The man has not been charged yet, but remains in police custody.
News from the South Wight
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Former Executive member, Phil Jordan, who has an indepth knowledge of the situation on Undercliff Drive, explains why the Leader's claims of reopening the road are extremely premature.
Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 6:04pm
By Phil Jordan with 14 readers' comments
This resident on Undercliff Drive says after years of discussions, studies, surveys, the present solution has been arrived at. She's sceptical of the council Leader's promises to reopen the road - suggesting the upcoming election might have a bearing.
Monday, 20th February, 2017 8:15am
By Lois Jennings with 6 readers' comments
Council leader and councillor for Chale, Whitwell and Niton, Dave Stewart, has commissioned a feasibility study to look at options to re-open Undercliff Drive to through traffic.
Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 6:19pm
By Sally Perry with 38 readers' comments
Town and parish councils were left dismayed after talks with Southern Vectis about reinstating the hourly summer timetable on the number six route break down.
Friday, 10th February, 2017 6:55am
By Jon Young with 6 readers' comments
Hairdressers in Ventnor and Freshwater are among those across the country who have received mystery poems from writer, 'Mark Jones'. He's been dubbed the 'Banksy of Poetry' for randomly sharing his poetry with others.
Friday, 3rd February, 2017 11:26am
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments
The Leader has met with Southern Vectis and obtained an assurance they would now consult with town and parish councils.
Friday, 3rd February, 2017 7:00am
By Chris Whitehouse with 4 readers' comments