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Isle of Wight doctor's role in cancer campaign

Isle of Wight doctor's role in cancer campaign

By Sara Bryce

AN ISLE of Wight doctor is supporting the national Be Clear on Cancer campaign and highlighting the signs and symptoms of lesser-known types of cancer.

Air ambulance paramedic prepares for cycling challenge

By David Newble

ISLE of Wight air ambulance paramedic, Tim Ross, who has so far raised more than £30,000 for charity, is gearing up for his latest adventure — a marathon cycle ride across Vietnam.

Isle of Wight Zoo mourns loss of tiger Diamond

By Richard Wright

ISLE of Wight Zoo is mourning the loss of one of its tigers, Diamond, just weeks after the death of much-loved lion Charlie Brown.

Register to vote in general election

By Martin Neville

PEOPLE on the Isle of Wight should look out for letters confirming electoral registration.

Marine Conservation Zone plans dropped — for now

By Matthew Mckew

MARINE Conservation Zone plans for large parts of the Isle of Wight coast, will not go ahead — yet.

Sport

Fabulous comeback

Fabulous comeback

ICE HOCKEY Wightlink Tigers 5, Basingstoke Buffalo 5
A TIGHT affair saw the Tigers snatch a draw from the jaws of defeat at the Ryde Arena on Sunday.

Hythe dent Cowes promotion hopes

COWES Sports' hopes of promotion to the Premier Division of the Sydenhams Wessex League suffered a dent today (Saturday).

One of the best from rampant Ryde

RUGBY Petersfield III 17, Ryde 62
A HUGE away win came off the back of one of the best Ryde performances in years.

Football fixtures for January 31 and February 1

FOOTBALL FIXTURES

SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Bemerton Heath Harlequins 0, Newport 1.

Features

Start building more homes for elderly

LETTERS
From Nigel Golding, Ryde:
The proposal to build a new Ryde suburb of 904 houses in the countryside well beyond the current urban area is a simple matter of greed — it is significantly cheaper to develop a single greenfield site than multiple brownfield ones and the local authority gets a ‘bribe’ from the government.

NHS staff coping with pressures

LETTERSFrom Alan Sheward, executive director of nursing and workforce:
Your articles ‘Hospital in 999 crisis’ and ‘Step-down unit for patients’ (16-01-15) report on the real pressures the Island health and social care system is dealing with at the moment.

Tidal scheme is disruptive

LETTER From Nick Ballanger, Ventnor:
I would like to comment on the letter from John Baldry (CP, 23-01-15).

Concern, not discrimination

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON Our MP has for some time been accompanied by an elephant in the room, that inconvenient beast which is all too visible but which nobody mentions.

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