News

Volunteers hard at work

By Kate Young

NATURAL Enterprise is celebrating a partnership with Green Gym which has delivered more than 1,000 hours of volunteer work to its Gift To Nature sites on the Isle of Wight this winter.

Nice weather for ducks

Nice weather for ducks

By Ross Findon

MORE than 1,000 yellow ducks were launched in the Calbourne Duck Race today (Sunday).

Public meeting on Cowes school

By a County Press reporter

THE public meeting called for by the Isle of Wight County Press and promised by a leading councillor into the Cowes Enterprise College (CEC) fiasco, will go ahead on Monday, April 28.

Church finds friends

By a County Press reporter

A NEW group has been formed to safeguard the future of Carisbrooke’s 1,000-year-old church, St Mary’s.

Easter recycling scheme at supermarket

By a County Press reporter

ISLANDERS will be able to recycle their Easter egg packaging and support an environmental charity at the same time at an Isle of Wight supermarket.

Sport

Ironman Ian battles through

Ironman Ian battles through

TRIATHLETE Ian Robinson-Phenix returned to his roots in South Africa to complete an incredible challenge last weekend.

Agony for Raiders in play-off final

THERE was second leg agony for the Wightlink Raiders in their NIHL South Division 1 play-off final tonight (Sunday).

GC steers Newport to victory

A DOUBLE strike from GC Giancovich earned Newport all the points at Bemerton Heath Harlequins today (Saturday) in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division.

Football fixtures for April 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

SATURDAY
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Bemerton Heath Harlequins 0, Newport 2.

Features

The voice of the Island

WHEN a teenage John Hannam was tucked up in bed listening to the Pete Murray chat show he could but dream that one day he would have much in common with the radio legend.

Exotica is just a click away now

GARDENING IN MY near six decades a lot of mystery has vanished from the world.

The different shapes of luxury

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
WHAT you see is definitely not what you get at a tucked-away home near Fishbourne’s ferry terminal — a deceptive frontage hides a huge amount of appealing space.

The new importance of being Ernest (or Hilda)

By Keith Newbery

It’s fascinating to watch children’s names evolve over the years in a slow, kaleidoscopic combination of unlikely vowels and consonants, with changes dictated by fashion and, I suspect, a certain inability to spell correctly.

The daffs are out and so are the tip queues

By Charlotte Hofton

THE VIEW FROM HERE Clocks forward, daffodils in bloom, Easter just around the corner. Hurrah, spring is here, and with it the promise of long summer days ahead.

Weather

Today - Sunny
Temperature - Min: 9°C Max: 15°C
Wind - 10mph S
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