UKOG planning application in Surrey rejected by council: Shares nose-dive within minutes

ukog share price dive

At the Surrey County Council planning meeting today (Monday), the application was rejected six votes to five and UKOG's share price dived within minutes.

Monday, 29th June, 2020 5:51pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Don’t Drill the Wight Campaign launches with Islanders urged to have their say

Don't Drill The Wight campaign launch

The Don't Drill the Wight campaign was launched on Saturday to an audience of around 50 people in Merstone

Monday, 29th June, 2020 3:12pm

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

Isle of Wight councillors call for postponement of UKOG oil planning application

Site of the UKOG exploration plans

The application for an exploratory well pad is currently under public consultation, but inconsistencies and discrepancies in the way the application has been advertised have been raised

Saturday, 27th June, 2020 8:52am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Lottery grant to help fund Merstone Station makeover

merstone station sign 2015

Local woodcarvers and heritage experts will all be involved, as they work to bring the site at Merstone's former station back to life.

Thursday, 21st February, 2019 4:08pm

By Vanessa Langley

Merstone Lane closed for emergency water main repair

road ahead closed

Traffic is being diverted whilst emergency water main repairs take place.

Tuesday, 2nd January, 2018 10:45am

By Sally Perry

Emergency water main repairs close road

Road works sign

If you were planning to drive on Bury Lane in Merstone, you'll have to follow the diversion during emergency water main repair work.

Tuesday, 22nd December, 2015 9:35am

By Sally Perry

Arreton residents carry out Housing Needs Survey ahead of planning hearing

Build for need posters:

Following criticism from the planning committee of the parish council having not carried out a housing needs survey, residents are doing it themselves ahead of the Inspectorate's appeal hearing.

Monday, 30th June, 2014 11:41am

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

Teen pleads guilty to causing death of Kiri-Jade Hodgkinson and Barbara Ford

Newport Magistrates Court:

This is a heartbreaking story for all involved. Although the driver has no recollection of the incident, he has pleaded guilty to two charges of causing death by dangerous driving.

Friday, 20th June, 2014 9:25am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Find out which rural IW communities will benefit from high speed broadband first

Engineers fitting fibre

The first communities set to benefit from the multi-million pound rural fibre broadband partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and BT, were announced today (Monday).

Monday, 12th May, 2014 11:15am

By IW Council Press Office with 14 readers' comments

Appeal to find vulnerable woman missing on the Isle of Wight (updated)

Rosemary Cross

If you've seen Rosemary Cross from Merstone, please let Police know.

Wednesday, 21st August, 2013 10:06am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Police warning after theft from cars

Smashed car window

Police warn residents to not leave valuables in your car which may attract opportunist thieves after a spate of thefts over the weekend.

Monday, 4th March, 2013 6:14pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Bus brings telephone lines down in Merstone

Yikes, telephone line down in Merstone according to one On The Wight reader who was on the scene and able to send through photos.

Friday, 14th September, 2012 3:34pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments