News

Dairy ends milk processing after 30 years

By Ross Findon

CHEAP supermarket prices have been partly blamed for the decision to end milk processing at an Isle of Wight farm.

Parade celebrates St George's Day

Parade celebrates St George's Day

By a County Press reporter

A PARADE in Ryde was among the St George’s Day celebrations around the Isle of Wight today (Wednesday).

Road works lead to bus changes

By a County Press reporter

ROAD works in Niton and Whitwell have led to changes for some Isle of Wight bus services.

Island Roads apprenticeships

By David Keeble

APPRENTICESHIP opportunities are on offer for young Islanders thanks to highways company Island Roads.

Meeting to discuss disability benefit delays

By a County Press reporter

PEOPLE who have been affected disability benefit issues will have the chance to raise them with the company behind vital assessments.

Sport

Ironman Ian battles through

Ironman Ian battles through

TRIATHLETE Ian Robinson-Phenix returned to his roots in South Africa to complete an incredible challenge last weekend.

Agony for Raiders in play-off final

THERE was second leg agony for the Wightlink Raiders in their NIHL South Division 1 play-off final tonight (Sunday).

GC steers Newport to victory

A DOUBLE strike from GC Giancovich earned Newport all the points at Bemerton Heath Harlequins today (Saturday) in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division.

Football fixtures for April 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Bemerton Heath Harlequins 0, Newport 2.

Features

The voice of the Island

WHEN a teenage John Hannam was tucked up in bed listening to the Pete Murray chat show he could but dream that one day he would have much in common with the radio legend.

Exotica is just a click away now

GARDENING IN MY near six decades a lot of mystery has vanished from the world.

The different shapes of luxury

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
WHAT you see is definitely not what you get at a tucked-away home near Fishbourne’s ferry terminal — a deceptive frontage hides a huge amount of appealing space.

The new importance of being Ernest (or Hilda)

By Keith Newbery

It’s fascinating to watch children’s names evolve over the years in a slow, kaleidoscopic combination of unlikely vowels and consonants, with changes dictated by fashion and, I suspect, a certain inability to spell correctly.

The daffs are out and so are the tip queues

By Charlotte Hofton

THE VIEW FROM HERE Clocks forward, daffodils in bloom, Easter just around the corner. Hurrah, spring is here, and with it the promise of long summer days ahead.

Weather

Today - Light drizzle
Temperature - Min: 9°C Max: 13°C
Wind - 14mph S
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