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 one comment

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

Serious injury during tree surgery work led to death, Police believe. Man arrested

front of ambulance

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of a man from Niton who died following a tree surgery incident on Monday

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 1:29pm

By Sally Perry

Do you know an Annabel from Niton who might be missing?

question mark street sculpture

If you think you know this person, please get in touch with police by calling 101

Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 3:12pm

By Sally Perry

Reopening Undercliff Drive is ‘crucial to our way of life’, says Parish Councillor

undercliff drive - january 2020 from the ventnor end

A councillor with Niton and Whitwell Parish Council explains the determined work they have been carrying out since the 2014 Undercliff Drive landslip and explains why reopening the road is crucial to the village's way of life

Monday, 13th January, 2020 6:39pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council submit Undercliff Drive funding bid to Government

Undercliff Drive march 2019

When Dave Stewart became Isle of Wight council leader in 2017 he vowed to reopen Undercliff Drive

Friday, 10th January, 2020 5:52pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 13 readers' comments

Long-disputed footpath along seawall formally re-opened

Wilf Payne, Royston Batcoe, Peter Wells, Nick Webb, Cllr Dave Stewart, Darrel Clarke, Cllr John Hobart, Vickie Ford, Mark Donovan and Carol Flux

Owners of the cottage the footpath runs in front of objected to the Planning Inspectorate, but they dismissed the appeal, stating Ordnance Survey map evidence as far back as 1908

Wednesday, 23rd October, 2019 10:21am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s CHAMPS share more about their latest album (video)

sean oakley dave and mike champion cropped

Having had some time for the third album to sink in, OnTheWight caught up with CHAMPS to find out more about their influences, new manager and why at least two songs reference red stars

Sunday, 20th October, 2019 9:59am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight’s CHAMPS release their long-awaited third album today

brothers champion in front of bunglow

The long-awaited third album is out today and it's a cracker. The 12 tracks take you on a beautiful journey with the brothers from Niton, who are most certainly going places now they have the right support behind them.

Friday, 27th September, 2019 9:34am

By Sally Perry with one comment