Isle of Wight MP reacts to London terror attack

By James Woolven

ISLE of Wight MP Andrew Turner has paid tribute to the police officer who died in London during a terrorist attack today (Wednesday).

Yarmouth Pier project wins lottery funding

Yarmouth Pier project wins lottery funding

By a County Press reporter

RESTORATION efforts for Yarmouth Pier have been boosted by a £780,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

One Island — one call centre? Isle of Wight Council leader's 'radical plan'

By Emily Pearce

PLANS to integrate the Island's public services into a single 'hub' have been announced by the leader of the Isle of Wight Council.

Government urged to challenge school funding bias by Isle of Wight MP

By Ross Findon

AN UNFAIR funding bias favouring urban schools is being challenged by Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner.

Cakes and cuts for Red Nose Day 2017

By Bonnie McLaren

YOUNG people on the Isle of Wight have been busy raising money for Comic Relief, in preparation for Friday's Red Nose Day.


Cricket: ECB initiative to find future stars

Cricket: ECB initiative to find future stars

FIVE to eight year olds will be encouraged to take up cricket, as part of a new initiative launched by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Warriors ready for memorial

WIGHTLINK Warriors have announced their team line-up ahead of the Vince Mapley Memorial event next month.

Football: Isle of Wight senior sides beaten

ALL three Isle of Wight senior sides were beaten in the Sydenhams Wessex League this weekend.

Get set for Swimathon

THE 2017 Swimathon will be held at Ryde’s Waterside Pool next month.


Sweet success with citrus

WORLD-renowned gardener Beth Chatto may be 94 this year but it was in her prime when starting on the journey to create her magnificent garden that she learned what now seems a blindingly obvious maxim: Right plant, right place.

Looking Back at the Isle of Wight March 17 2017

Ten years ago: The unique environment around Quarr Abbey won a £50,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant.
The cash for the Quarr Abbey Heritage Project was to be used to prepare a conservation plan for the abbey church, its ancient ruins and the habitats of several rare and protected species.

Home comes with added bonus

SEEKERS of stylish space with natural light galore and idyllic countryside views will find this rare combination and more at The Heritage on the edge of Gurnard.


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