Stuck House
26 Feb 2019 by

A CONTROVERSIAL urgent planning application for more housing on the Island is to be recommended for approval by Isle of Wight Council officers — despite objections from residents, red squirrels, and anyone of a sane mind. The application, submitted today in an emergency planning meeting, is set for to change the centre of Newport to a semi-pedestrian zone – blocking all traffic, yet it is said to include just one mobile home. Planning officer Mr Boundhary-Lyne spoke to the Candy Press and admitted that more than three letters of objection have already been submitted, largely by local residents who believe that the ...

Bearded Tattoo Man

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East Cowes Parade

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5 Mar 2017 by
Simon Cowell

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4 Mar 2017 by
Steam Railway

THE Government are considering a number of improvements to the rail network which could include the Isle of Wight, it has been announced today.
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3 Mar 2017 by
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The contest, sponsored by …


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