Chef's death at Bangkok Airport was suicide concludes Isle of Wight Coroner

By A County Press court reporter

A CHEF threw himself from a first-floor balcony at Bangkok Airport in Thailand, an inquest on the Isle of Wight heard today (Tuesday).

Firearms officers in Red Jet exercise

Firearms officers in Red Jet exercise

By Ross Findon

FIREARMS officers boarded a Red Jet ferry in Southampton today (Tuesday) in a dramatic training exercise.

Island Independents unveil alternative Isle of Wight Council budget

By Emliy Pearce

CALLING for 'care and compassion, not desks and pens,' the Island Independents have published their alternative Isle of Wight Council budget.

Woman hit by car in Newport High Street

By a County Press reporter

UPDATED 14:38*
A WOMAN is believed to have suffered a head injury after a collision involving a car on Newport High Street this afternoon (Tuesday).

Supermarket hit by vandals

By Richard Wright

A SUPERMARKET was hit by vandals in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).


Sailing: New Cowes Week deal for Shepards Wharf Marina

Sailing: New Cowes Week deal for Shepards Wharf Marina

SHEPARDS Wharf Marina, one of the key venues during Cowes Week, is to have a new name and a new partnership for this year's regatta.

Football: Frustration for senior sides

NONE of the Island's senior sides won in the Sydenhams Wessex League today (Saturday).

Football fixtures for February 18, 19, 21


Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division: Andover Town 3, Newport 2, Cowes Sports 1, Bashley 1.
Division 1: East Cowes Vics 0,Tadley Calleva 6.

Cricket: Newchurch crowned indoor champions

NEWCHURCH have won the primary schools’ indoor cricket competition.


Seeds vanish, nuts reappear

AVID gardeners went crackers for seeds last week and now they promise to do similarly for nuts.

Looking Back at the Isle of Wight February 17, 2017

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: There was something a little unusual about a group of ten recruits who demonstrated their firefighting skills at Ryde Fire Station.

Home was perfectly planned

TUCKED away in a quiet spot not far from the sea at Brighstone is an attractive detached house that keeps on giving — whether it is space, quality, comfort or lovely wide views to downland and the village church.


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