By Matthew Mckew
SCOUTS in Ventnor have been hit by a fire that destroyed a storage unit last night (Monday).
By Richard Wright
WHEN human remains were discovered on an Isle of Wight beach last year it sparked a police investigation — but nearly 15 months after the find, a coroner’s inquiry has confirmed the skeleton was nearly 2,000 years old.
By Matthew McKew
UPDATED 15:30*A TOWN councillor who sparked outrage for a homophobic comment during a discussion about public toilets has apologised.
By Ross Findon
POLLUPDATED 13:27*CHANGES to school terms to help those who work in the Isle of Wight tourist industry need to be considered, according to Conservative councillors.
By A County Press reporter
PART of one of the main routes between Newport and Ryde will be closed during a major improvement scheme over the next three weeks.
Fight for the Wight
DEFEAT in the Hampshire Cup Final could not mar the spirit of Newport under-13s, who had an incredible season.
CYCLINGPROMISING cycling talent Josh Corbett travelled to Fort William in Scotland on Sunday to compete in the British Downhill Series.
ROUND four of the IW Car Club’s motorsport calendar saw 22 drivers compete at Knighton Sand Pit.
UPGRADES to the clubhouse at Ryde Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club have been made possible by a near £70,000 grant from Sport England.
LETTERS From Chris Tagart, Shanklin: I note there is now an issue of council tax payable on public toilets (CP, 06-05-16).
LETTER From Mike Sutcliffe, chairman, The Wight Strollers, Lake: THE IW Council’s latest money-raising venture is due to be introduced at the Medina Theatre on January 1 next year.
LETTER From Harry Rees, Newport: What a pity our Fight for the Wight has not attracted the same media attention as that given to the school holiday debate.
CHARLOTTE HOFTON YOU KNOW how, when you’re watching some sporting contest between two opposing sides, you want them both to lose?
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