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

1000s of Isle of Wight homeowners save money on heating bills with grants

home boiler by CORGI HomePlan

Thousands of Isle of Wight homes have had improvements implemented to their homes since the start of scheme to reduce the amount of energy required to heat properties.

Monday, 2nd July, 2018 11:04am

By Joseph Hook with 7 readers' comments

Have your say on future water supply for the Isle of Wight

Washing hands

Southern Water want to hear what you think about their long-term plan to "secure high quality drinking water for the South East over the next 50 years".

Thursday, 15th March, 2018 12:52pm

By Leilah Nicola with 2 readers' comments

Southern Water have just given OnTheWight an update and it’s pretty positive

running tap

We know there has been a lot of concern about possible loss of water, so have been in touch with Southern Water who've given reassuring news.

Sunday, 4th March, 2018 12:16pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Cold snap coming, tips on how to stay warmer

pugs under blanket

As the next cold snap approaches, E.ON have shared some very simple ways to stay warm and cosy at home.

Thursday, 22nd February, 2018 2:29pm

By Sally Perry

MP urges Islanders to think about switching electricity suppliers

electricity cables

The Isle of Wight MP is urging householders to think about switching electricity suppliers after new figures show take up on the Isle of Wight is lower than many other parts of the country.

Wednesday, 3rd January, 2018 12:42pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 14 readers' comments

Technical problem with pumping station in East Cowes

albany road pumping station -

Southern Water say they're working hard to resolve an ongoing technical problem with pumps at their Albany Road pumping station in East Cowes.

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 3:11pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Research into local energy companies raises more questions for council to consider

robin hood statue

When this reader heard the Isle of Wight council planned to invest in a local energy company he took time to research other similar schemes across the country. His research raises valid questions that councillors may need to consider before going ahead with the scheme.

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 4:21pm

By Anonymous with 4 readers' comments

How you can help to end the scourge of the sewers

scene from the unflushables

Around £90million is spent every year clearing blockages nationwide. Money which has to come from somewhere and it’s usually our bills. Find out how you can help avoid blockages.

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 11:30am

By Samuel Underwood with 2 readers' comments

Investment in local energy company could see £300k pa for the council

Call centre operators

Investment in a local energy company could see over £300,000 pa in revenue for the Isle of Wight council (from year five), as well as, potentially, call centre and support staff jobs being created.

Friday, 6th January, 2017 1:19pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

106mph winds cause havoc on the Isle of Wight

tree down at Northwood House by Adam Pearson

Trees down on countless Isle of Wight roads, flooding, power failures and suspension of cross-Solent travel were just some of consequences of Storm Katie on the Isle of Wight in the last 18 hours.

Monday, 28th March, 2016 1:15pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

The Isle of Wight to get 3,000 more water meters

Southern Water meter fitting

After installing nearly 50,000 meters on the Isle of Wight in 1989, Southern Water are to install 3,000 more water meters.

Wednesday, 15th July, 2015 1:19pm

By Mike James with 4 readers' comments