Police seek 4×4 driver who failed to stop at scene of collision (updated)

Police lights

The driver of a 4x4 type vehicle who failed to stop at the scene of a collision in Shorwell on Bank Holiday Monday is sought by Police.

Wednesday, 1st June, 2016 9:35am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair: Have you got your tickets yet?

wolverton folk and blues event

The special guest at Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair this year will be award-winning bluesman from the USA, Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges. With one week to go don't miss out on tickets.

Friday, 6th May, 2016 7:17am

By Tim Hollis with one comment

Award winning Texas Bluesman to headline Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair

Eugene Bridges

The special guest at Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair this year will be award-winning bluesman from the USA, Eugene 'Hideaway' Bridges. Advance tickets available from 1st March.

Friday, 12th February, 2016 6:57am

By Tim Hollis with one comment

Northcourt Manor to host concert of string chamber music

Cello and music

Numbers are limited, so make sure you reserve your seats to see this varied programme of string music from the unfairly neglected string trio repertoire, as well as duos, including music by Parry, Mozart’s friend, Eybler, and Beethoven’s ‘Eyeglass Duet’.

Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 11:28am

By Helen Foster

Several rural roads ready for upgrade say Island Roads

Roadworks traffic light (Cowleaze)

A number of roads serving rural communities in the West Wight are due to be upgraded under the Highways PFI next month.

Tuesday, 28th July, 2015 2:30pm

By Gavin Foster

Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club returns to Haslett Farm

Luke Snow Haslett 2015 vipmcc.

Another great day of trials for the Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club.

Thursday, 14th May, 2015 12:04pm

By Wayne Brodie

Special guest for this year’s Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair

Wolverton Folk & Blues Festival

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair, which returns on 16th May with a great line-up.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 3:32pm

By Tim Hollis with one comment

Those vanishing Catseyes: Guess where they’ve been found?

Question mark cockroaches

OnTheWight exposed Island Roads for have been removing a lot of Catseyes from around the Isle of Wight, but what do they do with them once they've taken them out of the road? We have the answer.

Friday, 21st November, 2014 6:43pm

By Sally Perry with 41 readers' comments

Camerata Choir to perform Faure’s Requiem at Wolverton Manor

Camerata Choir

This promises to be moving and inspiring concert and you'll also go home with a warm fuzzy feeling that you've helped towards Leukaemia Research.

Thursday, 20th November, 2014 5:04pm

By Sally Perry

Tagore Trio at NorthCourt raising money for Disaster Relief


This concert of wonderful string trio music promises a fantastic evening for all.

Monday, 1st September, 2014 3:30pm

By Helen Foster

First rural broadband cabinet goes live today

Shirley Smart and Peter Cowen - BT Rural Broadband Exchange

The first cabinet to be fully connected as part of the Isle of Wight’s multi-million pound rural superfast fibre broadband project has now gone live, it has been announced today (Wednesday 27 August).

Wednesday, 27th August, 2014 7:00am

By IW Council Press Office with 12 readers' comments

Find out which rural IW communities will benefit from high speed broadband first

Engineers fitting fibre

The first communities set to benefit from the multi-million pound rural fibre broadband partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and BT, were announced today (Monday).

Monday, 12th May, 2014 11:15am

By IW Council Press Office with 14 readers' comments