Victoria and Abdul

.Filmed on the Isle of Wight. Official trailer released.

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Isle of Wight County Press

·May 30th  

See the trailer for the Dame Judi Dench film Victoria and Abdul — filmed at Osborne House

HUNDREDS DASH AND SPLASH TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHARITY 1st July 2017

Fundraisers dashed along the sands and around, through or over 43 groynes between Shanklin and Yaverland this morning (Saturday) as part of Dash and Splash 2017. The event began at the old Shanklin P...

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CELEBRATIONS AS THE SHANKLIN BREEZER RETURNS FOR THE SUMMER SEASON 1st July 2017

Children from St Blasius CofE Primary Academy had the chance to preview the much-anticipated Shanklin Breezer recently, when they accompanied the Mayor to launch the bus service for the Summer season....

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NEW RECORD SET IN ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 1st July 2017

A NEW record was set in the Round the Island Race. After a flying start in favourable winds by the MOD70 Concise 10, with rapid progress down the back of the Island, it crossed the line in 2hrs 22m...

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Rod Stewart to headline Isle of Wight Festival 2017 By Lorraine White Monday, November 28, 2016

THE legendary Rod Stewart will headline Sunday at next year's Isle of Wight Festival. In a UK festival exclusive, organisers this morning (Monday) confirmed Rod will close next year's Seaclose Park e...

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Isle of Wight writer's script set for big screen By Jon Moreno Friday, November 25, 2016

A MYSTERIOUS true tale of the disappearance of three Scottish lighthouse keepers, which has been transformed into a script co-written by a Cowes actor, is getting the Hollywood treatment. Island-born...

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Two Isle of Wight war memorials listed By Joanna Hunt Tuesday, November 22, 2016

TWO Isle of Wight war memorials have been listed by Historic England. It comes as part of Historic England’s pledge to protect 2,500 memorials by 2018, marking the centenary of the end of the F...

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Festive fun at Cowes Christmas lights switch-on

CHRISTMAS lights covered Cowes in a sea of colour on Saturday 19th November.   Special guest Lady Sally Grylls, the mother of survival expert Bear Grylls, switched on the lights as families g...

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Work to improve Isle of Wight nature spot By Ross Findon Monday, November 21, 2016

BIG changes are coming to the Pan Mill Meadows nature reserve in Newport.   The managing body, Gift to Nature, has leased more land from the Isle of Wight Council and has also secured funding...

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Lights of Love services on the Isle of Wight By a County Press Reporter Sunday, November 20, 2016

COMMUNITIES across the Isle of Wight will be come together in memory of lost loved ones at the Light of Love services next month. Throughout December, a total of 17 services will be held in aid of Ea...

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Bembridge Harbour food festival 2016

‘Bembridge Harbour Food Festival 2015’ taking place over the weekend of Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 October 2015 at many locations throughout the villages of Bembridge and St ...

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HOLLYWOOD actor and education campaigner Henry Winkler visited the Isle of Wight today

Fans turn out for Fonz By Thomas Seal Friday, September 26, 2014   Henry Winkler, aka The Fonz, signing an autograph for Charlie Sandford, 11, left, and Tyler Peters, 12, centre. &...

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Mod mania on the Isle of Wight

Mod mania on the Isle of Wight By Jon Moreno Tuesday, August 26, 2014   The scooter rally, part of the Isle of Wight International Scooter Weekend, arrives in Sandown. Picture by...

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Cowes Week: Eyes on the skies

Cowes Week: Eyes on the skies — readers' pictures By a County Press reporter Monday, August 11, 2014   The Red Arrows at Cowes Week 2014. Picture courtesy of Ricky Ashanollah. ...

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IOW Car deck on ferry collapses

Car deck on ferry collapses By Matthew McKew Saturday, July 19, 2014   Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service at the scene after a Wightlink car ferry deck collapsed. Picture cour...

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Ross Noble's Isle of Wight Adventure

Ross Noble's Isle of Wight adventure By Thomas Seal Tuesday, July 1, 2014   Ross Noble (centre) filming on the Isle of Wight for the Dave series Freewheeling.Picture by Robin Crossley...

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Round the Island Race

Team Richard Mille takes line honours in Round the Island Race By Martin Neville Saturday, June 21, 2014   Team Richard Mille was first across the line in the Round the Island Race 20...

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Spectacular aerobatics for Armed Forces Day

Spectacular aerobatics for Armed Forces Day By Martin Neville Saturday, June 21, 2014   Royal British Legion members march past with the Lord Lieutenant of the IW, Maj Gen Martin Whit...

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Titchmarsh launces villa's new plantation

Titchmarsh launches villa’s new plantation By Jon Moreno Saturday, June 21, 2014   Former Isle of Wight high sheriff Alan Titchmarsh opens the cobnut plantation at Brading Roman...

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Isle of Wight Festival: Latest travel info and news

Isle of Wight Festival: Latest travel info and news By a County Press reporter Friday, June 13, 2014   Music fans arrive at the Isle of Wight Festival. Picture by Robin Crossley....

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Isle of Wight Festival: Island talent's chance to shine

Isle of Wight Festival: Island talent's chance to shine By Ross Findon Monday, June 9, 2014   The Naked Fridays will be among the acts performing on the Platform One stage at the Isle...

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Island of adventures advert released

Island of adventures advert released By Ross Findon Wednesday, May 28, 2014   A NEW television advert promoting the Isle of Wight has been created by Visit Isle of Wight.   The v...

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Waving the flag for Isle of Wight beaches

Waving the flag for Isle of Wight beaches By a County Press reporter Tuesday, May 20, 2014   Yaverland beach is one of the Isle of Wight beaches to win a Blue Flag award.Picture by Ro...

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Nab Tower is not what it used to be

Nab Tower is not what it used to be By Martin Neville Sunday, May 11, 2014   Work continues on the Nab Tower to reduce its size. Picture by Bryan Jones. ISLANDERS may be scrat...

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Hollywood gives Isle of Wight attraction a boost

Hollywood gives Isle of Wight attraction a boost By a County Press reporter Wednesday, May 7, 2014   The audience had the chance to get up close to some of the prehistoric stars at th...

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The sky's the limit for filmmaker

The sky's the limit for filmmaker By Ross Findon Wednesday, April 30, 2014   A still from the film by Seb Godsmark. A FILMMAKER has reached new heights when it comes to capturing t...

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Bestival goes back to its roots

Bestival goes back to its roots By a County Press reporter Monday, April 28, 2014   Toddla T will be among the acts heading to the Isle of Wight for the Reggae Roots stage at Bestival...

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Wight horses captured in award winning surf photos

Wight horses captured in award-winning surf photos By David Newble Monday, April 21, 2014   Jason Swain’s picture of winter surfing, above, won a top photography competition. ...

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Easter activities this weekend

Easter activities this weekend By Ross Findon Thursday, April 17, 2014   Decorating egg cups for Easter at Chessel Pottery. FROM Easter Egg hunts and spring lambs to craft workshop...

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Good news for Isle of Wight Beaches

Good news for Isle of Wight beaches By Ross Findon Tuesday, April 15, 2014   Totland Bay, one of the Isle of Wight Beaches to reach the highest standard according to the Good Beach Gu...

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Festival hopes to make waves

Festival hopes to make waves By Matthew McKew Tuesday, April 15, 2014   Front left, Ann Hutchins with Linda Chester and Holly Kirby, back left, Rachel Flynn with David Thornton, Maddy...

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Marine conservation meeting with minister

Marine conservation meeting with minister By Ross Findon Thursday, April 10, 2014   A map showing the possible sites for Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) around the Isle of Wight. ...

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Art Brought in on the Tide at Quar Abbey

Art brought in on the tide By Richard WrightFriday, April 4, 2014 Art brought in on the tide One of Penelope Walford’s art works on show at Quarr Abbey. ART FOR Lost at Sea read Found at Sea &md...

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Cyclists can now catch the bus on the Isle of Wight

Cyclists can now catch the bus By County Press reporter Wednesday, April 2, 2014   At the launch of Southern Vectis's bike friendly bus are, from left, Tanja Rebel, Steve Goodman, Val...

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Mitch Winehouse set for Isle of Wight Literary Festival

Mitch Winehouse set for Isle of Wight Literary Festival By a County Press reporter Friday, March 28, 2014   Amy Winehouse on stage at the Isle of Wight Festival in 2007. Picture ...

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Seal approval on Ventnor Beach

Seal of approval from beach visitor By Ross Findon Wednesday, March 26, 2014   The seal on Ventnor beach. All pictures courtesy of Arron Swaffer. AN UNUSUAL visitor caused a s...

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Acoustic Isle

Acoustic Isle 2014 March 12, 2014 Contributed Discover More

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Priory Bay Head Chef Oliver Stephens will be showcasing Island produce

Priory Bay Chef To Showcase Island Produce Tue, 11 March 2014 8:00AM Priory Bay head chef Oliver Stephens will be showcasing Island produce at two food demos in Bournemouth and London this month. ...

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Commonwealth Flag Raised Over the Isle of Wight

Commonwealth Flag Raised Over Isle of Wight By Lucy MorganMon, 10 March 2014 11:45AM  Leave a comment!   You can now record your thoughts on thisstory just click the button and f...

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Little Mix and Tom Jones at Osborne House this summer

Little Mix and Tom Jones for Osborne spectacular By a County Press reporter Friday, February 28, 2014   Little Mix will be performing on the Isle of Wight. From left to right Perrie, ...

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High Times for Isle of Wight hot air balloon challenge

High times for Isle of Wight hot air balloon challenge By a County Press reporter Tuesday, February 25, 2014   Around 20 hot air balloons are expected to take part in the Snows Isle o...

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More Isle of Wight Festival Acts revealed 2014

Suede, Fall Out Boy, Katy B, Tom Odel, Ella Eyre and Boy George are among the latest acts revealed for the Isle of Wight Festival 2014. Also joining the line Seaclose Park line up in June is The Pret...

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Isle of Wight in Liberty Print

Isle Of Wight In Liberty Print Mon, 17 February 2014 11:24AM - Iconic lsle of Wight scenes feature in the new season's fabrics at Liberty of London. Read More » By Emil...

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Cycling stars raise thousands

Cycling stars raise thousands By a County Press reporter Wednesday, February 12, 2014   The Isle of Wight Cycling Festival has raised £34,000 for good causes. Picture by La...

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Stormy weekend: latest travel news and updates

Stormy weekend: Latest travel news and updates By a County Press reporter Sunday, February 9, 2014   Waves smash into the sea wall at Freshwater Bay. More bad weather and rough seas a...

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Stormy weekend: Latest travel news and updates

Stormy weekend: Latest travel news and updates By a County Press reporter Friday, February 7, 2014   Waves smash into the sea wall at Freshwater Bay. More bad weather and rough seas a...

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Wind and rain

Wind and rain: Readers' pictures By a County Press reporter Thursday, February 6, 2014   a huge wave crashes into the Albion Hotel at Freshwater Bay. Picture by Sam Scadgell ...

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Businessmen lead bid to take over Wightlink Ferries Wightlink said it was unusual for a group to "conduct such business via the local media" Continue reading the main story Related Stories Pla...

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Bid for 'better ferries' launch

Bid for ‘better ferries’ launch By Martin Neville Friday, January 17, 2014   A campaign has been launched to create a community interest company that could takeover Wightl...

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UKSA appointed official Cowes Week charity

UKSA appointed official Cowes Week charity Youth sailing organisation UKSA has been appointed as the official charity of Cowes Week for the next two years. Isle of Wight Radio 14 January 2014

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Time is running out to buy early bird Isle of Wight Festival tickets

Isle of Wight Festival: Time running out for early bird tickets By Ross Findon Tuesday, January 14, 2014   Early bird tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival, featuring acts including ...

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Waves at Sandown 2014

Storm: Readers' gallery By a County Press reporter Monday, January 6, 2014   Waves crash into the sea wall at Freshwater Bay on Saturday. Picture courtesy of Anna Mustchin. VI...

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Isle of Wight Press: A Set of Dinosaur-themed stamps featuring the work of an Isle of Wight Artist is to be issued by the Royal Mail.

Stamp of approval for dinosaur heritage By a County Press reporter Tuesday, October 8, 2013   The dinosaur stamps featuring the artwork of Isle of Wight artist John Sibbick. Imag...

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Could these five projects improve life in the UK?

  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23587557   Bridge to the Isle of Wight A hardy perennial of life in the Isle of Wight is the suggestion that a bridge to the mainland would be a go...

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BBC South Today visits the Isle of Wight

http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b02xd74g/ Sally Taylor visits Bembridge and Brading Station - follow the link

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The abbey habit is growing, Isle of Wight County Press

The abbey habit is growing By Richard Wright Friday, May 3, 2013   Produce from Quarr Abbey. Picture by Matt Noyce. GARDENINGIF EVER a project deserved to be blessed, it is Qu...

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Isle of Wight County Press Robert Thompson, Michelin starred chef leaves the Isle of Wight

Top chef talks about decision to leave By Emily Pearce Friday, April 12, 2013   Chef Robert Thompson, who is leaving the Isle of Wight. MICHELIN-starred chef Robert Thompson has sa...

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Duke Durmont boards HMS Bestival 2013

Number One chart star Duke Dumont boards HMS Bestival This week's number one chart star Duke Dumont has been added to the line-up for September's Bestival, appearing on a soon-to-be announced brand...

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Walk the Wight 2013

Walk The Wight 2013 For the fifth year running, Isle of Wight Radio is proud to be the official media partner of Walk The Wight - and registration is now OPEN! Read More  

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Isle of Wight Festival News

New treats for Festival-goers By Ross Findon Wednesday, April 3, 2013   ISLE of Wight Festival-goers looking for something a bit different are in for a treat this year. There will be a...

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Marine Conservation Zones for Isle of Wight

Wildlife trust blasts Marine Conservation Zone decision The short snouted seahorse can be found around the shores of Bembridge on the Isle of Wight Continue reading the main story Related Stories...

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Isle of Wight girl Daisy Morris has flying prehistoric beast named after her

Isle of Wight girl Daisy Morris has flying prehistoric beast named after her   The newly discovered creature is called Vectidraco daisymorrisae Continue reading the main story Relat...

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See us on the television...

You may be aware we recently took part in the Channel 4 television series 4 in a bed. To see how we got on have a look at the video:   http://youtu.be/mz0q-Bj8YLg

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Channel 4 Four in a Bed

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Bestival Acts announced

Bestival acts announced By Matthew McKew Friday, February 28, 2014   Chase & Status will be playing on The Port Stage on Sunday night. BIG NAMES have been announced for The Por...

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