Digger moves in to "rip up ice" at Isle of Wight arena

By Richard Wright

SUPPORTERS of the Isle of Wight's ice rink were shocked yesterday when a digger moved in. They believed it was there to rip up the Ryde Arena ice.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

By Haydn Taylor

THE Isle of Wight Walking Festival Autumn Walking Weekend is back, but that is not the only thing the Island has to offer this weekend.

Firefighters called to free trapped driver

By Richard Wright

ISLE of Wight rescue crews were called to two car crashes within the space of a few minutes this afternoon (Saturday).

Bid to reunite Isle of Wight veteran with daughters

By Ross Findon

A CAMPAIGN to re-unite a former soldier, suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, with his two daughters has raised more than £2,000 in a week.

Man dies after Isle of Wight building site accident

By James Woolven

UPDATED 17:08*
A CONSTRUCTION worker involved in an industrial accident at a Newport demolition site, has died.


Rugby tailor-made for Ryde Academy

Rugby tailor-made for Ryde Academy

RYDE Academy has become the latest Island school to join a national scheme promoting rugby.

Football fixtures for October 22, 26 2016

Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Cowes Sports v Lymington Town, Newport v Fawley. 

Shooting: Golden Couple

SHOOTERS Matt Read and Imogen Moss won gold for Great Britain last weekend.

Island Games: Huge sponsorship deal for Team Isle of Wight

TEAM Isle of Wight has been given a massive boost ahead of next year’s Island Games after an Island company agreed an £18,000 sponsorship deal.


Be a Councillor event was poor

LETTERS From Iain McKie, Totland:
I attended one of the “Be a Councillor” events at County Hall last week, as reported on by Charlotte Hofton (CP, 14-10-16).

Decision could Cost-a Cowes

LETTERS From Wendy Wardrop, Cowes:
Despite serious opposition to Costa coming to Cowes, planning permission was rubber stamped, instead of being heard by the IW Council planning committee when elected councillors could have voiced the overwhelming local opinions.

Chain reaction

LETTERS From T. White, Sandown:
While most people have to tighten their belts in Sandown, the town council wants to waste money on the mayor’s chain (CP, 16-09-16).

Fancy running for council?

Could you be a councillor? That was the question aimed at enticing “community-minded local residents” to sign up for a “Be a Councillor” event at County Hall this week.


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