Tuesday, April 26, 2016
LOOKING BACK 10 Years Ago : Pictured A rare part-coloured bat was discovered on the Island by a group of line dancers, who spotted it in the rafters of Freshwater Parish Hall.
Monday, April 18, 2016
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: More than 700 spectators at Brighstone watched the re-enactment of the death on the cross of Jesus Christ on Good Friday.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
LOOKING BACK Twenty-four schools and all the Island’s libraries and social services offices were shut by a local government workers’ strike.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
LOOKING BACKTen years ago: The sailing-training ship TS Royalist ran aground while on an exercise off Newton Creek.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: In the week the first hosepipe ban since 1976 was introduced, a burst water main occurred at the junction of Winston Avenue and Coach House Lane, Binstead.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
LOOKING BACK Ten years ago: David Edwards was looking forward to branching out into his green hobby in his partial retirement.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
RESCUE dogs from the Island played a part in agility demonstrations at Crufts. Paddy, an eight-year-old bearded collie cross, two-year-old border collies Tasha and Bryannie and 21-month old border collie Katie were to take part in the agility demonstrations with other rescue dogs from around the country.
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.