School transport price hike for some Isle of Wight students

By A County Press reporter

A FIFTY per cent hike in the cost of some school transport has been announced by the Isle of Wight Council.

Tributes paid to Isle of Wight photographer

Tributes paid to Isle of Wight photographer

By Ross Findon

TRIBUTES have been paid to a respected Isle of Wight photographer who died this month.

New date for Shakespeare celebration after Ryde Mardi Gras hit by rain

By Richard Wright

THE New Carnival Company has decided July 12 is the best date to suit schools for an outdoor Shakespeare celebration party following cancellation of the Mardi Gras parade in Ryde on Saturday.

Appeal to find Bembridge Harbour vandal

By Richard Wright

CCTV has been posted on social media by a Bembridge company in a DIY attempt to catch a vandal.

Ryde Academy students aim high

By Ross Findon

IT MIGHT not be called Ryde High any more but when it came to saying goodbye to the latest group of Year 11s Ryde Academy lived up to its old name.


RUNNING: Beginners catch the running bug

RUNNING: Beginners catch the running bug

RUNNING RYDE Harriers have helped 23 Islanders get their running bug.

Football: Butler signs for Newport County

ISLE of Wight footballer Dan Butler has signed for League Two side Newport County.

Speedway: Tonight’s Wightlink Warriors match off

Bad weather has forced the postponement of the speedway at Smallbrook Stadium tonight (Tuesday).

Athletics: Percy wins British title as Wade takes silver

THERE was joy for the Isle of Wight at the British Athletics Championships in Birmingham today (Saturday) as Nick Percy became the nation's discus champion, while another athlete bagged a steeplechase silver


Floral displays well worth waiting for

GARDENING is all about planting for the future with the best results often seen after the planter has passed away.

Period charm and touch of class

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK For a touch of class, choose a period property that oozes original features.

Right not to back fixed link study… been there, done that

LETTERS From Sam Turner, Sandown:
I read (CP, 17-06-16) campaigners for a fixed link failed to win immediate backing for a feasibility study from Isle of Wight Council.

Why we need to pay more

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON ASSUMING all has gone to plan, and Mr Farage’s scary immigrants didn’t trash the polling booths yesterday, the referendum will have taken place and, by the time you read this, we should know whether we still have a future within the EU.


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