Watch ‘simulated’ high speed ride around Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races circuit

rider on TT diamond races circuit

Diamond Races: Want to get an idea of what it’s like to zoom around the Isle of Wight TT course? Here's a video that simulates it

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 8:28pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races backed by business leaders says Chamber CEO

Steve Plater and James Hillier riding the Diamond Races circuit

The CEO of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce says business leaders are backing the Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races and explains why

Friday, 28th August, 2020 4:25pm

By Joseph Keele-Toms with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council would ‘support a case for the installation of average speed cameras’

average speed cameras above a motorway

Sparked by discussions about the Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races event, the Isle of Wight Council has said it would support a case for the installation of average speed cameras

Monday, 24th August, 2020 5:29pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Letter: Diamond Races ‘an extreme threat to safety and well-being of residents, families, cyclists and walkers’

road view of sandy way shorwell

This readers believes the Isle of Wight TT - Diamond Races would be "an extreme threat to the safety and well being of the residents, and the many families, cyclists and walkers the Island has worked so hard to attract"

Monday, 24th August, 2020 1:09pm

By Lydia Fulleylove with 30 readers' comments

Diamond Races / Isle of Wight TT: In-depth 23 min podcast with Gary Thompson (IOM TT) on the course, running the races and safety

Gary Thompson

Diamond Races / Isle of Wight TT: If you want to know the course, how races will be run and their safety, News OnTheWight’s in-depth 23 minute interview with Gary Thompson (Isle of Man TT Clerk of the Course) is a must-listen for you

Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Hedgelaying Competition returns to the Isle of Wight on Leap Day

Dick Pulleine at the 2012 Hedgelaying Competition

Leap Saturday offers the chance to get out in the countryside and learn more about this important part of Island heritage. Put the date in your diary to avoid missing it

Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 9:52am

By Sally Perry

Tweet by MP claiming cuts to bus route refuted by Southern Vectis boss

Bob Seely - Writing his acceptance speech?

The bus company boss refuted the claims almost immediately on Twitter, but the Isle of Wight MP's Tweet remains live

Friday, 31st January, 2020 3:23pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Dragon Tree shortlisted for Tree of the Year Award

the dragon treet by a river in brighstone

You can vote for your favourite tree via the Woodland Trust Website. It closes on 27th September, so there's time to share with friends and family and perhaps the Isle of Wight will take the top prize.

Monday, 9th September, 2019 2:35pm

By Sally Perry

Improvement to churchyard path welcomed by residents

Island Roads staff with Rev Clive Todd and Church Warden June Horsfall Island Roads staff with Rev Clive Todd and Church Warden June Horsfall

As well as being used by parishioners, the paths through the churchyard are an important thoroughfare for villagers accessing the nearby doctor surgery and primary school.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 4:33pm

By Gavin Foster

Plans for Isle of Wight Sculpture Gardens lodged with council

elmlea cottage and garden

Sculptures to be curated, produced and displayed in the cottage and garden.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 10:31am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Popular Phoenix Choir are back in Brighstone for fundraising concert

phoenix choir

In view of the popularity of this very talented choir, early seating is recommended.

Tuesday, 14th May, 2019 7:48am

By Sally Perry

Stunning Milky Way and casting reflections on Isle of Wight waters

milky way and jupiter reflected on the calm sea

Theo's latest shot is a cracker and shows the Milky Way core and Jupiter casting reflections across the still surface of the sea.

Wednesday, 1st May, 2019 6:36pm

By Sally Perry