THERE was a real feelgood factor in Newport's Medina Theatre as winner after winner stepped up to proudly receive plaudits, accolades and applause at the 48th Isle of Wight Sports Achievement Awards.

Photographer, Paul Blackley, took pictures of all the many winners at Thursday night's sporting 'Oscars' — all included in our gallery.

Don't forget to read our packed two-page special in next Friday's edition of the County Press.