Laurence Dubé-Rushby looks at the way the farming industry surrounds us, from shaping our landscapes to filling our fridges; she examines the relationship we bear with our food and with the animal world.
From the four corners of the diamond
We appreciate that some readers are only interested in news from certain parts of the Isle of Wight. Luckily, we’ve been geographically marking all our stories for many years.
Natural Enterprise and The Community Fund are hoping to raise £2,000 to fund an ambitious project to control weed infestation in the Isle of Wight.
Thursday, 5th March, 2015 7:06am
By Carol Flux with one comment
This reader calls on the council to dump the tidal energy project and avoid the potential of a costly judicial review of administrative action.
Wednesday, 4th March, 2015 5:35pm
By Christopher Innis with 2 readers' comments
Isle of Wight Green Party parliamentary candidate, Vix Lowthion, says the NHS would collapse without immigrants.
Wednesday, 4th March, 2015 2:01pm
By Vix Lowthion with 25 readers' comments
The Urry brothers from Newport are thought to be the only case where three brothers died in the same action on the same day during the First World War. Lieutenant Martin Heighway shares some fascinating facts about them and other Islanders who fought with the IOW Rifles 100 years ago.
Our sincerest thoughts are with this young man's family and friends. It's so tragic to see the life of someone so young come to an end.
Wednesday, 4th March, 2015 11:11am
By Sally Perry with one comment
Congratulations to Bob Chaplin - who is apparently renowned for his excellent work ethic and easy going temperament - after being recognised as employee of the year at Southern Vectis.
Wednesday, 4th March, 2015 10:16am
By Paula Good with one comment