Island Life Magazine Ltd February/March 2007 - Page 3

Contents Island Life ISSUE 8 February/March 2007 The Editor Well it’s a new year and no doubt we are all wondering what 2007 will bring us. I am looking forward to this year because the magazine has now become an integral part of the island and this year will see many exciting things happening on the island including our favourite event the Hunt Ball from which we will bring you exclusive pictures of the evenings fun . We would like to thank Andrew Turner for his column in this issue and send our best wishes and hope for a speedy recovery. Contact: The Editor Island Life Magazine 66 Victoria Avenue, Shanklin Isle of Wight, PO37 6LY 10 10 Andrew Turner Andrew Turner - In his first column since suffering a stroke, the Island’s recovering MP is full of praise for the NHS Tel: 01983 861422 Mobile: 07976 797455 info@isleofwight.net 13 Ha Ha Ha! Editor: Martin Potter The Wight Rock Bar is the place to go and cheer yourself up, find out why? 20 English eccentric Who is the academic rock’n’roll lover dubbed the “screaming Lord Sutch of Poetry”! Contributing Editor: Jackie McCarrick 20 24 Clean it up! A stark warning for Islanders – we have until 2015 to smarten up our act on recycling Sales: Lisa Burtenshaw 0797 4255726 Margaret Gorman 07886 100778 28 Going, Going, Gone? Time for a comeback? - John Hannam talks to veteran politician Morris Barton about his illustrious career – and plans for the future Distribution: Tanya Potter - 0781 5286773 13 Island Life - www.isleofwight.net Feature Writers: Stacey Flanagan, John Hannam, Andrew Turner, Tony Ridd, Nick Pointing, Philip Hoare Front Cover: Newtown Creek Photo by: Nick Pointing 3