Military Road resurfacing works extended, but end is in sight

Military Road media

The stretch of road is one of the UK’s best-known and most photographed sections of highway and the longest consecutive length of road upgraded by Island Roads in a single scheme, as part of the Highways PFI.

Thursday, 1st November, 2018 5:29pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Brighstone Viaduct work still on schedule

Jason Boulter

The work is four weeks into the scheme and still on schedule to complete by 4th May. Island Roads explain what's involved.

Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 1:05pm

By Gavin Foster

Many hands help rid Brook Bay beach of unwanted plastic

Arriving at the bay

Hundreds of people turned out for the Brook Bay beach clean at the end of January and more beach cleans are planned for around the Island in the coming months.

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 11:55am

By Sally Perry

Can you help with Isle of Wight search for endangered butterfly?

Glanville Fritillary

Nature enthusiasts are being invited to help one of the UK’s rarest butterflies on the Isle of Wight this weekend.

Tuesday, 8th March, 2016 11:02am

By Katie Callaghan

Man alleged to have indecently assaulted 12 year old between 1am-2am

Police conferring

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this allegation of indecent assault that took place between 1am-2am on Sunday morning.

Tuesday, 11th August, 2015 10:36am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 6 readers' comments

Letter: Slippery resurfaced roads not just affecting horses

Smooth tarmac

David Moorse speaks from experience when he says it's not just horses who are having problems with slipping on Isle of Wight roads resurfaced by PFI contractor, Island Roads.

Friday, 5th December, 2014 6:41pm

By David Moorse with 12 readers' comments

As-it-happens video of a landslip at Hanover Point

Hanover Point landslip video

It's been rare that you get to see landslips happening as they occur.

Friday, 4th April, 2014 8:36pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Military Road, Brook to reopen to two-way traffic

Military Road at Brook

Traffic on a section of the Military Road near Brook has been one-way with lights since a landslide in 2010. It's good to see the water drainage system suggested by Dr Bruce Denness was a success.

Saturday, 29th March, 2014 8:18am

By Rebecca Tuck with 3 readers' comments

Search is on for owner of RLSS medal

The medal:

Jaymie is keen to reunite the medal with its rightful owner. Can you help?

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2013 11:40am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Dinosaur mobile app ‘Meteor’ locations revealed

Find out where the six locations are that will be used by the Dinosaur mobile phone app we revealed back at the start of March.

Monday, 22nd April, 2013 3:45pm

By Simon Perry with 17 readers' comments

Incredible rescue after teenager falls on rocks in Freshwater

Freshwater Inshore Lifeboat

Coincidences and the active involvement of people from Freshwater saved a 17 year old teenager, who was thought to be 3/4 of an hour from death after fall on the shoreline.

Monday, 10th September, 2012 3:49pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Cancelled Brook Fete Replaced By Cake Sale

Cancelled Brook Fete Replaced By Cake Sale

Brook Fete cancelled, but cake sale still on from 10am at Seely Hall

Friday, 13th July, 2012 9:56am

By Sally Perry with one comment