News from the South Wight

If you’re interested in news from around the South of the Island, this is the place to find it. If you’ve got a story lead, or have news from your part of the Island that you’d like us to share with our readers, get in touch.

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

The Met Grand Opening

I see in the SW Chronicle that ‘The Met’ will be opening today. Positioned under The Metropole apartments, ‘you are sure to receive a warm welcome’ at the new wine bar being run by

Thursday, 19th July, 2007 12:27pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ventnor Cricket Club Results and Fixtures

Ventnor Cricket Club Results and Fixtures

VENTNOR MARCH ON WITH ANOTHER VICTORY Ventnor clinched their eighth win in nine games after a convincing seven wicket victory over struggling Trojans at Stoneham Lane on Saturday. Their 21 point haul edges

Wednesday, 18th July, 2007 8:14pm

By Fiona Newnham

Ventnor 2007: Tell Them What You Think: Your Views Count

We’ll be reminding you each week about the Ventnor 2007 Questionnaire we reported on last week. A week has gone by, so here’s a reminder! If you haven’t looked at the questionnaire yet, please do so

Wednesday, 18th July, 2007 4:59pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Town Council Meeting: 16th July 2007

Report from Town Council and Planning Meeting: 16th July 2007 Apologies received from Meg Mortimer, Colin Elvers and the Financial Officer. The meeting followed its usual pattern and it was very much business as usual.

Wednesday, 18th July, 2007 4:51pm

By Mark Compton-Hall

Skyline Heroes Play Yates

Skyline Heroes Play Yates

Ventnor boys, Skyline Heroes will be playing at Yates in Newport tonight. They seem to have been getting some great gigs over the past few months and I wonder how long it’ll be before

Wednesday, 18th July, 2007 2:04pm

By Sally Perry

Every Little Helps – Local Shops

Every Little Helps – Local Shops

There’s a video relevant to Ventnor that came out earlier this month, about how local shops are disappearing due to the relentless march of the supermarkets – and how you can change this by

Wednesday, 18th July, 2007 8:33am

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

In The Spotlight: Another Show Tonight

In The Spotlight: Another Show Tonight

Don’t forget that if you haven’t seen the wonderful production by Ventnor Theatre Group, In The Spotlight, there’s another chance tonight. The show starts at 7.30pm and you can buy tickets on the door. Drinks

Tuesday, 17th July, 2007 5:48pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

StreetStyle Festival: Bands Wanted For Competition

StreetStyle Festival: Bands Wanted For Competition

As we reported last week, there will be a Battle of the Bands competition at the first Ventnor StreetStyle Festival on 11th August to take place at Ventnor Skate Park. Here’s your chance to take

Tuesday, 17th July, 2007 4:29pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ventnor Cricket Club Results and Fixtures

Ventnor Cricket Club Results and Fixtures

WEATHER MEANS ANOTHER BLANK SATURDAY FOR VENTNOR The weekend sunshine failed to save Ventnor’s Southern Electric Premier League match on Saturday. The New Forest Club’s saturated square was declared unfit for play following a

Tuesday, 17th July, 2007 10:17am

By Fiona Newnham with one comment

Shorwell Man Saves St Lawrence Beach Cleaners

Shorwell Man Saves St Lawrence Beach Cleaners

Many thanks to Peter Stephenson for his report on activities down at Binnel Bay back in May and again, last weekend. St Lawrence “¦ always a beautiful place to be … Beach Cleaning 2007 About 70-80

Tuesday, 17th July, 2007 10:10am

By Sally Perry

The Guardian Loves The Isle of Wight

The Guardian Loves The Isle of Wight

On Saturday the Guardian had a blitz of article on the UK as a destination for beach holidays – and the Isle of Wight came out in most of the pieces! By our quick straw

Monday, 16th July, 2007 4:50pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments