News

Isle of Wight Scouts find new popularity

Isle of Wight Scouts find new popularity

By Richard Wright

SCOUTS are stepping into the breach to take advantage of the opportunities for young people left by the Isle of Wight Council’s reduction of support to youth organisations.

Red Funnel ferry in dinghy rescue

By David Newble

PASSENGERS on a Red Funnel ferry watched as a rescue craft was launched during their cross Solent journey to help a dinghy which had capsized in Southampton Water.

Recycling collection guide binned

By A County Press reporter

HOMEOWNERS on the Isle of Wight will not be issued with bin collection timetables this year.

Panel to pick new heads for Isle of Wight schools

By David Newble

A PANEL, including the former head of Benenden girls public school in Kent, Claire Oulton, will oversee the appointment of permanent principals at Ryde Academy and Sandown Bay Academy.

Woman taken to hospital from yacht

By David Newble

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after falling unconscious on a yacht in the Solent this afternoon (Saturday).

Sport

Victory for depleted Ventnor

Victory for depleted Ventnor

RUGBY Southampton 0, Ventnor 10
VENTNOR put in another excellent team performance to win and keep a clean sheet against a strong Southampton side, who at home have been a force to be reckoned with.

Ice stars make the cut

ICE HOCKEY TWO young ice hockey stars, after months of gruelling trials, have made the South West Under-11s Conference squad.

East Cowes Vics crumble at home

A DISASTROUS last twenty five minutes saw East Cowes Vics thrashed at home by Fleet Spurs today (Saturday 24).

Football results, January 24

Round up of the weekend's football results.

Features

Beams aplenty in manor’s lodge

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK I HAD just been listening to The Archers online before visiting Apse Manor Lodge. It was the perfect soundtrack as I parked up near the wonderful pitched-roof gateway linking the mews properties of which the Lodge is an appealing part.

LED lights dim along seafront

LETTERS From Sam Turner, Sandown:
Things may not be what they seem.

Have you seen post collection changes?

LETTERS From Charles Gange, Cowes:
I do not know if readers are aware of this matter but I suggest before they deposit that letter or card into their local postbox they check out the collection times as I discovered to my annoyance  over the Christmas period the Royal Mail has changed the collection times without any announcement or indication on the postboxes.

Concern, not discrimination

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON Our MP has for some time been accompanied by an elephant in the room, that inconvenient beast which is all too visible but which nobody mentions.

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