Flowersbrook is the only remaining coastal meadow in Ventnor on the South Coast of the Isle of Wight.

Council leader says tidal scheme is good news for the Isle of Wight


Leader of the Isle of Wight council says the state-of-the-art scheme will put the Island at the forefront of green energy production and development in England and Wales.

Wednesday, 20th April, 2016 7:21pm

By Sally Perry with 27 readers' comments

Fabulous Flowersbrook: Our Flickr Group Picture of the Week


Flowersbrook is a very special part of the Isle of Wight and is looking gorgeous at the moment. Thanks to Les Lockhart for this shot he added to our Flickr Group.

Monday, 15th February, 2016 11:44am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Live coverage of the planning committee: Pennyfeathers and Flowersbrook


Follow the discussions and debate at the Planning Committee meeting from the comfort of your home or office from 4pm today.

Tuesday, 8th September, 2015 3:56pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

PTEC confirm tidal energy towers will be 9m above water

PTEC-Underwater-turbines - and keplar scheme

The MMO has accepted an amendment to the current license application under consideration for use of the area off St Catherine’s on the south coast of the Isle of Wight to test tidal energy schemes.

Tuesday, 8th September, 2015 10:46am

By Sally Perry with 25 readers' comments

Council approve plans for tidal energy substation at Flowersbrook

Green light

Despite local opposition and a 1,700 petition objecting to the plans, five of the seven committee members were satisfied with the information provided by the officers.

Wednesday, 10th June, 2015 8:20am

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments

Residents turn out to show opposition to Flowersbrook development (video)

Flowersbrook site

Seven members of the planning committee attended the site of the proposed onshore elements of the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre visit on Friday morning last week. They'll be making their decision on the application later today. There's a video to watch too.

Tuesday, 9th June, 2015 11:46am

By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments

Planning officers recommend approval of PTEC’s Flowersbrook plans


The Isle of Wight council planning committee will be considering the onshore elements of the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre next Tuesday.

Thursday, 4th June, 2015 5:39pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Have you had your say on the Flowersbrook application?

Flowersbrook duck race

Today is the last chance to have your say via the council's Website on the proposed onshore elements for the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre in Flowersbrook.

Friday, 10th April, 2015 3:18pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Council extend consultation on Flowersbrook planning app

Flowersbrook - caravan park

Yet more documents have been submitted, pushing last Friday's deadline to the 10th April.

Monday, 16th March, 2015 9:24am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Last chance to make online comments on Flowersbrook application


You have until close of business today to comment online about the onshore elements of the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre proposed at Flowersbrook in Ventnor.

Friday, 13th March, 2015 2:29pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Prime Minister expresses his support for Tidal Energy Project

PTEC Underwater turbines

The proposed Tidal Engery Project off the coast of St Catherine's will be a World leader and create hundreds of jobs if it gets the go-ahead says PTEC.

Thursday, 8th January, 2015 8:07am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Council responds to call for longer to comment on beauty spot planning app


OnTheWight asked the Isle of Wight council whether planning officers would consider extending the consultation period after residents continue to experience problems with documents not being available on the council's Website for over a week.

Wednesday, 7th January, 2015 8:52pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments