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Isle of Wight residents run in fear at sight of man in electric wheelchair

The electrified man-machine contraption was first spotted at Ryde Pier ticket desk, where it bought a travel pass, apparently oblivious to the fear and chaos it was causing.

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Posted: Apr 3rd, 2012
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One-year countdown begins to world dwile flonking championships in Cowes

hoping for meadal gloryEvent chairman Lord Po said the event was a ‘big moment’ for the 2012 Cowes Flonking Organising Committee (Coflog), adding that 23 million ticket applications had been made by almost 12 people, which showed the Games had ‘higher levels of support than any previous international flonking event’.

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Posted: Jul 27th, 2011
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Isle of Wight resident ‘disappointed’ at not having mobile phone hacked

‘It would be quite handy if some public-spirited journalist was picking up my messages for me then printing them in large type in a newspaper.’

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Posted: Jul 8th, 2011
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Isle of Wight braces itself for flares to drainpipes switchover

‘T-Day is upon us,’ town crier and sartorial policy maker Marvin Burridge told a torch-bearing mob. ‘Failure to change over in a timely manner will result in a noticeable degradation in your street-cred.’

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Posted: May 5th, 2011
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Isle of Wight opens ‘CodgerWorld’, Britain’s first theme park for the elderly

‘Our centre offers the perfect place to keep the island’s key demographic occupied,’ said founder, Margret Briscoe, ‘and is ideally situated just a short bus ride from Sandown’s glamorous benches, bingo halls and fracture clinic.’

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Posted: Apr 14th, 2011
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