Dirty details of zero food hygiene rating revealed

Outside of Lake Kebab House

The details of the hygiene inspection of Lake Kebab House - who were given a zero rating - have been revealed

Friday, 16th April, 2021 12:09pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Former Labour education minister takes on Conservative education lead in Isle of Wight elections

Sarah McCarthy-Fry standing by Lake sign

The former MP, who was also Schools Minister for Special Educational Needs, believes that parents shouldn’t have to fight for the right provision for their children

Friday, 9th April, 2021 11:44am

By Richard Quigley with 6 readers' comments

Good news for Alresford Bridge, but delays still for Skew Bridge

kids and island roads staff on Alresford Bridge

While the Alresford Road project was completed ahead of schedule, work at the more complex Skew Bridge project has not been so straightforward

Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 11:01am

By Gavin Foster

Bungalow plans ‘lack architectural merit’ and ‘appear bland and of poor quality’

NO in yellow lettering on tarmac

Planning officer said the bungalow would have a harmful and detrimental impact on the surrounding area with its design ‘lacking particular architectural merit and would appear bland and of poor quality’

Wednesday, 24th March, 2021 1:58pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Multi-agency search for high risk missing person successful

Helicopter route for missing person

A lot of people were involved in the search for a high risk missing person last night. If you heard helicopters circling overhead, this is why

Monday, 1st March, 2021 8:34am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Two Isle of Wight football clubs to merge from next season

close up of soccer players feet about to kick football

From next season the two clubs will be merging to best serve their communities. Full details within

Monday, 15th February, 2021 11:01am

By Barrie Wade

‘It’ll be like Handforth’ was the pitch to us re Lake Parish Council’s Zoom call. How could we resist?

Lake parish council zoom meeting blurred

It had been pitched to News OnTheWight that Lake Parish Council’s debate on controlling public questions could reach the dizzying heights of the much-adored Handforth Parish Council last night, so how could we resist? Here’s what happened

Thursday, 11th February, 2021 10:46am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight flood alert still in force as more rain is forecast

Flood Alert map 2.2.21

There are still several flooded areas, which the Environment Agency ask people to avoid. Details in the article

Tuesday, 2nd February, 2021 9:01am

By Sally Perry

The Isle of Wight says a fond farewell to Island Line’s 80-year-old trains, the Class 483s

island line trains at Ryde Station

Today (Sunday) sees the end of an era on Island Line as the 80-year-old Class 483 trains make their last journeys on the line

Sunday, 3rd January, 2021 9:06am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Revised planning application for bungalow ‘still totally inappropriate’ says Isle of Wight councillor

The bridleway and flora

The local councillor says the site is still inappropriate for a residence, after the developer who has an enforcement order placed on him submits revised application

Monday, 23rd November, 2020 4:05pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

YMCA and ‘Free Food in Sandown’ team up with ASDA to offer free packed lunches for Bay area children this half term

YMCA collected food from ASDA

The generous scheme is open to any family in need and is not restricted to children who qualify for free school meals

Monday, 26th October, 2020 11:23am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Victory for Isle of Wight council as developer told to return land to how it was before

stop notice in front of greenery

The property developers will now have to return the land to how it was before work started. Details within

Monday, 5th October, 2020 11:30am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment