Open Letter to Isle of Wight MP: Why am I still waiting 15 months after reporting ‘suspect financial transaction’?

bob seely

Isle of Wight resident compares the response rate of Bob Seely (15 months they've been pursuing it) vs the couple of hours it took for Portsmouth MP Penny Mordaunt (a Cabinet member) to respond personally. OnTheWight posed this to the MP. The letter and his reply included within.

Monday, 28th January, 2019 6:52pm

By Anonymous with 6 readers' comments

Letter: New Sainsbury’s Nectar card Isle of Wight trial underfire

sainsburys trollies

This older reader - who doesn't have a smart phone or knowledge of Apps - is concerned about the new Sainsbury's Nectar trial on the Isle of Wight. He feels there hasn't been enough information provided by the supermarket he loyally shops in each month.

Saturday, 14th April, 2018 5:19pm

By Anonymous with 10 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

Letter: Parents urged to consider the unintended consequences of taking holidays in termtime

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This reader - a former teacher - shares her view of pupils being taken out of school during term time for family holidays. She explains the unintended consequences, which include not just missing parts of the syllabus.

Thursday, 9th February, 2017 3:12pm

By Anonymous with 19 readers' comments

Letter: Elderly parents of autistic man forced by cuts to give up caring for him. It’s heart-wrenching

Man showing despair

After 37 years of daily looking after their brain-damaged son, recent forced cutbacks make Isle of Wight couple in their 70s feel they have no option but to give up caring for their son.

Friday, 18th March, 2016 7:20pm

By Anonymous with 59 readers' comments

Letter: Is anyone else angry and frustrated with our MP?

Andrew Turner - looking to his side

This reader is frustrated and angry with the Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner, who he says, seems to be the laughing stock of the country.

Wednesday, 17th February, 2016 8:29pm

By Anonymous with 49 readers' comments

Letter: Something is seriously wrong with how housing is allocated on the Isle of Wight


Like the Sandown family reported earlier today, this reader has experienced real world examples of problems with housing on the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 16th October, 2015 3:39pm

By Anonymous with 38 readers' comments

Letter: Fed up with how long it takes to get over the floating bridge

cowes floating bridge - anonymous but with consent

This resident from East Cowes has been using the floating bridge in Cowes for over 30 years, but since the introduction of foot passenger charges and new loading rules, he's falling out of love with the service.

Monday, 21st September, 2015 5:32pm

By Anonymous with 22 readers' comments

Letter: Is the proposed tidal energy scheme a hoax?


This reader returns his thoughts to the work that took place at Flowersbrook back in the mid 1990s and questions the purpose of the proposed Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre

Friday, 20th March, 2015 2:49pm

By Anonymous with 9 readers' comments

Letter: Why do Southern Housing Group keep locking me out of my garage?


This Southern Housing Group tenant has come to the end of her tether after the padlock on her rented garage has been changed (stopping her from getting inside) not once, but twice by SHG and apparently all without good reason.

Thursday, 19th February, 2015 5:02pm

By Anonymous with 7 readers' comments

Letter: Could plans for Priory Bay Hotel involve the destruction of scarce ancient woodland?

Priory Bay Hotel :

This reader from Seaview says the plans to build 16 high-end houses on the grounds of Priory Bay Hotel could lead to the destruction of what's believed to be ancient woodland.

Tuesday, 5th August, 2014 12:09pm

By Anonymous with 9 readers' comments

Letter: Is austerity working or are we being hoodwinked?

Stop pavement notice;

This OnTheWight reader questions whether the austerity programme in place by the coalition Government is really working.

Friday, 20th June, 2014 10:51am

By Anonymous with 57 readers' comments