Isle of Wight weather warning for snow

snow and frozen glass ball

Only some parts of the Isle of Wight are included in the weather warning for snow, which lasts for three days. See the details within

Sunday, 7th February, 2021 11:39am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

More houses planned for new development in Wootton

Drawing blueprints by Lex Photography

The agents say with generous spacing between the proposed buildings, the new housing would appear as an ‘organic evolution of the development’ and not awkward, tackling comments from objectors the site would become cramped

Wednesday, 27th January, 2021 5:41pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight GP surgery to change its headquarters

waiting room chairs

There will be no change to any primary care services provided to the 9,000 patients registered at both sites

Monday, 12th October, 2020 4:59pm

By Mark Wingham with one comment

Police appeal: Did you witness serious road traffic collision last night?

Police control operator

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident or possible dah cam footage beforehand

Friday, 18th September, 2020 2:30pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight train lines feature in Michael Portillo’s Great British Railway Journeys

michael portillo with steam railway

Michael Portillo visits the Isle of Wight and travels on Island Line trains as well as the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, before heading to Osborne House. Tune in on Thursday

Friday, 13th March, 2020 4:24pm

By Sally Perry

New Isle of Wight Milk: A look around the facilities and all you need to know (video)

Carton of Isle of Wight being held outside briddlesford farm

Here’s the description (with pictures) of our tour around the facility, explaining the considerable bravery this has taken and details of what you’re supporting when you buy the new Isle of Wight Milk.

Tuesday, 22nd October, 2019 6:51pm

By Simon Perry with 7 readers' comments

‘Dairy Innovator of the Year Award’ for Isle of Wight farmer

Paul Griffin receiving BFA award

Flying the flag for the Isle of Wight, Paul Griffin from Briddlesford Lodge farm picked up Gold Award for the ‘Dairy Innovator of the Year’

Monday, 21st October, 2019 10:13am

By Judi Griffin with one comment

40 home development opposed by parish council despite double that needed in next five years

palmers farm development

A housing needs assessment, carried out last year, found 81 extra homes were needed in next five years. However, Parish Council oppose 40 home development, which includes 14 affordable homes

Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 3:54pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Driver who fled Briddlesford crash scene jailed

Police cells

The driver was found not to be at blame for the incident, but he was driving while disqualified and fled the scene.

Tuesday, 24th September, 2019 4:51pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Plans for 40 new homes at Palmers Farm resubmitted to Isle of Wight council


A revised planning application of up to 40 houses built in Wootton has been submitted to the Isle of Wight Council.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 2:42pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Armfuls of awards for Briddlesford’s pedigree Guernsey cows

Paul, James the dog and cows

At the prestigious awards held in Somerset, of the 16 classes, cows and bulls from the Briddlesford Lodge Farm Herd won seven, and took reserve in six classes.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 10:31am

By Judi Griffin

£55k grant from Biffa to ‘Wrap up the skateboarding barn’

Before work starts at st marks barn

The Barn which houses John Cattle's Skateclub, also welcomes birthday parties, Morris Dancers and groups for children and the elderly to meet in a warm, comfortable environment to enjoy activities, conversation and fellowship.

Friday, 30th August, 2019 5:40pm

By Ed Hopper