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Newbridge Village Archive: Only A Week To Go

Newbridge Village Archive: Only A Week To Go

Village archive returns for a second year with more photos and memoirs than before

Friday, 25th March, 2011 9:17am

By Rachael Brooks with 4 readers' comments

Two For One FastCat Offer Comes To An End

Two For One FastCat Offer Comes To An End

End to the special offer causes concern for FastCat customers

Friday, 25th March, 2011 9:01am

By Sally Perry with 19 readers' comments

TUPE The Elephant May Mean Bembridge Says Goodbye To The Circus

TUPE The Elephant May Mean Bembridge Says Goodbye To The Circus

Update on the future of Bembridge library

Friday, 25th March, 2011 8:29am

By Richard Beet with 7 readers' comments

UKSA Awards Celebrate The Power Of Maritime Education

UKSA Awards Celebrate The Power Of Maritime Education

News from the UKSA Awards

Friday, 25th March, 2011 8:09am

By Susann Jerry

Floating Bridge Out Of Action For Two Weeks

Floating Bridge Out Of Action For Two Weeks

Work starts on Monday for two yearly refit and service

Thursday, 24th March, 2011 5:54pm

By IW Council Press Office with 15 readers' comments

RIBEX 2011: Intrepid Boats To Be Displayed

RIBEX 2011: Intrepid Boats To Be Displayed

Two super powerboats confirmed for RIBEX 2011

Thursday, 24th March, 2011 3:33pm

By Lisa Barry

MP Welcomes Crack Down On Bogus Migrants and Visas

MP Welcomes Crack Down On Bogus Migrants and Visas

Previous Government allowed too many people to come here says Island MP

Thursday, 24th March, 2011 2:54pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 12 readers' comments

Government Indicates £260m For IW Highways PFI

Government Indicates £260m For IW Highways PFI

Money for potholes and less than expected for highways PFI

Thursday, 24th March, 2011 1:14pm

By IW Council Press Office with 30 readers' comments

Stop The Cuts – Heal The Island Say Alliance

Stop The Cuts – Heal The Island Say Alliance

Alliance invite all to meeting on 30th March

Thursday, 24th March, 2011 12:29pm

By Geoff Mason with 8 readers' comments

Love Russia Lent Soup Kitchen

Love Russia Lent Soup Kitchen

Soup kitchen raised money for Love Russia charity that works with those in need in areas of severe poverty

Thursday, 24th March, 2011 12:02pm

By Helen Staniford

Crime And Intrigue Short Story Writing Competition

Crime And Intrigue Short Story Writing Competition

Another writing competition for budding writers of all ages

Thursday, 24th March, 2011 11:43am

By Rachael Brooks

WWLP Awards £61,000 To Local Projects

WWLP Awards £61,000 To Local Projects

News of a whopping amount of grants delivered across the Island

Thursday, 24th March, 2011 11:34am

By Krissy Lloyd