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Wight AID grants for Isle of Wight charities

Wight AID grants for Isle of Wight charities

By a County Press reporter

CHARITIES have received £21,000 in the second wave of grants from Wight AID Foundation.

Warning to music fans after Bestival ticket scam

By a County Press reporter

MUSIC festival fans have been warned about the risks of buying tickets from disreputable sources after a teenager was jailed for 21 months for a Bestival ticket scam that left hundreds of people out of pocket.

Queen's Gallantry Medal for life-saving police officer

By a County Press reporter

THE heroism of an Isle of Wight policeman who risked his life to save a woman who jumped in to the Solent has been recognised with one of the most prestigious honours — the Queen’s Gallantry Medal.

Extraordinary meeting called to deal with Isle of Wight Council committee concerns

By Ross Findon

JUST a week in to the new Tory-led Isle of Wight Council regime and an extraordinary meeting has been called to deal with concerns about how key committees are run.

Shed fire in Newport

By Jon Moreno

THE Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire in Newport this evening.

Sport

Golf: Big new bunkers

Golf: Big new bunkers

GOLF NEW bunkers have been installed on Shanklin and Sandown’s show-piece hole.

Rugby: Close encounters for Isle of Wight sides

BOTH Ventnor and the Isle of Wight were involved in thrilling matches this weekend, with mixed outcomes for the Island sides.

Football: Cowes Sports caught cold

COWES Sports were beaten 3-1 at Fawley this afternoon (Saturday), while Newport's and East Cowes Vics' matches were called off due to frozen pitches.

Athletics: Hellish race on the hills

ATHLETICSWIGHT Tri members had a hell of a time in their latest race.

Features

A family home for entertaining

PROPERTY OF WEEK As well as accommodating a family in style, a spacious Ryde home comes up trumps for sitting in the sunshine and for entertaining inside in cooler months.

Thanks to kind helpers

LETTERS From Alistair Bridle, Cowes:
ON JANUARY 4, I had a serious fall from my pushbike on Sylvan Drive, Newport, opposite the school at about 9am.

What did initiative achieve?

LETTERSFrom Pamela Myles, Shalfleet:
IT WOULD be illuminating to know exactly how much money was spent on the My Life, A Full Life programme and what, if anything, it achieved?

A charter for frivolous and malicious court cases

IMAGINE if your neighbour wrongly decided you had stolen part of his garden and took you to court to get it back.

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