UKIP leader speaks out over Andrew Turner expenses

By Ross Findon

CALLS from UKIP's Isle of Wight candidate, for MP Andrew Turner to call a by-election following criticism of his expenses, have been backed by Nigel Farage.

Run or Dye for charity

Run or Dye for charity

By David Newble

RUNNING for five kilometres while being showered with dye resulted in three Isle of Wight women raising more than £1,500 for the Wessex Cancer Trust.

Wightlink announces changes

By a County Press reporter

A FALL in passengers travelling to and from the Isle of Wight via Yarmouth has led to Wightlink changes.

Olympic hero gets an image boost from Isle of Wight students

By a County Press reporter

A MURAL which students from the Isle of Wight helped to create has been unveiled in Portsmouth.

Pulling together to help Isle of Wight children

By Sara Bryce

A FANCY dress team from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service brought some festive cheer to two charities.


Triathletes tackle Chale test

Triathletes tackle Chale test

DUATHLON MORE than 25 members of Wightlink-sponsored Wight Tri took part in the first of the club’s winter duathlon events in Chale last weekend.

Badminton stars sent packing!

BADMINTON FRESHWATER Junior Badminton Club swapped their rackets for carrier bags last weekend to raise club funds.

Newport win Vase thriller

NEWPORT are through to the third round of the FA Vase after a thrilling victory under floodlights today (Saturday) against Loxwood.

Seconds charge on

RUGBY Ventnor II 31, Chineham II 10
VENTNOR continued their charge to the top of the Hampshire North table with a convincing home win against Chineham II.


Secret double bonus in garden

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK A FAMILY wanting to move straight into smartly upgraded space will love a Lake home with plentiful, pristine accommodation suffused with the warmth of mellow wood.

Attack destructive and vindictive

From Bill Bristol, Bembridge:
HAS anyone examined the way that David Pugh, Gary Taylor and Alan Stovell have sought to deal with their complaint?

Straight talking is needed

From Susan Scoccia, former chairman of the IW Council, St Lawrence:
Having read the editorial and Charlotte Hofton’s comments in last week’s CP and then the two letters berating David Pugh for being one of those who have brought these significant and disturbing concerns to our attention, I would certainly like to add my voice to call upon our MP to answer the questions he is so obviously trying to avoid and explain to his constituents why he flipped his properties, allowing him to claim such huge sums of money from the public purse.

Forget rows and cut to the chase

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON OH, blimey, here we go again. Island Tories having a punch-up, spectators wading in, tears and bloodshed all over the place. Oh, look, the UKIP candidate has demanded a by-election. That’s a new one.


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