News

Wootton holiday camp decision

By Martin Neville

MULTI-million pound plans to redevelop a derelict holiday camp have been approved.

Volunteers rebuild road — but authorities are set to close it again

Volunteers rebuild road — but authorities are set to close it again

By David Newble

ANGERED by months of inaction, fed-up residents in landslip hit Undercliff Drive have taken to matters into their own hands — and rebuilt part of the stricken road themselves.

What's on this weekend

By a County Press reporter

BAD weather and illness can often make coming up with plans at this time of year a little sketchy.

Chance to help children through online auction

By Richard Wright

CHRISTINE and Stuart Ward have teaming-up to raise as much cash as possible from a sponsored cycle ride for charity in Madagascar.

Drumming masterclass in tribute to Isle of Wight musician

By a County Press reporter

A DRUMMING workshop, organised as a tribute to one of the Isle of Wight most respected musicians, will take place on Monday.

Sport

Ben’s county chance

Ben’s county chance

CRICKETER Ben Duggan is on the path to the professional game, after being snapped up by Hampshire.

Football fixtures for October 25, 26, 28

FOOTBALL FIXTURES

SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League Cup: Newport v Folland Sports, Cowes Sports v Downton.

New captains drive in

GOLF A GOLFING tradition was in full swing at Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club on Sunday as last year’s captains made way for new blood.

Could speedway make an early return?

SPEEDWAY could be returning to the IW earlier than expected — if ambitious plans drawn up by a group of Islanders fans bears fruit.

Features

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

LOOKING BACK TEN years ago: A fish normally eaten in Mediterranean restaurants was predicted to become a regular feature of Isle of Wight menus.

Is IW smallest county?

LETTERS From Terry Pitchford, Derbyshire:
I have had this debate a few times with friends who say Rutland is the smallest county in England, whereas I understood that at high tide the IW was the smallest.

Charm and style combined

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK Once it was part of the Osborne Estate but today a charming cottage in a super spot at Whippingham is an enchanting mix of period charm and contemporary style.

Loneliness isn’t just for the old

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON ALL credit to the IW Council’s public health team which, in partnership with Southampton University, undertook an investigation into social isolation and loneliness.

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