Families flock to Bembridge Lifeboat open day

Families flock to Bembridge Lifeboat open day

By Joanna Hunt

DESPITE the warnings of gales and rain, Bembridge Lifeboat Station’s open day was a great success.

Ofsted to make amends after David Hoare Isle of Wight outburst

By Matthew Mckew

OFSTED will seek to build a positive relationship with Isle of Wight education groups, following offensive comments made by outgoing chairman David Hoare.

Man arrested following sexual approaches to teenage girls

By James Woolven

POLICE have made an arrest following reports of a man "with sexual motives" approaching teenage girls and posing as an undercover police officer in order to frisk them.

New Ofsted chairman should visit the Isle of Wight following David Hoare resignation

By Matthew McKew

THE leader of the Isle of Wight Council has called on whoever is appointed the new Ofsted chair to visit the Isle of Wight, following the resignation of David Hoare earlier today.

Extra Red Jet sailings for August bank holiday weekend

By A County Press reporter

RED Funnel has announced 24 additional Red Jet Hi-Speed sailings over the coming bank holiday weekend in response to high demand.

Fight for the Wight

Fight for the Wight


Cricket: Newport win decider to seal title

Cricket: Newport win decider to seal title

NEWPORT have been crowned champions of the Isle of Wight Cricket League after beating Northwood in a title decider yesterday (Saturday).

Athletics: Get inspired by Team GB

AN OPPORTUNITY to try athletics will be on offer as part of a national initiative.

Football: Dramatic Cowes comeback rescues draw

Cowes Sports came back from 3-0 down to register their first point of the season this afternoon (Saturday).

Island Games: Cash boost to games team

Island Games
TEAM IW has been given a cash boost by the Island’s High Sheriff.


Endless space in great location

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK IF YOU you fancy playing happy families with more than one generation living in one huge home, a period property just around the corner from Shanklin’s beautiful Old Village could be ideal.

Island Line fight is not over yet

LETTERS From Stewart Blackmore, Ventnor:
Your story (Joy over Island Line climb down, CP, 12-08-16) rightly highlights KILF’s significant achievement in getting the government to back down on its plans to make Island Line self-sustaining.

Happy memories of 1935 FA Cup game

LETTERS From Miss E. Fallick, Newport:
I was very interested to read the obituary for Ray Hamilton (CP, 29-07-16).

Let’s hope for more yah-boo

CHARLOTTE HOFTON HOW invigorating to learn of the latest developments in the affairs of Island Line, that on-going saga which has enthralled the Island with its delicious combination of Thomas the Tank Engine muddles and Machiavellian intrigue.


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