Military Road closed near Atherfield after crash

By Alexandra Hughes

UPDATED 20:31*
MILITARY Road has been closed near Atherfield after a serious collision which killed a motorcyclist this afternoon (Sunday).

Hats off to Isle of Wight milliners

Hats off to Isle of Wight milliners

By Sara Bryce

ISLE of Wight milliners are making big names for themselves in the world of high fashion.

Students push to help Syrian refugee crisis

By Emily Pearce

STAFF and students from Cowes Enterprise College got on their bikes to raise money for Syrian refugees.

New legislation for landlords welcomed by Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue

By Matthew Mckew

SMOKE alarms and carbon monoxide detectors must now be fitted in all private rented homes.

Cyclists return from gruelling trek

By Jon Moreno

AFTER a tough two weeks of cycling to Monaco and back, a team of Island firefighters and friends have completed their biggest charity fundraiser yet.


Football: Cup joy

Football: Cup joy

FOOTBALL High Park 1 - Bembridge 2
BEMBRIDGE won the Ryde and District Cup — the first trophy to be won in the IW footballing calendar — for the second consecutive year last week.

Football: Port progress in FA Vase as Cowes crash out

NEWPORT have reached the third qualifying round of the FA Vase today (Saturday) but it was the end of the road for Cowes Sports.

Cycling: Cross-country triumph for Adam

CYCLING WIGHT Mountain riders Adam Holleyman and Russell Thomson were in excellent form again, at the second round of the Rampage Cross Country Series at Hammonds Farm, near Checkendon, Oxfordshire.

Football fixtures for October 3 and 6


FA Vase, second qualifying round: Laverstock and Ford 2, Cowes Sports 0; Chippenham Park 0, Newport 1.


‘Cottage’ has impressive interior

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK Preconceptions should be left on the doorstep at a detached Ryde home as the reality of what lies beyond is so much more impressive than you will expect.

Innovation is needed here

LETTERS From Steven Goodman, Newport:
We are being told Red Funnel wants to increase the parking area at its East Cowes terminal, that the area and the community would benefit from improvement, and money is available for a ‘once-in-a-generation regeneration opportunity’.

Surley everyone had an interest in this plan

LETTERS From J. Gibbons, Ryde:
I was surprised to read (CP, 11-09-15) the councillors most concerned  and local to the Pennyfeathers site were not allowed to vote because they had an interest.

The real risk is to democracy

By Charlotte Hofton

OUR TWO Labour IW councillors are delighted at Jeremy Corbyn’s election as leader.


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