Extension granted to UKOG drilling licence on the Isle of Wight


UKOG say their drilling on the Island is intended to cause zero hazards to any groundwater as they will employ the same drilling practices used by the water supply industry to drill drinking-water abstraction wells.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 4:05pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Rise in Isle of Wight drink and drug driving offences in December

Police talking to drivers:

There was a rise in the number of drink or drug driving arrests not only on the Isle of Wight, but also across Hampshire.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 3:25pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 3 readers' comments

Group leaders react to new Leader of the Isle of Wight council (video)

Taking notes

Various group leaders of Isle of Wight councillors respond to the new Leadership by Conservative, Dave Stewart. See what they have to say and watch Cllr Stewart make his first statement as leader.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 12:39pm

By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments

Fire breaks out on Isle of Wight ferry (update 3)

Fire engines

Wightlink ferry company claim it was a "small fire", saying it extinguished by the crew within minutes and no one was injured.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 11:01am

By Sally Perry

Positive turnaround for Miss Isle’s insurance claim ‘thanks to the intervention of OnTheWight’

natasha lambert

The family of inspirational Isle of Wight teenager, Natasha Lambert, had really been given the runaround by their insurance company after a car crashed into their parked vehicle and it was written off. Happily OnTheWight's intervention has led to an extremely positive outcome.

Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 3:48pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments