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

All Isle of Wight train stations now offer Wi-Fi

wifi signals

The Isle of Wight along with stations on the rest of the South Western Railway (SWR) network now have WiFi available to customers

Thursday, 24th September, 2020 4:54pm

By South Western Railway Press Office with 5 readers' comments

Children’s cancer charity launch The Big Virtual Collection

clic sargent boy looking into camera

Without support during the Coronavirus pandemic, the strain of a child's cancer diagnosis will push families to breaking point. If you can please show your support for this charity

Friday, 14th August, 2020 8:39am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight teenagers charged with assault, dangerous driving, blackmail, possession of drugs and a weapon


Police charge three teens following a series of events that include alleged assaults, blackmail and dangerous driving

Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 3:32pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

School children’s Go Orange planter is putting a smile on faces at local train station

Broadlea Primary School's planter at Lake Station

The planter was planned as part of a fundraising event on Go Orange Day, but given lockdown, the school decided to place it at the station to add some cheer

Monday, 18th May, 2020 8:36am

By Sally Perry

Plans under consultation for new dentist in Lake

the run down building where the new Lake dentist would be

There are plans to turn the run down building into a new dentist. Comments on the application can be made until 21st April

Monday, 30th March, 2020 3:16pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Sandown man charged with GBH with intent following bottle attack on young woman

youth handcuffed

The 21-year-old woman was left with significant injuries following the bottle attack by the man from Sandown

Sunday, 29th December, 2019 9:23pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Head to The Christmas Garden for hours of magical fun

The Christmas Garden

If you're looking for a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon, head to The Christmas Garden in Sandown. There's a great deal on offer at this free family event

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 12:15pm

By Sally Perry

Sudden change in plea in Lake ex-councillor murder trial

Yellow Lily and Gerry White

The Sandown man had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility - that all changed today

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 3:35pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Residents encouraged to join new Residents’ Association

merrie gardens - lake - google streetview

The new Residents' Association are trying to ensure that every resident on the Estate gets the opportunity to become a member

Tuesday, 5th November, 2019 11:29am

By John Hague

Brading residents launch petition to save surgery

Waiting room

A petition has been launched by Brading Residents’ Association, calling on the CCG to provide a surgery and pharmacy in Brading

Thursday, 24th October, 2019 7:57am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter