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Isle of Wight County Press
Guinness World Records turns 60 – time to salute an Isle of Wight legendTed Simpkins record-breaking efforts made front page news on the Isle of Wight
Guinness World Records turns 60 – time to salute an Isle of Wight legend
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 44 minutes ago
Ted Simpkins record-breaking efforts made front page news on the Isle of Wight in 1977. Isle of Wight County Press Archive. TO MARK today's (Thursday) 60th anniversary of the Guinness World Records, we've taken a look back in the Isle of Wight... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Ventnor to lose its last bankTHE last remaining bank in Ventnor is set to shut. Notices appeared yesterday
Ventnor to lose its last bank
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 15 hours ago
THE last remaining bank in Ventnor is set to shut. Notices appeared yesterday (Wednesday) at HSBC confirming the bank is due to close on November 30, leaving businesses and residents facing a trip to Shanklin or Newport. Ventnor Business... Read more
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Philly.com
Work on seawall marks a new era for Atlantic City inletSuzette Parmley, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Sunday, August 23, 2015, 8
Work on seawall marks a new era for Atlantic City inlet
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Suzette Parmley, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Sunday, August 23, 2015, 8:43 PM The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began removing the damaged Boardwalk on Thursday to begin the nearly two-year, $50 million project being funded by city, state and... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
CRICKET: Golden girlsVentnor Gold, back from left, Ellie Atkey, Emmeline Breach and Lauren Lucas. Fr
CRICKET: Golden girls
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 4 days ago
Ventnor Gold, back from left, Ellie Atkey, Emmeline Breach and Lauren Lucas. Front, Leah Stride, Katie Lucas, Jess Lucas, Summer Stride and Emily Clow. SUNDAY was a groundbreaker for Ventnor Cricket Club after they fielded their first all-girls’... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Football fixtures for August 22, 25 and 26Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Newport v Alresford Town (2.30pm), C
Football fixtures for August 22, 25 and 26
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 6 days ago
Sydenhams Wessex League, Premier Division: Newport v Alresford Town (2.30pm), Cowes Sports v Brockenhurst. Division 1: Hythe and Dibden v East Cowes Vics. Jubilee Cup, group A: Brading Town v Northwood. Group C: Ventnor v ECS. Sydenhams Wessex... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Wheelchair-friendly boat a hit in Cowes and YarmouthDisabled sailor Geoff Holt taking people out on his specially designed boat, We
Wheelchair-friendly boat a hit in Cowes and Yarmouth
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 6 days ago
Disabled sailor Geoff Holt taking people out on his specially designed boat, WetWheels RECORD-breaking yachtsman Geoff Holt brought his specially-adapted charity boat Wetwheels to the Isle of Wight to visit Cowes and Yarmouth. The 30ft power... Read more
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Philly.com
The other South Philly gravy: CrabI'm talking about the summertime cousin to Sunday night's meatballs and spaghet
The other South Philly gravy: Crab
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
I'm talking about the summertime cousin to Sunday night's meatballs and spaghetti: crab gravy and macaroni. There are similar versions made in a few other places on the East Coast where Italian communities crossed paths with live crabs - such as Long... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Awards for Isle of Wight gardens at Wight in BloomFrom left: Red Funnel CEO Kevin George, winners Aspire, Ryde, Heath Monaghan, A
Awards for Isle of Wight gardens at Wight in Bloom
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 8 days ago
From left: Red Funnel CEO Kevin George, winners Aspire, Ryde, Heath Monaghan, Andrew Owers, and Mo Meadows - presenting the award is Alan Titchmarsh BEAUTIFUL Isle of Wight gardens, from the very large to the quite small, received accolades this... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Body found in VentnorTHE body of a man was discovered in a car in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight, yest
Body found in Ventnor
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 9 days ago
THE body of a man was discovered in a car in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight, yesterday (Monday). The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service and police attended a car park on Down Lane, shortly after 2pm. A police spokesman said: "The death is not... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
BBC features giant waterlilyThe giant waterlily at Ventnor Botanic Garden. I HAVE a very low tolerance of
BBC features giant waterlily
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 10 days ago
The giant waterlily at Ventnor Botanic Garden. I HAVE a very low tolerance of gardening show presenters with annoying voices and misplaced animation — and they seem to be legion — but, set that aside, and Carol Klein, on Monday focuses on the giant... Read more
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Evening Standard
Thrills and spills: A family trip to the Isle of WightA friend told me recently of a university housemate’s traumatised response to t
Thrills and spills: A family trip to the Isle of Wight
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
A friend told me recently of a university housemate’s traumatised response to the news that his parents had sold a cherished childhood home in order to retire to the Isle of Wight. “He burst into tears,” she recalled. “And retreated to his bed... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
What's on this weekendRachael Khoo will be among the highlights at the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival
What's on this weekend
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 12 days ago
Rachael Khoo will be among the highlights at the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival this weekend. IT'S a classic Isle of Wight summer weekend of garlic, sailing, and music galore. The Garlic Festival kicks off today (Saturday), running from 10am to 6pm... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
VJ Day commemorations on the Isle of WightThe Vectis Corps of Drums will take part in an Isle of Wight VJ Day service nex
VJ Day commemorations on the Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 13 days ago
The Vectis Corps of Drums will take part in an Isle of Wight VJ Day service next month. Picture by Jennifer Burton. EVENTS commemorating VJ Day — Victory in Japan Day — will be held on the Isle of Wight over the coming days. VJ Day officially takes... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Harriet BuonoShe was born Feb. 19, 1919, in Weirton, WV. She was the daughter of the late Ch
Harriet Buono
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
She was born Feb. 19, 1919, in Weirton, WV. She was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Sarah A. Cavanaugh Hoag. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Reggie A. "Riggy" Buono (1-18-2004); brother, William Hoag; sisters, Anna Mary... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Ventnor Carnival tonight — see how it looked in 1938Children at Ventnor Children's Carnival 2015. Picture by Laura Holme. VENTNOR
Ventnor Carnival tonight — see how it looked in 1938
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 15 days ago
Children at Ventnor Children's Carnival 2015. Picture by Laura Holme. VENTNOR Carnival returns tonight (Wednesday). The main procession starts at 7pm and will be followed by a fireworks display. The event, which is in its 126th year, was proceeded... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Ventnor Fringe starts todayThe Outdoor Cinema at Ventnor Fringe 2014. Picture by Jon Ritchie. VENTNOR Fri
Ventnor Fringe starts today
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 16 days ago
The Outdoor Cinema at Ventnor Fringe 2014. Picture by Jon Ritchie. VENTNOR Fringe Festival kicks off today (Tuesday). The arts event is in its fifth year, with this year's fringe the biggest yet, running until Sunday and featuring hundreds of acts... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Ventnor as good as the Med for rare migrant mothsA Bordered Straw Moth. Picture courtesy of Nir Ofir. CATERPILLARS of a rare mi
Ventnor as good as the Med for rare migrant moths
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 18 days ago
A Bordered Straw Moth. Picture courtesy of Nir Ofir. CATERPILLARS of a rare migrant moth have been discovered feasting in the olive grove at Ventnor Botanic Garden. The Bordered Straw Moth caterpillars were discovered eating the leaves of a daisy... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Happy birthday HovertravelBritish Movietone News captures the arrival of the new Isle of Wight hovercraft
Happy birthday Hovertravel
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 19 days ago
British Movietone News captures the arrival of the new Isle of Wight hovercraft. HOVERTRAVEL celebrated its 50th birthday on Tuesday with a tea party for staff and customers from across the decades. Among the ex-employees was one of the original... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Libraries key to an educated populaceFrom Fred Woodworth, Ventnor: Ventnor Library is again under threat. What wil
Libraries key to an educated populace
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 20 days ago
From Fred Woodworth, Ventnor: Ventnor Library is again under threat. What will it take to make this council realise how important this library is to so many people in Ventnor? The last time drastic changes were proposed, I took a petition to every... Read more
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Daily Mirror
An £8,000-month drug dealer has finally been jailedA drug dealer who sold £150,000 of narcotics in just 18 months has been jailed
An £8,000-month drug dealer has finally been jailed
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
A drug dealer who sold £150,000 of narcotics in just 18 months has been jailed after continuing his criminal enterprise even after being arrested. Wassem Shawban, 27, was arrested when police saw him carry out a street deal in broad daylight in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
SCIRT traffic update, week starting Monday, 10 August, 2015Friday, 7 August 2015, 5:20 pmPress Release: Stronger Christchurch Infrastructu
SCIRT traffic update, week starting Monday, 10 August, 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
Friday, 7 August 2015, 5:20 pmPress Release: Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild TeamGayhurst Road bridge opens 14... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Where to Get Drunk and Watch the Republican Presidential DebatesBars and restaurants across the city will be showing the first big Republican d
Where to Get Drunk and Watch the Republican Presidential Debates
Washington City Paper / Posted 21 days ago
Bars and restaurants across the city will be showing the first big Republican debate of the 2016 presidential election cycle tonight. That means a lot of places will be figuring out if they get Fox News as a part of their cable subscription. Consult... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Campaigners call on Isle of Wight councillors to back Island Line franchise callIsland Line's future should remain within a wider franchise according to campai
Campaigners call on Isle of Wight councillors to back Island Line franchise call
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 22 days ago
Island Line's future should remain within a wider franchise according to campaigners. CAMPAIGNERS battling to the keep Island Line in the South West rail franchise have written to Isle of Wight councillors representing towns along the route and in... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Caution advised over this caperThe Gopher Spurge growing in Brenda Reynolds’s garden. THE curator of Ventnor
Caution advised over this caper
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 24 days ago
The Gopher Spurge growing in Brenda Reynolds’s garden. THE curator of Ventnor Botanic Garden, Chris Kidd, is no stranger to identifying alien invaders to our gardens, which crop up regularly. In the next couple of weeks he will be focusing on a few... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Stammer turned into drama by young Isle of Wight playwrightA YOUNG Islander’s solo play, inspired by growing up with a stammer, brought te
Stammer turned into drama by young Isle of Wight playwright
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 25 days ago
A YOUNG Islander’s solo play, inspired by growing up with a stammer, brought tears to the eyes of his Ventnor Arts Club audience last Saturday. Now Nye Russell-Thompson, 22, is taking the show — called Just A Few Words — to the Edinburgh Fringe. He... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Cricket: Action-packed week for Dutch sideTouring side VRA Amsterdam. A CRICKET team from Holland picked the Isle of Wig
Cricket: Action-packed week for Dutch side
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 25 days ago
Touring side VRA Amsterdam. A CRICKET team from Holland picked the Isle of Wight for their annual UK tour last week, and crammed in five games. VRA Amsterdam has toured the UK every year for the last 30 years, led by a leading figure in Dutch... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
What's on this weekendStunt quad biking from last year's Chale Show THE biggest event this weekend i
What's on this weekend
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 26 days ago
Stunt quad biking from last year's Chale Show THE biggest event this weekend is the Chale Show, which will see thousands descend on the tiny village for food, drink, and fun. There will be more summer fun at Newport carnival, which will wind its... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Health fears over sewage outfallA picture of how the app alerts users to sewage spills SEWAGE is being pumped
Health fears over sewage outfall
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 26 days ago
A picture of how the app alerts users to sewage spills SEWAGE is being pumped into the sea during the peak holiday season, sparking health fears and concern for the Isle of Wight’s tourist industry. Despite a campaign urging water companies to stop... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
SCIRT traffic update, week starting Monday, 3 August, 2015Saturday, 1 August 2015, 10:12 amPress Release: SCRITCentral city update• Durha
SCIRT traffic update, week starting Monday, 3 August, 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
Saturday, 1 August 2015, 10:12 amPress Release: SCRITCentral city update• Durham St is down to two lanes near the Moorhouse Ave... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Island Line vital to us allFrom Adrian Searle, Ryde: Back in 1965, Tom Fraser, the then Minister of Trans
Island Line vital to us all
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 27 days ago
From Adrian Searle, Ryde: Back in 1965, Tom Fraser, the then Minister of Transport, refused to permit the closure of the Ryde-Shanklin rail line (while sadly agreeing to the withdrawal of Shanklin-Ventnor and Ryde-Newport-Cowes services) because of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bones in the wilderness trigger many emotionsThe leader of the Ventnor Project Group, John Albert. Photo / Dean Purcell I'v
Bones in the wilderness trigger many emotions
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
The leader of the Ventnor Project Group, John Albert. Photo / Dean Purcell I've written, enough times to make it seem memorable, of hikers, hunters, divers and cavers coming unexpectedly upon human bones. My most memorable yarn of this type... Read more
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Philly.com
30-year term for 'Little Nicky' in fraud caseReputed mobster Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo Jr. - son of Philadelphia's form
30-year term for 'Little Nicky' in fraud case
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
Reputed mobster Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo Jr. - son of Philadelphia's former mob boss - is heading back to prison, this time for 30 years, following in his father's footsteps. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler noted that Scarfo's... Read more
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Philly.com
'OITNB' star stops by WXPN's XPoNentialKevin Vaughan nearly "hawked" to death A WELL-KNOWN guy in local political cir
'OITNB' star stops by WXPN's XPoNential
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
Kevin Vaughan nearly "hawked" to death A WELL-KNOWN guy in local political circles, Kevin Vaughan has held a variety of city positions, from within the managing director's office and the health department to chairing the Commission on Human... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
New campaign group to fight for Isle of Wight train serviceLabour's Stewart Blackmore (left), Conservative David Pugh (right) and others h
New campaign group to fight for Isle of Wight train service
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 30 days ago
Labour's Stewart Blackmore (left), Conservative David Pugh (right) and others have formed the new group, KILF. LABOUR and Tory activists have joined forces to fight for the future of the Island Line rail service. Former Labour parliamentary... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
The plant that really lives up to its nameKniphofia shining sceptre at Barton Manor. GARDENINGTHERE cannot be many names
The plant that really lives up to its name
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted a month ago
Kniphofia shining sceptre at Barton Manor. GARDENINGTHERE cannot be many names of plants that sum up their appearance better than red hot poker. They are less well-known as kniphofia, of which there are as many cultivars as there are days of the... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Cricket: Ventnor hold Sarisbury to drawVENTNOR battled to a draw against Sarisbury Athletic in the Southern Electric P
Cricket: Ventnor hold Sarisbury to draw
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 1 months ago
VENTNOR battled to a draw against Sarisbury Athletic in the Southern Electric Premier Division yesterday (Saturday), earning 16 more points in their quest to move off the bottom. The side made 236, and in reply held their rivals to 213-9. In the... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Bomb disposal team called after grenade found on Isle of Wight beachThe grenade was destroyed in a controlled explosion at Watershute Bay, near Ven
Bomb disposal team called after grenade found on Isle of Wight beach
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 1 months ago
The grenade was destroyed in a controlled explosion at Watershute Bay, near Ventnor, close to where it was found. Picture courtesy of David Butler. A GRENADE found on an Isle of Wight beach has been destroyed by a Royal Navy bomb disposal team today... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
What's on this weekendV-Dub Island festival is back on the Isle of Wight this weekend. THE V-DUB Isl
What's on this weekend
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 1 months ago
V-Dub Island festival is back on the Isle of Wight this weekend. THE V-DUB Island Festival continues at its new home near Newport this weekend. This year, Volkswagon and ska enthusiasts will converge in South Fairlee Farm to dance the weekend away... Read more
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FOX 29 Philadelphia
Police Search for Man Accused of Touching 12-Old Girl InappropriatelyPolice say they are searching for a man accused of touching a 12-year-old girl
Police Search for Man Accused of Touching 12-Old Girl Inappropriately
FOX 29 Philadelphia / Posted 1 months ago
Police say they are searching for a man accused of touching a 12-year-old girl inappropriately. Police say on July 11th around 4:14 p.m. uniformed patrol officers were called to Annapolis Avenue and the Beach in Atlantic City to meet with life... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Do you have what it takes to become an Isle of Wight firefighter?Firefighters tackle the fire at the Island Learning Centre. Picture by Robin Cr
Do you have what it takes to become an Isle of Wight firefighter?
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 1 months ago
Firefighters tackle the fire at the Island Learning Centre. Picture by Robin Crossley. THE Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is on the hunt for new retained firefighters. Retained firefighters, otherwise known as 'on-call’ firefighters work... Read more

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