Petition calling for traffic lights at site of fatal incident nearly 2,000 signatures strong (updated)

police accident rain road by leehaywood

An online petition calling for traffic lights to be installed immediately at the site of Sunday's fatal incident has attracted over 2,000 signatures in less than 24 hours.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 11:43am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Body found after house fire in Porchfield

porchfield fire - freshwater fire station damping down 640

Following an intense fire in Porchfield last night (Wednesday), the sad news that a body has been found has emerged.

Thursday, 13th December, 2018 11:37am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Innovative solution to repair Isle of Wight bridge

Porchfield bridge

It's usual for road closures to be in place when a bridge is repaired, however, Island Roads have developed a scheme that means all the work can be done from underneath the structure in the case of Rodge Brook.

Monday, 13th November, 2017 4:28pm

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments

Drainage and main road through Porchfield under repair

Bunts Hill work

Work is underway to improve the drainage and surface of the main road through Porchfield.

Wednesday, 25th May, 2016 10:50am

By Gavin Foster

Have you seen this missing puppy?

Louise Hart's lost dog - Hope

Have you seen this missing puppy in the Porchfield or surrounding areas? If so, please get in touch with her owner.

Wednesday, 17th February, 2016 11:04am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Villagers will be isolated if bus route is cut say campaigners

Not in service bus:

Many young and elderly residents in Porchfield rely heavily on the number 35 bus. However, plans are afoot to scrap the service completely from September. 16 year old Jodie is fighting the plans and appeals for support.

Friday, 26th June, 2015 10:23am

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Island embroiderer scoops national award

Alison Peters and her winning work

Well done to Alison for winning this national award. A great promotion for the artistic talent on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 25th March, 2015 7:31am

By Sally Perry

Charmed by The Lords of Thyme with delicate harmonies : Review

Lords of Thyme

Anastasia was suitably impressed with touring band, The Lords of Thyme, and their support act, the wonderful RHAIN, at last week's folk gathering in Porchfield.

Monday, 1st December, 2014 6:18pm

By Anastasia Robson-Wolfe

Book now for The Lords of Thyme with Rhain

Lords of Thyme

Fancy a night of beautiful folk music? This line-up sounds great so make sure you reserve your tickets before they all get snapped up.

Monday, 27th October, 2014 2:36pm

By Becky Haydock

Book now for October’s Winterfylleth 2014


Winterfylleth promises to be a great evening. Why not book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Thursday, 25th September, 2014 2:12pm

By Becky Haydock

Fancy some action at the Poultry ‘Box Show’?

Jed Dwight :

This event brings a chance to show off your feather footed fancies or to learn more about what the hobby involves.

Tuesday, 18th March, 2014 7:44am

By Jan Dwight

Have You Seen Missing Leroy?

Have You Seen Missing Leroy?

Have you seen this rather cool cat, Leroy? He's been missing from Porchfield since Tuesday.

Sunday, 20th May, 2012 3:25pm

By Sally Perry with one comment