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Don’t bother to ring me

Don’t bother to ring me

Saturday, May 23, 2015

CHARLOTTE HOFTON AFTER this week’s Chelsea Flower Show, there can be few gardeners who haven’t vowed to transform their own little patch into a bower of loveliness.

Own little kingdom by the sea

Own little kingdom by the sea

Friday, May 22, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK With its quirky split-level interior and beautiful, peaceful gardens encircled by trees and shrubs, an 18th century home is a delightful laid-back little kingdom close to the sea.

Blackadders north of border

Friday, May 22, 2015

LETTERS From John H. White, Totland:
With regard to recent correspondence (CP, 08/15-05-15) regarding black adders; there are two winding tributaries of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders known as the White Adder and the Black Adder.

Thanks for walk, now get money in!

Friday, May 22, 2015

LETTERS From Sara Weech, Earl Mountbatten Hospice chair of trustees, St Helens:
It was such an amazing privilege to be part of Walk the Wight this year for so many reasons.

Bins would help amount of Bembridge rubbish

Friday, May 22, 2015

LETTERS From Kit Read, Bembridge
Litter is becoming a problem on the beaches of the Isle of Wight.

Time for Turner to deliver

Friday, May 22, 2015

LETTERSFrom Stewart Blackmore, Parliamentary Candidate, The Labour Party, Ventnor:
Now the election dust has settled, I would like to thank all of those who voted for me two weeks ago in the general election, in which the Labour vote increased by 1.2 per cent.

Danny wins tournament

Danny wins tournament

Monday, May 18, 2015

TABLE TENNIS AN EXCELLENT entry of 17 players took part in Newport Vics’ closed handicap table tennis tournament last week.

Is 26.3% really most of the Island?

Is 26.3% really most of the Island?

Saturday, May 16, 2015

CHARLOTTE HOFTON GOSH, that was exciting, wasn’t it? All that speculation about hung parliaments and rumours of upsets on the Island and what happened?

Seaside home with great views

Seaside home with great views

Friday, May 15, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK FROM flat calm through to waves crashing onto the shore, the scene at Ventnor seafront is always a delight but it is particularly spectacular at a stunning seafront home.

Don’t make our town wilt any further

Friday, May 15, 2015

LETTERS From Alan Deadman, Sandown:
I am very disappointed to learn Sandham Gardens and The Heights in Sandown will not be planted up with bedding plants this year.

Saddened by attack on Sandown trees

Friday, May 15, 2015

LETTERSFrom Derek Moore, Ryde:
My first reaction to the article on the vandalised tree-lined walk at Battery Gardens, Sandown, (CP, 08-05-15) was of dismay and sorrow.

Tell them we won't settle for 'Asda Price'

Friday, May 15, 2015

LETTERS From Cllr Bob Seely, Chillerton:
Like everybody reading last week’s CP, I was appalled to read of Asda’s corporate bullying tactics, demanding financial and other concessions because of items which they have not questioned before but now consider onerous.

Looking back at Isle of Wight history

Looking back at Isle of Wight history

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

EACH week we look back at Isle of Wight history and heritage, using the Isle of Wight County Press Archive.
For more, please see the Isle of Wight County Press newspaper, every Friday.

Shower power amid wurzels

Saturday, May 9, 2015

A CAREER change is always good for keeping one’s faculties up to speed and I hope there will be no shortage of people who will consider running The Sportsman’s Rest pub at Porchfield.

Seaside home with great views

Seaside home with great views

Friday, May 8, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK FROM flat calm through to waves crashing onto the shore, the scene at Ventnor seafront is always a delight but it is particularly spectacular at a stunning seafront home.

Warning over car park charges

Friday, May 8, 2015

LETTERS From Clive Lawton, East Cowes:
I thought I should put out a gentle warning to anybody travelling on foot to Lymington on the Yarmouth car ferry.

LED lights are failing

Friday, May 8, 2015

LETTERS From Sam Turner, Sandown:
A few months ago I had a letter published in the CP regarding failing LED street lights — this being along the revetment in Sandown and my fear LED street lights around the Island could start failing also. Well, it’s started!

Did we see the black adder?

Friday, May 8, 2015

LETTERS From Barbara and Nick Adderley, Coventry:
LAST week during that spell of beautiful weather we were fortunate to have another short holiday on the wonderful Isle of Wight.

Car parks are not council cash cow

Friday, May 8, 2015

LETTERS From Cllr Tim Wakeley, chair of planning, Ryde Town Council:
At a recent meeting of the planning committee of Ryde Town Council, members were in unanimous agreement in asking the clerks to approach the Isle of Wight Council to explore the possibility of taking over the Appley car park.

Looking back at Isle of Wight history

Looking back at Isle of Wight history

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

LOOKING BACK EACH week we look back at Isle of Wight history and heritage, using the Isle of Wight County Press Archive.

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