Two days left until ‘Drumming and Strumming for Shanklin Theatre’

Montage of images showing Tilly and Jake, Boycie, Harper and Shanklin Theatre

This virtual benefit concert features John Challis, Doctor and the Medics and Blair Dunlop. Watch on YouTube and Facebook

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 7:57am

By Jake Curran

Teens organise charity gig for Shanklin Theatre with some big names

Tilly and Jake / Shanklin Theatre / Doctor and the Medics

These two teenagers have organised a fundraising gig for Shanklin Theatre that features among others, musicians from Doctor and the Medics and Pentangle

Wednesday, 7th April, 2021 4:21pm

By Jake Curran

Good news for Alresford Bridge, but delays still for Skew Bridge

kids and island roads staff on Alresford Bridge

While the Alresford Road project was completed ahead of schedule, work at the more complex Skew Bridge project has not been so straightforward

Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 11:01am

By Gavin Foster

Adapted plans submitted for new homes on former sports field

Artists impression of new houses on Luccombe Road

The previous plans that have lapsed have been adapted by the developer

Tuesday, 30th March, 2021 8:31am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

First tenants for new supported living housing service for people with disabilities (updated)

Sunny Bay accommodation

Nine self-contained flats that were previously used for holiday lets have been extensively refurbished, modernised and upgraded

Tuesday, 16th March, 2021 11:25am

By Claire Farrell with one comment

Jail for Isle of Wight man who fractured woman’s jaw in three places

Karl Waller-Adams

The victim suffered three fractures to her jaw requiring ongoing surgery and treatment. She bravely found the courage to tell medics what caused her injuries three weeks after the incident

Monday, 15th March, 2021 3:28pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Plans to demolish hotel just a ‘back-up plan’ say owners

The Queensmead Hotel

Despite a planning application saying the hotel was closed and plans are for it be demolished and turned it into blocks of flats, it's now revealed the hotel will reopen when lockdown allows

Friday, 12th March, 2021 1:33pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Plans to demolish hotel and replace with two blocks of flats (updated)

The Queensmead Hotel

In place of the hotel, there would be two blocks forming 18 flats. Details within

Wednesday, 10th March, 2021 9:48am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Essential tree work at Big Mead starts next week

Big Mead pond

Following inspections of hundreds of trees around the park, the Isle of Wight Council has identified 65 which need work. Details within

Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021 3:39pm

By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments

Multi-agency search for high risk missing person successful

Helicopter route for missing person

A lot of people were involved in the search for a high risk missing person last night. If you heard helicopters circling overhead, this is why

Monday, 1st March, 2021 8:34am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Plans for tree work in Big Mead and surrounding roads

Tree stump and chainsaw

Over 60 trees have been inspected and some will be required to be removed, whilst others will be pollarded. Details within

Friday, 19th February, 2021 6:34am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Delay to Island Line reopening announced – Covid cited

Class 484 train

‘Unforeseen challenges’ and Covid are cited as reasons for delaying the reopening of the Isle of Wight’s train line. While they’re waiting, they’ll take the opportunity to repaint the stations

Friday, 12th February, 2021 12:11pm

By South Western Railway Press Office with 3 readers' comments