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

Blueprints

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

Find out more about Letterpress Design’s work at Open Studios 2019

Letterpress wood blocks

There will be demonstrations of some of the presses over both weekends, as well as limited edition prints, both for view and for sale, as well other letterpress ephemera.

Thursday, 4th July, 2019 1:00pm

By Feature Writer

Do the right thing and come forward, say Police to hit and run driver

Emergency call:

Police say they believe they know who the driver of the hit and run car was and appeal for him to hand himself in.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 2:03pm

By Sally Perry

Body found during hunt for missing 22-year-old, Rosie Johnson, on the Isle of Wight

Yellow lilies

Our sincerest thoughts are with family and friends of Rosie.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 4:47pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Search continues for Scottish MP’s niece Rosie Johnson, missing on the Isle of Wight

ventnor coastguard search for rosie johnson

Rosie was last seen on Sunday evening and a major search has been underway for several days. If you have seen Rosie please get in touch with police as a matter of urgency.

Thursday, 27th June, 2019 11:04am

By Sally Perry

Police search continues for missing 22-year-old woman last seen in Wootton on Sunday

Emergency call:

Missing 22-year-old Rosie Johnson is still thought to be on the Island. Police ask Wootton residents to check their garages and sheds.

Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 1:01pm

By Hampshire Constabulary