Podium honours for Weaver in Aldershot

Richard Weaver at the Mini Tempest Stages Rally at Rushmoor, Aldershot

The rally held on private roads offered a mixture of grip levels, providing a challenge for competitors as the surface changed from very dry to extremely slippery in a matter of yards

Tuesday, 7th January, 2020 4:46pm

By Richard Weaver

Warning for walkers as ongoing cliff movements and landslides monitored

path closed bembridge coastguard

Bembridge Coastguard Rescue Team have been keeping an eye on the landslip which resulted in the closure of a footpath last week

Tuesday, 7th January, 2020 8:59am

By Sally Perry

Investigation in to claimed use of the C word against fellow councillor in meeting (updated)

Man holding up card with 'oops' written on it

The meeting sounded spicy as following the claimed use of the C word, response from one of the other councillors was, "well you are"

Monday, 6th January, 2020 5:20pm

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

Flood warning issued for the Isle of Wight

flood alert sign

If you live on the Eastern Yar or tributaries from Whitwell to Bembridge, the Environment Agency has warned residents to 'be prepared'

Thursday, 19th December, 2019 9:46am

By Sally Perry

Head to Bembridge for a traditional village Christmas Fair this Saturday

bembridge christmas fair

There'll be lots on offer on Saturday morning at the Bembridge Community Library's Christmas Fair

Thursday, 12th December, 2019 12:06pm

By Richard Beet

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