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You need Celtic humour for Fleming Arms signs

Monday, July 6, 2015

LETTERSFrom Graham Long, Ryde:
While I don’t personally find these signs funny, I am sure Welsh people do.

Let all have say on school closures

Monday, July 6, 2015

LETTERSFrom Geoff Lumley, Isle of Wight Councillor for Newport East, Newport:
The decision on whether to close Carisbrooke or Medina Colleges, or leave all our secondary schools alone, will be made by just the seven Independent members of the ruling Executive.

Let’s shoot a tired old fox

Saturday, July 4, 2015

CHARLOTTE HOFTONSINCE his victorious return to Westminster, it’s good to see our MP busying himself with important matters that are of much benefit to the Island. I am especially impressed by two questions in particular he has raised in Parliament and I am confident we shall all profit greatly if he can only get the answers.

A family home with options

A family home with options

Friday, July 3, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEKIN leafy surroundings between picturesque Wootton Creek and Firestone Copse is a home adaptable enough to suit several family scenarios.

Looking back at Isle of Wight History, June 26 2015

Looking back at Isle of Wight History, June 26 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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

Behind the scenes at Ventnor

Behind the scenes at Ventnor

Monday, June 29, 2015

GARDENING CHRIS did send me an additional technical piece on a study, which is currently happening at the garden which, in a neat turn of phrase, he described as ‘dry as the tip of a Kalahari bushman’s elbow’.

Press one for utter despair

Saturday, June 27, 2015

CHARLOTTE HOFTONNETTLESTONE and Seaview Parish Council is reportedly upset at the length of time it takes to make telephone inquiries to County Hall and has requested the matter be sorted out. This action comes as a result of the IW Council seeking suggestions for improvements.

A home full of period character

A home full of period character

Friday, June 26, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK FOUR floors of beautifully refurbished space with period features and sea glimpses plus a popular location add up to a winning combination at a Cowes home.

Fixed link traffic not a problem

Friday, June 26, 2015

LETTERS
From Christopher Dodd, Newport:
Your correspondent Dave Williams, (CP, 19-06-15), clearly doesn’t need to explain his qualifications when he poses such penetrating and vital questions to Carl Feeney on the subject of an IW Fixed Link.

Statistics don’t tell whole story

Friday, June 26, 2015

LETTERSFrom John Baldry, Ventnor:
I WISH to answer to Sam Turner’s letter on climate change (CP, 19-06-15).

Solution to village’s bus woes

Friday, June 26, 2015

LETTERS From John Waterman, Ryde:
It seems a great shame a major IW village like Havenstreet should lose all public transport when it is hardly in the middle of nowhere.

‘Lollipop’ men confuse kids

Friday, June 26, 2015

LETTERS
From M. Cook, Shanklin:
Being a regular traveller on Lake Hill, I have noticed that, for whatever reason, there has been a reduction from two to one ‘lollipop’ men.

Looking back at Isle of Wight History for June 19

Looking back at Isle of Wight History for June 19

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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

Apples grow again at former orchard

Apples grow again at former orchard

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

THE Big Apple comes back to Newport with the IW Apple Project at Abbey Mews.

A suitable case for treatment

Saturday, June 20, 2015

CHARLOTTE HOFTON The NHS is a mystery, whose workings are unfathomable — even, I suspect, to those who are running it. At the moment, Jeremy Hunt is our secretary of state for health. He has the look of a slightly surprised adolescent but I suppose Mr Cameron thinks he’s up to the job.

Home with heart in right place

Home with heart in right place

Friday, June 19, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
CENTURIES of varied history have stamped a real sense of tranquillity on a beautiful home in big leafy gardens on the edge of Newport, making it one that is hard to leave.

What price a human life?

Friday, June 19, 2015

LETTERS
From Nigel Spiller, Bonchurch:
Bonchurch lost its council toilets a few years ago.

Article adds fresh fuel to Island’s Green fire

Friday, June 19, 2015

LETTERS From David Moorse, Shanklin:
THE article (CP, 12-06-15) “Is the tide turning for a Greener Wight?” gives a good outline of the longevity of strong environmental feeling on the IW.

New blood clinic's opening hours wrong

Friday, June 19, 2015

LETTERS
From Mrs Joan Redfern, Ryde:
I HEARTEDLY endorse the feelings of J. Wade (CP letters, 12-06-15) regarding the opening hours of the phlebotomy unit at the new Health Centre at Ryde.

Please, don’t shut this Lake Co-op

Friday, June 19, 2015

LETTERSFrom S. Howard, Lake:
As a resident of this area I am concerned about the proposed closure of our Co-op in Sandown Road, Lake.

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