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Two-year turnaround for improved Greenmount Primary School

By Richard Wright

UPDATED 17:04*
OFSTED has rated Ryde primary school Greenmount as good — marking a turnaround two years after it was told to improve.

Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary welcomes surprise arrival

Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary welcomes surprise arrival

By Ross Findon

THERE was a surprise in store for the Isle of Wight Donkey sanctuary after they gave a home to a Shetland pony.

Marine Conservation Society's Plastic Challenge backed by Isle of Wight Greens

By A County Press reporter

A CAMPAIGN to tackle the amount of plastic pollution in the sea has been backed by the Isle of Wight Green Party.

Bike stolen during burglary

By Ross Findon

POLICE have appealed for information following a burglary in Newport at the weekend.

EU referendum: an Isle of Wight guide to voting

By Matt White

EVERYTHING you need to know about voting in next month’s EU referendum on the Isle of Wight.

Fight for the Wight

Fight for the Wight

Sport

Tennis club benefits from Sport England grant

Tennis club benefits from Sport England grant

UPGRADES to the clubhouse at Ryde Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club have been made possible by a near £70,000 grant from Sport England.

Gymnastics: Hanging on for gold

GYMNASTICS
IW GYMNAST Jack Humphray has defied the odds to win medals at the Southern Region Championships in Portsmouth.

Tennis: Rusty in smashing form

TENNIS
YOUNG tennis ace Rusty Howell was in fine form during Portsmouth Tennis Academy’s recent match against David Lloyd Southampton.

Isle of Wight runner Jess Andrews qualifies for Rio Olympics

ISLE of Wight 10,000m runner Jess Andrews has secured her place at the Rio Olympics thanks to an incredible victory in London, which saw her smash her personal best by 83 seconds.

Features

Looking Back at the Isle of Wight, May 20

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago (Pictured): The Duke of Edinburgh, whisked to the Island by helicopter, officially opened the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Jubilee Haven, presented a pennant to a sea cadet unit and named a new hovercraft — all in one flying visit.

Property of the Week: Modern home in popular village

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
With its beach, seafront, pretty green and great school, Gurnard is beloved by families and a pristine modern home in one of the most favoured spots there is brilliant for bringing up your brood.

Islanders’ energy is just astounding

LETTERSFrom Nigel Hartley, Chief Exec, EMH:
I am writing to thank all those who have supported this year’s Walk the Wight in whatever capacity that may be; from entering and donating, to volunteering and sponsoring the event.

Just how much did charities get?

By Charlotte Hofton

Having pledged a year ago to donate his pay rise to “good causes on the Island” but then being noticeably absent from the Sun’s published list of MPs who had given their pay rises to charity.

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