News

Girl hurt in collision with car — driver did not stop

By Matt White

AN 11-year-old girl suffered a suspected broken wrist after she was allegedly struck by a car in Gurnard, according to Isle of Wight Police.

Isle of Wight Festival: Rock and roll legends Status Quo and more join the bill

Isle of Wight Festival: Rock and roll legends Status Quo and more join the bill

By A County Press reporter

STATUS Quo, The Cribs, Ocean Colour Scene, The Kills and Mike and Mechanics have joined the Isle of Wight Festival 2016 bill.

EU draft deal criticised by Isle of Wight MP

By A County Press reporter

A DRAFT deal for EU renegotiation has been slammed by Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner, who has asked "where are these grand promises of fundamental reform?"

Government rejects Isle of Wight Council pleas for extra cash

By A County Press reporter

PLEAS for extra cash, made by the Isle of Wight Council to government, have been rejected — a move the local authority has said will leave them unable to provide even statutory services in the future.

Cat bolts from vets after operation

By Matthew McKew

A WORRIED pet owner on the Isle of Wight is desperate for news after her cat ran away from a vets with a medical drain still in its neck.

Sport

Sailing: Gertrude gives way just in time

Sailing: Gertrude gives way just in time

SAILING STORM Gertrude made way for some lighter winds to enable competitive racing on Saturday for the Bembridge Illusions.

Cricket: Coach Cookie’s masterclass

CRICKET A FIELDING masterclass was given at Ryde School last Saturday, with Derbyshire County Cricket Club coach Cookie Patel offering his expert advice.

Football: Double defeat for Isle of Wight sides

NEWPORT and Cowes Sports both suffered defeat in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division today (Saturday).

Football: Premier day out for students

STUDENTS from St George’s School, Newport, enjoyed a fun day out watching Premier League football side Southampton.

Features

New varieties fighting back against blight

GARDENINGSOMETIMES in gardening the pragmatic way is to admit defeat and find a new line of attack.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight, February 5

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: The difference Linda Baker made to the lives of many vulnerable Islanders, as well as tsunami victims in Thailand, was marked with a special award.

Make historic house your home

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK OAK beams from a ship wrecked on the nearby coastline are part of the rich history of a Grade II listed former rectory which took shape centuries ago in the beautiful back of the Wight.

Don’t hold out for Mars award

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON AS RECENT events demonstrate, these are interesting times for women on the Island. First, there was the hoo-ha engendered when the CP asked nine well-known people about their hopes for the new year.

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