Grand plans for Medina Yard site

By Matthew McKew

PLANS for more than 500 residential units and 20,000sqm of business space on Cowes seafront have been submitted to the Isle of Wight Council.

Invitation to tuck into the Isle of Wight’s first vegan festival

Invitation to tuck into the Isle of Wight’s first vegan festival

By Matt White

THE Isle of Wight’s first vegan festival will be held in Ventnor this month.

Newport kickstarts carnival season

By Richard Wright

NEWPORT kicked off the summer carnival season with the main procession through the streets of the county town, on Saturday.

Isle of Wight enjoys annual Highland fling

By Matt White

THIS year's Island Highland Gathering has been hailed a 'massive success'.

Does Yarmouth Castle get your vote?

By Matthew Mckew

YARMOUTH Castle on the Isle of Wight has been shortlisted for the Window With A View competition, alongside places like Blenheim Palace.


Sailing: Sir Ben rules the waves

Sailing: Sir Ben rules the waves

NEW Isle of Wight resident Sir Ben Ainslie was king of The Solent this weekend as he led his Land Rover BAR team to victory in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series.

Swimming: Development meet a great success for West Wight squad

SWIMMING SIX medals and 32 personal best times were the reward for two excellent weekends of swimming by West Wight Swimming Club members.

Netball’s big night

NETBALL IT WAS party time for Solent Netball Club as they dominated proceedings at the IW Netball Club’s annual awards night at the Eight Bells, Carisbrooke.

Cycling: Cyclists impress at mainland events

CYCLING MEMBERS of Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team have been back to Portsmouth and Goodwood for more racing action.


Plenty of light in open-plan space

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK While a fantastic multi-purpose open-plan area is the dazzling star of the show at Meadow View, the rest of its abundant space is also a class act sure to impress.

Foxes are protected

LETTERS From Simon Wild, West Sussex:
I was sorry to read of a fox cub found dead in a pool in suspicious circumstances at the Needles (CP, 08-07-16).

Thanks to all who supported Robin Hill

From Alexander Dabell, managing director, Vectis Ventures Ltd, Downend:
We were pleased and relieved to learn this week the IW Council has refused a retrospective planning application for a waste transfer facility adjacent to our award-winning attraction, Robin Hill.

Apathy rules? Who cares?

By Charlotte Hofton

ALAN MARRIOTT It is the A word that seems to blight our society these days. I seem to encounter it more and more and I have to say, it is making me pretty depressed.


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