Friday, June 14, 2013
WIGHT LIVING AN AIR raid warning had disturbed the quiet night at St Catherine’s Lighthouse in the early hours of June 1, 1943, but the next morning, a brilliant summer’s day, saw the three keepers as busy as usual on the site.
Friday, June 7, 2013
WIGHT LIVING THE delightful settlement of Mottistone is now a tiny hamlet but it has not always been this way.
Friday, May 31, 2013
WIGHT LIVING IT SOUNDS like something from the camp 1960s TV series. But the Bat-Boat didn’t emerge from the Bat Cave, transporting the caped crusader to yet another tussle with The Joker or The Penguin.
Friday, May 24, 2013
WIGHT LIVING TWENTY years ago, Matt Reed’s life began a remarkable transformation.
Friday, May 17, 2013
WIGHT LIVING THEY were sworn to absolute secrecy about their existence when ‘stood down’ at the end of 1944.
Friday, May 3, 2013
WIGHT LIVING FOR ME, one of the most haunting of all the images captured by Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron is of an Ethiopian prince and his captor.
Friday, April 26, 2013
WIGHT LIVING ON an early spring morning in April 1943, the Nazi bombers came.
Friday, April 19, 2013
WIGHT LIVING MARY Case is nice, really nice. So nice in fact that when you chat with her over the kitchen table at her beautiful Limerstone Farm home, you have to remind yourself she is a successful businesswoman as well.
Friday, April 12, 2013
WIGHT LIVING RYDE is now the Island’s largest town but it was not even recorded until 1257.
Friday, April 5, 2013
BEHIND THE NEWS WHEN the gates of Camp Hill prison slammed shut for the final time, it brought closure to 101 years of penal history.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
WIGHT LIVING USE IT or lose it — that is the stark warning from NHS bosses fighting to keep services on the Island.
Friday, March 22, 2013
WIGHT LIVING IT is just over a year ago businessman Malcolm Thorpe and his wife, Fiona, took the helm of Bembridge Harbour.
Friday, March 15, 2013
WIGHT LIVING “I MAY be almost 78 years old but there’s plenty more left in the tank,” said a defiant Heather Humby, who has given up county politics to crystallise all her efforts into continuing to make Sandown a better place.
Friday, March 8, 2013
WIGHT LIVING THESE days most of us think of Wootton as somewhere we pass through travelling between the surrounding towns of East Cowes, Newport and Ryde.
Friday, March 1, 2013
WIGHT LIVING TODAY (Friday) is International Wheelchair Day, a new awareness day designed to make everyone take a minute to think about what life is like for those who rely on wheelchairs.
Friday, February 22, 2013
WIGHT LIVING HE is the face of Ecoisland, the man who has spearheaded a campaign to make the Island one of the greenest places on the planet.
Friday, February 15, 2013
WIGHT LIVING IT IS fair to say cartoonist Terry Bave is not a household name but the former Islander is a national treasure, having drawn some of the most beloved comic strip characters ever created and contributing to titles such as The Beano and The Dandy.
Friday, February 8, 2013
WIGHT LIVING If Queen Victoria’s bathing machine at Osborne had been a time machine, and she had opened her doors onto the bay in the late 16th century, she could have witnessed a gathering of up to 30 pirate ships, under flags of convenience, busily trading in stolen goods.
Friday, February 1, 2013
WIGHT LIVING THE recent milestone anniversary of the iconic Cowes Hammerhead Crane is part of a unique centennial survival story.
Friday, January 25, 2013
WIGHT LIVING AFTER more than four months in the deep freeze of the Arctic Circle, Joe Pearce came in from the cold with a single desire — to see the sun rise above the horizon.