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Isle of Wight Bus Shelter in line for Island Roads support

Isle of Wight Bus Shelter in line for Island Roads support

By a County Press reporter

ISLAND Roads staff have chosen their Isle of Wight charity of the year.

Car overturns in Northwood

By Richard Wright

EMERGENCY services were alerted shortly before 2pm after a car crashed onto its side at a Northwood road junction this afternoon.<

Palm oil challenge by Isle of Wight Green Party

By a County Press reporter

GREEN Party members on the Isle of Wight are challenging themselves, and the public, to live palm oil free next month.

Call to recognise Isle of Wight's tidal energy importance

By a County Press reporter

A PRESSURE group for the renewable energy sector is calling on the government to recognise the importance of tidal energy development on the Island and the Solent.

Man arrested at Isle of Wight hotel over firearm fears

By Richard Wright

POLICE arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicion of having a firearm in a Ventnor hotel last night (Wednesday).

Sport

Sailing: New Cowes Week deal for Shepards Wharf Marina

Sailing: New Cowes Week deal for Shepards Wharf Marina

SHEPARDS Wharf Marina, one of the key venues during Cowes Week, is to have a new name and a new partnership for this year's regatta.

Football: Frustration for senior sides

NONE of the Island's senior sides won in the Sydenhams Wessex League today (Saturday).

Football fixtures for February 18, 19, 21

FOOTBALL FIXTURES 

SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division: Andover Town 3, Newport 2, Cowes Sports 1, Bashley 1.
Division 1: East Cowes Vics 0,Tadley Calleva 6.

Cricket: Newchurch crowned indoor champions

NEWCHURCH have won the primary schools’ indoor cricket competition.

Features

Seeds vanish, nuts reappear

GARDENING
AVID gardeners went crackers for seeds last week and now they promise to do similarly for nuts.

Looking Back at the Isle of Wight February 17, 2017

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: There was something a little unusual about a group of ten recruits who demonstrated their firefighting skills at Ryde Fire Station.

Home was perfectly planned

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
TUCKED away in a quiet spot not far from the sea at Brighstone is an attractive detached house that keeps on giving — whether it is space, quality, comfort or lovely wide views to downland and the village church.

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