There was an outpouring of support from Islanders last night on Facebook, after news that 'people power' has resulted in residents in Undercliff Drive landlocked properties having access their homes by car again.
People Power strikes! Two fingers to the council as Islanders build their own new road on Undercliff Drive
Residents of Undercliff Road are sick of Isle of Wight council and Island Roads having done nothing solid over the last eight months to re-provide vehicle access to their homes. Knowing this, a group of Islanders have got together and built a road themselves, as a big 'Up Yours!'
Thursday, 23rd October, 2014 6:24pm
By Sally Perry with 25 readers' comments
Whether the call-in will delay work going on behind the scenes to prepare reports due to go to the October Executive for both Undercliff Drive and Totland Seawall is not yet known. We've asked and are awaiting a response.
Tuesday, 23rd September, 2014 1:03pm
By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments
The council tell OnTheWight that it could be November before options to give any access to Undercliff Drive are even discussed. Concerns are that when it starts to rain, will currently exposed porous land/surfaces be left open to drink up the rain and then trigger further landslips - exposing the council to further costs?
Thursday, 18th September, 2014 1:23pm
By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments
Undercliff residents says Island Roads may be required to answer questions about the situation, but it is the Council who must facilitate the process and to simply pass the buck is unacceptable.
Wednesday, 10th September, 2014 3:33pm
By Tim Wright with 10 readers' comments
Residents waited with baited breath at last night's Executive meeting to hear whether Members would approve funding that would allow them to get back into their homes.
Wednesday, 10th September, 2014 10:23am
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
Getting straight answers out of the council continues to be a problem, as they resist to explicitly answer two very simple questions.
Monday, 8th September, 2014 3:23pm
By Sally Perry with 34 readers' comments
If you haven't had a chance to see the Bee-Eaters in person, these videos from the National Trust come in very useful.
Friday, 5th September, 2014 11:43am
By Sally Perry with one comment