Island Roads say ‘thank you’ as gateway improvements are completed

Fishbourne Lane

The rebuilding and resurfacing work at Fishbourne has been completed to schedule, despite the recent wet and windy weather

Thursday, 14th November, 2019 7:35am

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments

Letter: Have Isle of Wight ferry ports reached and exceeded capacity?

east cowes gridlock on the roads

Cllr Karl Love says solutions to tackle the gridlocked congestion his town faces when there are ferry delays need to be explored or face the consequences.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 7:34am

By Karl Love with one comment

Portsmouth clean air zone plans could bring welcome news for Isle of Wight drivers, but not HGVs

switch off engine sign by londonmatt

In a bid to reduce air pollution in the shortest possible time, Portsmouth City Council has drawn up proposals for a clean air zone.

Monday, 2nd September, 2019 6:30pm

By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Next phase of road improvement works due to start in Fishbourne

Fishbourne Lane

While considerable planning has been undertaken to minimise disruption, delays may be possible, and people are advised to allow more time for their journeys in the surrounding area.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 3:01pm

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Major roadworks at Fishbourne Lane: Over three phases to avoid disruption

Fishbourne Lane pre-works

The duration of the entire scheme is ten weeks, but this is phased to avoid work during the school summer holidays and ensuring that road closures are kept to a minimum.

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 10:23am

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Isle of Wight mosaic artist Helen Goodman heads to Quarr for Open Studios

all six mosaic images by helen goodman

Helen Goodman's mosaic work is heavily inspired by nature and her surroundings. See how she brings her work to life during this year's Open Studios.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 10:30am

By Feature Writer

Police investigating driver on dashcam video watched over half a million times

dashcam footage

The dashcam video has been watched almost half a million times in less than 24 hours and Islanders have been shocked at the actions of the driver. OnTheWight speaks to the police about what happens next.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 6:56pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Fantastic range of artwork on sale this week at Quarr Abbey Winter Exhibition

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The exhibition begins on Thursday and runs for five days, featuring work by four Isle of Wight artists, Melanie Swan, Sarah Talbot, Sally Woodford and Martin Swan.

Monday, 26th November, 2018 5:19pm

By Feature Writer

Here are the facts behind the ‘Whitelink’ LED sign blooper

whitelink led sign large by simon wratten

You would expect the person inputting Wightlink's name into an LED system to know how to spell it, given we're on the Isle of Wight and it also appeared under the logo. Here's how the blooper happened.

Thursday, 27th September, 2018 12:45pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Victoria of Wight heralds completion of Wightlink’s £45 million investment

Countess of Wessex on the Bridge of Victoria of Wight

The arrival of Victoria of Wight heralds the completion of Wightlink's £45 million investment to improve the speed and efficiency of the route between Fishbourne and Portsmouth. The vessel was named today by the Countess of Wessex.

Thursday, 20th September, 2018 5:39pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

Victoria of Wight welcomes first vehicles on board

First vehicle on Victoria of Wight

Following sea trials Wightlink staff and contractors will now move on to Victoria of Wight to get her ready for her first customers as she comes into service later in the summer.

Tuesday, 14th August, 2018 9:32am

By Karen Woods

Isle of Wight invented ‘Vertipools’ shortlisted for top environmental award

Vertipools Gurnard Primary

An Isle of Wight invention of creating artificial habitats for marine wildlife has been shortlisted for a top award.

Tuesday, 7th August, 2018 5:06pm

By Karen Woods