Overcrowding not a problem at HMP Isle of Wight, according to MoJ

Overcrowding not a problem at HMP Isle of Wight, according to MoJ

By Ross Findon

AFTER fears were raised about increased violence in British prisons, the Ministry of Justice has said overcrowding is not an issue at HMP Isle of Wight.

Isle of Wight spaniel crowned international top dog

By Sara Bryce

A FORMER European champion Welsh springer spaniel has been named a World Winner at a show in Finland.

Focus on domestic and sexual violence at Bestival

By Emily Pearce

BESTIVAL-goers will be encouraged to Reclaim the Night and learn more about domestic and sexual violence.

Doctor's 16,000km move for Isle of Wight post

By a County Press reporter

AFTER relocating more than 16,000km across the globe and negotiating a near year-long process to gain his registration, a new consultant is in post at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice (EMH).

Disbanded society’s final good deed

By Ross Findon

THE Isle of Wight Livestock Society has disbanded after 30 years.

2014 Cassie's Award

2014 Cassie's Award


Dundee delights for IW

Dundee delights for IW

FIGURE SKATING FOUR IW figure skaters achieved personal best scores — and three medals — at the Dundee Open earlier this month.

Job done for Newport but agony for Yachtsmen

NEWPORT got the job done at St George's Park today (Saturday) to progress in the FA Cup - but Cowes Sports's journey has ended.

Football fixtures for August 30, September 2, 3

FA Cup, preliminary round: Newport 5, Winterbourne Utd 2; Cowes Sports 0, Yate Town 1.

Winning start for Shanklin

Shanklin Ladies 2 v Exeter 1
SHANKLIN Ladies began their adventure in South West Division 1 of the FA Women’s Premier League, with a thoroughly deserved 2-1 win at the County Ground on Sunday.


Bring us your apples

GARDENING WE ARE entering the season of less than mellow wastefulness — and I hate it, although I am probably as guilty of it as the next gardener.

Free parking for disabled fair?

LETTERS From Ed Cummings, Shanklin:
Can anyone explain why blue-badge holders receive free parking in pay-and-display areas?

Modern coal is the way forward

LETTERS From Mike Tarrant, Bembridge:
The on-going debate in the letters pages on the UK’s energy future tends to focus on wind against nuclear.


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