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Hope for Carisbrooke College after meeting with Isle of Wight Council leader

Hope for Carisbrooke College after meeting with Isle of Wight Council leader

By Matthew Mckew

ANGRY parents slammed proposals to close Carisbrooke College during a meeting at the school last night (Monday).

New proposal for Carisbrooke College

By a County Press reporter

A FRESH option for the future of Carisbrooke College and other Island high schools will be put before Isle of Wight Councillors tomorrow (Wednesday).

Police confirm body was that of Michael Davies

By a County Press reporter

POLICE have confirmed that a body found in Sandown, last Wednesday, was that of missing tourist Michael Davies.

Community called on to support Isle of Wight libraries

By a County Press reporter

COMMUNITY organisations in Ventnor, Freshwater and Cowes are being asked to stump up cash to help pay for the towns’ libraries.

Investigation into indecent exposure allegation in East Cowes

By a County Press reporter

A MAN allegedly exposed himself to three children in East Cowes, sparking a police appeal.

Sport

Baylink Games a triumph

Baylink Games a triumph

BAYLINK GAMES AN OLYMPIC effort by Sandown Bay Academy students saw more than a thousand primary school students take part in the Baylink Games.

Adam gets six of the best for Ventnor Cricket Club

CRICKETA BLISTERING bowling performance gave Ventnor a welcome win after six defeats in the Southern Electric Premier Division.

Island Games 2015: Team IW finish with 35 medals

THE NatWest Island Games in Jersey concluded tonight (Friday) with a spectacular closing ceremony - preceded by more medals for Team Isle of Wight to make it their most successful away games in more than a decade.

Island Games 2015: Live updates

WITH the Island Games 2015 well underway in Jersey, we'll bring you the latest news here as it happens.

Features

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history, July 3, 2015

LOOKING BACKAROUND 40,000 people watched Trafalgar 200 celebrations from Appley and Ryde.

Hydrangeas don’t have to be brash

GARDENING THINK hydrangeas and an image will be conjured of the spherical mophead adornments of bungalow estate development.

Bus routes vital to rural communities

LETTERS From Mary Gutteridge, Brighstone:
I WISH to voice my disappointment at Southern Vectis and the IW Council’s plan to axe various bus routes.

Let’s shoot a tired old fox

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTONSINCE his victorious return to Westminster, it’s good to see our MP busying himself with important matters that are of much benefit to the Island. I am especially impressed by two questions in particular he has raised in Parliament and I am confident we shall all profit greatly if he can only get the answers.

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