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3 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Isle of Wight supervisors denies altered agreement proposal for volunteer fire departments

The Board of Supervisors denied a request by two volunteer fire departments to alter a contentious facilities use agreement that has led to the county witholding funding from those departments.

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7 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

Four young bee-eaters fledge successfully in England, first time

Four bee-eater chicks have fledged on National Trust land on the Isle of Wight thanks to a joint protection operation by the National Trust, the RSPB and Isle of Wight naturalists.

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11 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Scooter rally rolls into town

The annual event, one of the best establised on the scooter calendar, will see events taking place across Ryde over the Bank Holiday.

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14 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Fight for path - top rambler

THE national president of the Ramblers' Association has given her support to campaigners who want the popular Totland promenade reinstated.

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14 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Rock the Cowes Bars returns

ROCK the Cowes Bars returned last night , kicking off four nights of great music, featuring top Isle of Wight acts.

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15 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Best place to live 'a favourite for rats'

IT MAY have been named the best place in the country to live, but one Hampshire community is also a top spot for attracting... rats.

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15 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Celebrating our nautical past with festival

THE MAJESTY of Britain's naval past is on show at Southampton waterfront commemorating the role the city played in the two World Wars.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

18 hrs ago | Apollo Duck

For Sale: Orchid Court Church Hill Totland Bay Isle of Wight PO39 0EX

Choice of 2 ground floor apartments - 2 bedrooms - Close to shops - Short walk to beach and coastal walks - Chain free! ORCHID COURT is a situated on Church Hill, just a very short walk from the village shops, and the calm beach at Totland Bay.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Eagle Technologies in Hampton could move in to Daily Press building

The Daily Press Media Group's publishing and media headquarters could become home to an aviation design and manufacturing company.

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Related Topix: Hampton, VA, Newport News, VA, United Kingdom

ContactMusic.com

Pete Wentz Is A Dad Again

Crowd surfing and moshing are two activities that are part and parcel of punk shows worldwide, but it seems one security guard at the Montreal... When looking back on the history of Fall Out Boy and Paramore, it's a little hard to believe that the two acts have never toured... Download Festival 2014 was a tamer affair than in previous years, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Punk, Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy, United Kingdom

This Is Lancashire

Asking prices 'up 42%' in London

House sellers' asking prices in London, Cambridgeshire, Berkshire and Surrey have made the strongest gains since the financial crisis struck, while those in County Durham, the Isle of Wight, West Yorkshire and Teesside have the furthest distance still to recover, according to a property website.

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ContactMusic.com

Katy B Quits Crowdsurfing Over Groping Fans

British pop star Katy B has vowed to quit crowdsurfing at her gigs because she is sick of male fans groping her.

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IcNetwork

Recycling rates hit new highs in Wales - but some councils continue to lag behind

The proportion of waste going to recycling is continuing to creep up towards a legally-binding target that local councils must meet by 2016, official figures suggest.

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Daily Echo

Maritime festival a celebration of Southampton's nautical heritage

FROM historic boats and forgotten shipwrecks to the lost landscapes of the Solent, the Southampton Maritime Festival will be a chance to delve into the region's rich past.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Footpath plan for Undercliff Drive

Homes had to be evacuated and the road closed when Undercliff Drive suffered a landslip in February.

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ContactMusic.com

Calvin Harris blasts 'failed musician' critics

Calvin Harris has hit out at music reviewers who ''don't get'' his music and feels they are just disgruntled ''failed musicians''.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Calvin Harris, United Kingdom

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Isle of Wight County Press

Thousands flock to see Isle of Wight bee-eaters

FOUR of the Isle of Wight's bee-eater chicks have fledged, as thousands of bird-lovers flock to the Island to witness the rare sight.

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The Independent

August Bank Holiday 2014: Five ways to make the most of it

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Sudbury Today

Pub tour visiting Sudbury hopes to raise thousands

The Stonegate Pub Company charity committee before the start of Britain's Biggest Pub Tour around all 625 of their venues in aid of Variety, The Children's Charity.

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Isle of Wight County Press

A 130,000 investment in popular route

A POPULAR traffic-free route to Quarr Abbey has been resurfaced, making it more suitable for wheelchair users, cyclists and pedestrians.

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