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

Heritage Open Days celebrated in Sandown from Browns to the Battery

Learning about Palmerston Forts with AONB Culver Cliff beyond

A fantastic weekend was had by all, with volunteers and organisations all chipping in to celebrate Sandown's heritage.

Wednesday, 26th September, 2018 9:00am

By Claire Hector

Dinosaurs could invade golf course if new plans are approved

dino golf white

The dramatic makeover, complete with a volcano, dinosaurs and waterfall, of the golf course, first built in the 1920s could begin in November if approved.

Friday, 7th September, 2018 1:19pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Browns Family Golf and Cafe broken into twice this week

brown family golf and cafe french doors

Do you know anything about the two break-ins to Browns Family Golf and Cafe this week? If so, please get in touch with Police by calling 101 or Crimestoppers.

Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 10:56am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight dinosaur bones go on tour to Japan

The fossilised bones of the meat eating Neovenator are featured in a new exhibition at the Fukui Prefecture Dinosaur Museum’s exhibition - Theropods: from Carnivorous Dinosaurs to Flying Birds.

Wednesday, 25th July, 2018 7:54am

By IW Council Press Office

Sky Trail plans for Sandham Gardens approved

Sandown Sky Trail

The new Sky Trail is expected to be open by March 2019. Marino Zanti from Heritage Attractions believes this is the catalyst for the next stage of Sandown’s regeneration.

Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 10:33am

By Sally Perry with one comment

British Dinosaur Trust plan to turn Dinosaur Isle into The British Dinosaur Centre

Dr Jeremy Lockwood DI_preview

A great boost for Dinosaur Isle and Sandown. The British Dinosaur Trust plan to turn Dinosaur Isle into The British Dinosaur Centre - creating a major national visitor attraction.

Monday, 4th June, 2018 5:51pm

By Jeremy Lockwood with one comment

Isle of Wight council start search for Dinosaur Isle ‘investment partner’ (Updated)

Dinosaur Isle

On Museum Day, the council say the process for finding an investment partner will include a ‘negotiation’ approach to "help maximise all opportunities" and will include more feasibility work on using council land next to the museum.

Friday, 18th May, 2018 3:03pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Photos: Hullabaloo a huge success as 1,000s flock to Sandown

Hullabaloo 2018 by Julian Winslow

The return of Hullabaloo to Sandown last weekend saw an estimated 11,000+ visitors to the two-day event which combined art with ecology, science and technology and even a soap box derby!

Tuesday, 15th May, 2018 1:34pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Hullabaloo returns to Sandown Bay for two days of discovery and exploration

Expect a rush of arts science and madcap antics at Hullabaloo

There are a huge number of activities taking place on 12th and 13th May across 80 hectares in Sandown Bay, from science discoveries to a soap box derby, kite flying and lego club to live music and a carnival parade. Don't miss these two days of free fun and discovery.

Friday, 4th May, 2018 5:56pm

By Feature Writer

Sandown residents call for councillor resignations in vote of no confidence

chairs on sandown beach by rob jennings

The room was jam-packed with residents wanting to share their views about the recent behaviour of Cllr Chris Dupre and the actions of the town council that have led to a 74% increase in the town council precept element of the council tax.

Saturday, 10th March, 2018 12:25pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Is Cllr Dupre’s behaviour ‘a matter for himself’ or should he resign?

pen and paper

Town Councillors were invited to add their names to a letter calling for the resignation of Cllr Dupre. OnTheWight has details of who has signed it.

Monday, 5th March, 2018 4:51pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments