Body found in Sandown — family of missing Michael Davies informed

By Ross Findon

A BODY has been discovered in marshland in Sandown today (Wednesday) according to Isle of Wight police.

Have your peacocks hightailed it?

Have your peacocks hightailed it?

By Ross Findon

HAVE you lost a peacock? If so, it could be on the run in St Lawrence.

Thieves strike at Isle of Wight building site

By a County Press reporter

THIEVES have stolen around £16,000 worth of tools from an Isle of Wight building site, sparking a police investigation.

Motorboat fire tackled

By Ross Findon

A FIRE broke out in the engine room of a large motorboat at Cowes Yacht Haven this evening (Wednesday).

Campaign launched to save under threat Carisbrooke College

By Ross Findon

UPDATED 20:55*
A CAMPAIGN to save Carisbrooke College has been launched on Facebook.

Island Games 2015


Island Games 2015: Medals of every colour

Island Games 2015: Medals of every colour

THERE were medals of every colour won on day four of the NatWest Island Games in Jersey.

Island Games 2015: Live updates

WITH the Island Games 2015 well underway in Jersey, we'll bring you the latest news here as it happens.

Island Games 2015: Swim silver leads another medal rush

A STUNNING silver medal from swimmer Izabella Blacklock capped another fine day for Team Isle of Wight at the NatWest Island Games in Jersey.

Island Games 2015: Team IW are on target

TEAM Isle of Wight were well on target today - with a host of medals in both archery and shooting.


Looking back at Isle of Wight History, June 26 2015

LOOKING BACK EACH week we look back at Isle of Wight history and heritage, using the Isle of Wight County Press Archive.

Behind the scenes at Ventnor

GARDENING CHRIS did send me an additional technical piece on a study, which is currently happening at the garden which, in a neat turn of phrase, he described as ‘dry as the tip of a Kalahari bushman’s elbow’.

A home full of period character

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK FOUR floors of beautifully refurbished space with period features and sea glimpses plus a popular location add up to a winning combination at a Cowes home.

Press one for utter despair

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTONNETTLESTONE and Seaview Parish Council is reportedly upset at the length of time it takes to make telephone inquiries to County Hall and has requested the matter be sorted out. This action comes as a result of the IW Council seeking suggestions for improvements.


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