Garden huts are ‘go’ in Sandown

sandown garden huts

The plans for Garden Huts form part of the wider Sandham Gardens development, which will include a high ropes course and dinosaur themed adventure golf.

Thursday, 13th December, 2018 11:59am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Woman to appear in court over Sandown hotel blaze

tarvic 2 hotel fire sandown hub

The 62 year old has been charged with arson over the massive blaze that tore through two hotels in Sandown during the summer. She'll appear in court on Friday.

Thursday, 6th December, 2018 4:30pm

By Sally Perry

Take advantage of ‘some’ free parking in council car parks for late night shopping

Free parking

On certain days, in certain locations, at certain times, you'll be able to park for free in council car parks. Check details carefully to avoid a ticket.

Thursday, 6th December, 2018 2:50pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Sandown Mayor reports resident to the police after they asked questions

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The Mayor of Sandown told this resident that he’d been reported to the police after he'd emailed her a question. In her reply she also accused him of “attempting to destabilise the Council” and labelling his enquiries “pure nonsense”. She was silent when OnTheWight asked her 'Why?'

Monday, 3rd December, 2018 6:59pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Hundreds collected for Independent Lifeboat station at charity concert


The Operations Manager of Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat said the continued support for their work is "very humbling". Well done to the choirs and all who donated.

Monday, 3rd December, 2018 9:43am

By Sally Perry

Funding boost for two Isle of Wight projects to restore coastal landmarks (updated)

inside the battery barracks poo museum

Two Isle of Wight projects will be benefiting from capital funding of £50,000 each to help restore heritage landmarks and boost economy growth.

Tuesday, 27th November, 2018 5:25pm

By Sally Perry

Busking competition aims to attract late-night shoppers

buskers in winter

Take advantage of special offers and shop away to your heart's content at this late-night shopping event, which combines the first Isle of Wight Busking Competition.

Tuesday, 27th November, 2018 3:21pm

By Alan Jones with one comment

Photo Gallery: Stormy seas at Shanklin and Sandown

Stormy seas by Jamie Russell

Jamie Russell from Island Visions has captured some great shots of the roaring sea today. Check out our gallery of his photographs.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 5:41pm

By Sally Perry

Major redevelopment planned for holiday park

sandown bay holiday park - daniells harrison

Residents have until 23rd November to have their say on this major redevelopment of the holiday park.

Friday, 2nd November, 2018 5:25pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Rugby: Hurricanes show bounce-back-ability

Sandown & Shanklin RFC play Bognor - by Chris Perfect

Following the disappointing first league loss of the season, Sandown & Shanklin looked to get back on track, yet knew that visiting Bognor RFC would be a tough nut to crack in order to get back to winning ways.

Tuesday, 30th October, 2018 8:51am

By Sam Flux

Plans lodged for new ‘garden huts’ on Sandown seafront

sandown garden huts

Heritage Gardens are seeking approval for two blocks of nine huts located along the embankment formed by the raising of Culver Parade.

Friday, 26th October, 2018 11:28am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Horse-riders as well as cyclists, pedestrians to benefit from improvement project

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Island Roads is undertaking three separate schemes to install new bridge decks at two locations and to create a new 100-metre causeway in the third – and largest - of the projects which will also mean the new route can be used by horse-riders.

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 10:25am

By Gavin Foster