Undercliff Drive: An update on renewing access to the area

New Undercliff hoardings - 9 June 2014

Fourteen months since Undercliff Drive suffered a significant landslip, OnTheWight has been talking to those closest to the situation to find out where progress is, including when the public and residents will be able to gain access again.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 8:13pm

By Sally Perry with 30 readers' comments

Letter: Is the proposed tidal energy scheme a hoax?


This reader returns his thoughts to the work that took place at Flowersbrook back in the mid 1990s and questions the purpose of the proposed Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre

Friday, 20th March, 2015 2:49pm

By Anonymous with 9 readers' comments

Council extend consultation on Flowersbrook planning app

Flowersbrook - caravan park

Yet more documents have been submitted, pushing last Friday's deadline to the 10th April.

Monday, 16th March, 2015 9:24am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Last chance to make online comments on Flowersbrook application


You have until close of business today to comment online about the onshore elements of the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre proposed at Flowersbrook in Ventnor.

Friday, 13th March, 2015 2:29pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Cheeky graffiti cuts man-shaped hole out of Undercliff Drive hoardings (Video)

Dawsky on Undercliff Drive 640

A cheeky public artist with a sharp implement and a pot of black paint had some fun at those who have cut landlocked residents' access off from Ventnor.

Monday, 2nd March, 2015 8:58pm

By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments

Access for Undercliff Drive residents reduced even further, without notice

Undercliff Drive - new key padlock on barriers

After a year of pedestrian access through the barriers, the residents now have to drive a near-nine mile round trip just to visit friends and the post office a few hundred yards away from their homes. Haven't they suffered enough?

Tuesday, 24th February, 2015 5:00pm

By Sally Perry with 37 readers' comments

High praise for new CHAMPS album, VAMALA

Champs -

Four out of five stars is a pretty darn good rating for this Isle of Wight band's second album, which has been described as a 'melodic triumph'.

Friday, 20th February, 2015 10:08am

By Sally Perry

Love or loath South Wight tidal energy plans: Have your say

Tidal Energy

The Marine Management Organisation considering the tidal energy licence application off St Catherines, Isle of Wight, remind OnTheWight comments on the scheme need to emailed to them by midnight on Friday.

Wednesday, 18th February, 2015 6:21pm

By Sally Perry with 37 readers' comments

Niton Library moves to new premises

Linda and Wendy at Niton Library

Last week Niton Library moved out of the old telephone exchange into the former Youth Club. Do pop in and say hello.

Tuesday, 3rd February, 2015 9:38am

By Janice Young with 8 readers' comments

Council move to defeat Undercliff Drive residents again

Water filled barriers being added in Undercliff Drive

Barriers that were installed in October last year to stop landlocked residents of Undercliff Drive using the volunteer re-patched section of landslipped road have once again been put in place.

Friday, 23rd January, 2015 3:54pm

By Sally Perry with 31 readers' comments

‘Blockages and a lack of maintenance’ cause village lane to flood again

Rectory Lane Niton Flooded by Jon Boileau Goad

Nitonians are hoping the drains will be checked and cleared in their village before Sunday, when more heavy rain is expected to hit the Island.

Saturday, 17th January, 2015 9:29am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Reasonable progress being made by primary school say Ofsted

Niton Primary School

Another week, another Ofsted report from an Isle of Wight School

Monday, 12th January, 2015 9:09am

By Sally Perry with one comment