News

Woman dies after Carisbrooke crash

By Ross Findon

A WOMAN involved in a crash on Clatterford Road, Carisbrooke, on Sunday, has died according to Isle of Wight Police.

Bestival: Skepta, Wiley, Drenge, the Chuckle Brothers and more

Bestival: Skepta, Wiley, Drenge, the Chuckle Brothers and more

By A County Press reporter

BESTIVAL has added top UK rappers Skepta and Wiley and drum and bass legends Roni Size & Reprazent to the bill.

Public gets a say on Solent Gateways project for East Cowes

By A County Press reporter

MULTI-MILLION pound plans to transform East Cowes, including a new Red Funnel terminal, are coming under public scrutiny today (Thursday).

Help ease pressure on Isle of Wight Council customer services

By A County Press reporter

PEOPLE are being encouraged to contact the Isle of Wight Council by phone or email, rather than in person, to ease the pressure on customer service staff and ensure the authority can respond as efficiently as possible.

Cowes bars set to rock again

By Emily Pearce

ROCK the Cowes Bars is back, with a host of top Isle of Wight bands playing the town’s pubs tonight(Thursday).

Sport

CrossFit crusaders ready for the challenge

CrossFit crusaders ready for the challenge

CROSSFIT IT IS a worldwide fitness craze with a competitive edge and now the Isle of Wight is getting involved.

Fans support speedway plans

SPEEDWAYMORE than 100 people attended the Island Speedway Fans’ Forum in Ryde last week to hear about plans for the sport’s future at Smallbrook.

High bar joy for Jack

GYMNASTICSGYMNASTICS star Jack Humphray is continuing to impress in competition — beating the men at their own game.

Perfect preparation in Shaftesbury

ATHLETICS TRIATHLETES in training for the Island Games next month had the best possible preparation by winning a clutch of trophies at the Shaftesbury Triathlon last weekend.

Features

Own little kingdom by the sea

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK With its quirky split-level interior and beautiful, peaceful gardens encircled by trees and shrubs, an 18th century home is a delightful laid-back little kingdom close to the sea.

Blackadders north of border

LETTERS From John H. White, Totland:
With regard to recent correspondence (CP, 08/15-05-15) regarding black adders; there are two winding tributaries of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders known as the White Adder and the Black Adder.

Thanks for walk, now get money in!

LETTERS From Sara Weech, Earl Mountbatten Hospice chair of trustees, St Helens:
It was such an amazing privilege to be part of Walk the Wight this year for so many reasons.

Don’t bother to ring me

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON AFTER this week’s Chelsea Flower Show, there can be few gardeners who haven’t vowed to transform their own little patch into a bower of loveliness.

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