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A family home for entertaining

A family home for entertaining

Friday, January 20, 2017

PROPERTY OF WEEK As well as accommodating a family in style, a spacious Ryde home comes up trumps for sitting in the sunshine and for entertaining inside in cooler months.

Thanks to kind helpers

Friday, January 20, 2017

LETTERS From Alistair Bridle, Cowes:
ON JANUARY 4, I had a serious fall from my pushbike on Sylvan Drive, Newport, opposite the school at about 9am.

What did initiative achieve?

Friday, January 20, 2017

LETTERSFrom Pamela Myles, Shalfleet:
IT WOULD be illuminating to know exactly how much money was spent on the My Life, A Full Life programme and what, if anything, it achieved?

Unequal treatment in sex case

Friday, January 20, 2017

LETTERSFrom Paul Dobson, Newport
WITH regard to the “sexual offence” case against Terri Spragg (CP, 13-01-17). 

Town and the council need us

Friday, January 20, 2017

LETTERSFrom Ed Blake, Ventnor Haven Fishery, Ventnor:
YOUR article about the cost of maintaining Ventnor Haven (CP, 13-01-17) contains a significant inaccuracy.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight, January 13

Looking back at the Isle of Wight, January 13

Monday, January 16, 2017

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: Councils and governments putting right the ills of society, stopping war and saving the planet from environmental disaster, were some of the hopes of IW schoolchildren for 2007.

A catalyst for Island debate

Sunday, January 15, 2017

CHARLOTTE HOFTON
The County Press’s trusty filing system reveals it was way back in 1989 that Charlotte Hofton started conversing with then editor Peter Hurst about the potential of writing a column.

Allotment now has more plots

Allotment now has more plots

Saturday, January 14, 2017

GARDENING WHEN the IW Council decided to hand over responsibility for its allotments a good few years ago, many passed into the hands of parish and town councils while some went to community groups.

Village home with versatile loft

Village home with versatile loft

Saturday, January 14, 2017

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
For many homeowners, the dream location of their dream property would be within a popular village, near to the beach yet within easy reach of the local shops and amenities.
Ticking these boxes is Rosemullion, a delightful family home situated in the heart of Bembridge and just a ten-minute drive from Ryde, with easy links for commuting further afield.

Council wants us to do its job

Friday, January 13, 2017

LETTERS From Jim Moody, Ryde:
Independent councillors allegedly running the IW Council now want us to tell them what cuts we should like them to inflict on us (CP 6-01-17).
Cllr Bacon is asking people affected by decisions what services they feel should continue to receive funding.

Wake up and smell the mood

Friday, January 13, 2017

LETTERS
From Laurie Tennant, Cowes:
Good Morning! You must have been asleep for a very long time because the evil of press self-regulation is hardly a new debate (CP Weekender 06-01-17)).
After Leveson it was obvious the Press needed to demonstrate accountability (so obvious even parliament demanded it).

Please don’t feel lonely

Friday, January 13, 2017

From Maretta Heap, Newport:
Please, don’t feel you’re alone.
We’ve all felt lonely at some point in life. For some, it’s a temporary feeling that we overcome, but for others it lingers and can seriously dent your confidence, as well as leave you feeling cut-off.

Hospital staff so good

Friday, January 13, 2017

From T. Rowney, Newport:
Last autumn, I was taken to St Mary’s A&E by ambulance. Having only spent one night in St Mary’s in 30 years, I was quite apprehensive.

Looking Back at the Isle of Wight, January 6

Looking Back at the Isle of Wight, January 6

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago (pictured): The opening of a bus shelter may not normally seem worthy of celebration but for the residents of Crossways, Bembridge, it was a special moment.

Big problems you don’t want

Big problems you don’t want

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

GARDENING DOWN at the bottom of Sandlands Allotments, Seaview, a long-running battle has been fought — one that will probably never be won.

A charter for frivolous and malicious court cases

A charter for frivolous and malicious court cases

Sunday, January 8, 2017

IMAGINE if your neighbour wrongly decided you had stolen part of his garden and took you to court to get it back.

Splash out on this ideal home

Splash out on this ideal home

Friday, January 6, 2017

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK HALFWAY up a hill leading from Cowes seafront within a leafy, secluded world of its own and with pretty sea views is a distinctive looking home with space galore.

Budget survey poor standard

Friday, January 6, 2017

LETTERS From Andrew Garratt, Newport:
I am very disappointed with the Council’s online survey as part of its budget consultation.

Not enough doctors for more homes

Friday, January 6, 2017

LETTERS From Susan Goodman, Cowes:
I was disturbed to find out that there is a planning application for house building on the field between Wyatts Lane and Pallance Road, Northwood.

Foggy thinking from drivers

Friday, January 6, 2017

LETTERSFrom Derek Moore, Binstead:
Last Friday saw the Island severely blanketed by thick freezing fog which was particularly dense in places with visibility well down to less than 100 metres.

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