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18 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Organisations given cash to run youth services

ELEVEN organisations have been awarded funds to run youth services, following an Isle of Wight Council decision to no longer have direct control over its provision.

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22 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Sheriff's office says dogs attacked Isle of Wight Co. officers

Deputies say they were called to Pearl Court in Carrollton on Friday, July 25 and tried to catch the two Pitbulls.

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Yesterday | Isle of Wight County Press

Public meeting proposal over floating bridge

A JOINT public meeting of Cowes and East Cowes residents is planned to discuss plans to charge foot passengers and cyclists on the floating bridge.

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Yesterday | Daily Echo

Cash for schemes to snare speeders

MORE communities will be armed with speed guns as part of a A 135,000 war chest enabling people to crack down on dangerous drivers blighting their neighbourhoods.

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Yesterday | Fleet News and Mail

More police cuts could mean public safety 'put at risk'

Hampshire's police and crime commissioner has warned that any further cuts to the force's budget could put members of the public at risk.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Isle of Wight County Press

Isle of Wight talent in Gloria Minghella tribute

SOME of the Isle of Wight's best singing talent will join forces in a major charity concert in memory of Gloria Minghella.

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Dear Kitty

Bee-eaters nest on Isle of Wight for first time

A pair of European Bee-eaters that have set up home on National Trust land on the Isle of Wight have the potential to become only the third record of this exotic southern European species to breed successfully in the UK in the last century.

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Newsday

Rarely seen birds breeding on island

The National Trust said they were only the third pair to breed successfully in the UK in more than a century.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Green Flag accolades for Island

THE Isle of Wight is able to boast two winners of this year's Green Flag Award from Keep Britain Tidy.

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Bournemouth Echo

A338 closed after crash

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance has had to be called into action following the two-car crash on the A338 near North Gorley outside the New Forest Water Park.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Warning! Your fish and chips could actually be SHARK: Steve Boggan...

Father killed in front of his daughter by plane making emergency landing on Florida beach - while woman had a heart attack as she watched in horror Schoolgirl Abigail Hernandez, 15, who reappeared last week after vanishing nine months ago has 'lost a lot of weight' and is in deteriorated health, according to her worried family Barack Obama 'checks ... (more)

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Isle of Wight County Press

Awards acknowledge the best of the Isle of Wight

Tens of thousands of votes were cast across 24 categories, ranging from best fish and chips to best place to get crafty, with the winners revealed at Quay Arts, Newport, last Thursday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Star

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Seaview Wildlife Park on the Isle of Wight has been applying lotion to 28 moulting penguins and 13 albino wallabies.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Postfest is first class

The community-orientated event features a bill almost exclusively filled with Isle of Wight talent, with proceeds going to a selection of charities including the Earl Mountbatten Hospice and the KissyPuppy appeal.

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Mirror.co.uk

Ryanair refuse to let mum-to-be fly 'because she was 32 weeks pregnant'

Simon Holmes claims staff refused to let his wife fly because she was 32 weeks pregnant, and when the couple pleaded for leniency they threatened to call security A man claims his pregnant wife was threatened with removal by Ryanair staff who refused to let her fly, because she was 32 weeks pregnant.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Manningtree: Map publisher Heritage House launches 'Bicycle...

Map publisher Heritage House, based at Bradfield, near Manningtree, has produced a cycling map of the Isle of Wight to accompany a major promotion of the island as a destination for cyclists.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Garden centre fire

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service has deployed three fire engines to Lushington Garden Buildings in Wootton this morning .

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Hampshire Chronicle

Cadets say farewell to Lord Lieutenant

HAMPSHIRE teenagers representing the Sea Cadets, Army Cadet Force and the Air Training Corps gathered in Winchester to bid farewell to the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, Dame Mary Fagan who retires later this year.

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Isle of Wight County Press

What's on this weekend

Head to Bembridge this weekend and join Eloise and Jayden Hook in the Great Bembridge Paper Boat Race.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Save our piers - celebrating their 200th anniversary at risk of being swept away by the sea

Of 100 that jutted proudly out to the sea at the end of the 19th century, just 61 still exist - experts say around 15% are at risk due to lack of funds and disrepair For two centuries they've been a place where couples cuddled, kids slurped ice cream and pensioners put their feet up on deck chairs.

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