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English Heritage identifies Isle of Wight buildings at risk

English Heritage identifies Isle of Wight buildings at risk

By Richard Wright

HISTORIC Yaverland Battery is among the Isle of Wight buildings that have been added to the latest English Heritage buildings at risk register.

Have your say as Isle of Wight Council looks to save £13.5m

By a County Press reporter

AS THE Isle of Wight Council looks for ways to save millions of pounds, it has asked Islanders for their ideas.

Fundraisers help keep RNLI afloat with £300,000

By a County Press reporter

THE Isle of Wight raised an amazing £300,000 for the RNLI in 2013, the annual meeting of the Island’s Lifeboat Board heard.

Footbridges improved

By a County Press reporter

THREE footbridges have been improved by PFI contractor Island Roads.

Footbridges improved

By a County Press reporter

THREE footbridges have been improved by PFI contractor Island Roads.

Sport

Could speedway make an early return?

Could speedway make an early return?

SPEEDWAY could be returning to the IW earlier than expected — if ambitious plans drawn up by a group of Islanders fans bears fruit.

Cowes smash six past mainlanders

COWES Sports smashed six goals past hapless Laverstock and Ford away from home today (Saturday) as they continues their impressive unbeaten run in Sydenhams Wessex League Division 1.

Bembridge cruise to cup glory against plucky AFC Wootton

FOOTBALL Bembridge 6, AFC Wootton 1
BEMBRIDGE won the first-ever Ryde and District Cup final in 1928 — and they did it again last Wednesday as they cruised to victory against a plucky AFC Wootton side, who play a division below them.

Football fixtures for October 18, 19, 21, 22

FOOTBALL FIXTURES SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Newport 2, Hamworthy 1.

Features

Eric seeks answer to big puzzle

GARDENING ERIC Mitchell needs a hand solving a big puzzle — a monkey puzzle.

Level of business rates cannot be justified

LETTERSFrom David McKinley, Chale:
The difficulties faced by our high streets are not just the council parking charges that drive customers into the arms of the supermarkets with their free parking, or competition from on-line trading, though both have a marked effect.

Two faces of Tory party

LETTERS From Geoff Lumley, IW councillor for Newport East Ward:
Last week’s CP saw the division that exists between what I see as the rational and the irrational wings of the Island’s Conservative party at County Hall.

Hark forrard! The chase is on

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON TIME to stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood and let joy be unconfined. Fox hunting is on the agenda again. Isn’t that good news? How we’ve missed it.

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