Court for Isle of Wight man accused of shining light at helicopter pilot conducting search for missing person

Newport Crown and Magistrates Court:

The offence took place during a search for a missing person in March in the Brading area.

Thursday, 13th June, 2019 11:03am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Threat against parish clerk ‘in hands of police’

close up of telephone keyboard

The parish council say that in order to protect their staff, a new telephone system has been installed.

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 8:23am

By Sally Perry

Committee told to make decision on house extension and ignore ’emotional side’ of cafe


Last year the Isle of Wight Council approved plans to knock down the cafe and build an extension to the house - plans to extend further were considered this week.

Thursday, 30th May, 2019 8:19am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

National Trust and Bembridge Men in Sheds come together to restore Isle of Wight windmill

Men in Sheds and Sandra

The skilled craftsmen have transformed sweeps from the windmill into a variety of items, which will be on display on the National Trust stand at Bembridge Street Fair on Monday 27th May.

Friday, 24th May, 2019 12:40pm

By Rebecca Bevan with one comment

Free ‘Show us the Books’ T-shirts latest creative approach to shining light on Harbour accounts

show us the books t-shirts cropped

Who doesn't love free? These T-Shirts are being offered free of charge, with the artist responsible hoping to see lots of them being worn around the Island.

Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019 10:31am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Former parish council admin officer accuses councillors of intimidation ‘reminiscent of the East German Stasi’

bembridge parish council offices

The former admin officer says, "The events and tactics were, in my view, reminiscent of the East German Stasi and I won’t tolerate this kind of intimidation lightly."

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 3:20pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Plans for Bembridge tea trailer gathers support

cup of tea

The couple who previously ran the Lifeboat View Cafe by Bembridge Lifeboat station, are seeking permission for a tea trailer to meet demand.

Thursday, 25th April, 2019 9:20am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Head to Bembridge for Easter Coffee Morning and Fayre this Saturday

knitted chickens and eggs by Sven Brandsma on Unsplash

Why not pop along and see what a successful volunteer-run community library looks like on Easter Saturday?

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 8:26am

By Sally Perry

Mystery of low-flying military plane over the Isle of Wight revealed

C17 heading south

If you saw the low-flying military airplane travel up and down the coast this lunchtime and wondered what it was all about, OnTheWight has the answer.

Thursday, 11th April, 2019 9:01pm

By Sally Perry

Bembridge Men in Sheds benefit from £9k of grants

Men in sheds with banner saying thank you

Bembridge Men in Sheds has been awarded nearly £9,000 towards long-term accommodation in Steyne Park, Bembridge.

Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 9:48am

By John Sparrow with 2 readers' comments

Jeremy Deller’s life-size inflatable Stone Henge joins Wyatt and Jack’s Inflatable Amnesty

life size inflatable stone henge

Isle of Wight's Wyatt & Jack are responsible for the Inflatable Amnesty movement, which is spanning the globe and now boasts their biggest single haul, the 5.5 tonnes of life-size inflatable Stone Henge, created by world-renowned artist, Jeremy Deller.

Friday, 22nd March, 2019 10:12am

By Sally Perry

Popular seafront cafe could be saved after boathouse plans dropped

lifeboat view cafe by simon orange

The owner is now hoping to implement the approval for the replacement cafe as approved under previous application, rather than extend her property and build a boathouse.

Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 10:46am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter