Shane Ritchie gives Isle of Wight a thumbs up – on TV in November

Shane Richie and Laura Miller from Away Resorts

Shane Ritchie filmed the Isle of Wight episode in July this year, enjoying a four-night stay in Whitecliff Bay. He was so impressed he returned with his family

Friday, 25th October, 2019 10:16am

By Sally Perry

Flood alert following heavy rain issued along the Eastern Yar (updated)

eastern yar flood alert

Overnight rain may have caused flooding along the Eastern Yar and tributaries from Whitwell to Bembridge - further alerts will be issued this morning

Friday, 18th October, 2019 7:50am

By Sally Perry

Video: Flood alert for the Isle of Wight as spring tides return

flood alert map for the Isle of Wight showing where high tides will affect areas

Residents near the Cowes floating bridge may wish to keep flood protection installed as a precautionary measure, say the Environment Agency.

Monday, 30th September, 2019 10:09am

By Sally Perry

New Trustees announced for Bembridge Harbour Trust

normall marshall and jonathan bacon

Bembridge Harbour Trust has announced two new trustees, both with strong connections to the much-loved harbour.

Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 8:32am

By Jeremy Gully with one comment

Contentious Bembridge building now going to auction

5-7 High Street

The building that was at the centre of a lot of friction in Bembridge is now going up for auction.

Thursday, 22nd August, 2019 6:36pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Large rise in numbers of St Helens and Bembridge fort walkers: Photos and rescue details

st helens fort walk

RNLI estimate 4,500 people took part in the Fort Walk at the weekend, with one rescue of a father and sons.

Monday, 5th August, 2019 3:03pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Fort Walk: 2019 dates revealed along with safety information

St helens fort walk

Take note of the safety advice before attempting the St Helens and Bembridge Fort Walk later this week. OnTheWight has tips from the RNLI.

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 5:59pm

By Sally Perry

12 months leave granted for Councillor due to ill health

Empty seat

Voting against the extended leave, Cllr Brodie said, “We're not doing a job, we're elected to represent people. When you have a significant illness, are you really up to it?"

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 9:42am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

National Trust and Men in Sheds raise £300 for Bembridge Windmill

Sandra and Ian Graham holding giant cheque with display of items made on table in front of windmill

Bembridge Men in Sheds say they saw an opportunity for both groups to help each other. You can still donate to the £50,000 fundraiser.

Thursday, 27th June, 2019 10:04am

By Rebecca Bevan

Villagers shares their views on Island Plan with Isle of Wight MP

Bob Seely in bembridge

Bob Seely met with Bembridge villagers to hear their views on proposals to build 180 new homes on two greenfield sites in the village.

Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 8:24am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

‘Show us the books’ campaign reaches GMB Annual Congress

GMB members holding up Show us the Books t-shirts

Delegates at GMB Annual Congress posed for a photo with Penelope Walford's 'Show us the Books' t-shirts.

Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 4:52pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

‘Campaign to unseat Chris Whitehouse starts here’, says party behind by-election winner (updated)

Joe Lever at polling station

The campaign to unseat Chris Whitehouse in the 2021 Isle of Wight council elections starts here, says the party behind the winner of the Parish Council by-election.

Friday, 14th June, 2019 9:21am

By Sally Perry with one comment