News

Club protests over eviction by council

By County Press reporter

PEOPLE with learning disabilities, who have been evicted from a youth club, following the Isle of Wight Council's decision to outsource youth services, staged a protest outside County Hall today (Wednesday).

Ferry crew take up paddles for rescue charity

Ferry crew take up paddles for rescue charity

By Martin Neville

WIGHTLINK crew and shore staff have been ‘pressganged’ into paddling a rescue boat across The Solent in aid of a lifesaving charity.

More police patrols for Cowes Week

By Martin Neville

EXTRA police patrols are planned to help prevent crime during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.

Road closed after collision

By County Press reporter

A SECTION of Newport Road, Lake, was closed this afternoon (Wednesday) after a car collided with a wall.

Worker rescued from cherry picker

By County Press reporter

THE Isle of Wight fire service was called to help out after a construction worker at BAE Systems in Cowes became stuck at a height of around 10 metres in a cherry picker.

Isle of Wight Festival 2014 - Galleries

2014 Cassie's Award

Sport

Cameron races to track title

Cameron races to track title

ATHLETICS PAUL Cameron triumphed at Ryde Harriers’ 5,000m track championship at the Fairway Sports Complex.

Frost misses out

FORMER Sandown Bay Academy student Andy Frost has suffered Commonwealth Games agony tonight (Tuesday) in the men's hammer final.

Frost reaches hammer final

ISLANDER Andy Frost has reached the final of the men's hammer at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Ryde bounce back in style

CRICKET RYDE returned to form in some style on Saturday as they beat Bournemouth II’s by 104 runs in Hampshire County Division 1.

Features

It’s all happening in the deep south

GARDENING FORGET the Arreton Valley, the area that really gives us the name Garden Isle is the south of our Island with its special micro-climate.

Looking back for July 25

LOOKING BACK100 Years Ago - July 25, 1914
THE MD of Harrods Stores, who had recently purchased Osborne Cottage, bought the adjoining Norris Castle and its extensive grounds.

Gospel spread by men

LETTERS From Patricia Eldridge, East Cowes:
SO the vote has been cast, and the women can now press on for promotion — promotion?

Mammon can be a force for good, despite it all

By Charlotte Hofton

THE VIEW FROM HERE THE National Lottery, which began in this country in 1994, is a funny old mixture. It exists overwhelmingly because of the public’s greed.

Weather

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