Watch Santa cross the globe with the return of the Santa Tracker

blow up santa

David Carrington will be giving up time with his own young family on Christmas Eve to provide this service to others, as he tracks 'Santa' crossing the globe.

Monday, 21st December, 2015 11:06am

By David Bartlett

Ventnor council take on four car parks and reduce the charges

Parking ticket machine:

On Saturday (1 August) Ventnor Town Council takes on the management of four of the town’s eight car parks: Dudley Road, Market Street, Pound Lane and Shore Road, where you'll find reduced car parking charges.

Monday, 27th July, 2015 5:26pm

By David Bartlett with 4 readers' comments

Find out how your business could be based at the new Ventnor Enterprise Centre

Ventnor Enterprise Centre 640

The Ventnor Enterprise Centre hopes to attract small and start-up businesses in the creative and office-based industries. Now open for expressions of interest.

Tuesday, 25th March, 2014 5:15pm

By David Bartlett

Ventnor Council chosen as pilot for Government led programme

Our Place Illustration:

The Our Place! scheme aims to give people more power over local services and budgets in their neighbourhoods, aligning these with all the other resources that the community can bring. Ventnor has just be chosen as a pilot council for the scheme.

Thursday, 27th February, 2014 3:10pm

By David Bartlett with 21 readers' comments

Councillor vacancies at Ventnor Town Council


Ventnor Town Council is looking to fill its two vacancies by co-option.

Wednesday, 22nd May, 2013 8:14am

By David Bartlett

Ventnor council raise concerns over plans for Coastal Management Team

Local councillors say they will do whatever is possible to prompt public debate over plans to disband the well-respected Coastal Management Team.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2013 1:57pm

By David Bartlett with 18 readers' comments

Ventnor Town Council refute ‘political’ allegations made by IW council

The saga of the banned newsletter/survey from Ventnor Library continues with a response from the Ventnor Town Council to allegations made by the Isle of Wight council.

Wednesday, 20th February, 2013 4:38pm

By David Bartlett with 9 readers' comments

Have your say on the proposed sale of the Ventnor Coastal Centre

Ventnor Coastal Centre

The Coastal Centre has a fascinating history, it was bought by the local Ventnor council in 1945 with a loan from the Ministry of Health. Now the Isle of Wight council want to sell it off to the highest bidder rather than let the local council have it for community use.

Wednesday, 30th January, 2013 9:50pm

By David Bartlett with 9 readers' comments

Bid to save Coastal Visitor Centre and boost town’s economy: The background

Coastal Centre

Ventnor's town clerk explains why it is important to keep the Coastal Visitors Centre within the hands of community and shares details of the proposed Enterprise Hub.

Friday, 19th October, 2012 1:26pm

By David Bartlett with 2 readers' comments

Ventnor’s New Bunting On Summer Sail

Ventnor’s New Bunting On Summer Sail

Old spinankers recycled for use as bunting. Ventnor become the first customer

Thursday, 11th August, 2011 4:47pm

By David Bartlett with 8 readers' comments

Public Welcome To Ventnor’s Annual Town Meeting

Public Welcome To Ventnor’s Annual Town Meeting

Annual Town Meeting takes place on 16th May and all are welcome

Monday, 9th May, 2011 9:21am

By David Bartlett

Ventnor Budget Cuts Public Meeting

Ventnor Budget Cuts Public Meeting

Public meeting for Ventnor residents

Thursday, 20th January, 2011 11:35am

By David Bartlett with one comment