We always welcome a Letter to the Editor to share with readers. If you have something you’d like to share, get in touch. This from Ventnor resident, David Henshall. Ed
At what point should residents of upper Ventnor start to worry?
The cracks in the road at the junction of Ocean View and Newport Road are getting visibly bigger, as are those in the footpath that cuts the corner off.
There were surveyors out taking measurements on Wednesday, but it is no surprise that there is a total lack of information filtering down to residents.
The forecasts are predicting 36 hours of excessive rainfall onto an area where something appears to be ‘happening’ – maybe it is time for the Isle of Wight council to stop playing politics and reassure residents that all is well up here!
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Word from IW council
The IWC advised on 8th March that urgent works to shore up the retaining wall at the junction of Ocean View Road and Newport Road would the week starting March.2013. It doesn’t look like this has happened as yet.