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Chancellor recognises Isle of Wight's barriers

By David Newble

CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, recognised the Isle of Wight’s ‘specific barriers to economic growth’, in Parliament on Tuesday.

School backs Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal

School backs Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal

By Bonnie McLaren

SCHOOLCHILDREN have embraced the Christmas spirit by taking part in the Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal.

Partnership aims to save Islanders money on winter bills

By a County Press reporter

A HOUSING association has teamed up with an energy charity to offer Islanders a warmer winter.

Star stormtrooper wins award

By David Newble

THE Force was with Vectis Remnant Squad Storm-trooper Ben Allen when he was named Trooper of the Year by Star Wars enthusiasts for his charity work.

Church on the Roundabout helps Isle of Wight Foodbank

By David Newble

THE green shoots of a food revolution are sprouting on a small patch of land next to the Church on the Roundabout in Newport.

Sport

Milestone midfielder

Milestone midfielder

FOOTBALL
NEWPORT captain Darren Powell made a landmark appearance for the club today (Saturday).

Trials championship title for Coombes

MOTORCYCLING
TRIALS rider Mark Coombes secured the title after winning Sunday’s penultimate round of the IW Motorcycling Club’s winter championships.

Football: Defeats for Island sides

ALL three of the Island's senior football teams were beaten in the Wessex League today (Saturday).

Football fixtures for December 3, 6

FOOTBALL FIXTURES

SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Brockenhurst 3, Newport 2; Cowes Sports 1, Moneyfields 5.
Division 1: East Cowes Vics 1, Ringwood Town 2.

Features

Wide sea views and potential

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
THE potential is as extensive as the sea views and far-reaching outlook to countryside at a cliff-top home, with glorious large gardens.
Not only is the indoor space at detached Cliff Edge, in Cliff Road, at Lake, flexible but outbuildings could be used in a number of ways and possibly accommodation, subject to permission.

Mobile bank could do better

LETTERS
From Colin Peckham, Freshwater:
A Lot of people have been complaining about banks closing on the Island.

Governor's words say much about schools

LETTERS
From Peter Shreeve, branch secretary Association of Teachers and Lecturers, Carisbrooke:
The headline “Schools at breaking point” (CP, 25-11-16) caught my attention.

A class apart a good thing

CHARLOTTE HOFTON
My immediate thought on learning about the possibility of a “club-class lounge” being installed on Red Funnel car ferries was one of considerable happiness and total support.

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