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3 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Solent ships in challenge

Ten ships from the south coast are taking part in the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta for sail training vessels.

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6 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Former soldier and brewery boss is new Lord Lieutenant

Nigel Atkinson will be the new Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, taking over from Dame Mary Fagan, who retires on September 11 after more than 20 years' service.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Hampshire County, England, West Sussex County, England

6 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Nigel Atkinson will be the new Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire

Nigel Atkinson will be the new Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, taking over from Dame Mary Fagan, who retires on September 11 after more than 20 years' service.

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8 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Drugs four jailed after Newport house raid

FOUR Newport men were jailed yesterday for a total of five years for their part in a conspiracy to flood the streets with thousands of pounds worth of amphetamine.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Shropshire County, England, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Isle of Wight County Press

Hovercraft problems reduce service

The two-craft-an-hour service from Ryde and Southsea came a week after an engine failure caused similar reductions in timetabling.

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Daily Echo

Woman pleads guilty to acid attack

Sau Lin-Hin appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court earlier after the incident outside a restaurant on the Isle of Wight in June.

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Mirror.co.uk

Red squirrels hit by outbreak of LEPROSY as public urged to report ill-looking animals

The condition, the telltale signs of which are hair loss and severe swelling of the snout, eyelids, ears and feet, is not thought a threat to humans The creatures live in the Lake District, parts of Wales, the Isle of Wight and Scotland, where the infected animals were found.

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Buckingham Today

Sian feels the sprain of charity trek at 70km

But SiA n Whyte, from Buckingham, still managed to raise A 2,000 for Willen Hospice after taking part in the Isle of Wight Challenge.

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Cornish Guardian

All Wight on the nights

WHAT'S ON has teamed up with Bestival to offer two pairs of adult weekend camping tickets to their Desert Island Disco on the Isle of Wight this September.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Disco, Funk, Nile Rodgers, Chic, Bollywood

South Wales Argus

New block at Gaer school approved

NEWPORT City Council has approved an application to build a new teaching block at the recently-merged Gaer Primary School, which will bring 16 more staff on site.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Shropshire County, England, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Kidderminster Shuttle

Sweethearts celebrate diamond anniversary

Phyllis, 81, and Donald Preece, 85, got married at noon on Saturday, August 28, 1954, in St John the Baptist Church, Bewdley Road.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Worcestershire County, England, Shropshire County, England

BBC News

TV white space could be a lifesaver

The leftover white space between TV signals is raising the hope of saving lives at sea and proving broadband for remote communities.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Freshwater Bay, AK, Science / Technology

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Windsor, Isle of Wight lay out their 'golden rules' for new Route 460

There are a few key criteria Isle of Wight County and the Town of Windsor need to see out of the new U.S. 460 project, officials said Wednesday at an intergovernmental meeting.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Effort to save fallen horse fails

A HORSE had to be put down by a vet this afternoon after falling into a ditch at an Isle of Wight riding stables.

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Spittoon

A Wine For Your Burger

Today is National Burger Day. I am sure Burger King and the ol' golden triangle guys are loving it.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, United Kingdom

Lancashire Evening Post

On railways for cancer fight cash

Terminally ill, Richard Anderson and his wife Karen, who suffers from Fibromyalgia are setting off from Preston station to travel as far as they can in 24 hours in aid of Cancer Research.

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Computer Weekly

BDUK arrives on the Isle of Wight

BT Openreach has cut the ribbon on the first rural fibre cabinet to be connected on the Isle of Wight under the auspices of the BDUK Superfast Britain programme.

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Daily Echo

Trust calls on Government to vaccinate badgers against bTB

VACCINATION schemes are a practical and cost-effective option in dealing with bovine tuberculosis in badgers, an animal trust claims.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Isle of Wight County Press

Shakespeare festival starts tomorrow

The event has been organised by the Isle of Wight Shakespeare Company and will take place over two days at East Dene, Bonchurch.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Fight over holiday park scheme

Isle of Wight Council planners rejected an application to redevelop Atherfield Bay Holiday Camp, near Brighstone, earlier this year, on the grounds it was too large and would have an adverse impact on the surrounding landscape.

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