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Police name Isle of Wight crash victim

By A County Press reporter

A WOMAN who died following a crash in Carisbrooke on Sunday, has been named by police as Joan Twine of Newport.

Excitement over Isle of Wight dolphin sighting

Excitement over Isle of Wight dolphin sighting

By Ross Findon

VIDEO
WHAT could be the first sighting of White-beaked Dolphins in Isle of Wight waters has been made by a group of friends fishing off the Needles.

Campaign calls for Julia Margaret Cameron to feature on new £20 note

By Sara Bryce

A CAMPAIGN calling for pioneering Isle of Wight photographer Julia Margaret Cameron to appear on the £20 note has been launched.

Kid Creole to headline Rhythmtree

By A County Press reporter

RHYTHMTREE has announced the legendary Kid Creole and the Coconuts will headline this year's event.

One trapped in Yarmouth Road crash

By Sara Bryce

UPDATED 21:11*
ISLE of Wight Fire and Rescue crews were working to free a person trapped in a car following a crash on Yarmouth Road tonight (Friday).

Sport

Blythe netts the Rosebowl

Blythe netts the Rosebowl

GOLF ALMOST 50 members of Newport Golf Club competed for another trophy last weekend — the Keith Whitcombe Rosebowl.

Fans support speedway plans

SPEEDWAYMORE than 100 people attended the Island Speedway Fans’ Forum in Ryde last week to hear about plans for the sport’s future at Smallbrook.

CrossFit crusaders ready for the challenge

CROSSFIT IT IS a worldwide fitness craze with a competitive edge and now the Isle of Wight is getting involved.

High bar joy for Jack

GYMNASTICSGYMNASTICS star Jack Humphray is continuing to impress in competition — beating the men at their own game.

Features

Newport Rotary has gone but I hope this spirit of fellowship will live on

LETTERSFrom Mike Starke, Chale Green, past president, Newport Rotary Club:
IRONIC, in light of the report of the demise of Newport Rotary Club (CP, 22-05-15) that the IW County Press of July14, 1923, reported there was some doubt as to whether Newport was large enough to support the formation of a Rotary club.

We are listening to comments on PFI roadworks

LETTERS From Paul Herbert, service director, Island Roads, Newport:
I welcome the recent comments of Cllr Phil Jordan in reminding residents it is not possible to undertake such a major upgrade of the Island’s highway network as we are seeing through the Highways PFI, without causing some disruption.

Decency dictates you come clean

LETTERS From James Wilson, Carisbrooke:
I would like to draw your readers attention to an incident that occurred in the car park of Marks and Spencer’s last Friday afternoon (May 22).

Don’t bother to ring me

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON AFTER this week’s Chelsea Flower Show, there can be few gardeners who haven’t vowed to transform their own little patch into a bower of loveliness.

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