Ideal for Lockdown: Take a look inside these Digital Artists’ Notebooks of the Isle of Wight

Lift the Lid Digital Notebooks - Schools

Now is the perfect time to flick through the Lift the Lid Digital Notebooks. Four projects around the Island - and loads of IW school kids and community groups were involved. Do you recognise anyone?

Friday, 15th May, 2020 5:15pm

By Sally Perry

Restaurant plans for the end of this Isle of Wight pier now live

If approved the restaurant on the end of the pier will open in Summer 2021. Details within

Monday, 9th December, 2019 9:09am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Find out more about end of pier restaurant plans today

man drawing blue prints

Those behind the plans are long-term residents of the Isle of Wight, and say they're keen to see local people and businesses benefit as much as possible from the pier's restoration.

Wednesday, 27th November, 2019 11:42am

By Sally Perry

Expansion plans lodged to ‘meet high expectations of our customers’, says restaurant

The Hut restaurant overlooking the sea

The owners of the highly successful restaurant say they won’t be increasing the number of covers (220 currently), but instead will have more space for some new facilities

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 5:25pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Singers and musicians come together for Remembrance Concert

Remembrance Day Service, Hanley Town Centre

This free concert will remember those who gave their lives in armed conflicts

Monday, 4th November, 2019 11:00am

By Martyn Waitt

Dramatic photos show men battling through gale to secure pier and equipment

Men working on Totland Pier in the storm

As the winds were whipping around this morning, these photos by Richard Cattle show two men trying to secure the equipment and newly-relaid pier decking

Saturday, 2nd November, 2019 1:28pm

By Simon Perry

‘Confused to as why governors not behind parents’ – Protest over school closure

children and teachers on grass

Cllr Brading said he did not expect the news of the Governors decision to be in the public domain, but that they can do what they want.

Friday, 27th September, 2019 3:21pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Letter: West Wight parents blighted by conflicting messages over planned school closure

children and teachers on grass

Steve Cowley says parents cannot plan their children's education and schools are blighted by conflicting messages coming out of the Isle of Wight council.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 5:32pm

By Steve Cowley

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