These newspaper adverts are from an Isle of Wight County Press dated 1945.

There's an archive at our Pyle Street office containing all our newspapers since the County Press launched in 1884.

The adverts featured here are from 1945, when Southern Vectis said it was unable to run later buses because they didn't have sufficient staff to cover the "usual peacetime services".

The advert stated: "Remember, manpower is still rigidly controlled by the Government."

Meanwhile, Islanders could watch films such as Rebecca, Goodnight Sweetheart and Silent Witness at Medina, try the delights of Ryvita, and women could "restore the balance" of their nervous system with Sanatogen Tonic Wine...

Scroll through the adverts above and take a trip down memory lane

These days, County Press advertising encompasses digital and social media, as well as the print edition which is one of the biggest selling local weekly newspapers in the country!