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Eric seeks answer to big puzzle

Eric seeks answer to big puzzle

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

GARDENING ERIC Mitchell needs a hand solving a big puzzle — a monkey puzzle.

Hark forrard! The chase is on

Saturday, October 18, 2014

CHARLOTTE HOFTON TIME to stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood and let joy be unconfined. Fox hunting is on the agenda again. Isn’t that good news? How we’ve missed it.

Level of business rates cannot be justified

Friday, October 17, 2014

LETTERSFrom David McKinley, Chale:
The difficulties faced by our high streets are not just the council parking charges that drive customers into the arms of the supermarkets with their free parking, or competition from on-line trading, though both have a marked effect.

Two faces of Tory party

Friday, October 17, 2014

LETTERS From Geoff Lumley, IW councillor for Newport East Ward:
Last week’s CP saw the division that exists between what I see as the rational and the irrational wings of the Island’s Conservative party at County Hall.

Ferry group blocks group it doesn't like

Friday, October 17, 2014

LETTERS From A. S. Cooke, Freshwater:
As a journalist and photographer specialising in maritime travel, I have watched with interest the recent debate centring on our own cross-Solent operators.

Find my precious photographs

Friday, October 17, 2014

From Justine Young, Newport:
I am devastated by the loss of my camera with some precious pictures on it and want to offer a reward for its return.

Home will suit everyone’s needs

Home will suit everyone’s needs

Friday, October 17, 2014

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK AN eye-catching home, set in a sought-after cul-de-sac on the outskirts of Shanklin, offers bags of room for a family.

Did you have flowers in your hair?

Friday, October 17, 2014

LETTERS From Jessica Green, Newport
I’m currently studying fashion and dress history at the University of Brighton and am writing my dissertation based on the 1970 IW Pop Festival.

Looking back at Isle of Wight History

Looking back at Isle of Wight History

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: A Cowes pub proved size was important.

Bees turn up in the most unusual places

Bees turn up in the most unusual places

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

GARDENING ONE of the many amazing things about having your own patch of ground is all manner of other creatures use it too.

Sumptuous setting for elegant villa

Sumptuous setting for elegant villa

Monday, October 13, 2014

Tucked away in its own sheltered hollow in the picturesque village of Bonchurch, this enchanting villa-style residence has period elegance and future potential in equal measures.

Spectacular lessons in how to lose cash

Spectacular lessons in how to lose cash

Saturday, October 11, 2014

A whoops-a-daisy moment for the Isle of Wight Council employee who inadvertently paid more than half a million pounds to the defunct contractor for Cowes Enterprise College, thus adding another glorious chapter to the rollicking farce surrounding this hapless establishment.

History of Cowes Fire Brigade

Friday, October 10, 2014

LETTERS From Anthony King, 20 Charles Road, Cowes, PO31 8HG:
RECENTLY you published a review of my book, Fires That Changed the Face of Cowes (CP, Weekender 28-08-14).

Do cyclists not know Highway Code?

Friday, October 10, 2014

LETTERS From Sue Allen, Brading:
With reference to the Round the Island Cycle, I’d like to ask what makes a huge number of the cyclists think they are immune from following the Highway Code?

Blunder just one more IW fiasco

Friday, October 10, 2014

LETTERS From John Wortham, Brighstone:
Of serious concern is the CP’s front page headline “Council’s half million cash blunder” (CP, 03-10-14).

Bus service fails students going to college or school

Friday, October 10, 2014

LETTERS From Edgar Piper, Ryde:
I found the self congratulatory article about Southern Vectis bus services unbelievable (CP, 19-09-14).

Would you like our table football game?

Friday, October 10, 2014

LETTERS From Jo Cook, Wight Motors, Sandown:
Back in August, for the World Cup, Hyundai held a national competition and our workshop technicians won a football table.

Small but beautifully formed

Small but beautifully formed

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

GARDENING AS A shameless attempt at gaining publicity, for what promises to be a highly entertaining and informative lecture, Barbara Craig’s gambit paid off.

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

LOOKING BACKTen years ago: A lifetime working on the Island railways came to an end for a Ryde man, after 50 years of service.

Stylish Victorian villa by the sea

Stylish Victorian villa by the sea

Monday, October 6, 2014

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK THIS charming detached Victorian villa has some of the most divine Solent views imaginable and would make a lovely home for a family of yachting enthusiasts.

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    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  2. Have your say as Isle of Wight Council looks to save £13.5m

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  3. Fears over fishing boat lead to lifeboat launch

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  4. Footbridges improved

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  5. English Heritage identifies Isle of Wight buildings at risk

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

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