Dolphins spotted off the Isle of Wight

Dolphins spotted off the Isle of Wight

By A County Press reporter

THE WARM weather has brought many summer visitors to the Isle of Wight, but none more welcome than a pod of dolphins.

Ryde roads closed after burst water main

By Matthew McKew

UPDATED 17:10*
TWO roads in Ryde were closed this morning because of a burst water main.

‘Slow down before someone gets killed’

By Emily Pearce

FEARS someone could be killed or seriously injured unless the speed limit is lowered at a busy main road, have been expressed

Provisional statistics for Isle of Wight GCSE grades released

By Emily Pearce

AROUND 48 per cent of Isle of Wight students have achieved five good GCSEs, according to provisional figures released today (Friday).

Cyclists trained as 'ride leaders' to encourage more organised rides

By Luke Joynes

ENTHUSIASTIC cyclists have been trained as ‘ride leaders’ to encourage more organised cycle rides across the Island.

Fight for the Wight

Fight for the Wight


Horse Riding: Courtney’s riding high

Horse Riding: Courtney’s riding high

HORSERIDER Courtney Sanderson has become the youngest person in the country to qualify as a show judge.

Football: Saturday league kicks off

FOOTBALL THE ISLE of Wight Saturday football league gets underway tomorrow (Saturday) but three teams have pulled out before a ball has been kicked.

Football fixtures for August 27, 29 and 30



Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Hamworthy United v Newport; Cowes Sports v AFC Portchester.

Athletics: Get inspired by Team GB

AN OPPORTUNITY to try athletics will be on offer as part of a national initiative.


Home you can love and leave

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK TAKE a prestigious Cowes street high up behind the seafront with views over The Solent and start line for sailing events, add plentiful, beautifully finished split-level space and you have Perceval.

Island Roads made my day

LETTERS From Brian Keightley, Sandown:
While returning from Newport to Sandown last Friday, at approximately 2.15pm, I had the bad fortune to have water problems with my car.

Poor use made of local produce

LETTERS From Mark Martin, Surrey:
As a frequent visitor to the Island, I am always disappointed at the poor availability of local produce in cafes, pubs, shops, restaurants and attractions.

A javelin for Tokyo games

CHARLOTTE HOFTON WITH the Olympics finished, I’ve hardly known what to do with myself this week. There are, admittedly, numerous domestic tasks which require attention, though considering I spent more than a fortnight almost permanently transfixed by on-screen sporting events, I can’t imagine how so much washing-up has accumulated.


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