Watch these beautiful dolphins dancing off the Isle of Wight coast last weekend


These happy dolphins seemed to be having great fun racing alongside this boat off the Isle of Wight coast yesterday afternoon. Thanks to David for sharing the footage on Facebook for all to see.

Sunday, 5th August, 2018 11:02am

By Sally Perry

Positive rating for Isle of Wight primary school

coloured pencils

The Chair of governors said the governors are delighted with the outcome of the recent inspection which reflects the hard work, commitment and enthusiasm of the school community.

Friday, 27th July, 2018 4:16pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

New Abbot for Quarr Abbey

Abbot Xavier & community

Dom Xavier Perrin has been elected Abbot of Quarr Abbey. Abbot Perrin has been Prior Administrator of Quarr Abbey since 2013.

Thursday, 12th May, 2016 5:59pm

By Father Luke Bell with 3 readers' comments

Fly high above Quarr Abbey with this beautiful Isle of Wight aerial video

quarr abbey from the skies by Radek Gora

Soar above the rooftops in Ryde and glide over the beautiful Quarr Abbey with Radek Gora's latest aerial drone video. In just four minutes your blood pressure will be lowered.

Thursday, 25th February, 2016 12:49pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight pre-school jumps from ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Good’ in six months

Thumbs up - young boy:

Three cheers for staff and pupils at this Isle of Wight pre-school who have managed to improve their provision from 'Inadequate' to 'Good' in half a year.

Thursday, 12th November, 2015 11:03am

By Sally Perry

Fusion exhibition brings together sculpture and sound at Quarr Abbey

fusion at quarr abbey

This collaborative exhibition in structure and sound at Quarr Abbey runs from Friday 16th to Tuesday 20th October. Don't miss it.

Wednesday, 14th October, 2015 3:13pm

By Feature Writer

Grand Designs Isle of Wight: HD Photos of this stunning £3.3m house

Fairways Isle of Wight - Design Lincoln Miles - Photography Julian Winslow

On Grand Designs Isle of Wight featured a stunning house that cost £3.3m to complete. OnTheWight has HiDef photos for you to marvel at.

Thursday, 24th September, 2015 1:18pm

By Simon Perry with 38 readers' comments

Pre-school provision dives from ‘Outstanding’ to ‘Inadequate’

pencils in basket

Although Ofsted inspectors rated the provision at the pre-school as 'Inadequate' they found many strengths.

Thursday, 11th June, 2015 10:22am

By Sally Perry

Popular path near Quarr Abbey resurfaced

Quarr Road

More visitors to Quarr Abbey can now enjoy a peaceful walk or cycle ride to the monastery without need to take their cars, says Cllr Hillard

Tuesday, 26th May, 2015 11:08am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Plans for plant hire move to Brickfields rejected

County Hall:

Planning committee members went against officer recommendations and rejected the application, as they felt 'it would have an unacceptable impact on the rural area'.

Wednesday, 15th April, 2015 11:45am

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Work starts to resolve surface water problems on Quarr Hill

Roadworks lights:

Work by Island Roads begins today (Monday 9th March) to address surface water flooding on Quarr Hill at Binstead.

Monday, 9th March, 2015 4:15pm

By Gavin Foster

All change for Binstead post office

Post office

Although the Post Office will close for refurbishment on 21 February, the store will remain open.

Thursday, 12th February, 2015 3:51pm

By Sheila Tapster