News

Cyclists 'made it' after 1,400 miles to Spain

By David Newble

AN EXHAUSTED team of eight cyclists from the Isle of Wight are celebrating today (Friday) after riding nearly 1,400 miles in the Square to Square challenge.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

By a County Press reporter

WOVLVERTON Manor Garden Fair returns this weekend - the Isle of Wight's biggest gardening event - while on the water it's the Cowes Classic Offshore powerboat race.

Bestival set to sell out yet again

By Alan Marriott

BESTIVAL organisers are confident the Robin Hill event will sell out in the next few days.

Ferry bosses take up tea invitation

By Matthew McKew

WIGHTLINK has accepted an invitation for tea and cake after a customer sent them a 5,000-word complaint.

Hundreds at diabetes risk roadshow

By Sue Pert

MORE than 200 people took up the invitation of see if they are at risk of type 2 diabetes.

2014 Cassie's Award

2014 Cassie's Award

Sport

Dundee delights for IW

Dundee delights for IW

FIGURE SKATING FOUR IW figure skaters achieved personal best scores — and three medals — at the Dundee Open earlier this month.

Winning start for Shanklin

Shanklin Ladies 2 v Exeter 1
SHANKLIN Ladies began their adventure in South West Division 1 of the FA Women’s Premier League, with a thoroughly deserved 2-1 win at the County Ground on Sunday.

Xterra test

TRIATHLETE Adam Younger, pictured above, continued his 50th birthday celebrations by completing one of the toughest off-road events in the UK, the Xterra Championship, in Surrey.

Dyer is a Master

DARTS TOP IW ladies’ darts player Brenda Dyer has made the cut once again for the Winmau World Masters in Hull.

Features

Bring us your apples

GARDENING WE ARE entering the season of less than mellow wastefulness — and I hate it, although I am probably as guilty of it as the next gardener.

Free parking for disabled fair?

LETTERS From Ed Cummings, Shanklin:
Can anyone explain why blue-badge holders receive free parking in pay-and-display areas?

Modern coal is the way forward

LETTERS From Mike Tarrant, Bembridge:
The on-going debate in the letters pages on the UK’s energy future tends to focus on wind against nuclear.

Weather

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