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Double views in harbour home

Double views in harbour home

Friday, December 12, 2014

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK A BROAD vista centred on picturesque Bembridge Harbour in one direction and a beautiful panorama over the River Yar to distant downland spoils the occupants of an airy St Helens home for choice when it comes to views.

Move away if you don’t like it here

Friday, December 12, 2014

LETTERS From Dave Gledhill, Chale Green:
I read, baffled and amused, about the recent proposals about the fixed link, in particular the eye-watering sums of money involved.

Tackle IW ferry travel in meantime

Friday, December 12, 2014

LETTERS From Vix Lowthion, IW Green Party Parliamentary Candidate, Freshwater:
It is clear that even if a fixed link receives public support, funding and the go ahead, in the immediate term we need to tackle the situation with cross-Solent travel being so expensive and so infrequent.

Time to rip out slippy pavement

Friday, December 12, 2014

LETTERS From Tim Healey, Wootton Bridge:
A few years ago a new pavement was laid in part of Ryde High Street, specifically in the area by Barclays bank and other busy businesses.

Message of hope for Christmas

Friday, December 12, 2014

From Valerie Evans, Newport:
THIS year, while I’m writing my Christmas cards, I will also be adding to my list a person I’ve never met or even spoken to.

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

LOOKING BACK TEN years ago: Essential repairs to the St Thomas of Canterbury Church, in Terminus Road, Cowes, were to help preserve it for another 200 years.

Monsters, moths and a mystery

Monsters, moths and a mystery

Monday, December 1, 2014

GARDENING MONSTER vegetables and incredible yield are always show stoppers.

A possible new Island saviour

Saturday, November 29, 2014

CHARLOTTE HOFTON A JEREMY Paxman moment for Isle of Wight Council leader Ian Stephens last week, when he slapped down his critics by telling them he didn’t see “too many people in this room with the brains to take on the job.”

Are we an Eco-island or not?

Friday, November 28, 2014

LETTERS From Jacqueline Brown, Ryde:
I DO sometimes wonder who the individuals on the IW Council are.

Time to man up dustbin men!

Friday, November 28, 2014

LETTERS From R. Beasley, Gurnard:
OH THE joy of irony!
On a week when the County Press has an entire section devoted to reports and pictures of people remembering the bravery of those who fought in two world wars…we have a report of binmen being frightened by potholes and the rough nature of two unadopted roads in Cowes (CP, 14-11-14).

Cheaper travel? At what cost?

Friday, November 28, 2014

LETTERS From Dr Kate Redrup, Wootton Bridge:
With reference to last Friday’s front-page article about the fixed link debate, call me cynical, but perhaps this political interest could have something to do with next year’s general election.

Traditional style creates welcome

Traditional style creates welcome

Friday, November 28, 2014

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK TRADITIONAL touches add to the appeal of a spacious home that would be a great fit for a growing family and is handy for Ryde’s shops and amenities.

Ten reasons not to have a link

Friday, November 28, 2014

LETTERS From Sam Turner, Sandown:
What did Islanders see over the past 100 years of rejecting the fixed link that the current generation is missing?

Reach for the sky even in the smallest places

Reach for the sky even in the smallest places

Monday, November 24, 2014

GARDENINGSIZE is important but it is by no means crucial when it comes to gardening.

Keep the soul in Cowes

Saturday, November 22, 2014

A TIMELY warning from Cowes councillor John Corby who recently highlighted the danger of losing the town's marine industries.

Secret double bonus in garden

Secret double bonus in garden

Friday, November 21, 2014

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK A FAMILY wanting to move straight into smartly upgraded space will love a Lake home with plentiful, pristine accommodation suffused with the warmth of mellow wood.

Attack destructive and vindictive

Friday, November 21, 2014

From Bill Bristol, Bembridge:
HAS anyone examined the way that David Pugh, Gary Taylor and Alan Stovell have sought to deal with their complaint?

Straight talking is needed

Friday, November 21, 2014

From Susan Scoccia, former chairman of the IW Council, St Lawrence:
Having read the editorial and Charlotte Hofton’s comments in last week’s CP and then the two letters berating David Pugh for being one of those who have brought these significant and disturbing concerns to our attention, I would certainly like to add my voice to call upon our MP to answer the questions he is so obviously trying to avoid and explain to his constituents why he flipped his properties, allowing him to claim such huge sums of money from the public purse.

Time should not be factor

Friday, November 21, 2014

LETTERS From Alan Stovell, St Lawrence:
I wish to briefly expand on the comment I made last week that our MP’s second home designation still needs investigating.

Solution to problem of missing crutches

Friday, November 21, 2014

From Peggy Harcourt, Wootton Bridge:
I NOTE St Mary’s is once again appealing for the return of crutches.

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