Wildlife Park closes its doors for the last time

Dippy seaview wildlife encounter

Having been open to the public for 44 years, the decision to close Seaview Wildlife Encounter must have been a very difficult one for the owners of this award-winning and well-loved wildlife park to make.

Sunday, 1st November, 2015 7:51pm

By Sally Perry with 34 readers' comments

Michelin Bib Gourmand Award for Bruce

Bruce Theobald

Congratulations to Bruce and his team for being chosen for a Bib Gourmand Award in the 2016 Michelin Guide.

Thursday, 17th September, 2015 1:09pm

By Sally Perry

Have your say on plans to bring Harcourt Sands holiday park into the 21st century

Harcourt Sands - artists impression

Revised plans to demolish the derelict former holiday park and build 128 residential dwellings and a new 63 bedroom hotel are now open to the public for consultation. Have your say online.

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2015 8:32am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Spraying WD40 into animal’s eye at Seaview Wildlife Park: The story debunked


You may well have heard the story circulating on Facebook that someone was spraying WD40 into the eyes of the animals at Seaview Wildlife Park yesterday. Happily that's way from the truth. OnTheWight has just spoken to the Park's director to find out the facts.

Tuesday, 26th May, 2015 3:59pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Upturned digger rescued from Seaview beach (photos)

Lynne from Ryde - seaview digger 3

We're not sure how the digger got to the point of needing rescuing, but will update once we know more. In the meantime, here are some pics of the rescue.

Wednesday, 18th February, 2015 7:14pm

By Sally Perry

Wondering why Island Roads are frantically re-painting lines on unrepaired roads?

Seaview Duver

This is something we've had quite a few Islanders speak to us about over the past few weeks. OnTheWight gets to the bottom of what looks to be the real reason for the rush.

Wednesday, 11th February, 2015 4:24pm

By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments

Lifetime Commitment Award for Seaview’s Suki

Suki Pountney and HRH Princess Anne

Suki Pountney received the award recognition of her efforts in nurturing the club’s young sailors and raising significant funding

Wednesday, 26th November, 2014 2:44pm

By Susie Nation-Grainger with one comment

Island sailor Suki Pountney to receive Lifetime Commitment Award

Suki Pountney

Congratulations to Suki, sounds like the award is very well-deserved!

Thursday, 30th October, 2014 4:31pm

By Marina Johnson

Don’t miss latest exhibition by acclaimed photographer Julian Winslow

Regatta 139

Julian's latest exhibition, REGATTA 139, can be see at Seaview Hotel from 25th October.

Wednesday, 22nd October, 2014 3:17pm

By Tracy Mikich with one comment

Planning development details for Harcourt Sands released

Harcourt Sands - Master plan 15 Sep 14

Islanders are being given the chance to have their say on the development plans for the derelict holiday camp that has been vacant since 2006.

Monday, 15th September, 2014 3:59pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Letter: Could plans for Priory Bay Hotel involve the destruction of scarce ancient woodland?

Priory Bay Hotel :

This reader from Seaview says the plans to build 16 high-end houses on the grounds of Priory Bay Hotel could lead to the destruction of what's believed to be ancient woodland.

Tuesday, 5th August, 2014 12:09pm

By Anonymous with 9 readers' comments

Councillors to consider premises license for new Seaview restaurant

Drinks and waiter :

Members of the Licensing Sub-Committee will be meeting on 9th June to consider a premises licence application for a new restaurant in Seaview.

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2014 10:30am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments