Plans for 16 new properties on derelict former farmland

Man drawing on blueprints

A ‘modest financial contribution’ would be made towards off-site affordable housing and a strip of land available for the West Wight Greenway (cycle track)

Monday, 19th April, 2021 5:38pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Letter: Cancelling Isle of Wight Road Races 2021 is not down to ‘Corruption’ – Read the detail

Middle Road by Tapnell Farm

Thomas lays out in detail the process for a Closed Roads race and why he says the cancelling of the Isle of Wight Road Races 2021 is not down to ‘corruption’, as some on Social Media have claimed.

Monday, 19th April, 2021 12:42pm

By Thomas Cowley with 3 readers' comments

Residents treated to surprise Christmas hampers in Yarmouth and Thorley

Christmas hampers and two Thorley councillors

Cakes, nosegays, and decorations included in the gifts were made by friends and members of Community Hall of Yarmouth and District (CHOYD)

Thursday, 24th December, 2020 3:03pm

By Steve Cowley

Plans for glamping domes on West Wight farmland attracts objections

Tapnell farm glamping domes

There are plans for the five domes to be re-sited to another part of the farm estate, but objectors say it will harm the Isle of Wight Dark Skies and AONB. Details within

Wednesday, 16th September, 2020 11:12am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Parents to challenge Isle of Wight council decision to close Yarmouth School

children and teachers on grass

A group of well-informed parents are preparing a challenge to the Isle of Wight Council’s current proposal to close Yarmouth CE Primary School. Governors have invited parents to a meeting tonight (Wednesday).

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 10:00am

By Steve Cowley with one comment

West Wight school consultation: Cllr sharing incorrect information, says Yarmouth Mayor (updated)

Delivering the petition at county hall

Cllr Cameron is minuted as stating that Yarmouth Town Council approve of the school closure when it is the opposite. A 1,882 strong petition was handed in this week to County Hall opposing the changes.

Friday, 14th June, 2019 6:37pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Yarmouth and Shalfleet join fight to save schools in reorganisation plans

children and teachers on grass

Yarmouth Town Council as well as the Federation of church schools of Yarmouth and Shalfleet share their arguments in West Wight school places reorganisation.

Thursday, 6th June, 2019 9:04am

By Sally Perry

Wannabe Sherlocks: Don’t miss this immersive murder mystery dinner at The Cow Co

Murder Mystery

Book now to secure your seat at the immersive Murder Mystery Dinner at The Cow Co Restaurant and Bar later this month.

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 5:40pm

By Kirsten Morris

Halloween Tap N Ale party returns to Cow Co

big topp

Dig out your very best Day of the Dead fancy dress for the Cow Co Halloween Tap N Ale party next month. Tickets selling fast so get yours before the all go.

Wednesday, 13th September, 2017 9:00pm

By Kirsten Morris

Head to the ‘greatest show in the West’ for the final Summer Shindig

street artist plays with flames and fire during show

As well as the usual great food and drink, the last Summer Shindig at Tapnell Farm sees stilt-walkers, a close-up magician and fire eaters for the ultimate thrill and visual spectacle! Book now to eat the restaurant on the night.

Friday, 25th August, 2017 3:51pm

By Kirsten Morris

Head to Cow Co’s Summer Shindig for screening of SING!

Sing Screenshot

Get set for the penultimate Summer Shindig - there's a very special outdoor screening of the film SING! - an animated comedy every member of the family will love. Free entry and free parking!

Friday, 18th August, 2017 5:52pm

By Kirsten Morris

Summer Rock heads to The Cow Co Shindig next week

Sunset Rock at Cow Co

The Cow Co will be joined by local tribute band, Something from Nothing, next Thursday for their Shindig Shenanigans. The band will be busting out acoustic covers of the greatest hits from rock legends, The Foo Fighters. Free to attend but worth booking your table in advance.

Friday, 28th July, 2017 3:15pm

By Sally Perry