New trains coming to the Isle of Wight

New Class 484 Island Line train

The 81-year-old trains that run on Island Line are to be swapped out for new ones. OnTheWight has all the details on this important news.

Monday, 16th September, 2019 11:00am

By Simon Perry with 13 readers' comments

Spot Faeries deep in Brading Down at this Sunday’s Faerie Festival and Wood Fair

Green faerie and woodland stag at the faerie festival

Returning for another year, The Brading Faerie Festival and Wood Fair promises music and dancing, storytelling, demonstrations of traditional woodland skills, quests to complete and trails to follow, plus the fairy market place.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 12:03pm

By Feature Writer

Faeries to be seen deep in Brading Down at Faerie Festival and Wood Fair

Green faerie and woodland stag at the faerie festival

Returning for another year, The Brading Faerie Festival and Wood Fair promises music and dancing, storytelling, demonstrations of traditional woodland skills, quests to complete and trails to follow, plus the fairy market place.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 5:10pm

By Vanessa Langley

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

Festival of Heroes returns to Brading Roman Villa this month: Book your tickets now

festival of heroes -stewart gibbs photography

The two-day family-friendly festival takes place at Brading Roman Villa on 27th and 28th July between 11am and 5pm.

Monday, 8th July, 2019 11:18am

By Sally Perry

Discover spectacular ancient objects at Brading Roman Villa exhibition

Ancient vessel with coins

This touring exhibition is a great chance to see some spectacular ancient objects and explore why ancient people hid their precious objects.

Wednesday, 3rd July, 2019 9:01am

By Jacqueline Gazzard

Praise for voluntary sector as refurbished youth and community centre reopens

Bob Seely and others at Brading Youth and Community Centre

The MP said the voluntary sector is "critical to the Island" and that Brading "should be proud of those many volunteers ".

Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 8:56am

By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment

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 heroes -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