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Short Story Competition A Great Success

Short Story Competition A Great Success

Congrats to nine young Islanders who took home prizes in short story competition.

Tuesday, 13th April, 2010 1:08pm

By Sally Perry

Homegrown Appeal For Contemporary Island Artists

Homegrown Appeal For Contemporary Island Artists

Lauren's on the lookout for more artists.

Tuesday, 13th April, 2010 12:40pm

By Sally Perry

Grants For Olympic and Paralympic Games Projects

Grants For Olympic and Paralympic Games Projects

Come up with some great ideas and win cash to make it a reality

Tuesday, 13th April, 2010 12:28pm

By Sam Bateman

Ventnor Cricket Club: Results and Fixtures

Report from the first games of the season

Tuesday, 13th April, 2010 11:24am

By Graeme Burnett

Replacement Bus Pass Costs May Double To £10

Replacement Bus Pass Costs May Double To £10

Don't lose your bus pass!

Monday, 12th April, 2010 4:04pm

By Simon Perry with 51 readers' comments

XP Internet Security 2010 Virus: How To Get Rid Of It

XP Internet Security 2010 Virus: How To Get Rid Of It

How to rid yourself of this darn pest.

Monday, 12th April, 2010 3:04pm

By Simon Perry with 6 readers' comments

Library Computers Unavailable For Two Weeks

Library Computers Unavailable For Two Weeks

Upgrade will take out the computers in libraries, Island-wide.

Monday, 12th April, 2010 1:52pm

By Simon Perry with 33 readers' comments

Much Relief As Chris Welsford Secures Parking in St Catherine’s St

Much Relief As Chris Welsford Secures Parking in St Catherine’s St

Battle to retain parking spaces in St Catherine's Street won

Friday, 9th April, 2010 5:32pm

By Sally Perry with 19 readers' comments

Appeal To Bring Shanklin Man’s Body Back From Goa

Appeal To Bring Shanklin Man’s Body Back From Goa

After his unexpected death, John Matthews' family want to bring his body home.

Friday, 9th April, 2010 5:18pm

By Simon Perry with 15 readers' comments

Cheverton Down Turbine Application Goes to Appeal

Cheverton Down Turbine Application Goes to Appeal

Cheverton Down turbine application goes to appeal.

Friday, 9th April, 2010 4:24pm

By Sally Perry with 67 readers' comments

Work To Yarmouth Bridge Scheduled Later This Month

Work To Yarmouth Bridge Scheduled Later This Month

Yikes, Yarmouth Bridge to close to river traffic and road traffic while maintenance work takes place.

Friday, 9th April, 2010 3:26pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

The Show Goes On In Ventnor This Weekend

The Show Goes On In Ventnor This Weekend

Lots of free music gigs taking place in Ventnor this weekend

Friday, 9th April, 2010 2:52pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments