Cowes Enterprise College tops the Isle of Wight class for GCSEs

By Martin Neville

UPDATED 11:29*
COWES Enterprise College has turned things round to come top of the class for state school GCSE results on the Isle of Wight — figures have revealed today (Thursday).

Award for Isle of Wight wedding dress boutique

Award for Isle of Wight wedding dress boutique

By Martin Neville

ISLE of Wight wedding dress boutique Forget Me Not Designs was the toast of this year’s Wedding Industry Awards.

Coastal strategy for the West Wight

By a County Press reporter

THE DEVASTATING effects of last year’s winter storms on the coastline of the Isle of Wight are set to be put under the microscope.

Appeal to help blind and partially sighted people on the Isle of Wight

By a County Press reporter

THOSE wanting to make a real difference to blind and partially sighted people on the Isle of Wight can become volunteers for a scheme in Ryde.

Met Office snow and ice warning includes the Isle of Wight

By A County Press reporter

UPDATED 14:16*
MET Office weather forecasters have warned the Isle of Wight could be hit by icy weather today and tomorrow (Friday).


Victory for depleted Ventnor

Victory for depleted Ventnor

RUGBY Southampton 0, Ventnor 10
VENTNOR put in another excellent team performance to win and keep a clean sheet against a strong Southampton side, who at home have been a force to be reckoned with.

Ice stars make the cut

ICE HOCKEY TWO young ice hockey stars, after months of gruelling trials, have made the South West Under-11s Conference squad.

East Cowes Vics crumble at home

A DISASTROUS last twenty five minutes saw East Cowes Vics thrashed at home by Fleet Spurs today (Saturday 24).

Football results, January 24

Round up of the weekend's football results.


Beams aplenty in manor’s lodge

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK I HAD just been listening to The Archers online before visiting Apse Manor Lodge. It was the perfect soundtrack as I parked up near the wonderful pitched-roof gateway linking the mews properties of which the Lodge is an appealing part.

LED lights dim along seafront

LETTERS From Sam Turner, Sandown:
Things may not be what they seem.

Have you seen post collection changes?

LETTERS From Charles Gange, Cowes:
I do not know if readers are aware of this matter but I suggest before they deposit that letter or card into their local postbox they check out the collection times as I discovered to my annoyance  over the Christmas period the Royal Mail has changed the collection times without any announcement or indication on the postboxes.

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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