The scene is cordoned off, however the access road to Culver Haven and the monument can still be used. Police ask the public to be patient while they deal with this incident.
News from the East Wight
If you’re interested in news from around the East of the Isle of Wight, this is the place to find it. If you’ve got a story lead, or have news from your part of the Island that you’d like us to share with our readers, get in touch.
At its peak the burst water main has affected around 3,000 properties in Ryde. Southern Water are working to reroute supplies to bring water in from other areas.
Saturday, 27th August, 2016 9:12am
By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments
Did you know the Solent was until recent years the largest oyster fishery in Europe? This art installation in a former WWII bunker acts to remind people about the impending devastation of our oceans and how its future can be changed.
Wednesday, 24th August, 2016 8:01am
By Feature Writer with 2 readers' comments
As we know, the St Helens Fort Walk's popularity is growing. But have you seen inside? This spooky video takes you there.
Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016 6:58pm
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
Islanders attempted the Bembridge and St Helens Fort Walk at several points across the weekend. See some of the photos that have been shared with OnTheWight.
Monday, 22nd August, 2016 10:56am
By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments
Alan Doe from Bembridge RNLI has shared this great, short safety tips video with OnTheWight. The tips given are also listed below. If you know of friends or family who are thinking of doing the walk - pass it on - Safety first.
Friday, 19th August, 2016 11:30am
By Simon Perry with one comment