Island Roads are suggesting a very long diversion between Whitwell and Ventnor, going via Wroxall, Sandford and Godshill.
A 12 year old has fallen down a well. Isle of Wight Fire Service are taking part in the rescue and have requested extra equipment from the Mainland
Tuesday, 29th May, 2018 4:13pm
By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments
Last year saw weeks of road closures for the village, but the upcoming major resurfacing should result in smooth roads rather than the current patchwork effect.
Wednesday, 16th May, 2018 1:51pm
By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments
The car of a couple who stopped to help rescue some escaped sheep had their car window smashed and handbag - which included sentimental items - stolen. Were you driving past and saw something?
Sunday, 4th February, 2018 11:30am
By Tina Harknett with one comment
Niton and Whitwell have some interesting and unusual figures on the streets as the parish holds its traditional best carved pumpkin competition.
Tuesday, 31st October, 2017 3:22pm
By Janice Young with one comment
The annual snapshot of the health of the historic environment has been released today by Historic England. Find out what's been added and what's been saved.
Thursday, 26th October, 2017 10:02am
By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments
The Leader has met with Southern Vectis and obtained an assurance they would now consult with town and parish councils.
Friday, 3rd February, 2017 7:00am
By Chris Whitehouse with 4 readers' comments
Southern Vectis say this is the first time in decades that a bus service for the rural communities they serve has been operated without local authority funding and that the current timetable for route 6 is run entirely on a commercial basis.
Thursday, 2nd February, 2017 6:19pm
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
Leader of the council says that Southern Vectis should have widely consulted before switching the Route 6 bus to winter timetable all year round.
Wednesday, 1st February, 2017 3:23pm
By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments