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Concern, not discrimination

Concern, not discrimination

Saturday, January 24, 2015

CHARLOTTE HOFTON Our MP has for some time been accompanied by an elephant in the room, that inconvenient beast which is all too visible but which nobody mentions.

Beams aplenty in manor’s lodge

Beams aplenty in manor’s lodge

Friday, January 23, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK I HAD just been listening to The Archers online before visiting Apse Manor Lodge. It was the perfect soundtrack as I parked up near the wonderful pitched-roof gateway linking the mews properties of which the Lodge is an appealing part.

LED lights dim along seafront

Friday, January 23, 2015

LETTERS From Sam Turner, Sandown:
Things may not be what they seem.

Have you seen post collection changes?

Friday, January 23, 2015

LETTERS From Charles Gange, Cowes:
I do not know if readers are aware of this matter but I suggest before they deposit that letter or card into their local postbox they check out the collection times as I discovered to my annoyance  over the Christmas period the Royal Mail has changed the collection times without any announcement or indication on the postboxes.

Thanks for comforting husband

Friday, January 23, 2015

LETTERS From Valerie Cooper, Shanklin:
My family and I would like to express our sincere and heartfelt thanks to the passers-by who acted as good Samaritans to my beloved husband, David, who collapsed in Shanklin High Street at lunchtime on Saturday, January 17.

Kindness made our holidays

Kindness made our holidays

Friday, January 23, 2015

LETTERS From Peter Bradshaw, Bath:
I heard with sadness of the death of Mrs Jane Phillips of Compton Farm, Compton Bay.

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

Looking Back at Isle of Wight history

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

LOOKING BACK A look at Isle of Wight History, as revealed through the pages of the Isle of Wight County Press.

What now for a new celeb?

What now for a new celeb?

Saturday, January 17, 2015

CHARLOTTE HOFTON Hats off to Zoe Willard for her ambitious wedding plans, the highlight of which is undoubtedly her mission to procure Gary Barlow to sing at the event.

Thanks for telling us your plans

Friday, January 16, 2015

LETTERS From Jeff Manners, Newport:
A long, long time ago a woman visiting Grange Drive, where I reside, introduced herself as being my local councillor.

Many will be in dark over waste

Friday, January 16, 2015

LETTERS From Vix Lowthion, Freshwater:
The 2015 waste collection calendars should be received by householders this week, in preparation for a new year of door to door refuse collection and recycling that the IW Council offers.

Home with best of both worlds

Home with best of both worlds

Friday, January 16, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK WITH Shanklin's beaches and amenities close by and lovely views over attractive gardens to pretty countryside, a spacious bungalow stands in a ‘best of both worlds’ location.

Crisis in NHS caused by lack of resources

Friday, January 16, 2015

LETTERS From Peter Elliott, Ventnor:
The NHS on the Island appears to be in a state of crisis.

Where are the 250 jobs promised in tidal plan?

Friday, January 16, 2015

LETTERS From Judy Ballanger, Ventnor:
Ventnor Town Council was meeting to discuss the proposed Flowers Brook development yesterday (Thursday).

Can we recycle the ex-Tories?

Saturday, January 10, 2015

This Tory war is good fun, isn't it?

A long history of parodies

Saturday, January 3, 2015

CHARLOTTE HOFTON ONE day into the New Year and how many resolutions have you broken already? Dear me, as bad as that? Or maybe you didn’t make any? That’s even worse.

Sunny home is haven to wildlife

Sunny home is haven to wildlife

Friday, January 2, 2015

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK SQUIRRELS scamper through the gardens and a pretty wooded green space beyond a spacious Seaview home, which extends a lovely warm welcome.

NHS services wonderful

Friday, January 2, 2015

LETTERS From Mrs Samantha Dafter, Freshwater Bay:
A lot of bad press is given about the NHS/St Mary’s Hospital.

Council support has been vital to project

Friday, January 2, 2015

LETTERS
From Jon Fisher, chairman, Cowes Hammerhead Crane Trust, East Cowes:
We were very pleased to see the article on the repair works for the 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane by the IW Council (CP, 26-12-14).

Everyone so kind when dog went over cliff

Friday, January 2, 2015

LETTERS From Peter Scares, Niton:
May we, through the County Press , say a massive ‘thank you’ to HM Coastguard (Ventnor) and all the concerned people (especially Jane, Annabelle, Clare and children, and Carol, as well as son, Dominic) who came to our daughter Tracy’s aid when her dog Mercy went over the cliffs at Niton on Christmas Eve.

That was the year that was... or was it?

Saturday, December 27, 2014

LETTERS This letter was sent to the CP at the end of December 2013. We have waited nearly a year before publishing it to see if any of our correspondent’s predictions came true.
From J. Gibbons, Ryde:
These are my predictions for 2014:

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