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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.

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

LOOKING BACK THE approach to the West Wight Sports Centre, Freshwater, was made more interesting and welcoming, thanks to the introduction of a trio of sculptures designed by local teenagers.

It’s never too early for these beautiful Christmas cacti

It’s never too early for these beautiful Christmas cacti

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

GARDENING CHRISTMAS came really early this year for at least a couple of Island cacti owners.

Forget rows and cut to the chase

Monday, November 17, 2014

CHARLOTTE HOFTON OH, blimey, here we go again. Island Tories having a punch-up, spectators wading in, tears and bloodshed all over the place. Oh, look, the UKIP candidate has demanded a by-election. That’s a new one.

Island dancers scoop 87 trophies

Island dancers scoop 87 trophies

Saturday, November 15, 2014

FREESTYLE Dance Academy returned victorious from the Wessex Dance Championships in Dorset with 87 trophies.

Looking back at Isle of Wight history

Looking back at Isle of Wight history

Friday, November 14, 2014

LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: Pig manure and fertility rites at midnight secured a monster pumpkin treat for Stuart Pierce.

Delights of Toytown recalled

Friday, November 14, 2014

LETTERS From John H White, Totland:
I couldn’t agree more with your correspondent, J. Gibbons (CP, 07-11-14), on the wonders for us youngsters of the Thirties and Forties of the BBC Children’s Hour as presided over by Uncle Mac.

Modern home with lots of light

Modern home with lots of light

Friday, November 14, 2014

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK BEYOND tall electric gates in a delightful tucked away spot at Shanklin is a beautifully transformed home where you can make a fresh start in stunning style.

Over-zealous traffic warden

Friday, November 14, 2014

LETTERS From J. Hall, Gurnard:
We had a traffic warden in our village on Sunday afternoon writing tickets to cars parked in the bus lane.

Thanks for patience

Friday, November 14, 2014

LETTERS From Scott Harvey, Ryde:
I am a member of staff at Wightlink, working at Ryde Pier.

Needs of IW professionals unsupported

Friday, November 14, 2014

LETTERS From David R. Preston, Ryde:
I read with interest Matthew McKew’s Behind the News feature on the struggles to recruit professionals to the Island (CP, 07-11-14).

Knotty problem of invaders

Knotty problem of invaders

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

GARDENING JAPANESE knotweed — a plant which at best evokes loathing among gardeners and at its worst real fear for homeowners — could have a powerful new, and tiny, nemesis that promises big things.

A knight out in Newport

A knight out in Newport

Saturday, November 8, 2014

COPPINS Bridge should look a little lovelier when a new sculpture of St George and the Dragon is installed. This “stunning piece of public art” is the brainchild of wood sculptor Paul Sivell and eco-artist Glenn Martin, who will recruit schoolchildren and apprentices to help create the work.

Open-plan living at its very best

Open-plan living at its very best

Friday, November 7, 2014

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
SLEEK modern design, super sea views and reminders of yesteryear come together in fine style at a tall town house well placed for all that Cowes has to offer.

Hospital better than many others

Friday, November 7, 2014

LETTERS From John Edwards, Ningwood:
I AM a retired Essex paramedic with terminal cancer, who moved to the Island five years ago and I am a regular reader.

Unbalanced IW economy created

Friday, November 7, 2014

LETTERS From Michael J. Jennings, Ventnor:
How absolutely right J. Pearce is in his letter (CP, 31-01-14). Building houses on open space for the sake of meeting Westminster targets is not construction it’s destruction.

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