Planning permission for dino golf course approved

The multi-level course is over 2,000m2 in size and includes a number of water features plus life-size Dinosaurs.

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018 4:23pm

By Paul Baker

Finance officer abused position in £34,000 fraud and theft case

Newport Crown and Magistrates Court:

The 55 year old has now moved to Sheffield and will be sentenced in November.

Wednesday, 17th October, 2018 8:15am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

WATCH: Your Isle of Wight photos and film could be part of this ‘Day by Day’ art installation

day by day film

Your Isle of Wight photos and video clips could become part of not only an installation artwork, but also promotion for the Isle of Wight, and captured as a moment in history.

Tuesday, 9th October, 2018 12:48pm

By Sally Perry

Revealed: ‘Exciting’ and inspiring ideas for Esplanade regeneration

Esplanade Opportunities

Points of interest such as public art, modern dining, family-friendly play areas, an outdoor gym, solar-powered chargers and free Wifi, are all being discussed as part of the Esplanade's regeneration plans. OnTheWight has all the details.

Thursday, 4th October, 2018 12:28pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight BID levy payers invited to drop-in sessions

will myles md of visit isle of wight

The drop-in sessions are a chance for BID levy payers to find out more about how their money has been spent, and get an idea of how next year’s campaigns are shaping up.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018 12:25pm

By Simon Clark

£4,000+ donated to Isle of Wight fixed link ‘viability study’ appeal (updated)

solent freedom tunnel

Pro-link campaigners say they have exhausted all other options of funding the viability study to build a fixed link tunnel to the mainland. They're now asking members of the public to contribute to a £130,000 fundraising appeal.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018 10:42am

By Sally Perry with 123 readers' comments

Call for government action as more caravan owners given notice to quit (update 2)

st helens holiday park - google

Caravan owners at St Helens Holiday Park say 'it's Rookley all over again', as they are given less than four months notice to leave the park. The park owner says it's "fully supporting park residents at St Helens".

Sunday, 16th September, 2018 11:23am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council strongly oppose Southampton Clean Air Zone

Dave Stewart

The proposed Southampton Clean Air Zone will harm tourism and business on the Isle of Wight claims the council leader, adding it could risk jobs here too.

Saturday, 8th September, 2018 9:28am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Rocks aims to spread a bit of happiness across the Island

Phyllis fell's rocks

Have you found one of the painting rocks or pebbles around the Isle of Wight? Or are you perhaps someone who paints and hides them?

Tuesday, 4th September, 2018 10:14am

By Sally Perry

German documentary filmed on the Isle of Wight to go before 20 million people

Marvin Entholt (far left) an film crew with Chloe leading Jimbob the donkey

A German film crew have been on the Island for the last couple of weeks making a documentary that is expected to be seen by 20 million people across Europe.

Monday, 20th August, 2018 1:10pm

By Simon Clark

Ian Ward wants ‘a good floating bridge service during Cowes Week’ – What about the rest of the year?

floating bridge at night during cowes week -- allan marsh

Cllr Ian Ward has just stated he wants to provide Cowes Week visitors "a good floating bridge service during the period of Cowes Week" - Somehow not realising this is somewhat of a snub to Islanders who live here all year round who dream of the same.

Wednesday, 1st August, 2018 5:35pm

By IW Council Press Office with 10 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