The Sandown Sprint plans to bring car road racing to the Isle of Wight

Sandown Sprint organisers are one step closer to bringing official car racing to the streets of Sandown.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 5:12pm

By Simon Perry with 6 readers' comments

Cllr Ian Ward liked tweets denying climate change and saying police should not ‘ponce around’ at Pride

ian ward

The Isle of Wight councillor said "We are all entitled to an opinion. I do not ‘like’ anything people may find offensive"

Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 11:35am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight driver with crossbow and axes convicted of weapons offences

Police cells

A lock knife, a crossbow and bolts were found during a search of his car as well as hunting knives, more lock knives, axes, and a BB gun

Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 11:27am

By Hampshire Constabulary

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

Quiz night proceeds fund new kit for Gas Light Fuse walking football team

tommy and ali modelling new football kit

Well done to all who helped raise the money to buy new kit.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 1:06pm

By Bob Primmer

67th Pier to Pier Swim Race another success

swimmers taking part in the pier to pier race

No rescues were needed as the 122 swimmers made their way from Sandown to Shanklin last weekend for the 67th Pier 2 Pier Swim Race.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 5:22pm

By Bob Cooper

Share you stories of Brown’s Family Golf for Down to the Coast heritage project

Browns Henry Cotton, Mr Kennedy and Joe Kirkwood 1933

Down to the Coast are looking to conserve this important piece of the Island’s seaside heritage and are keen to hear your stories or see your photos of Brown's Family Golf.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 12:34pm

By Peter Fellows with 3 readers' comments

Do you recognise any of these items which police believe were stolen

Stolen items recovered by police

Police have recovered dozens of items including bicycles, bicycle parts, paddleboards, binoculars, mobile phones, a scooter, an Air Wheel unicycle and fishing rods.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 12:35pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Petition calls on Isle of Wight council to clean up Sandown

Former ocean hotel development

Sally McConkey, of Cross Street, Sandown, set up a petition last week urging local authorities to take action because she says the town is currently in the worst state she has ever seen it.

Thursday, 11th July, 2019 3:15pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council enforcement ‘looking into the situation’ of Carlauren’s derelict properties

Former ocean hotel development

The state of the Ocean Hotel and King's House, both owned by Carlauren Group are being looked in to by the Isle of Wight council's enforcement officer.

Thursday, 11th July, 2019 2:09pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter

New playground for primary school thanks to volunteering scheme

l-r; Back: Lorna, Dan, Spencer and Nicola. Front: Victor Perry, Roseanne Tucker, Sienna Jarman and Grace Evans

The children are delighted with their new playground which was designed and created as part of the Island Roads volunteering scheme.

Thursday, 27th June, 2019 10:40am

By Gavin Foster

Man from Sandown arrested over Ventnor churchyard rape allegation (update 2)

st catherines church

The attack took place on Tuesday afternoon in the churchyard of St Catherine's Church, Ventnor

Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 2:19pm

By Sally Perry