News

New charity will help Isle of Wight children

By a County Press reporter

A NEW charity has been established on the Isle of Wight.

Bestival set for Duran Duran premiere

Bestival set for Duran Duran premiere

By Thomas Seal

VIDEO
BESTIVAL fans will be the first in the world to hear Duran Duran's new album live, the band revealed in an interview with Rob da Bank.

Youth key card launched by Southern Vectis for Isle of Wight buses

By Thomas Seal

YOUNG people on the Isle of Wight now have a new way to pay for their bus travel.

Asda requests further changes to Isle of Wight planning permission

By David Newble

SUPERMARKET giant Asda has asked for more variations to its agreed planning application to build a new store in Newport.

Isle of Wight village to defend its title

By Emily Pearce

BEMBRIDGE is in the running to defend its title of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Village of the Year.

Sport

Cricket: Ventnor ensure survival

Cricket: Ventnor ensure survival

CRICKET VENTNOR will stay in the Southern Electric League Premier Division after a 95-run win over Hampshire Academy at Newclose on Saturday.

Bowls: Three in a row for Sandown

BOWLS SANDOWN Bowling Club have won the Tennyson Shield for the third year running.

Disappointing day for Isle of Wight football sides

A MISERABLE day ended with some miserable results for the Isle of Wight's senior football teams today (Saturday).

Golf: Joe is top junior

GOLF SHANKLIN and Sandown’s Joe Green almost achieved a double under perfect conditions at Westridge Golf Centre last Friday evening in the Isle of Wight Junior Tour, sponsored by Yokagawa Marex.

Features

Does this ring a bell, cyclists?

LETTERS From Marion Rogers, Blackwater:
AS a regular walker on the footpath/cycle track between Shide and Blackwater Hollow (with my dog on a lead) I strongly appeal to all cyclists to have a bell on their bikes.

I don’t mind e-cigs, just not at our expense

LETTERS From Terry Hack, Brighstone:
WHEN I see teething babies sucking on a dummy for comfort, I am sympathetic.

Only way to run garden

LETTERS From Jane Cooper, Shanklin:
I think it is about time people living on the Isle of Wight realised Ventnor Botanic Garden would not exist now if it did not charge for entry (CP letters, 21-08-15).

We must seem a very odd lot

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTONAnother day, another wrangle, another U-turn, another cock-up.

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