By Martin Neville
SOLENT commuters and interested parties attended the first of two public meetings last night (Thursday), looking at the impact of cuts and high ferry fares.
By Sara Bryce
THE Isle of Wight Official Toy Appeal organisers are highlighting the desperate need for gifts for Island children who deserve a happy Christmas as the appeal reaches the final week.
By Ross Findon
BANK customers have ensured a cash boost for charities on the Isle of Wight.
TO MARK Small Business Saturday this weekend, when shoppers can park for free in Isle of Wight Council car parks, businesses have annouced some great deals for shoppers.
By a County Press reporter
A 92-YEAR-OLD driver has been interviewed by Isle of Wight police after an alleged hit and run in Brading High Street involving a car and two horses.
Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal
PICTURE GALLERYCRICKET A NEWPORT stalwart who swapped his bat and pads for a white coat and hat to stay in the game, won the big award at the IW Cricket Board’s annual presentation night at Ryde Cricket Club.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Newport v Totton and Eling.
CROSS COUNTRY TOP IW runner Jess Andrews is making her TV debut this weekend as she represents Team GB at the European Cross-country Championships.
SWIMMING LOTTIE James swept the board at the Hampshire Schools’ Swimming Championships at Waterlooville.
WIGHT LIVING IMAGINE a time when the Island was the cultural heart of the country, the place where the great minds of the day chose to spend their time and where curious crowds waited for hours at a time to catch a glimpse of revolutionaries and poets.
NATURE NOTES ON more than one occasion, I have heard the remark,“IW? I’ve seen that, I had a fortnight’s holiday there”.
GARDENING I WAS reminded by timely e-mails that now is the time to move small deciduous trees, shrubs and climbers that have outgrown their allotted space or which have cropped up in the wrong place.
THIS ISLAND LIFE I REMEMBER the first two days of my working life as a cub reporter on the old IW Times with disconcerting clarity.
THE VIEW FROM HERE LAST week’s CP story, headlined Misery at County Hall, unfolded a grim tale of Draconian cuts and the ghastly evisceration of civic folderol within the IW Council.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
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