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A few ideas for newly merged IW yacht club

Friday, September 12, 2014

THE VIEW FROM HERE THE merger between the Cowes-based Royal Corinthian Yacht Club (RCYC) and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has been approved and is likely to be completed in November.

Looking Back for September 12

Looking Back for September 12

Friday, September 12, 2014

LOOKING BACKTEN years ago: Two images were created by a concerned Islander to show the impact of an IW Council £13 million road scheme on Niton Undercliff.

A fistful of tasty tomatoes

A fistful of tasty tomatoes

Friday, September 12, 2014

GARDENING AS IT turns out, you can have too much of a good thing.

Thank you for help

Friday, September 12, 2014

LETTERS From Roger Ingle, Ryde:
I WOULD like to thank a number of people who came to my assistance when I became ill last Sunday afternoon at the Wolverton Show.

City supporters do more than just watch matches

City supporters do more than just watch matches

Friday, September 12, 2014

LETTERS From John Nightingale, chairman, Wight Blues, Newchurch:
FOLLOWING a chance meeting between three lifelong Manchester City fans on the ferry home from the FA Cup final against Stoke in 2011, the idea to form an IW supporters’ club was suggested.

Plan will turn our village into a town

Friday, September 12, 2014

LETTERS From Alison Austin, Brighstone:
UNTIL now I have not responded to the application for development on Blanchards, in Brighstone, as I wanted to read and digest all the information.

Weather varies locally

Friday, September 12, 2014

LETTERSFrom George Hunter, Shorwell:
I AM writing to find out if Islanders can help me with an issue concerning weather.

Why we are lucky to have kept allotments

Why we are lucky to have kept allotments

Friday, September 5, 2014

GARDENING
THIS Garden Isle of ours may have its faults but we should truly count our blessings our allotments are not in the sights of a council desperate for cash to fill ever-emptier coffers.

Looking Back for September 5

Looking Back for September 5

Friday, September 5, 2014

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: HUNDREDS of proud supporters turned out to cheer Island Olympic sailing double-gold medal winner Shirley Robertson and her team back to Cowes.

Coal use leads to climate change

Friday, September 5, 2014

LETTERS From Hugh Walding (co-ordinator, IW Friends of the Earth), Newport:
YOUR correspondent Mike Tarrent (CP, letters 30-08-14) ends his paean to the joys of new coal, “What is there not to like?”

Taxi driver penalised for helping me out

Friday, September 5, 2014

LETTERS From K. G. Perkins, East Cowes:
ON Thursday, August 27, I had an appointment at the hearing aid shop in the High Street, Newport.

Blue badges aren’t free

Friday, September 5, 2014

LETTERS From Mrs M. Castle, Wootton Bridge:
I am incensed with the ignorance of those members of the public (CP, letters 29-08-14) bleating about the blue badge holders and so-called free parking

Looking back for August 29

Looking back for August 29

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago:Seaview residents marched with placards along the seafront footpath and bridleway by Pier Street in protest against developers...

Cottage that steps back in time

Cottage that steps back in time

Monday, September 1, 2014

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK THE chance to buy a real thatched cottage full of original beams and fabulous historic features such as a bread- warming oven comes up so rarely that New Barn Cottage is a real find.

Bring us your apples

Bring us your apples

Friday, August 29, 2014

GARDENING WE ARE entering the season of less than mellow wastefulness — and I hate it, although I am probably as guilty of it as the next gardener.

Free parking for disabled fair?

Friday, August 29, 2014

LETTERS From Ed Cummings, Shanklin:
Can anyone explain why blue-badge holders receive free parking in pay-and-display areas?

Modern coal is the way forward

Friday, August 29, 2014

LETTERS From Mike Tarrant, Bembridge:
The on-going debate in the letters pages on the UK’s energy future tends to focus on wind against nuclear.

Thousands try to give best service possible

Friday, August 29, 2014

LETTERS From Graeme Sheridan-Wallis, Shanklin:
Publishing the comment from one reader about the lack of welcome for tourists (CP, letters 15-08-14) does the whole IW tourist and attraction industry a grave injustice and is not representative.

Chime is the sound of history

Friday, August 29, 2014

LETTERS From Maggie Gee, Ventnor:
So it is that a handful of soulless complainants and bureaucrats have been permitted to silence the lovely clock at Holy Trinity Church, Ventnor…

Angela’s garden is true riot of colour

Angela’s garden is true riot of colour

Friday, August 22, 2014

GARDENING I LOVE people with vim and vigour — those who develop, maintain and build upon their passion.

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