Motion Pictures EP Release

Motion Pictures EP Release

Niton band, The Motion Pictures have just released their new EP, Potion Mixtures and it’s now available to buy. Either pop up to HMV in Newport or if you’re feeling in a lazy mood and

Wednesday, 14th November, 2007 1:19pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight Landslide Footage On YouTube

Isle of Wight Landslide Footage On YouTube

I came across a fantastic piece of vintage footage on YouTube today, which is titled Isle of Wight Landslide of 1928. It is a five minute clip made up of three Pathe News films of

Friday, 9th November, 2007 2:30pm

By Sally Perry

Undercliff Drive Scandal: John Lawson Gets The Boot

They’re dropping like flies. John Lawson, former Deputy Chief Executive, is the latest casualty in the costly investigation into the unlawful procurement of High-Point Rendel. He tried to resign last week, but the

Wednesday, 31st October, 2007 12:26pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Undercliff Drive Scandal: Update

Following Monday’s announcement that Undercliff Drive suspended senior officers, Paul Wilkinson and Derek Rowell are no longer on the payroll of the Isle of Wight Council, more news has come out today regarding the

Thursday, 11th October, 2007 6:41pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Undercliff Drive Inquiry

Undercliff Drive Inquiry

We all know about the Undercliff Drive scandal that has caused so much controversy at the Isle of Wight Council, and given editors of Private Eye content for their ‘Rotten Boroughs’ section every couple

Monday, 1st October, 2007 10:30am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Josephine Wall: Enchanted Manor Exhibition

Josephine Wall: Enchanted Manor Exhibition

Thanks to VB reader, Lisa Burt for alerting us to a event being held next month over at The Enchanted Manor in Niton which may appeal to many of our readers. Lisa tells us that

Friday, 28th September, 2007 2:39pm

By Sally Perry

Niton Skate Ramp: Future To Be Decided Next Tuesday

Niton Skate Ramp: Future To Be Decided Next Tuesday

I see in the agenda notes for the next Planning Committee (Tuesday 24th) that the future of Niton Skate Ramp will be discussed. Following the public consultation and the planning officers evaluation of the situation,

Thursday, 19th July, 2007 5:16pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Niton Primary Medieval Summer Fayre

Niton Primary Medieval Summer Fayre

Niton Primary School will be transformed on Sunday afternoon as they host their annual summer school fayre. Over the last term, all things medieval have been the theme to much of the pupils work, so

Wednesday, 11th July, 2007 7:05pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

The Motion Pictures Sign To 1965 Records

The Motion Pictures Sign To 1965 Records

Great news that Niton band, The Motion Pictures, last week signed a deal with hot label, 1965 Records. The label is headed by James Endeacott (pictured), ex-A&R guru at Rough Trade Records, who in that

Friday, 22nd June, 2007 1:40pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Niton Skate Ramp Under Threat Again

Niton Skate Ramp Under Threat Again

It was one year ago to the day that we last reported about the threat of closure to Niton Skate Ramp. It appears, one year on that news is repeating itself after we received

Wednesday, 25th April, 2007 10:13am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Yoga At Niton Primary School

Yoga At Niton Primary School

Josephine started her weekly yoga classes at Niton Primary School again last night from 6-7.30pm. If you can’t make the Monday class, there’ll be another on Thursdays starting at 4.30 finishing at 6pm. Classes are

Tuesday, 17th April, 2007 8:00am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments