No merger for Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service

By Emily Pearce

A MERGER between the Isle of Wight and Hampshire fire services has been ruled out.

Happy Days — the Fonz comes to the Isle of Wight

Happy Days — the Fonz comes to the Isle of Wight

By David Newble

IT’LL be ‘Happy Days’ for scores of children — and their teachers — at Medina College next week when the Fonz visits the Isle of Wight school.

Properties hit by lightning

By Richard Wright

A FREAK electrical storm hit Ryde this morning (Thursday) with several properties being hit by lightning.

National role for Isle of Wight Council leader

By Emily Pearce

THE leader of the Isle of Wight Council has been given a top local government role, sparking concern it will take him away from the Isle of Wight.

See Island history for free

By a County Press reporter

THE Museum of Island History will be open free of charge from 2pm to 4pm next Thursday.

2014 Cassie's Award

2014 Cassie's Award


Bouncing their way to success

Bouncing their way to success

TRAMPOLINING FOUR members of West Wight Trampoline Club put on a good show at the inaugural National Trampoline League event in Cardiff.

Newport draw Winchester

NEWPORT have been drawn against Winchester City for the second round qualifying of the FA Cup today (Monday).

Medals galore for IW stars

SPECIAL OLYMPICS THERE were medals galore for members of the IW Special Olympics at the Regional Athletics Medal Meeting in Bournemouth last weekend.

Cash boost for Ryde Saints

FOOTBALL RYDE Saints have had another boost to their fundraising drive to build their own changing rooms at Smallbrook Stadium.


Looking Back for September 12

LOOKING BACKTEN years ago: Two images were created by a concerned Islander to show the impact of an IW Council £13 million road scheme on Niton Undercliff.

A fistful of tasty tomatoes

GARDENING AS IT turns out, you can have too much of a good thing.

Thank you for help

LETTERS From Roger Ingle, Ryde:
I WOULD like to thank a number of people who came to my assistance when I became ill last Sunday afternoon at the Wolverton Show.

A few ideas for newly merged IW yacht club

By Charlotte Hofton

THE VIEW FROM HERE THE merger between the Cowes-based Royal Corinthian Yacht Club (RCYC) and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has been approved and is likely to be completed in November.


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