Isle of Wight wins fight over future of Carisbrooke College

By Richard Wright

AFTER facing extinction earlier this year, Carisbrooke College is now looking forward to multi-million investment.

Great deals on Wight Friday

Great deals on Wight Friday

By A County Press reporter

WE'VE all heard of Black Friday but this year the Isle of Wight has gone one better.

Christmas lights switch-on cancelled

By David Newble

NEWPORT’S Christmas lights switch-on ceremony on Saturday has been cancelled due to predicted bad weather.

Islanders flock to new Pandora store

By David Newble

THIS was the scene in St James’s Square, Newport, yesterday (Wednesday) as more than 100 eager shoppers queued to browse and buy at new jewellery store Pandora.

Can you help transform care services on the Isle of Wight?

By James Woolven

PARTNERS in the My Life a Full Life programme are looking for the right person to chair the next phase of their work to improve the way health and well being is delivered on the Isle of Wight.


Newport handed away fixture in FA Vase

 Newport handed away fixture in FA Vase

NEWPORT have been drawn against lower league opposition Tadley Calleva in the Third Round Proper of the FA Vase.

Cowes faced Wessex League high-flyers in Tuesday night clash

COWES Sports crumbled to defeat against Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division leaders Horndean last night (Tuesday).

Winning weekend for Wightlink Raiders

WIGHTLINK Raiders had a superb weekend on the ice, winning twice away from home in the National Ice Hockey League South Division 1.

Athletics: Running in the face of the weather

ATHLETICS RUNNERS defied the high winds and squally rain to complete the Gosport Half Marathon last weekend.


Looking Back at Isle of Wight history, November 20

LOOKING BACKTen years ago: Classrooms at Newchurch Primary School were alive with Pudsey faces, as pupils raised money for Children in Need.

Berries for colour and flavour

EVERY now and again someone comes along and breaks the gardening mould.

Period home with country feel

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK FOR nearly two centuries, Twynford has been home to a series of families. Now the handsome, Grade II-listed property at 32 John Street, Ryde, is in need of a new family.

Now for the next fright

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTONSO that’s Halloween over for another year, thank goodness. Always the same, isn’t it? Stupid pumpkins and tacky bits of spidery stuff and over-excited people, festooned in the most hideous tat, shrieking around the streets.


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