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

Horse Box Theatre Company’s summer of Isle of Wight shows

Bourgeois & Maurice By Guto

Great news for theatre and music lovers. A pop-up stage will be appearing at Northwood House and Chale Showground to host a series of concerts, plays and family friendly shows this summer

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 8:24pm

By Joel Bateman

Latest video for Abbey Records’ artist is an eight-minute piece of beauty

Scene from Patrick Filetis short film inferno

The track was recorded at Isle of Wight's Abbey Records and features several Isle of Wight musicians

Thursday, 2nd July, 2020 4:15pm

By Sally Perry

Official: Chale Show postponed in light of Coronavirus crisis

chale show from the air

The annual family event has been postponed, but plans are in place to run some online competitions on their social media pages in the meantime

Tuesday, 9th June, 2020 4:39pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Shock as only shop in village – a ‘hub of the community’ – to close (update 3)

u-turn sign

After locals put in lots of work to buy the shop as a Community Asset for the village, the owner has suddenly changed his mind, says the Parish council Chairman, labelling it 'callous'

Tuesday, 1st October, 2019 3:26pm

By Ron Groves with 2 readers' comments

Chale Show helps Isle of Wight children and young people with cancer

clic sargent stand at the chale show

The amount raised could pay for a family to stay over a month in the CLIC Sargent Home from Home, “Jean’s House”.

Thursday, 22nd August, 2019 5:34pm

By Liz Blunt

Cash and 16 commemorative coins worth £3,000 each stolen from Chale home


16 of these rare coins have been stolen and can be worth up to £3,000 each.

Wednesday, 7th August, 2019 12:46pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

£10 donated per entry for Young Lives Vs Cancer Flower at The Chale Show

white flower bouquet

The arrangements can be pink, black and white and The Chale Show are kindly making a £10 donation to CLIC Sargent for every entry.

Monday, 8th July, 2019 10:58am

By Liz Blunt

Plans for new educational activity centre for children struggling at school

hamish fleming planning application

Hamish Fleming already has "extensive experience with ‘hard to reach’ learners and has built a reputation both on the Island and in Hampshire and Dorset". He plans to give dilapidated group of farm buildings a new lease of life.

Friday, 14th December, 2018 8:13am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Vintage vehicle parade declares Military Rd open

Mili Road opening media

A 7.5-mile section of the iconic Military Road has been upgraded in what is the largest carriageway improvement project delivered in a single scheme by Island Roads under the Highways Improvement Programme.

Thursday, 15th November, 2018 2:16pm

By Gavin Foster

Military Road resurfacing works extended, but end is in sight

Military Road media

The stretch of road is one of the UK’s best-known and most photographed sections of highway and the longest consecutive length of road upgraded by Island Roads in a single scheme, as part of the Highways PFI.

Thursday, 1st November, 2018 5:29pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Mystery of third animal attack on Isle of Wight sheep


Police say some of the sheep involved in these incidents appear to have been bitten, but it’s not clear as to what animal may have caused these injuries at this stage.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018 10:51am

By Hampshire Constabulary