Tuesday, February 9, 2016
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: The difference Linda Baker made to the lives of many vulnerable Islanders, as well as tsunami victims in Thailand, was marked with a special award.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: A landmark tree, which had been part of a Newport street scene for decades, was felled.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Ten years ago: The Island gained its own fully trained team equipped and ready to mount a rescue similar to one that saved a whale in the Thames the weekend before.
Monday, January 18, 2016
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: A young animal lover, concerned about the treatment of racing greyhounds, organised a sponsored silence with nine of her Year 5 friends for one hour during a school lunch break.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: Youngsters at Wootton Primary School buried a time capsule under their new classroom.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
LOOKING BACK TEN years ago: Hunt supporters were out in force to mark the first Boxing Day hunt since the national foxhunting ban in February.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: The IW crazy duck race raised £20,000 to spread between a number of Island charities.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
LOOKING BACK100 Years Ago - December 4, 1915
Two St Helens boys were charged with ill-treating a kitten by throwing, kicking and caning the creature.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Ten years ago: Young swimmers on the Island had the opportunity to meet a swimming legend.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
LOOKING BACKTen years ago: Classrooms at Newchurch Primary School were alive with Pudsey faces, as pupils raised money for Children in Need.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
100 Years Ago - November 13, 1915
East Cowes lost one of its most popular residents in Mr Isaac Arnold, who died just days after the death of his sister.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
LOOKING BACKTen years ago: Children at Stepping Stones Pre-School, Brading, learnt about road safety when their playground was turned into a makeshift town, complete with traffic lights and a petrol station.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: The largest hoard of Iron Age coins ever found on the Island has been unearthed by metal detectors.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
LOOKING BACKTen years ago: Colin Booth, dressed as a giant duck, leads a march to raise money for the Meningitis Trust.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: Around 50 West Wight residents put their stamina to the test by taking part in a 24-hour charity cycle ride on exercise bikes.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: Young competitors in the British junior conker championships, held at Blackgang Chine, were banned from bringing in their own conkers in case they doctored them with varnish or vinegar.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Ten years ago: Four important archaeological finds were threatened to be taken away from the Island as money was not available to buy them for public display.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: Police used a mobile phone camera to help identify a landmine that washed ashore at Ventnor.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Ten years ago: The possibility of grand prix motocross on the Island was thrown into doubt after a cash crisis.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Ten years ago: Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant took a swipe at Newport-born singer Craig Douglas in an edition of Uncut magazine, by asking what English boy aged 13 or 14 could get excited about British pop music of the 50s and early 60s.