News

Gary Stacey investigation – police urge two witnesses to come forward

By A County Press reporter

DETECTIVES on the Isle of Wight, investigating the death of Gary Stacey, have appealed to the public to trace two people who might hold information relevant to the investigation.

Events to mark Isle of Wight sacrifices during Battle of Jutland

Events to mark Isle of Wight sacrifices during Battle of Jutland

By Jon Moreno

A NUMBER of events will be held to remember 64 Isle of Wight men who were among 6,000 British sailors to lose their lives in the Battle of Jutland a century ago.

EU Referendum: Stronger In campaign launches on the Isle of Wight

By A County Press reporter

THE Stronger In, pro-EU membership campaign, will launch on the Isle of Wight tomorrow (Monday).

Thousands raised for children's hospice thanks to Isle of Wight store

By Emily Pearce

CUSTOMERS at a store have helped staff raise £2,242 for Naomi House children’s hospice.

Lifeboat rescue for broken-down speedboat

By A County Press reporter

A SPEEDBOAT with engine trouble was rescued by Bembridge RNLI lifeboat yesterday afternoon (Saturday).

Fight for the Wight

Fight for the Wight

Sport

Fantastic season for under-13s

Fantastic season for under-13s

DEFEAT in the Hampshire Cup Final could not mar the spirit of Newport under-13s, who had an incredible season.

Cycling: Downhill debut for Josh

CYCLINGPROMISING cycling talent Josh Corbett travelled to Fort William in Scotland on Sunday to compete in the British Downhill Series.

Motoring: Chris is Knighton King again

ROUND four of the IW Car Club’s motorsport calendar saw 22 drivers compete at Knighton Sand Pit.

Tennis club benefits from Sport England grant

UPGRADES to the clubhouse at Ryde Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club have been made possible by a near £70,000 grant from Sport England.

Features

There must be better way

LETTERS From Chris Tagart, Shanklin:
I note there is now an issue of council tax payable on public toilets (CP, 06-05-16).

Is new booking charge ethical?

LETTER From Mike Sutcliffe, chairman, The Wight Strollers, Lake:
THE IW Council’s latest money-raising venture is due to be introduced at the Medina Theatre on January 1 next year.

Devolution muddying waters

LETTER From Harry Rees, Newport:
What a pity our Fight for the Wight has not attracted the same media attention as that given to the school holiday debate.

Love none in holiday tennis

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON YOU KNOW how, when you’re watching some sporting contest between two opposing sides, you want them both to lose?

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