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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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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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Messenger Newspapers

Pioneering pier is 200 years old

Ryde pier during the Fleet Review of 1977 with Britannia, as the 200th anniversary of the opening of Britain's first seaside pier, Ryde pier on the Isle of Wight, is being today.

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OUseful Info

A Conversation With Data - Isle of Wight Car Parking Meter Transaction Logs

Some time ago I put in an FOI request to the Isle of Wight Council for the transaction logs from a couple of ticket machines in the car park at Yarmouth.

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Isle of Wight County Press

A Wight goods deed

A TEAM of walkers from Currys and PC World on an epic trek around the Isle of Wight, carrying a washing machine, will complete their walk today .

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Daily Echo

Vandals target lifeboats

Police on the Isle of Wight are hunting for the culprits who put two RIBS out of action after stabbing them multiple times.

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Bournemouth Echo

Man found dead on beach named as actor from The Dambusters

A man who died on a beach last week has been named as a retired TV director and former actor who appeared in The Dambusters.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Protests at A 5m cuts to arts education grants

The decision means Southampton City Council will lose up to A 590,000 in 2015-16, although the exact sums have yet to be announced.

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Daily Echo

IT was an emotional reunion between a Hampshire man and the people who saved his life.

Thanks to the quick arrival of paramedics and CPR from a neighbour who happened to be passing, Andy, 55, survived the ordeal and visited the ambulance squad to thank them.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Wightlink ferry returns to service following deck collapse

THE Isle of Wight ferry at the centre of an investigation after its car deck collapsed is to return to limited service today .

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