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Father faces fears in memory of baby daughter

By Joanna Hunt

AFTER the death of his five-week old daughter, a prison officer from Newport is determined to conquer his fear of heights and take on an abseil to raise money for a premature baby charity.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

By Joanna Hunt

THERE is plenty of summer fun on offer on the Isle of Wight this weekend.

Investigation after bank cards stolen from hotel

By David Newble

BANK cards have been stolen from a hotel in Bembridge this week.

Car fails MOT for most Isle of Wight reason ever

By A County Press reporter

RED squirrels have been blamed after a car failed its MOT this week.

Body found at Bembridge

By A County Press reporter

A MAN'S body has been discovered at a holiday park in Bembridge this afternoon (Friday).

Sport

Athletics: Magnificent seven finish on a high

Athletics: Magnificent seven finish on a high

ATHLETICS SEVEN young athletes represented the IW Athletics Club at the final Youth Development League match of the season at Portsmouth.

Football: Ryde hosts Isle of Wight beach soccer championships

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THE largest youth beach soccer tournament in the UK has got under way in Ryde today (Friday).

Sailing: Sir Ben rules the waves

NEW Isle of Wight resident Sir Ben Ainslie was king of The Solent this weekend as he led his Land Rover BAR team to victory in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series.

Swimming: Development meet a great success for West Wight squad

SWIMMING SIX medals and 32 personal best times were the reward for two excellent weekends of swimming by West Wight Swimming Club members.

Features

Stone’s throw from the beach

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK The name says it all at Mari Laetare as the property’s moniker is Latin for Rejoice in the Sea.

Hampshire should probe Nine Acres issues

?From V. Lewis, Carisbrooke:
What an utterly puerile and useless response from Hampshire County Council to your report over the matter of 11 out of the 14 teachers having allegedly left because of issues with Nine Acres Primary School headteacher Beth Dyer (CP, 22-07-16).

Pollen pests

LETTERS From Mrs M G Mallinson, Bembridge:
I am extremely old now and people to whom I am related have to drive me around.

So much to love about our Island

THERE has been righteous indignation all round this week on the Island after comparison website uSwitch named the IW the 15th worst place to live in Britain.

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