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Father of ten threatened to 'knock out' student, Ryan Cooper claimed

By A County Press court reporter

RYAN Cooper, the law student accused of killing Gary Stacey and leaving him for dead, told a friend the father of ten had threatened to 'knock him out.'

Relay for Life coming to the Isle of Wight for the first time

Relay for Life coming to the Isle of Wight for the first time

By Bonnie McLaren

THE first ever Relay for Life will be brought to the Isle of Wight by Cancer Research.

Respect the sea message from RNLI as Isle of Wight lifeboats rescue close to 200 people

By Ross Findon

RNLI Lifeboat stations on the Isle of Wight rescued close to 200 people last year, according to new figures.

AET denies Sandown Bay Academy budget cut allegations

By a County Press reporter

UNDER FIRE Sandown Bay Academy trust AET has denied it is axing teachers in a bid to subsidise other schools.

Animal cruelty cases rise on the Isle of Wight — RSPCA

By Haydn Taylor

NEW figures from the RSPCA show a three per cent rise in animal cruelty cases on the Isle of Wight in 2016.

Sport

Horse riding: Spectacular racing at Ashey Scurry

Horse riding: Spectacular racing at Ashey Scurry

VIDEO
HUNDREDS of people attended an eventful Isle of Wight Grand National and Ashey Scurry on Sunday.

Historic CKC match

RUGBY
CHRIST the King College students past and present played in the school’s inaugural alumni rugby match.

Rugby: Derby win for Isle of Wight

THE Isle of Wight enjoyed another derby victory on Saturday.

Football: Mixed day for Isle of Wight senior sides

EAST Cowes Vics earned a dramatic 4-3 win against Pewsey Vale to give their survival chances a huge boost today (Saturday).

Features

Space, and views, for families

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
Space, and lots of it, is always wanted by growing families and there is plenty on offer at attractive Bracklesham, in Sandown.

Pro-link person needed as MP

LETTERS
From George Bristow, Brading:
Andrew Turner MP seeks assurances the new owners of Red Funnel must guarantee lower fares and more regular and later crossings, this is good news and shows he understands how important the link to the Island is.

A year on, works not finished

LETTERS
From Mr P M Bennett, Winford:
Last year, I received a letter dated March 17, 2016, which stated Island Roads were to commence resurfacing work near my home.

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