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Church on the Roundabout helps Isle of Wight Foodbank

By David Newble

THE green shoots of a food revolution are sprouting on a small patch of land next to the Church on the Roundabout in Newport.

Star stormtrooper wins award

Star stormtrooper wins award

By David Newble

THE Force was with Vectis Remnant Squad Storm-trooper Ben Allen when he was named Trooper of the Year by Star Wars enthusiasts for his charity work.

Isle of Wight Day recognised at business awards

By Matthew McKew

COMPANIES from across the Island celebrated success tonight at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards For Excellence 2016.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

By Haydn Taylor

CHRISTMAS fun continues this weekend with plenty of Santas, stalls and lights on offer.

Brading Christmas Tree Festival underway

By a County Press reporter

BRADING Christmas Tree Festival launched today (Friday) and runs until Sunday.

Sport

Milestone midfielder

Milestone midfielder

FOOTBALL
NEWPORT captain Darren Powell made a landmark appearance for the club today (Saturday).

Football: Defeats for Island sides

ALL three of the Island's senior football teams were beaten in the Wessex League today (Saturday).

Football fixtures for December 3, 6

FOOTBALL FIXTURES

SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Brockenhurst 3, Newport 2; Cowes Sports 1, Moneyfields 5.
Division 1: East Cowes Vics 1, Ringwood Town 2.

Club celebrates Island athletes

ATHLETICS
OUTSTANDING Island athletes and those who have gone above and beyond were recognised at an awards event last Friday.

Features

Wide sea views and potential

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
THE potential is as extensive as the sea views and far-reaching outlook to countryside at a cliff-top home, with glorious large gardens.
Not only is the indoor space at detached Cliff Edge, in Cliff Road, at Lake, flexible but outbuildings could be used in a number of ways and possibly accommodation, subject to permission.

Mobile bank could do better

LETTERS
From Colin Peckham, Freshwater:
A Lot of people have been complaining about banks closing on the Island.

Governor's words say much about schools

LETTERS
From Peter Shreeve, branch secretary Association of Teachers and Lecturers, Carisbrooke:
The headline “Schools at breaking point” (CP, 25-11-16) caught my attention.

A class apart a good thing

CHARLOTTE HOFTON
My immediate thought on learning about the possibility of a “club-class lounge” being installed on Red Funnel car ferries was one of considerable happiness and total support.

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