Add vulnerable family members to water company’s Priority Service Register

bottled water

If supply is cut off then the people on this list will receive bottled water straight to their door - and not be required to collect from a collection point

Monday, 30th March, 2020 3:39pm

By Sally Perry

Letter: How are the super rich utility companies going to help during Coronavirus outbreak?

electricity pylons

This reader asks what help will be given by the ‘super rich’ utility companies to the families who are already in dire straits

Saturday, 21st March, 2020 10:25am

By Tony Griffiths with 8 readers' comments

Ten water quality awards for Isle of Wight beaches

Ventnor cascade and beach

This is fantastic news for the Isle of Wight as ten beaches receive Excellent and Good ratings for their bathing waters

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 11:48am

By IW Council Press Office

Power cut for Isle of Wight residents

electricity pylons

SSE hope to restore the power by 6.30pm tonight

Monday, 9th March, 2020 4:58pm

By Sally Perry

Telegraph pole fire closes road and leads to evacuation

electricity pole on fire in Bembridge

The road has been closed to enable Scottish and Southern Electric to restore the service

Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 2:46pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Water supply works could start before planning permission granted

Southern Water meter fitting

In order to maintain supplies to the surrounding area, Southern Water say the new equipment needs to be installed and operational by end of February

Monday, 20th January, 2020 8:46am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

How to avoid burst pipe misery in the upcoming cold snap

frozen pipes and icicles

Southern Water experts are warning householders to make sure their homes - and businesses - are ready for a freeze

Wednesday, 8th January, 2020 11:08am

By Sally Perry

Road closed due to burst water main

road closed sign

The road is closed to allow Southern Water to repair the burst water main. Watch out for the diversion

Thursday, 12th December, 2019 9:29am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight retailers ‘up in arms’ about four-day road closure

regent street road closure

Retailers say they have not been consulted and are up in arms about the road closure.

Saturday, 27th April, 2019 7:35pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Water company and customers must act to avoid 2050 ‘jaws of death’

water leak by alan stanton

Southern Water says the south of the country "truly faces the 'jaws of death' and will be asking customers to try to reduce their use.

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 8:05am

By Simon Fluendy with 3 readers' comments

Ventnor beach included in ‘Beachbuoy’ water quality pilot scheme

ventnor beach

The new service allows people to check in on the quality of coastal water in Ventnor (and five other areas in the South).

Tuesday, 24th July, 2018 11:44am

By Leilah Nicola

Isle of Wight gas man retires after 45 years

SGN Operations managers Gavin, Phil, Paul and Glenn at Phil’s farewell lunch

Phil's bosses say he's been a loyal employee of SGN and his professionalism and dedication within operations has been second to none.

Thursday, 5th July, 2018 11:52am

By Waseem Hanif