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8 Apr 2013 by | 11 Comments
Island Mourning

SCENES of shock and quiet grief filled the pot-holed streets of the Island today, as news of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, finally reached us. In keeping with the enormous gap between Island perception and the outside world, the shocking news of a hideous crash in France filtered into ...

7 Oct 2012 by | 2 Comments
Seaweed

After months of ongoing complaints regarding the failure of the IOW Council to clean up rotting seaweed on Island beaches, the matter appears to have finally penetrated at least one thick skull sufficiently for the mighty machine to sit up and take note. The Candy Press today received a press release ...

1 Oct 2012 by | 9 Comments
Police Arrest

Police are understood to be investigating claims that a well known local pub landlord was viciously assaulted on Thursday night in the village of Godshill. Sully Bigger, owner of the infamous local bar The Chimera, was admitted to Saint Lairy’s Hospital suffering from minor cuts and abrasions after he was struck ...

28 Sep 2012 by | 11 Comments
County Hall

Following news over the previous few months that the Isle of Wight Council has been forced to negotiate the sale of several high profile buildings, in order to shore up the teetering Island economy, disturbing news reached the Candy Press offices today that the scale of these sales may be ...