Call for more Tasers from Police Federation

Call for more Tasers from Police Federation

By A County Press reporter

MORE police officers should be armed with Tasers according to the head of the police federation for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Police and Crime Commissioner election for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

By Ross Findon

ELECTORS will have their say tomorrow (Thursday) on who should be Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

100-year-old Jim dies after action-packed life

By James Woolven

WELL-KNOWN Isle of Wight resident Jim Long has died.

Town celebrates its unsung heroes

By Jon Moreno

VENTNOR’S community spirit is the focus of a special event this afternoon (Wednesday), with the BBC South cameras at Salisbury Gardens highlighting the work of its many unsung heroes and voluntary organisations.

Change your world by writing a Bestival song

By a County Press reporter

IT'S the gig that could kickstart a career and all musicians need to do is pen a song explaining how the world should be changed for the better.

Fight for the Wight

Fight for the Wight


Triathlon: Prizes all round

Triathlon: Prizes all round

TRIATHLON WIGHT Tri had a near clean sweep of the age group prizes at the Southampton Sprint Triathlon last weekend.

Football: Cup heartbreak for Newport

A 65th-minute goal spelled heartbreak for Isle of Wight football side Newport, as they lost the Sydenhams Wessex League Cup final on Monday.

Golf: Ernie’s win

GOLF ONE of Westridge’s longest-serving members won Westridge Golf Club’s April Bowl last weekend.

Football: Goals galore as Newport run riot

IT WAS a truly remarkable day for the Island's three Sydenhams Wessex League sides today (Saturday).


A lovely mix of old and new

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK Perfectly blending original features with contemporary grand design, this stunning property has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a careful and considerate renovation.

Fabulous NHS helped me

LETTERS From Mrs Margaret Conway, Totland:
As a nonagenarian, I wish to express, publicly, how I appreciate the help and support I have had recently.

Concerns over speed limit in small harbour

LETTERS From Don Young, Fishbourne:
MOST Fishbourne residents are willing to accept Wightlink’s proposals for the Fishbourne terminal for the benefit of the whole Island.

Now you can validate illness

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTONA NEW computer system is to be set up in GP surgeries across the Island, a technological triumph which will enable patients to access their medical records, make online bookings and order repeat prescriptions.


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