By Emily Pearce
STEPS have been made to lift Sandown Bay Academy out of special measures but the school's overall improvement plan is not fit for purpose, according to an Ofsted report published yesterday (Tuesday).
By Ross Findon
FEARS about the decline of some Isle of Wight species have been raised.
By David Newble
FEARS have again been raised by the Friends of Frank James that the former hospital has become a target for vandals, following reports of another break-in.
By a County Press reporter
ONE of the Isle of Wight's most senior police officers is to take up a new role as Detective Chief Inspector at the Professional Standards Department (PSD) based at Winchester.
GOVERNMENT approval has been given for a new free school to open in the south Wight in September next year.
Isle of Wight Festival Creative Arts
SPEEDWAY WIGHTLINK Islanders’ talented teenage rider Adam Ellis has been picked to ride at the top level of the sport in the UK.
FOOTBALL WINNERS and runners-up from the Harwoods Vauxhall IW League received their prizes last week.
JAMES Hayter won the battle of the Islanders at Wembley today (Sunday) as Yeovil Town defeated Brentford - featuring IW goalkeeper Simon Moore - 2-1 in the League One play-off final.
PICTURE GALLERYROWING THERE were challenging conditions for the hundreds of crews who took part in both Ryde and Shanklin-Sandown Rowing Club regattas last weekend — with some bright moments for the Island’s three clubs.
WIGHT LIVING THEY were sworn to absolute secrecy about their existence when ‘stood down’ at the end of 1944.
GARDENING TO PLANT out or not to plant out, that is the question at this time of year — and this May, in particular, it is a knotty one.
THE magical mix conjured up at Merlins, Calbourne, includes a period house with views to the downs, countryside and sea, beautiful gardens, a paddock and a conversion project, too.
THIS ISLAND LIFE SURELY there cannot be a more oxymoronic phrase than ‘an organised group of independents?’
THE VIEW FROM HERE WHENEVER a popular event, such as a carnival or regatta, hits town, it is invariably a jackpot occasion for our Island traffic wardens.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
IWCP v4.0 © Isle of Wight County Press 2011. All Rights Reserved. Web Design By Matrix Create.
Contact Us | Disclaimer
| Cookies | Links | Sitemap
Isle of Wight County Press Ltd. Registered office: Brannon House, 123 Pyle Street,
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1ST. Registered in England. Registered number: 1342243.