News

Sandown businesses backing Fight for the Wight campaign

By Jon Moreno

BUSINESSES in Sandown hope the Fight for the Wight campaign can persuade prime minister David Cameron to take action to encourage stayaway tourists to return.

Joe Bear likes to Rome for Isle of Wight charity

Joe Bear likes to Rome for Isle of Wight charity

By Matt White

A TEDDY bear mascot for the Joe Ellis Trust has been making waves on his latest adventure.

Bank holiday road problems at Northwood

By A County Press reporter

MOTORISTS on the Isle of Wight are facing bank holiday disruption on the Cowes to Newport route.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

By Alexandra Hughes

IT’S a bumper bank holiday weekend on the Isle of Wight, with plenty to do across the Island.

Randonnee returns — watch out for mankini man Dom

By Ross Findon

THE Randonnee returns to the Isle of Wight on Sunday, with cyclists from far afield taking on the round the Island challenge.

Fight for the Wight

Fight for the Wight

Sport

Table Tennis: Junior titles for Hobbs

Table Tennis: Junior titles for Hobbs

TABLE TENNIS TEMEESHA Hobbs was queen of IW table tennis again as she backed up her IW Championship title with the IW Cadet and IW Junior championship titles as well.

Football: Goals galore as Newport run riot

IT WAS a truly remarkable day for the Island's three Sydenhams Wessex League sides today (Saturday).

Football fixtures for April 30, May 2, 4, 5

FOOTBALL FIXTURES SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Alresford Town 1, Newport 6; Brockenhurst 5, Cowes Sports 2.

Speedway: Scoreline flatters Kent Kings

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Warriors 35 - Kent Slyde Kings 55
DESPITE putting in a huge effort, the Wightlink Warriors were unable to overcome Kent in their first home National Trophy match of the season.

Features

A lovely mix of old and new

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK Perfectly blending original features with contemporary grand design, this stunning property has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a careful and considerate renovation.

Fabulous NHS helped me

LETTERS From Mrs Margaret Conway, Totland:
As a nonagenarian, I wish to express, publicly, how I appreciate the help and support I have had recently.

Concerns over speed limit in small harbour

LETTERS From Don Young, Fishbourne:
MOST Fishbourne residents are willing to accept Wightlink’s proposals for the Fishbourne terminal for the benefit of the whole Island.

Now you can validate illness

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTONA NEW computer system is to be set up in GP surgeries across the Island, a technological triumph which will enable patients to access their medical records, make online bookings and order repeat prescriptions.

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