Tesco lorry causing traffic problems on Binstead Hill

Watch out for build up of traffic on Binstead Hill

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 7:20pm

By Sally Perry

First anniversary for local bus service in Havenstreet and Wootton Bridge

First anniversary for local bus service in Havenstreet and Wootton Bridge

The Parish Councils of Havenstreet and Wootton Bridge are delighted with the success of the Heron Line Community Bus scheme, which has been linking the villages for the past twelve months.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 3:34pm

By Lynda Smith

Fireworks display ‘most likely cause’ of Ryde Castle blaze

Fireworks display ‘most likely cause’ of Ryde Castle blaze

The Isle of Wight Fire Service reveal the outcome of their detailed investigation in the fire at Ryde Castle

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 2:03pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

On The Wight interview with Orbital (podcast)

Phil Hartnoll and Paul Hartnoll or Orbital

Orbital tells OnTheWight that music is the priority and calls for people to keep buying it. See them headline the Big Top at Bestival on Sunday night.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 1:22pm

By Stephanie Mullins

The New Carnival Company will perform in the Olympic Park

The New Carnival Company will perform in the Olympic Park

The New Carnival Company’s much acclaimed Blue Touch Paper Project has been contracted to wow the crowds in the Olympic Park as the Paralympic Games draw to a close.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 12:38pm

By Chris Slann

The importance of Marine Conservation Zones

The importance of Marine Conservation Zones

All our lives are dependent on the health and bounty of the sea, from the food we eat to the climate we inhabit. Suzanne and Alan Whitewood share details of sites around the Island.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 11:55am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood with 3 readers' comments

Church Litten becomes QEII Jubilee Field

Church Litten becomes QEII Jubilee Field

Another playing field dedication by the Isle of Wight County Playing Fields Association.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 10:06am

By Alec Soars

Planning Decisions should be quicker for both sides, says MP

Planning Decisions should be quicker for both sides, says MP

Andrew Turner, the Island’s MP, has commented on the announcement made this on Sunday by Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 9:40am

By Andrew Turner's Office

Search is on for young sailor awards

Search is on for young sailor awards

Thanks to Suzanne and Alan for sharing details of this exciting new award. We're sure that there must be plenty of eligible budding young sailors on the Isle of Wight .

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 8:23am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Gov minister ‘not minded to direct a local inquiry’ over Island libraries

Gov minister ‘not minded to direct a local inquiry’ over Island libraries

Following the Isle of Wight council's decision to reduce the number of council-run libraries, campaigners fighting to save the service appealed to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to hold an inquiry.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 7:56am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Vinci should be up-front about Asphalt plans says MP

Vinci should be up-front about Asphalt plans says MP

Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner has been following up comments made by Asphalt Plant applicant Eurovia. His office tell us more.

Monday, 3rd September, 2012 5:49pm

By Andrew Turner's Office

Details of Cabinet reshuffle and responsibilities

Details of Cabinet reshuffle and responsibilities

Charts show which Cabinet member will have responsibilities for which areas of the council after the cabinet reshuffle

Monday, 3rd September, 2012 5:21pm

By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments