Call for U-turn on dogs on leads decision

By Emily Pearce

A U-TURN could be on the cards after Isle of Wight Council bosses banned dogs from running free on St Helens beach.

Motorsport day raises cash for KissyPuppy

Motorsport day raises cash for KissyPuppy

By Emily Pearce

PETROL heads flocked to the Charity Motorsport Festival at the weekend, held at the Northwood County Showground.

Cyclists' cash boost for Parkinson's UK

By Martin Neville

AROUND 90 keen cyclists donned their lycra and took to the saddle to raise vital funds for a Parkinson’s support and research charity yesterday (Sunday).

Careers office shut and hours cut in favour of mobile service

By Thomas Seal

UPDATED 16:25*
A CAREERS advice service is shutting its Newport office in favour of a mobile service, visiting towns around the Isle of Wight.

Indecent exposure arrest

By a County Press reporter

A MAN has been arrested this morning (Monday) following reports of indecent exposure incidents in Newport.

2014 Cassie's Award

2014 Cassie's Award


Vector Martini team toast success in Cowes Offshore Classic

Vector Martini team toast success in Cowes Offshore Classic

VECTOR Martini was the big winner of the Cowes-Torquay-Cowes powerboat race yesterday (Sunday) — which organisers hailed a roaring success.

Job done for Newport but agony for Yachtsmen

NEWPORT got the job done at St George's Park today (Saturday) to progress in the FA Cup - but Cowes Sports's journey has ended.

Football fixtures for August 30, September 2, 3

FA Cup, preliminary round: Newport 5, Winterbourne Utd 2; Cowes Sports 0, Yate Town 1.

Winning start for Shanklin

Shanklin Ladies 2 v Exeter 1
SHANKLIN Ladies began their adventure in South West Division 1 of the FA Women’s Premier League, with a thoroughly deserved 2-1 win at the County Ground on Sunday.


Bring us your apples

GARDENING WE ARE entering the season of less than mellow wastefulness — and I hate it, although I am probably as guilty of it as the next gardener.

Free parking for disabled fair?

LETTERS From Ed Cummings, Shanklin:
Can anyone explain why blue-badge holders receive free parking in pay-and-display areas?

Modern coal is the way forward

LETTERS From Mike Tarrant, Bembridge:
The on-going debate in the letters pages on the UK’s energy future tends to focus on wind against nuclear.


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