Concerns over plans by same group responsible for unauthorised clearance of hedges and flora at Scotchells Brook

The bridleway and flora

Residents have until Friday to have their say on plans by the developer who has an enforcement notice against them for clearing hedges, flora and fauna near Scotchells Brook, Lake without authorisation

Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 8:45am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

NHS plea to patients in Brading and Lake: ‘Please bear with us’

Waiting room

From April 2020, alternative GP provision will need to be found for 4,500 patients in Brading as GPs hand in their notice.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 6:00pm

By Mark Wingham with 7 readers' comments

Sandown man admits killing former Isle of Wight councillor

southampton crown court - streetview

The former councillor's body was found in May this year, at the community gardens he was involved with.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 2:26pm

By Sally Perry

Car Park built without permission must be removed say Isle of Wight council

Car park

The council said the car park has resulted in an over provision of car parking and would likely to lead to increased use of the existing ‘substandard’ junction.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 2:31pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 13 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green candidates hoping to fill parish council seats

iw green party members canvassing with jenny hicks

Residents in Lake South can vote on Thursday 6th June, and in Newport West on Thursday 13th June. You do not need a Polling Card to vote.

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 1:15pm

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Isle of Wight police charge man with murder of pub landlord and parish councillor

Police cells

A man has been charged with the murder of pub landlord and former Isle of Wight councillor, Gerry White.

Thursday, 30th May, 2019 6:53am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Widow’s tribute and police launch appeal in Isle of Wight murder investigation

Gerard White

Police confirm details of the man who was found dead on Monday after being seriously assaulted and appeal for any witnesses to come forward.

Wednesday, 29th May, 2019 5:18pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Tributes paid to former Isle of Wight councillor, ‘a relentless champion for the Lake community’ (updated)

Yellow Lily and Gerry White

Tributes to the late Parish Councillor come from the former leader of the Isle of Wight council who says Gerry was "a relentless champion for the Lake community".

Wednesday, 29th May, 2019 2:46pm

By Sally Perry

Man in 70s found dead in woodland is subject of police murder investigation

Police tape

Formal identification has not yet taken place for the man in his 70s found dead in woodland area on the Isle of Wight. One man has been arrested but police are keen to establish the exact circumstances of this man’s death

Monday, 27th May, 2019 9:57pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Morrisons apply for retrospective permission for ‘garden centre’

morrisons sign

Morrisons in Lake have already built the 'garden centre' at their Lake store and are now applying for retrospective permission, but the local council recommend refusal

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 10:48am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Head to Sandown Space Port this weekend for an ‘out of this world’ time

sandown space weekend poster

This free event taking place on Saturday, Sunday and Monday features lots to see and do with the family.

Friday, 3rd May, 2019 4:38pm

By John Kenyon

Police appeal after Isle of Wight motorcyclist left with life-threatening injuries


Police are still carrying out enquiries to establish if any other vehicles were involved, or whether this was a single vehicle collision. Please get in touch if you know anything that could help.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 7:17am

By Hampshire Constabulary