Isle of Wight


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Synonyms for Isle of Wight

an isle and county of southern England in the English Channel

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Here was a lifelong inhabitant of the Isle of Wight who never had heard of either Germany or England!
But he assured me that until we came he had thought that there were no other peoples in the world other than the Grubittens, who consist of the Eastenders and the Westenders of the ancient Isle of Wight.
"Isle of Wight!" repeated David, looking about him with that dignity with which he had long been wont to silence the whispering echoes of his school; "'tis a brave tune, and set to solemn words!
But, there is another time to come, and it comes in about a fortnight, and it comes to Mr and Mrs Lammle on the sands at Shanklin, in the Isle of Wight.
I wired to Gravesend and learned that she had passed some time ago, and as the wind is easterly I have no doubt that she is now past the Goodwins and not very far from the Isle of Wight."
An Isle of Wight police spokesman said: "Officers searching for missing Rosie Johnson on the Isle of Wight have found a body of a woman in Wootton.
Festival boss John Giddings has blasted her "shocking behaviour" and said she will "never play the Isle of Wight again."
She had moved the ex-Arsenal academy player and her other three kids from London to the Isle of Wight for a better life.
WHAT'S INCLUDED Return coach travel and ferry crossings 4 nights at the Royal Pier Hotel, Sandown with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some nights Heritage train journey on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway Excursions to Osborne House, Cowes & Ryde Optional Island Highlights Tour (PS10pp)
Tens of thousands of revellers have crossed the Solent to attend the Isle of Wight Festival which is celebrating the 50th anniversary since it was first held in 1968.
Former Oasis star Gallagher said he was "looking forward to playing the Mighty Isle of Wight Festival".
David Hoare, a former city banker, made his comments while discussing the importance of improving education for the disadvantaged at a Teach First conference in Leeds, prompting criticism that he was "out of touch" by the leader of the Isle of Wight Council.
"He recommended Jordy to the organisers of the Isle of Wight Festival because her music is starting to really get about now."
Isle of Wight Biltong has been able to meet an increased demand for its natural, additive-free snack and is now selling in five Co-operative stores in the UK and a further three independent retailers in Germany, Slovakia and The Netherlands.