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

New Ramblers’ gates installed thanks to local council and residents

chillerton gate opening

The residents of the Chillerton and Gatcombe celebrated the installation of not one, but four Ramblers' gates with a walk across Chillerton Down.

Monday, 3rd October, 2016 7:53am

By Maxine Yule

Fantastic turnout for the Scarecrow Festival (HD photo gallery)

Where's wally scarecrow

Around 100 scarecrows adorned the roads of Chillerton and Gatcombe during half term, drawing Islanders and visitors to the villages once again.

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2015 11:10am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

St. Olave’s Church Appeal reaches £25,000 target

St Olaves Church

The new facilities will be completed by the summer, when an event to mark the successful conclusion of the work would be held at the church.

Friday, 20th March, 2015 3:27pm

By Mike Powell with one comment

Chillerton Village Petition Calls for 20mph speed limit around School

Chillerton and Gatcombe 20mph petition

Nearly 300 residents and parents in the village of Chillerton have signed a petition calling for a 20mph limit around Chillerton and Rookley School, in the village.

Wednesday, 7th January, 2015 11:59am

By Maxine Yule

St. Olave’s Church appeal ‘closing in on its target’

St Olaves Church

The appeal, which was launched just over four months ago, is ‘closing in on its target of £25,000’.

Tuesday, 11th November, 2014 10:33am

By Mike Powell with one comment

Oh So Cherished!: Isle of Wight Internet success story

We strongly believe that Internet businesses could revolutionise the Island's economy, so it's great to see this online Island business doing so well. Do you know of more?

Monday, 21st January, 2013 12:16pm

By Simon Perry with 8 readers' comments