporter

A FORMER Isle of Wight vicar has been jailed for abusing a teenage boy.

Homes without water after main bursts

By County Press reporter

A BUSY Ryde road was closed this morning (Monday) after a water main fractured in the latest of a series of bursts in the area.

Rare birds breeding on Island

By Martin Neville

RARE bee-eaters are breeding on the Isle of Wight for the first time.

Isle of Wight Festival 2014 - Galleries

2014 Cassie's Award

Sport

Cameron races to track title

Cameron races to track title

ATHLETICS PAUL Cameron triumphed at Ryde Harriers’ 5,000m track championship at the Fairway Sports Complex.

Frost reaches hammer final

ISLANDER Andy Frost has reached the final of the men's hammer at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Ryde bounce back in style

CRICKET RYDE returned to form in some style on Saturday as they beat Bournemouth II’s by 104 runs in Hampshire County Division 1.

Life’s a beach for kids

BEACH SOCCERTHE YOUTH Beach Soccer Championships — the biggest event of its kind in the UK — continues this weekend with more than 200 players registered.

Features

It’s all happening in the deep south

GARDENING FORGET the Arreton Valley, the area that really gives us the name Garden Isle is the south of our Island with its special micro-climate.

Looking back for July 25

LOOKING BACK100 Years Ago - July 25, 1914
THE MD of Harrods Stores, who had recently purchased Osborne Cottage, bought the adjoining Norris Castle and its extensive grounds.

Gospel spread by men

LETTERS From Patricia Eldridge, East Cowes:
SO the vote has been cast, and the women can now press on for promotion — promotion?

Mammon can be a force for good, despite it all

By Charlotte Hofton

THE VIEW FROM HERE THE National Lottery, which began in this country in 1994, is a funny old mixture. It exists overwhelmingly because of the public’s greed.

Weather

Today - Sunny
Temperature - Min: 14°C Max: 25°C
Wind - 12mph NW
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