Council’s plans for Undercliff Drive appear to have glaring errors

Undercliff Drive landslip :

The council have issued plans to the public today, but it looks like there's some really glaring errors in them. Not only that but even council officers admit they haven't even done costings yet. How can they say they're starting in just two months?

Tuesday, 19th May, 2015 5:01pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Council release plans for Undercliff Drive

Undercliff drive

The Isle of Wight Council has today (Tuesday 19 May) confirmed details of work to create vehicular access to properties affected by last year’s landslip along Undercliff Drive, near St Lawrence.

Tuesday, 19th May, 2015 1:23pm

By IW Council Press Office with 12 readers' comments

Island Roads about to start two more major road schemes

Road closed works and traffic lights

Island Roads issue a press release alerting the public they'll be starting more main road resurfacing works shortly - something the 25 year PFI contractor is being paid £1.4m per month to carry out.

Friday, 1st May, 2015 8:16am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Celebrations as primary school lifted out of Special Measures

Niton children on the playing field

Three cheers for all involved in helping to lift the school out of Special Measures.

Friday, 24th April, 2015 2:54pm

By Sally Perry

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