Large build up of sand on popular beach to be cleared next week


The sand is now covering the sea wall path and needs to be cleared

Thursday, 15th April, 2021 2:08pm

By IW Council Press Office with 12 readers' comments

Step 2 in Covid Recovery Plan: Here’s what will be open from today

Close up of a female hairdresser cutting hair

Here's what will be open from today as the country moves into Step 2 of the Government's Covid Recovery Plan

Monday, 12th April, 2021 8:08am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Island visitor charter relaunched ahead of Easter weekend

Ferry port at Yarmouth

There should be no long-distance travelling or overnight stays, which includes single households staying in a second home, say Isle of Wight council

Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 11:27am

By IW Council Press Office with 12 readers' comments

‘Love where you live’ message ahead of Step 2 in Covid Recovery Roadmap

Family walking on the coastal path

The Isle of Wight council and Visit Isle of Wight urge Islanders to reconnect with Island businesses and attractions come 12th April

Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 8:38am

By IW Council Press Office with 13 readers' comments

Stunningly beautiful drone compilation of the Isle of Wight from the sky (video)

drone shot of Ventnor poo palace

After watching this two minute film you'll never want to go on holiday anywhere else again

Friday, 26th March, 2021 4:52pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

America’s Cup could be coming to the Isle of Wight following recent challenge (updated)

Ineos at the nz america's cup

New Zealand Royal Yacht Squadron have accepted the challenge from Cowes RYS for the 37th America's Cup, which is massive news for the Island. It could lead to a one-off defense race next year between Ben Ainslie's Ineos team and Emirates Team New Zealand

Thursday, 18th March, 2021 10:09am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight tourism winners in the Beautiful South Awards

Osborne House with blue sky behind it

Isle of Wight businesses and attractions picked up Silver and Bronze awards, recognised for providing first class getaways and experiences

Friday, 5th March, 2021 4:06pm

By Simon Clark

Tourists should take a Covid-19 test before coming to the Isle of Wight says council chief

Clinician holding Covid 19 in test tube

The Isle of Wight council's Chief Executive says they are working with Visit Isle of Wight, and encourage visitors to have a Covid test before coming to the Island

Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021 2:59pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Confirmed: How Covid-19 restrictions will be eased over the next four months

boris johnson presenting the daily briefing

Read the confirmed details of how the Covid-19 restrictions will be eased over the coming months

Monday, 22nd February, 2021 5:03pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight wins hearts and minds again and again in the holiday polls

Freshwater Bay

Although not currently allowed to travel here, a recent poll confirms the Isle of Wight is firmly in the hearts and minds of people

Monday, 22nd February, 2021 8:58am

By Simon Clark with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight ranked sixth best UK staycation destinations

Cyclists looking out to the coast

Dinosaurs, a royal palace and the tranquil sandy beaches have helped the Isle of Wight make the Top Ten of Best UK Staycation locations. Details within

Thursday, 18th February, 2021 10:26am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Hotel plans for former site of The Little Gloster (updated)

The Little Gloster from google Streetview

The award-winning restaurant closed its doors last year, but plans have been submitted by the building's owner to change upstairs into hotel rooms

Wednesday, 17th February, 2021 4:55pm

By Sally Perry with one comment