Isle of Wight Festival: Stereophonics and Faithless announced as Friday headliners

Isle of Wight Festival: Stereophonics and Faithless announced as Friday headliners

By David Newble

ROCK heroes the Stereophonics and dance legends Faithless, will co-headline the Isle of Wight Festival on Friday, June 10.

Man charged after shop assault

By Matt White

A SHOP assistant was assaulted by a man as she tried to stop him stealing goods from Rookley Co-op on Saturday.

Motorcyclist injured in crash

By Emily Pearce

MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to St Mary's Hospital this afternoon (Monday) following a collision on the Cowes-to-Newport road.

Yacht linked to man's death

By Emily Pearce

RESCUERS have located a yacht they believe is linked to the death of a man whose body was found near Cowes floating bridge yesterday (Sunday).

The big Christmas switch on

By Matt White

A SPECTACULAR Christmas lights display — one of the Island's most popular — has been switched on.


Rugby: A win well worth the wait

Rugby: A win well worth the wait

RUGBYIW 51, Petersfield 10
A LONG-awaited first victory of the season for the IW came in style, with a flurry of tries.

Raiders cancel Isle of Wight fixture

CONTINUING problems with the roof at Ryde Arena have forced Wightlink Raiders to cancel their home fixture this coming Saturday (December 5).

World champions compete in Ryde

SHOVE HA'PENNY PAST and present world champions in shove ha’penny, formed part of the teams which came to Ryde to take part in a series of friendly matches with Isle of Wight players.

Success on the road for Isle of Wight football teams

Find out how the senior Isle of Wight football teams got on.


One worth dreaming about

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK MOONS Hill House is a magnificent Victorian country home in an idyllic location in Totland, recently renovated to an award-winning standard.

Appeal for careless driver to come forward

LETTERSFrom Kate Redrup, Ryde:
MAY I make an appeal for the seemingly heartless driver, who wrote my car off and then drove off without so much as a note, to come forward and admit what they have done.

Ill health that adds to truancy figures

LETTERS From Diana Kimpton, Cowes:
I WAS interested to read the Isle of Wight Council is concerned about poor school attendance but disappointed it seems, as always, to be concentrating on truancy and school suspensions.

Powerful cure for insomnia

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTONBY the time this column appears, there will have been a council meeting at which, in all probability, as reported in last week’s CP, a motion will have been discussed, calling for “a planning sub-committee to adjudicate on disagreements between ward councillors and the head of planning”.


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