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Fire breaks out in Wroxall

Fire breaks out in Wroxall

By Matthew Mckew

VIDEO. Updated 6pm
A FIRE has broken out at industrial units in Wroxall this afternoon (Wednesday).

Major roadworks announced ahead of Newport Asda build

By A County Press reporter

MAJOR roadworks will start next month in preparation for Newport's new Asda store.

Collapsed sewer leads to diversions in Newport

By Joanna Hunt

A COLLAPSED sewer has forced Island Roads to close Pyle Street in Newport to carry out emergency repair work.

Newport BHS closing earlier than expected

By Joanna Hunt

THE Isle of Wight's BHS branch is set to close next Wednesday, following the high street chain's spiral into administration.

Southern Vectis CCTV warning to vandals

By A County Press reporter

SOUTHERN Vectis has warned it intends to trace the culprits who slashed the seats on its brand new bus.

Sport

Sailing: Sir Ben rules the waves

Sailing: Sir Ben rules the waves

NEW Isle of Wight resident Sir Ben Ainslie was king of The Solent this weekend as he led his Land Rover BAR team to victory in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series.

Swimming: Development meet a great success for West Wight squad

SWIMMING SIX medals and 32 personal best times were the reward for two excellent weekends of swimming by West Wight Swimming Club members.

Netball’s big night

NETBALL IT WAS party time for Solent Netball Club as they dominated proceedings at the IW Netball Club’s annual awards night at the Eight Bells, Carisbrooke.

Cycling: Cyclists impress at mainland events

CYCLING MEMBERS of Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team have been back to Portsmouth and Goodwood for more racing action.

Features

One way to brighten up your vegetable patch

GARDENING IN THIS most colourful of seasons came news of colour in winter — a rare commodity.

Plenty of light in open-plan space

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK While a fantastic multi-purpose open-plan area is the dazzling star of the show at Meadow View, the rest of its abundant space is also a class act sure to impress.

Foxes are protected

LETTERS From Simon Wild, West Sussex:
I was sorry to read of a fox cub found dead in a pool in suspicious circumstances at the Needles (CP, 08-07-16).

So much to love about our Island

THERE has been righteous indignation all round this week on the Island after comparison website uSwitch named the IW the 15th worst place to live in Britain.

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