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 one comment

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

The Niton phonebox fairy strikes again (HD Photos)

Niton Phonebox - interior shot of decorations :

Bringing a good dose of cheer to villagers in the south of the Island, the phone box fairy returns to Niton with seasonal decorations.

Wednesday, 31st December, 2014 11:17am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Happy outcome for dog in death-defying fall

Cripple Path Niton Undercliff

A Christmas Eve walk for an over-enthusiastic Staffy on a cliff top with a dollop or two of good luck led a happy outcome.

Friday, 26th December, 2014 11:41am

By Simon Perry

Tension over developer wanting to build houses on football club land

Niton football ground

The club say the investment pledge from the land owner is a great opportunity to replace the tired changing rooms, but residents argue the development would be detrimental to the AONB and is not needed.

Monday, 15th December, 2014 3:09pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Your vote can help Island band CHAMPS make the Rebel Playlist


Your vote for this track could result in an Isle of Wight band getting primetime play on Steve Lamacq's 6Music Rebel Playlist.

Thursday, 4th December, 2014 10:34am

By Sally Perry