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Giant water slide for Ryde?

Giant water slide for Ryde?

By Matthew McKew

A GIANT inflatable slide, which has proved a huge hit in cities around the country, could be on its way to Union Street, Ryde.

Andrew Quew takes on London Marathon in memory of his wife

By Sara Bryce

AFTER the heart-breaking loss of his wife, Gemma, to sudden cardiac death, Isle of Wight man Andrew Quew is taking on the epic challenge of the London Marathon tomorrow (Sunday) in her memory.

Cowes lifeboat rescues diabetic sailor

By Jon Moreno

COWES RNLI lifeboat came to the rescue of a diabetic sailor who suffered a fit aboard a yacht on the River Medina, Isle of Wight.

Fresh hope for Guildhall from Visit Isle of Wight

By Martin Neville

NEWPORT’S historic Guildhall could reopen as a tourism hub for the Isle of Wight — giving hope it's museum can be saved.

What's on this weekend

By Thomas Seal

WORLD class photography, punk rock and painting are set to make it a great weekend of entertainment on the Isle of Wight.

Sport

Isle of Wight basketball coach earns scholarship

Isle of Wight basketball coach earns scholarship

BASKETBALL AN Isle of Wight student with aspirations of becoming a basketball coach, has been awarded a university scholarship to help him achieve his dream.

Football results, April 25

Football results from across the Isle of Wight. Saturday 25th April.

Cowes seal promotion

A DOMINANT display by Cowes Sports today saw the football club secure a place in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division.

Team go to great lengths for medal

SWIMMING IW MARLINS swam to medal positions at the annual ASA T-30 Challenge, individually and as a team.

Features

Spacious home bathed in light

PROPERTY OF THE WEEKWHEN I rolled up to this pretty chalet bungalow in Park View, just off Wootton’s Station Road, the smart cul-de-sac was dappled by bright spring sun and the broad front lawn was Augusta picture-perfect… beautifully manicured.

Is UKIP immigration policy racist?

LETTERS From Dr M. Reuben, Limerstone:
It seems all our political leaders, bar the Greens, agree that open-door, uncontrolled mass immigration is unsustainable and puts strain on our resources.

Toilets must remain open

LETTERSFrom Peter Foster, Carisbrooke:
I was appalled to hear via BBC South Today the Isle of Wight Council is proposing to close all the public toilets on the Island.

Labour's Stewart Blackmore publishes manifesto

By Ross Findon

GENERAL ELECTION 2015
BETTER transport, vocational training and education improvements are among the issues Labour candidate Stewart Blackmore would tackle as a priority, if elected in May.

Polls Odyssey ends with Iliad

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON DURING the forthcoming three-week run-up to the election, there will be times when I shall need a secluded spot away from it all. Some place where I can forget the whole depressing imbroglio of the Island’s fate — most particularly, since all the candidates are either ghastly or useless or both, the inevitability of this extremely needy constituency being landed with a duff MP.

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  1. Giant water slide for Ryde?

    Sunday, April 26, 2015

  2. Andrew Quew takes on London Marathon in memory of his wife

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

  3. What's on this weekend

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

  4. Fresh hope for Guildhall from Visit Isle of Wight

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

  5. Cowes lifeboat rescues diabetic sailor

    Sunday, April 26, 2015

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