Petition calling for traffic lights at site of fatal incident nearly 2,000 signatures strong (updated)

police accident rain road by leehaywood

An online petition calling for traffic lights to be installed immediately at the site of Sunday's fatal incident has attracted over 2,000 signatures in less than 24 hours.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 11:43am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Main road between Gunville and Shalfleet to be upgraded

road closed sign

Resurfacing work will be undertaken at nights between hours of 7.30pm and 6.00am and is expected to take 20 weekday nights.

Wednesday, 15th March, 2017 8:09am

By Gavin Foster

Traditional village fete returns for another year, raising over £2,000

shalfleet fete

Three cheers for all who helped the Shalfleet Fete return for another year. This truly local, traditional village fete raised just over £2,000 for the community.

Saturday, 5th September, 2015 10:19am

By Catherine Powell

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

Praise for primary school after latest Ofsted inspection

Thumbs up - young boy:

When Ofsted inspectors asked the primary school pupils whether enjoyed learning, there was a resounding ‘Yes!’ - well done to all involved.

Tuesday, 25th November, 2014 8:45am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Accusation of bribery over planning application

Monopoly green houses and coins:

A parish councillor's offer (through a Section 106 agreement) of giving £10,000 to the parish for her local school if her planning permission is approved has been labeled as 'a bribe' by a fellow councillor. OnTheWight speaks to the accused.

Monday, 3rd November, 2014 5:52pm

By Sally Perry with 34 readers' comments

Find out which Isle of Wight pubs made the latest Michelin Eating Out In Pubs Guide

New Inn Shalfleet:

Well done to two Isle of Wight pubs for making it into the latest Michelin Eating Out In Pubs guide.

Friday, 31st October, 2014 4:42pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Shalfleet residents choose their favourites in local election

Polling Station:

There were three vacancies on the parish council and yesterday around 23% of the Shalfeet population cast their votes.

Friday, 10th October, 2014 8:27am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Shalfleet parishioners to go to the polls

Polling station:

There are six candidates for three vacancies at Shalfleet Parish Council. Don't miss your chance to meet them on Friday evening to hear more.

Thursday, 25th September, 2014 10:15am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Creative green fingers invited to take part in competition

Stiletto planter:

Get creative for this planter competition and you could be walking home from the Wolverton Manor Garden Fair with a rosette and a prize.

Monday, 14th July, 2014 10:51am

By Ben Rust

First rural broadband project cabinets being installed on the Isle of Wight

Shirley Smart and Peter Cowen - BT Rural Broadband Exchange

Following the announcement made by the council in May, the first rural broadband cabinets are now being installed to serve properties in Shorwell and Shalfleet.

Monday, 7th July, 2014 12:47pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

West Wight residents have their say over parking changes

Moa Place freshwater Car Park

An online and written petition that contain over 1,500 signatures opposed to parking changes at Moa Place car park in Freshwater were handed over to Cllr Gilbey.

Wednesday, 4th June, 2014 7:33am

By Sally Perry