Church bells silenced after noise complaint

Church bells silenced after noise complaint

By Emily Pearce

THE hourly chime at Ventnor's Holy Trinity Church, which has echoed through the town for around 150 years, have been silenced — following a noise complaint from a single resident.

Fight for path — top rambler

By Richard Wright

THE national president of the Ramblers’ Association has given her support to campaigners who want the popular Totland promenade reinstated.

Scam warning from Isle of Wight computer company

By a County Press reporter

ISLAND technology firm Wight Computers has warned of an online scam.

Rock the Cowes Bars returns

By Ross Findon

ROCK the Cowes Bars returned last night (Thursday), kicking off four nights of great music, featuring top Isle of Wight acts.

County Press editor takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge

By a County Press reporter

IT IS the charity craze that is sweeping the world, so when Isle of Wight County Press editor Alan Marriott was asked to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, there was no way he could refuse.

2014 Cassie's Award

2014 Cassie's Award


Shooting silver

Shooting silver

TALENTED shooter Jemma Toms has helped England to a silver medal at the Junior International at Bisley.

IW undone by Jem

A DORSET bowler produced a remarkable spell against the IW last week — taking seven wickets for just one run.

Port second after midweek rout

FOOTBALL Newport 8, Fawley 2
THERE was a scoring spree at St George’s Park on Tuesday night, as Newport romped to victory against Fawley.

Lacklustre Vics rocked by rampant Amesbury

FOOTBALL East Cowes Vics 1, Amesbury Town 7
EAST Cowes Vics were not spared mercy by an in-form Amesbury Town at Beatrice Avenue on Saturday.


Angela’s garden is true riot of colour

GARDENING I LOVE people with vim and vigour — those who develop, maintain and build upon their passion.

Great to see shop back

LETTERS From Joan Hall, Cowes:
Thank you to all the ladies who supported me in getting Bonmarche to return to the Island.

Looking Back for August 22

100 years ago | 75 years ago | 50 years ago | 25 years ago | 10 years ago

100 Years Ago - August 22, 1914
The centre of the IW County Press’s front page featured a large advertisement from the Lt Col of the Princess Beatrice IW Rifles.


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