Looking back at the Isle of Wight January 5, 2018
Friday, January 12, 2018 — 14:40
January 5, 1918
THE IW war agricultural executive committee urged Island farmers to follow emergency legislation to use part of their land for growing crops or face penalties.
Looking back at the Isle of Wight December 29, 2017
Friday, January 12, 2018 — 14:33
100 years ago
December 29, 1917
The absence of a plum pudding, owing to a scarcity in fruit, did not ruin Christmas at the Island Workhouse, thanks to a donation from the workhouse guardians.