Build a snowman on the beach this weekend

sand snowman

Come snow or shine, join the folks from The Common Space on the Science Beach in Sandown on Saturday for this free event to build your very own sandman or woman! Carrots, coal and hot chocolate on tap.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 8:49am

By Claire Hector

Bravery of Isle of Wight officers and public honoured following plane crash

Police awards for bravery

All those who helped save the lives of those involved in a light aircraft crash in Brading Marshes have been recognised for their efforts.

Friday, 19th October, 2018 1:00pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight Ramblers celebrate the upgrade of footpaths at Brading Marshes

Brading Marshes

This new sustainable route will connect communities and allow them to appreciate the spectacular wildlife in the lagoons.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 8:20am

By David Howarth with 2 readers' comments

Choral concert fundraising for youth and community centre

Newchurch male voice choir

There'll be a retiring collection at the free concert, aimed at raising funds needed to repair, upgrade and then maintain the Brading Youth and Community Centre.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018 10:16am

By Bob Cooper

Festival of Heroes at Brading Roman Villa cancelled due to high winds

festival of hertoes -stewart gibbs photography

There will be over 40 Heroes taking part in this year's charity event, with entertainment throughout the day and a huge Heroes parade each afternoon.

Monday, 23rd July, 2018 8:19am

By Sally Perry

LISTEN: Booming Bitterns heard on the Isle of Wight for first time ever

American bittern

The warden of RSPB Brading Marshes says that hearing a booming bittern on a wetland reserve is "like receiving a Michelin star as a restaurant".

Tuesday, 15th May, 2018 9:50am

By Luke Gaskin with 2 readers' comments

Harding Shute closed for emergency carriageway works

harding shute

Diversions are in place after Harding Shute is closed for emergency carriageway works.

Tuesday, 8th May, 2018 11:25am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Here’s an Easter Egg hunt with a difference: The Geocache Dragon Egg Hunt

dragon egg hunt

Forget traditional chocolate Easter Egg hunts, try something new this year and head to Bully's Pit on Brading Down for a unique egg hunt.

Monday, 19th March, 2018 7:38pm

By Vanessa Langley

Burst water mains close two more Isle of Wight roads

Road closed sign

Two more roads join the closures due to burst water mains.

Monday, 5th March, 2018 10:16am

By Sally Perry

Town council issues legal threat to resident

btc clerk and mayor - from chris offer video

A Brading resident is told via solicitor's letter - sent on behalf of the Town Council - that his actions are "disruptive", "vexatious" and could be “defined as harassment" and "a criminal offence".

Monday, 4th December, 2017 1:13pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Town council threaten to call police during filming of meeting

brading tc meeting

When a resident filming the latest town council meeting refused to move from the front row of the public seating because he is hard of hearing and sometimes needs to lip read, the Mayor threatened to call the police. Watch the video of events unfolding.

Monday, 6th November, 2017 6:52pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

All welcome at Open Day of Brading Men in Sheds

tools

The coordinator for this initiative says, "Brading is an ideal venue for a Men’s Shed as it has a strong sense of community and good transportation links to local towns".

Thursday, 21st September, 2017 6:31pm

By Ben Rust