Toft pier, a bureaucratic burden and a very happy strongman

• Isles shell fishermen are up in arms after decision is made to close Toft pier

• A bureaucratic burden could be placed on education officials by governance review

• Four more candidates have decided to stand in next May’s council elections

• Strongman Dhanni Moar is names Sportsperson of the Year

• Heroic rescue sees port controller jump into town dock to save man

• Retained fireman Jim Moar hangs up his uniform after more than 40 years service

• Read our latest Landwise feature, and plenty more besides


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