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I'm a Celebrity star's Isle of Wight show sells out

I'm a Celebrity star's Isle of Wight show sells out

By Emily Pearce

FRESH from the I'm a Celebrity jungle, Joel Dommett will play Medina Theatre — after the show sold out in a record 24 hours.

Santa Dash raises cash for Earl Mountbatten Hospice

By David Newble

MORE than 200 Santas of every shape and size — plus some reindeer dogs — created a festive spectacle at this year’s annual Santa Dash in Ryde held in aid of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice.

Firefighters tackle fire at Isle of Wight farm

By Matthew McKew

A LARGE barn fire broke out in Ryde on the Isle of Wight earlier today (Monday).

Isle of Wight Green Party candidate chosen

By Emily Pearce

THE Isle of Wight Green Party has reselected Vix Lowthion to challenge Tory MP Andrew Turner at the next General Election.

Changes to Isle of Wight bin collections over Christmas period

By a County Press reporter

UPDATED 16.15
THE council is changing waste collection days for the Christmas period and has offered advice on recycling.

Sport

Speedway: Warriors secure sponsorship deal with Wightlink

Speedway: Warriors secure sponsorship deal with Wightlink

THE Isle of Wight's speedway team has rekindled their sponsorship with Wightlink.


Trials championship title for Coombes

MOTORCYCLING
TRIALS rider Mark Coombes secured the title after winning Sunday’s penultimate round of the IW Motorcycling Club’s winter championships.

Football: Defeats for Island sides

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

Milestone midfielder

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

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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