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29 Oct 2012 by | 4 Comments
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ISLE of Wight residents can sleep soundly at night with the knowledge that government policy on deficit reduction will have a reduced impact on pensioners in the region compared to elsewhere in the country. A fire sale of Island landmarks could be the answer to fears that the Island’s booming pensioner ...

23 Oct 2012 by | 7 Comments
Police Accident

Island Police are investigating why one of their squad cars jumped a red light and ploughed into a member of the public in Shanklin on Sunday night. Several eyewitnesses reported the marked police car driving very slowly up to the lights but not seeming to pay them any attention as ...

10 Oct 2012 by | 7 Comments
Cannabis Growroom

Following the story in the national press of an elderly couple found to have unwittingly cultivated the largest cannabis plant ever seen by police, but were not charged due to having bought the plant at a car boot sale thinking it was a shrub. It has now emerged that the same ...

25 Sep 2012 by | No Comments
Monkey Sunbathing

In last weeks get together at the Isle of Wight Council, it was decided to sell off the Council’s entire stock of UV protection products including two tonnes of sun cream on Wightbay. Following a ruling on Health and Safety for community workers such as beat Police Officers, Parking Attendants and ...

24 Sep 2012 by | 4 Comments
County Hall

Shocking and disturbing news of integrity in our beloved council offices is sure to rock the Island. Young builder Robin Namore, who recently set up his business with a grant to help young offenders get ‘on the right tracks’ was heard boasting about the lucrative contract he had won to rebuild ...

18 Sep 2012 by | 8 Comments
Zig-Zag Road

Due to local council cuts, Ventnor and Shanklin are being forced to merge – creating a new town called “Ventolin”. Speaking to The Candy Press, a council spokesman today said that it has nothing to do with the Asthma medication of similar name, but some of those hills are really steep! More ...