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It’s that Mediterranean feeling

It’s that Mediterranean feeling

Saturday, October 1, 2016

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
LOCATION: Lake
BEDROOMS: Three
PRICE: £285,000
AGENT: Whitehouse Porter
TEL: 01983 404455

Al fresco summer entertaining and relaxing at one of the family homes lining a broad Lake street has a distinctly continental air.



Who are you kidding, Adolf?

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Military historian Dr Robert Forczyk may be a clever fellow but he has some loopy theories.

I’m no longer the donkey man!

Friday, September 30, 2016

LETTERS
From Charlie Clarke, Newport:
Wishing to reach the widest possible Island audience, I am taking advantage of the letters page of this newspaper to inform many Island friends and acquaintances that I no longer have any connection with the IW Donkey Sanctuary.

Calendar boys anyone?

Friday, September 30, 2016

LETTERS From Miss G. Lewes, Newport:
Driving down Newport High Street last week, quite a few older men in suits came down the steps at County Hall.

Making a difference

Friday, September 30, 2016

LETTERS From Carol Povey, director of the National Autistic Society’s Centre for Autism:
The National Autistic Society is looking for Island people and organisations making a difference to the lives of autistic people and their families.

But what about our homeless?

Friday, September 30, 2016

LETTERS From Mr M. Creed, Sandown:
I was not very happy to be told by Cllr Bob Blezzard he would be voting in favour of the IW Council’s proposals to house five Syrian refugee families.

Preserving heritage could lead to regeneration

Friday, September 30, 2016

LETTERS From Paul Scott, Ryde:
The IW has the best of heritage and the worst.

Gig to raise awareness and funds

Gig to raise awareness and funds

Monday, September 26, 2016

THERE will be another Gig for Isla to help raise awareness of a rare genetic condition.

A home surrounded by views

A home surrounded by views

Friday, September 23, 2016

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
The story at Glenthorne is one of flexibility and fabulous views, which are dominated by Bembridge Down and pan around from Bembridge Harbour across marshes and beautiful countryside to Sandown Bay.

Heroes on and off the track

Friday, September 23, 2016

CHARLOTTE HOFTON Another week, another blow to the welfare of the Island’s vulnerable residents. The council’s executive has now officially decided to reduce the number of respite beds at Westminster House, a facility which looks after people with learning difficulties.

Say no to housing refugees

Friday, September 23, 2016

LETTERS
From P. Avery, Sandown:
I was totally disgusted to read in the CP (16-09-16) Syria refugees to be housed on the Island.

New business is needed in village

Friday, September 23, 2016

LETTERS
From Susan White, Totland:
Re the article Council unhappy about car wash ‘danger’ (CP, 16-09-16), I really can’t see how Cllr Clive Fleury can say the valeting business is in the wrong place — being situated next to a garage and a car wash.

Flower festival success

Friday, September 23, 2016

LETTERS
From Beryl Couchman, Whitwell flower rota, Whitwell:
The Whitwell Flower Festival was recently held in the parish church and I would like to thank the ladies of the flower rota, together with others, for achieving some marvellous arrangements in the many forms of transport.

Ferry fares not comparing like with like

Friday, September 23, 2016

LETTERS
From Laurence Mortram, Ryde:
Re the article by Matthew Chatfield (CP, 09-09-16), some of it is Nonsense,

Perfect marriage of sweetcorn and garlic

Perfect marriage of sweetcorn and garlic

Monday, September 19, 2016

GARDENING AT THIS time of year — as summer becomes mellowly fruitful and slips into autumn — I always wax lyrical about sweetcorn and this year is no exception.

Looking back at the Isle of Wight, September 16, 2016

Looking back at the Isle of Wight, September 16, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago (pictured): An unusual fish mistook the IW for Brazil when it was caught off Sandown by Ventnor fisherman Geoff Blake.

Did those feet, in muddy boots

Saturday, September 17, 2016

THE front-page shocker in last week’s CP must have sent many Islanders scuttling to their garden sheds in search of rakes, shears and any other horticultural tool with which they might defend their inalienable right to grow a giant marrow, pinch out their runner beans and spread liquid mulch around their tomatoes.

The very best of country life

The very best of country life

Friday, September 16, 2016

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
THE wonderful away- from-it-all lifestyle centred on an elegant Georgian farmhouse, with glorious views from its hillside setting and more than 12 acres of land, is perfect for more than one family.

Have your say on Solent Deal

Friday, September 16, 2016

LETTERS From Cllr Jonathan Bacon, leader of the IW Council:
We are now into the last few days of the Solent Deal consultation, which closes on Sunday at 5pm.

Speeding driver killed our poor cat

Friday, September 16, 2016

LETTERS From G. and S. Davies, Ventnor:
We would like through the pages of CP to speak to the person, who killed our cat on September 4 on Whitwell Road at the entrance to Foxhills.

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