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Labour's Stewart Blackmore publishes manifesto

Labour's Stewart Blackmore publishes manifesto

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

GENERAL ELECTION 2015
BETTER transport, vocational training and education improvements are among the issues Labour candidate Stewart Blackmore would tackle as a priority, if elected in May.

Tories call in the lawyers over UKIP claims

Tories call in the lawyers over UKIP claims

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

UPDATED 15:39*
GENERAL ELECTION 2015
UKIP candidate Iain McKie has accused Conservative Andrew Turner of ‘hiding’ behind high powered lawyers by launching a defamation action against him.

Crash at Ashey

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

TWO cars have been involved in a collision this afternoon (Tuesday) at Ashey Lane, according to Isle of Wight police.

BBC denies censorship claims over Andrew Turner footage

BBC denies censorship claims over Andrew Turner footage

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

GENERAL ELECTION 2015
CLAIMS of censorship, levelled against the BBC after it asked for footage of Conservative election candidate Andrew Turner to be taken off YouTube, have been rejected by the broadcaster.

Did  the Loch Ness Monster avoid the Google cameras with an Isle of Wight holiday?

Did the Loch Ness Monster avoid the Google cameras with an Isle of Wight holiday?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

ON THE day Google revealed it was on the hunt for the Loch Ness Monster, an Isle of Wight County Press reader may have spotted it holidaying in Gurnard.

Bestival: Grand Palace of Entertainment line-up revealed

Bestival: Grand Palace of Entertainment line-up revealed

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

RAVE Knitting, Gospeloke and musical bingo might sound like a dream you once had after too much cheese, but it is actually some of the latest entertainment announced for this year's Bestival.

Police launch appeal for missing man

Police launch appeal for missing man

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

UPDATED TUESDAY 10:41*
POLICE have launched an urgent appeal to find a vulnerable missing man, who could be on the Isle of Wight.

Yachtsman rescued off Bembridge on busy night for lifeboat

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A TIRED cross-Channel yachtsman, who had sailed from France, was rescued off the Isle of Wight coast during a busy night for Bembridge RNLI.

Kayaker missing in the Solent

Monday, April 20, 2015

UPDATED MONDAY 17:03*
COASTGUARD crews were searching the Solent after a mainland kayaker failed to return from a trip yesterday (Saturday).

Beware of cyber stalkers, say police

Beware of cyber stalkers, say police

Monday, April 20, 2015

A CAMPAIGN has been launched by Hampshire and Isle of Wight police to tackle stalking — a crime far more common than people think.

All Saints Primary School improving, says Ofsted

All Saints Primary School improving, says Ofsted

Monday, April 20, 2015

ALL Saints Primary School in Freshwater is a swiftly improving school, according to Ofsted.

Jobs hope with boatbuilder bid for Isle of Wight Council land in Ventnor

Monday, April 20, 2015

BOATBUILDER Cheetah Marine is looking to expand its business.

Hovertravel shares archive to celebrate 50th anniversary

Hovertravel shares archive to celebrate 50th anniversary

Monday, April 20, 2015

HOVERTRAVEL has dipped into its photographic archive to celebrate 50 years serving the Isle of Wight.

Solicitors donate thousands to charity

Solicitors donate thousands to charity

Monday, April 20, 2015

TWO Isle of Wight law firms have proven that where there’s a will, there’s a way.

Undercliff Drive residents hit out at Isle of Wight Council over lack of action

Undercliff Drive residents hit out at Isle of Wight Council over lack of action

Monday, April 20, 2015

FRUSTRATED Undercliff Drive residents are demanding to know when work will start on building a new access road to their homes.

Success in Isle of Wight model search

Success in Isle of Wight model search

Sunday, April 19, 2015

A SEARCH for new models on the Isle of Wight was a success.

Ryde ice rink deal agreed

Saturday, April 18, 2015

A DEAL to save Ryde's ice rink from closure has been agreed today (Saturday).

Chimney fire in Ryde

Saturday, April 18, 2015

ISLE of Wight Fire and Rescue was called to a chimney fire in Ryde today (Saturday).

Isle of Wight brewery has a pint to prove with international audience

Isle of Wight brewery has a pint to prove with international audience

Saturday, April 18, 2015

A BREWERY on the Isle of Wight will be hoping to tickle the taste buds of international companies at a showcase in Milan next month.

Post Office closure fears for Cowes

Post Office closure fears for Cowes

Saturday, April 18, 2015

COWES could lose its post office — just three days before thousands of visitors arrive in the town for Cowes Week.

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