Four fascinating art commissions showcased at Lift the Lid: A look inside

Guests were presented with four new art commissions. You can still see two of them on the Island.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 9:30am

By Sally Perry

Lightning believed to have started tree fire in Totland

The tree fire in Totland

The fire has been extinguished now, but the woods remain closed.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 9:08am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight teenager becomes 2019 Junior Special National Autograss Champion

Reece Wetherick racing

14-year-old Reece from Totland beat 75 other drivers to become the 2019 Junior Special National Champion.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 7:41am

By Kelly Wetherick

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

Lift the Lid presents The Great Light and Dark Show this weekend

LTL light and dark show poster cropped

This Saturday between 2-5pm, head to Totland for this (free) exciting event set within one of the Island’s long-standing communities and meet the people who make life happen there.

Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 12:51pm

By Tayla Smith

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

West Wight schools reorganisation: Isle of Wight council launch new consultation

save all saints banner

Have your say on the Isle of Wight council's latest preferred option for West Wight primary school provision.

Tuesday, 14th May, 2019 4:49pm

By IW Council Press Office

Parents and pupils speak out over possible closure of primary school

Save our School - parents and children

Cllr Brading said the final decision on whether All Saints closes will be his but that formal decision to launch a consultation had not yet been made.

Thursday, 28th February, 2019 11:54am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Men in Sheds appeal for help in converting changing rooms

men in sheds totland

West Wight Men In Sheds have been given a ten-year lease by Totland Parish Council, but now need help converting changing rooms into a workshop.

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 2:55pm

By Ian Wright

‘Lift the Lid’ reveals artist commissions

Lift the lid artists

A project aimed at encouraging residents to find out more about the arts and culture on the Isle of Wight announces their public artist commission for Newport, East Cowes and Totland.

Monday, 12th November, 2018 8:31am

By Sarah Glass

Further improvement needed at Isle of Wight care home

inglefield care home

Owners of the care home say they've brought in a new management team who are making significant ongoing improvements. The CQC say further improvement is needed.

Thursday, 11th October, 2018 9:53am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter