Retrospective permission sought for buildings in AONB/SSSI conservation area, labelled ‘industrial’ by objectors

Bridge Cottage from Old Blackgang Road showing garages and vehicles

Objectors say the applicant has not complied with previous planning conditions - such as planting 100 trees to mitigate the loss of habitat - and has in their view 'industrialised' the site in an AONB, SSSI and Special Area of Conservation

Monday, 11th January, 2021 4:34pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Three-course meals and gifts for older residents on their own this Christmas

crab niton christmas meals and gift bags

As well as the three-course Christmas meals that were delivered to older residents yesterday, surprise gifts and something to help the pudding go down were also included

Saturday, 26th December, 2020 11:06am

By Jon Boileau Goad

Call for volunteers to help community effort in Niton and Whitwell during lockdown

your kindness is contagious phrase with colourful dots

Community Response And Back-up Niton and Whitwell has bounced back into action ahead of the second national lockdown and has put out a call for volunteers

Wednesday, 4th November, 2020 10:25am

By Jon Boileau Goad

European Marine Energy Centre joins forces with PTEC for large-scale tidal energy site off the Isle of Wight

PTEC tidal flows

The long-running PTEC story has sprung back into life, on the signing of a new agreement with an Orkney-based company, promising a large-scale tidal energy site off the Isle of Wight. Here are all the new details so far

Monday, 2nd November, 2020 2:15pm

By Simon Perry with 13 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s Kat Fight release sun-kissed psychedelic surf pop video

kat and hannah from Kat Fight band crouching in the grass

Isle of Wight psychedelic folk pop band, Kat Fight, release their latest single on Prison Records tomorrow (Wednesday). Here's a sneaky peek at the music video

Tuesday, 27th October, 2020 6:12pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Family pay tribute to motorcyclist who was ‘at his happiest when on two wheels’

Gordon Endler on motorbike

Gordon's family say he was happiest when on two wheels and that losing him has left a hole in their hearts. He will be missed amongst the Island motorcycle community and our thoughts are with them all

Friday, 17th July, 2020 11:53am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Police appeal for witnesses after collision leaves 89-year-old man in serious condition

Emergency call:

Did you witness the collision or see the grey Citroen C3 this morning, which has left an 89-year-old man in a serious condition?

Saturday, 20th June, 2020 5:11pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight council defer decision on tidal centre

county hall

The Isle of Wight council were set to approve the further investment to assist with renewal of licences and leases for the tidal energy scheme off the coast of St Catherine's Point

Friday, 3rd April, 2020 11:16am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Niton launch new Community Response group

Launched on Wednesday, the Community Response and Back-up group, Niton - CRAB for short - will provide vital support, services and resources to the local community and to business

Friday, 27th March, 2020 11:43am

By Claire Spencer

Road linking Whitwell to Niton closed due to flooding (updated)

flooding on southford lane

The emergency closure is due to flooding. Diversions will signposted locally.

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 3:13pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Nine-year-old Isle of Wight skateboarder on our TV screens

Martha being filmed by BBC South Today

BBC South popped over to John Cattle’s Skate Club to speak with Martha Eggleton, the youngest member of the Wight Trash skate team

Friday, 7th February, 2020 2:21pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight’s CHAMPS latest music video, directed by Sam Kristofski, out now

woman with sunglasses and head scarf on

LA-based filmmaker, Sam Kristofski, is the latest director to set visuals to new music by Isle of Wight's CHAMPS. Check out the cute ending

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 6:11pm

By Sally Perry