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Pranksters block off Isle of Wight road with dinosaur

Pranksters block off Isle of Wight road with dinosaur

By Matthew McKew

Saurus anything drivers passing through Godshill will have been shocked last night (Friday) to see this beast blocking their way.

Goldsmiths honour for Bestival co-founders Josie and Rob da Bank

By A County Press reporter

BESTIVAL co-founders Josie and Rob da Bank are to be named Honorary Fellows of Goldsmiths, University of London, where they met almost 25 years ago.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

By Alexandra Hughes

There is plenty to keep you entertained on the Isle of Wight this weekend, including special events to mark Valentine's Day.

Large container ship grounded in the Solent

By Alexandra Hughes

A LARGE container ship has executed a controlled grounding in just off the Isle of Wight this evening (Saturday) according to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

Racist attack on man in Cowes

By Matt White

A FATHER was punched to the ground and racially abused in front of his family after confronting two men who hit his car in Cowes.

Sport

Football: Teams go for six-a-side titles

Football: Teams go for six-a-side titles

FOOTBALL THE cleverly-named 50 Shades Of Andy Gray are poised for a title challenge in the Leisure Leagues IW six-a-side competition after a thrilling 9-5 victory over mid-table The Invincibles this week.

Football: Another washout

HEAVY overnight rain across the IW and the South Coast has decimated the weekend's footballing programme again.

Football fixtures for February 13, 16

FOOTBALL FIXTURES SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Newport P-P Fareham Town, Sholing P-P Cowes Sports.

Football: Council cancels matches due to poor weather

POOR weather has again forced the Isle of Wight Council to cancel all football matches on its pitches tomorrow (Saturday).

Features

Location, location, location

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK Sunny days on the beach, winter walks along the water’s edge and staying put and watching ships passing by on The Solent are all part of the great lifestyle offered at a charm filled Seaview home.

Stops to suit today’s needs

LETTERS From John Graney, Brading:
The otherwise excellent report by Christopher Garnett into the future of Island Line does not deal with one important issue.

Make planning more democratic

LETTERS From David Walter, Wellow:
There has been a lot of anger and frustration about the planning process on the Island.

Ready for an IW tattoo?

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON How astute of Matthew Parker, the new landlord of the Wheatsheaf Pub in Newport, to decide to go Nordic for his latest venture.

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Wind - 22mph E
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