Rare butterfly, the Duke of Burgundy, wins MP’s vote

Not specifically Isle of Wight related, but given our MP, Bob Seely's interest in wildlife, perhaps he'll become species champion for the Isle of Wight butterfly, the Glanville fritillary.

Monday, 21st August, 2017 12:03pm

By Katie Callaghan

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 21st August 2017

roadworks on the Isle of Wight

If you’re out and about on Isle of Wight roads today (21st August) find more out about possible travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures.

Monday, 21st August, 2017 6:54am

By Sally Perry

Island Line handed over to South Western Railway at 2am: New Logo too

New Island Line logo

It's official. Island Line has now been taken over by a new company. Free WiFi at Island Line stations are among the promised improvements. There's a new logo too.

Sunday, 20th August, 2017 12:49pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

St Helens and Bembridge Fort Walk 2017: Date revealed with safety warnings (Video)

t Helens Fort Walk 2014 by John Sparrow

It's the unusually low tides in August that enables people to 'do the fort walk'. This year tides are not that low. RNLI say safety first - You could be up to your chest in the water.

Thursday, 17th August, 2017 3:22pm

By Sally Perry with one comment