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 30 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

Just in: The independent ‘Can they/Can’t they use it?’ report on Undercliff Drive

Welcome to St Lawrence - Undercliff Drive rebuilt road

The Island company that produced this full and detailed report came to different conclusions and recommendations to those provided by Ramboll and Island Roads. OnTheWight has the details.

Friday, 14th November, 2014 4:29pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Stark contrast between residents’ version and that of Island Roads

Undercliff Glen:

Why are the media being fed information from Island Roads that differs so wildly from what the residents are saying?

Thursday, 13th November, 2014 4:03pm

By Sally Perry with 33 readers' comments

No plans for Undercliff Drive work to go out to tender says council leader

Undercliff Drive - Volunteer road rebuild - wide shot - 23 Oct 14

Although the work is outside the Highways PFI contract, the council say they will not be putting the contract to build a temporary road for landlocked Undercliff Drive residents out to tender.

Wednesday, 12th November, 2014 4:16pm

By Sally Perry with 51 readers' comments

Music video by Island band CHAMPS up for International Award

St Peters champs video shot

St Peters has been shortlisted for 'Best Video' prize, but is up against some big names, so the brothers from Niton need the Island's support to push up the public vote.

Tuesday, 11th November, 2014 11:21am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Government minister says no to emergency funding for Undercliff Drive

Undercliff Drive engineering works after landslip

In response to a plea from the Ventnor Town Council for the same financial treatment that Eastbourne received after its pier caught fire earlier in the year, Penny Mordaunt passes the buck onto the IWC.

Thursday, 6th November, 2014 3:19pm

By Sally Perry with 72 readers' comments