News

Warrior, the Isle of Wight's war horse, honoured with medal

Warrior, the Isle of Wight's war horse, honoured with medal

By a County Press reporter

WARRIOR, the heroic horse who became a legend of the First World War, has received the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross on behalf of all animals that died in the conflict.

Bestival: Traffic plans announced

By a County Press reporter

BESTIVAL traffic arrangements have been announced by the Isle of Wight Council.

Tractor involved in crash

By a County Press reporter

POLICE and Isle of Wight ambulance crews were this morning (Tuesday) called to a crash between a car and a tractor.

Even better news for Isle of Wight bee-eaters

By a County Press reporter

BEE-eaters nesting near Niton have raised eight chicks — the most successful breeding attempt by these birds on record in the UK.

Cyclists' cash boost for Parkinson's UK

By Martin Neville

AROUND 90 keen cyclists donned their lycra and took to the saddle to raise vital funds for a Parkinson’s support and research charity yesterday (Sunday).

2014 Cassie's Award

2014 Cassie's Award

Sport

Vector Martini team toast success in Cowes Offshore Classic

Vector Martini team toast success in Cowes Offshore Classic

VECTOR Martini was the big winner of the Cowes-Torquay-Cowes powerboat race yesterday (Sunday) — which organisers hailed a roaring success.

Job done for Newport but agony for Yachtsmen

NEWPORT got the job done at St George's Park today (Saturday) to progress in the FA Cup - but Cowes Sports's journey has ended.

Football fixtures for August 30, September 2, 3

SATURDAY
FA Cup, preliminary round: Newport 5, Winterbourne Utd 2; Cowes Sports 0, Yate Town 1.

Winning start for Shanklin

Shanklin Ladies 2 v Exeter 1
SHANKLIN Ladies began their adventure in South West Division 1 of the FA Women’s Premier League, with a thoroughly deserved 2-1 win at the County Ground on Sunday.

Features

Bring us your apples

GARDENING WE ARE entering the season of less than mellow wastefulness — and I hate it, although I am probably as guilty of it as the next gardener.

Free parking for disabled fair?

LETTERS From Ed Cummings, Shanklin:
Can anyone explain why blue-badge holders receive free parking in pay-and-display areas?

Modern coal is the way forward

LETTERS From Mike Tarrant, Bembridge:
The on-going debate in the letters pages on the UK’s energy future tends to focus on wind against nuclear.

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