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Chiefs respond to Police Federation fears

Chiefs respond to Police Federation fears

By Emily Pearce

POLICE bosses have today (Monday) hit back following the launch of the Cuts Have Consequences campaign.

Police Federation Cuts Have Consequences campaign warns Isle of Wight could lose Bobbies on the Beat

By A County Press reporter

HUNDREDS of police officers have been lost in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and hundreds more could go soon, due to government cuts, the Police Federation has warned.

Appeal after burglars escape with wallet

By County Press reporter

POLICE are appealing for information after two burglars were disturbed breaking into a home in Cowes.

Nominations unveiled for Island awards

By David Newble

NOMINATIONS to Red Funnel’s awards to find out what visitors like best about the Isle of Wight have now been revealed.

Royal Marines discuss Isle of Wight association branch

By Jon Moreno

SERVING and retired Royal Marines and commando-trained personnel and their families living on the Island are considering the feasibility of setting up an Isle of Wight Royal Marines Association branch.

Sport

Double defeat for IW

Double defeat for IW

RUGBY IW 19, Bognor 38
WITH Bognor fighting for second spot in Hampshire One, this was going to be a test of the progress IW have made over recent weeks, especially in the light of a 67-0 defeat at Bognor early in the season.

Newport’s amazing run ends

FOOTBALL Verwood Town 5, Newport 0
AFTER five straight wins without conceding, Newport were brought back down to earth with a bump at Verwood Town, in the Premier Division of the Sydenhams Wessex League.

Huge victory for Yachtsmen

COWES Sports have pulled off an important win in their continuing quest for promotion in Division 1 of the Sydenhams Wessex League today (Saturday).

Overton inflict twice the misery

RUGBY Overton 19, Ventnor 10
VENTNOR lost their first game of 2015 at Overton in Hampshire Two on Saturday.

Features

Fabulous views towards Culver

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK THIS handsome detached home, in Brading, is just a 30-second stroll from what’s said to be the oldest house on the Island, the thatched Old Rectory Mansion, an early Tudor building, with a framework fashioned from timbers thought to be more than 1,000 years old.

Perpetuus won’t listen to alternative schemes

LETTERS From Roger Bunney, Romsey:
I have been following the concerns expressed by residents at Ventnor and do feel concern at the environmental damage that will occur if the water turbine cables are brought ashore across Flowers Brook — an established public open space for years and with its pond and environs so recently improved.

Link is the only solution

LETTERS From Carl J. Feeney, Solent-Pro-Link Committee chairman, Newport:
Our Island this week is heaped once more with the sadness of an institution such as our ice rink closing next month for the last time. Another child’s interest quashed, another competitive sport is no more.

UKIP questions over Isle of Wight Council's Cowes college blunder

By Ross Findon

GENERAL ELECTION 2015
UKIP candidate Iain McKie has called for answers over the Isle of Wight Council’s mistaken payment to Cowes Enterprise College developers Pihl.

Our very own celeb at last!

By Charlotte Hofton

It’s as though all my Christmases and birthdays had come at once. In my constant quest to raise the Island’s celebrity profile, I never in my wildest dreams imagined the good fortune that cascaded upon us last Saturday.

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