Friends of Dinosaur Isle outline their vision for an exciting future


Following OnTheWight breaking the news about the uncertain future of Dinosaur Isle, we approached the Friends of Dinosaur Isle asking them to outline their vision for what the popular attraction could be in the future, while staying in the hands of Islanders.

Monday, 16th October, 2017 6:55pm

By Jeremy Lockwood

Isle of Wight has highest level of insolvencies among 18 to 34 year-olds

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The rise in the number of insolvencies among 18 to 34 year-olds is shocking. One woman from the Isle of Wight said she’d felt suicidal and at times, “didn’t want to exist”.

Monday, 16th October, 2017 6:46pm

By Sally Perry

How to avoid 11 mile diversion around Arreton

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If you get caught up in the diversion on Tuesday evening and want to head to the other side of the village, it could take you half an hour.

Monday, 16th October, 2017 3:12pm

By Sally Perry

OnTheWight: Comment voting is back!

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Hurrah! Your ability to vote on readers' comments has returned to OnTheWight. You've cast nearly a MILLION votes over the years, so we've invested 45+ hours to find the right solution for today.

Monday, 16th October, 2017 1:04pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Is cost of clearing excessive mud from roads part of PFI contract?

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According to the NFU and CLA, responsibility for excess mud on the carriageway from farmers and landowners is very clear. But will they be asked to cover the cost of clearance? OnTheWight finds out.

Monday, 16th October, 2017 11:50am

By Sally Perry with one comment