Bembridge Harbour Trust seeks several new Trustees with variety of skills and interests

If you have the time and the skills or interests to help the charity achieve its objectives this could be for you

Monday, 1st June, 2020 11:21am

By Jeremy Gully

Do you know this man accused of attempted assault and verbal abuse on beach, ask Police

man accused of attempted assault and verbal abuse

Officers were called to reports of a man being verbally abusive and attempted assault on the beach between Seaview and Nodes Point along Priory Bay

Friday, 1st May, 2020 2:07pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Plans for former parish offices and fish shop revealed

5-7 High Street

During the Coronavirus lockdown, no site notices will be put up by the Isle of Wight Council’s planning officers but the neighbours will be informed and plans available online from 24th April

Monday, 20th April, 2020 2:19pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Environment Agency issue two flood alerts for the Isle of Wight as water levels rise

flood alert sign

The Environment Agency have warned residents to Be Prepared as water levels continue to rise

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 1:16pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Committee hear case of Bembridge Councillor accused of using the c-word against another

The appeal committee

The Isle of Wight Council’s appeals sub-committee today considered the case of the councillor who was reported to have called another councillor a 'c**t'

Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 3:56pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Have you spotted any ‘By the Wind Sailors’ blown off course by the storms? (Photos)

By the Wind Sailors spotted by Holly Maslen

These beauties are usually found out on the open seas, but several have been spotted on the Isle of Wight coastline over the last couple of weeks

Friday, 21st February, 2020 12:02pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Bembridge Annual Gift Fair raises over £20,000 for Mountbatten

Gift Fair committee presenting cheque to Nigel Hartley

A whopping £20,000 was raised at the Gift Fair, the equivalent of one day’s care with Mountbatten

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 10:29am

By Matt White with one comment

Isle of Wight primary school rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

primary school children working in class

Standards at the school have risen since 2016, but the Ofsted inspection framework now being used is very different to the one in place in 2011, when the school was last inspected

Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 4:57pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Telegraph pole fire closes road and leads to evacuation

electricity pole on fire in Bembridge

The road has been closed to enable Scottish and Southern Electric to restore the service

Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 2:46pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Fears raised that inadequate harbour dredging could result in huge sand bank

aerial shot of bembridge harbour -

Jeremy Gully says the rate at which the harbour is filling up has accelerated

Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 1:12pm

By Jeremy Gully with 2 readers' comments

Councillor cleared of Code of Conduct breach (updated)

someone giving the thumbs up

In yet another case claiming a breach of the councillors' Code of Conduct, the Isle of Wight Council's appeals sub committee debated the issue made their decision

Monday, 13th January, 2020 4:53pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

New owner of controversial former parish-owned property given warm welcome

5-7 high street bembridge

The new owner thanks residents for the warm words and says he welcomes ideas for the property

Wednesday, 8th January, 2020 6:07pm

By Sally Perry