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Ventnor skater ramps up skatepark support with incredible trick

Ventnor skater ramps up skatepark support with incredible trick

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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WITH plans for Ventnor Skatepark in the pipeline, one of the team behind them is hoping to ramp up support with a video of him nailing an incredible trick.

Minister's pledge to review Isle of Wight finances

Minister's pledge to review Isle of Wight finances

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A GOVERNMENT minister has pledged to review funding for the Isle of Wight Council, it has been announced today (Wednesday).

Charity collection box theft from Ventnor store

Charity collection box theft from Ventnor store

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

CHARITY collection boxes have been stolen from a Ventnor convenience store that also suffered a break-in on New Year’s Day.

Wootton Bridge work close to completion according to Island Roads

Wootton Bridge work close to completion according to Island Roads

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

WORKS to strengthen Wootton’s controversial ‘yellow brick bridge’ are on schedule to be completed on Friday, next week, according to Island Roads.

Flood alert for Isle of Wight coast

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A FLOOD alert has been issued today (Wednesday) for the Isle of Wight coast.

Ventnor Skatepark plans take shape

Ventnor Skatepark plans take shape

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

SKATEPARK plans for Ventnor are taking shape.

Visit Isle of Wight encourages Viking visitors

Visit Isle of Wight encourages Viking visitors

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

SCANDANAVIAN tour operators paid a visit to the Isle of Wight last month, as part of an effort to encourage new visitors.

Junior doctors back on strike at St Mary's Hospital

Junior doctors back on strike at St Mary's Hospital

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

THE second junior doctors strike has started this morning, with Isle of Wight junior doctors manning a picket line outside St Mary's Hospital.

Isle of Wight Festival: Rock and roll legends Status Quo and more join the bill

Isle of Wight Festival: Rock and roll legends Status Quo and more join the bill

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

STATUS Quo, The Cribs, Ocean Colour Scene, The Kills and Mike and Mechanics have joined the Isle of Wight Festival 2016 bill.

Girl hurt in collision with car — driver did not stop

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

AN 11-year-old girl suffered a suspected broken wrist after she was allegedly struck by a car in Gurnard, according to Isle of Wight Police.

EU draft deal criticised by Isle of Wight MP

EU draft deal criticised by Isle of Wight MP

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

A DRAFT deal for EU renegotiation has been slammed by Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner, who has asked "where are these grand promises of fundamental reform?"

Government rejects Isle of Wight Council pleas for extra cash

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

PLEAS for extra cash, made by the Isle of Wight Council to government, have been rejected — a move the local authority has said will leave them unable to provide even statutory services in the future.

Writing on the wall for Isle of Wight health campaign

Writing on the wall for Isle of Wight health campaign

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

A DISTINCTIVE building on Coppins Bridge, Newport has been painted with a giant mural to promote ‘My Life a Full Life’ — the Isle of Wight new integrated health and care programme.

Cat bolts from vets after operation

Cat bolts from vets after operation

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

A WORRIED pet owner on the Isle of Wight is desperate for news after her cat ran away from a vets with a medical drain still in its neck.

Senior councillors look to protect some services despite cash crisis

Senior councillors look to protect some services despite cash crisis

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

ALMOST £4.4 million of feared Isle of Wight Council cuts, including closing The Gouldings and Adelaide Resource centres and axing blue badge parking for disabled drivers, look set to be dropped.

Forget Mulder and Scully — welcome to the Isle of Wight X Files

Forget Mulder and Scully — welcome to the Isle of Wight X Files

Monday, February 8, 2016

HIT sci-fi TV series The X Files returns to British screens tonight (Monday) and to mark its return, we’ve taken a look back into the County Press archive to re-examine some of the Isle of Wight’s weird tales.

Storm Imogen: Isle of Wight travel and news updates

Storm Imogen: Isle of Wight travel and news updates

Monday, February 8, 2016

UPDATED 20:47*
STORM Imogen has led to travel disruption on the Isle of Wight today (Monday).

Young Islanders bring joy to care home

Young Islanders bring joy to care home

Monday, February 8, 2016

THERE were smiles all round when youngsters from an Island pre-school visited a residential home last week.

Storm Imogen: readers' pictures

Storm Imogen: readers' pictures

Monday, February 8, 2016

GUSTS of 96mph were recorded at The Needles last night, as Storm Imogen hit the Isle of Wight.

MAD-Aid ball raises funds for children in Moldova

MAD-Aid ball raises funds for children in Moldova

Monday, February 8, 2016

A CHARITY’S word to support people with disabilities in Moldova was its bond, James Bond.

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