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18 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Ducks deluxe

PEOPLE will be going quackers in Newport today at an Easter duck race in aid of Challenge and Adventure and Beaulieu Respite.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Star

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But nestling beside the free range eggs in the welcome pack at our weekend cottage on the Isle of Wight was a packet of garlic popcorn.

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IcChuddersfield

Jon Smith plays at the Rex Cinema

International performer, organist and singer Jon Smith, will be at the console of the Rex Cinema on Sunday, April 20. A professional musician for more than 25 years, John began giving public performances when he was just 11 years old and has played to audiences as far afield as Toronto and Barbados.

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OUseful Info

Open Data (or Not) About Designated Public Place Orders on the Isle of Wight

A couple of notices taken out in this week's Isle of Wight County Press by the Isle of Wight Council raise notice that a couple more areas are to become "designated public spaces", which means that the police and other recognised officers are allowed to confiscate alcohol .

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

IcNetwork

Gardens across the country may be in danger from a slew of alien slug ...

A two-year study, led by zoologist Dr Ben Rowson from the National Museum of Wales, has discovered eight new species of slug in the UK\n A two-year study, led by zoologist Dr Ben Rowson from the National Museum of Wales and his colleagues, Cardiff University's Bill Symondson and Roy Anderson of the Conchological Society, has discovered eight new ... (more)

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Isle of Wight County Press

Advice to help avoid loan sharks

EXPERT loan advice will be available from Isle of Wight Council help centres thanks to the Island's credit union - a move designed to stop people turning to loan sharks.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Top doctors and nurses scoop awards

TOP doctors and nurses from the Isle of Wight were commended at an awards ceremony, held at Cowes Yacht Haven this month.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Housing scheme recommended for approval

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a 40-house development in Arreton are being recommended for approval by Isle of Wight Council officers.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Police appeal after Co-op incident

POLICE on the Isle of Wight are hunting for a man who allegedly walked into a Co-op Store in Ryde and tried to make off with a laptop computer.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Easter activities this weekend

FROM Easter Egg hunts and spring lambs to craft workshops, theatre shows and art exhibitions, there will be plenty to do on the Isle of Wight this weekend.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Isle of Wight: $302,000 for professional reassessment services

The Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors approved a county-wide property value reassessment earlier this year after postponing the biennial reassessment last year in an effort to save the county money.

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Daily Echo

Saturday tickets sell out for Isle of Wight Festival

Festival promoter John Giddings said he is "hardly surprised" Saturday tickets were the first to sell out, with Red Hot Chili Peppers headlining.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Isle of Wight County Press

Chance for businesses to learn more about funding

FUNDING opportunities for businesses will be on the agenda at a meeting organised by Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner and the Island Business Forum.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Parents learn of primary school places

MORE than 95 per cent of Isle of Wight children have been offered a place at their parent's first choice of primary school.

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Football.co.uk

Probert to referee FA Cup final

The 41-year-old Wiltshire official, who originally hails from the Isle of Wight, will be joined by assistant referees Jake Collin and Mick McDonough.

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UKSA steps in after palm oil appeal

Adie Butler, with the lump of palm oil found on an Isle of Wight beach. Picture courtesy of Helen Wood.

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Salisbury Journal

SPECIAL Constables were out in force to mark national Specials Weekend.

Officers from Hampshire showcased what they do in reducing road casualties and anti-social vehicle use, and tackling rural crime.

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Salisbury Journal

Swimathon raises more than A 10,000

A SWIMATHON hosted by the Rotary Club of Salisbury on Saturday is expected to have raised more than A 10,000 for local causes.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Police investigate suspicious incidents involving children

AN 11-year-old girl was approached by a man in the latest of a series of suspicious incidents being investigated by Isle of Wight police.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

National Weather Service: Part of Hampton Roads under freeze warning Wednesday morning

Keep an eye on your plants, Hampton Roads residents, because the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning Wednesday morning.

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