Talks between villages and bus company break down

Southern Vectis Bus

Town and parish councils were left dismayed after talks with Southern Vectis about reinstating the hourly summer timetable on the number six route break down.

Friday, 10th February, 2017 6:55am

By Jon Young with 6 readers' comments

NitWhits’ latest project needs shoppers’ votes

boots on ashknowle lane

Niton and Whitwell parish Council are hoping to 'bag' some of the cash awards to help them with the Ashknowle Lane scheme. Simply pop into your local Tesco store on from Saturday (27th Feb) until 6th March to vote.

Friday, 26th February, 2016 1:32pm

By Jon Young with 2 readers' comments

Parish council will ‘step up to the plate’ to safeguard services

20p pieces

The parish council say that if they don't step up to the plate and safeguard services, no one will.

Thursday, 28th January, 2016 8:52pm

By Jon Young with 16 readers' comments

Trailblazing council joins new bus scheme

NitWhit Bus launch

Having already pioneered the NitWhit community bus, Niton and Whitwell parish council join others in helping to fund the return of the route 6 bus on Sundays.

Friday, 18th December, 2015 7:36am

By Jon Young

Letter: Are we witnessing the slow death of democratic planning controls?


In the view of the chair of the Niton and Whitwell Parish Council Planning Committee, democratic planning controls are being eroded on the Isle of Wight and residents' concerns are not being aired at Planning Committee.

Saturday, 17th October, 2015 4:56pm

By Jon Young with 23 readers' comments

NitWhit bus service on the road

NitWhit Bus launch

Congratulations to all involved with this new community bus service, NitWhit, which launched this week (despite the road closures).

Friday, 2nd October, 2015 8:50am

By Jon Young with 3 readers' comments

NitWhits get their bus on the road

Jonathan Young and map

The Niton and Whitwell Parish Council has stepped in to organise a minibus service following Isle of Wight Council cuts to community bus services. The new service launches next week.

Monday, 21st September, 2015 3:23pm

By Jon Young with 2 readers' comments

Niton Undercliff is to get its bus service back

Well done to Jon Young who, through OnTheWight, pushed for a reinstatement of the bus service to Niton Undercliff.

Monday, 18th November, 2013 11:48am

By Jon Young with 4 readers' comments

Good news for St Lawrence bus users

The Community Bus route has been extended to include St Lawrence.

Friday, 15th November, 2013 11:52am

By Jon Young

No bus service to Niton undercliff and St Lawrence during six month road works (updated)

St Lawrence bus stop:

The road closure commences on Monday, but it appears that Southern Vectis have only just announced to customers that there'll be no bus service for six months.

Friday, 1st November, 2013 4:03pm

By Jon Young with 9 readers' comments