Road closure for Seaview seafront gas repairs

the duver closure

The closure has been in place since Sunday, but Island Roads have just issued the road closure notice.

Wednesday, 9th May, 2018 11:46am

By Sally Perry

Hands off our wildlife say Friends of nature reserve (updated)

hersey nature reserve

The Friends of Hersey Nature Reserve say it should not be allowed to have part of it "given over as a boat park". The yacht club's planning consultant say they are not planning to build a boat park on the land.

Monday, 30th October, 2017 8:55pm

By Sally Perry

Michelin Bib Gourmand award for Isle of Wight restaurant

seaview restaurant

The team at Seaview Hotel on the Isle of Wight have retained the coveted Michelin Bib Gourmand award.

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 12:01pm

By Sally Perry

Learn how to save a life at free defibrillator session

emergency defibrillator

A free defibrillator and CPR awareness session organised by the Spithead Lodge of Freemasons takes place later this month. Why not take advantage of the free session and learn how you could save a life.

Friday, 18th November, 2016 10:35am

By Bob Cooper

Gunville and Seaview to benefit from footway improvements

Roadworks signs

The projects are just two of several schemes which form a small, but important part of improving the Island’s road network.

Friday, 26th February, 2016 4:39pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Seaview Wildlife Encounter: We speak to owner as the public expresses sadness

meerkat at seaview wildlife encounter

Owners of Seaview Wildlife Encounter say the legislation and regulations governing the wildlife park are 'crippling and suffocating'.

Monday, 2nd November, 2015 9:39am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

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