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

Plans to convert oldest surviving Isle of Wight baptist church into home

wellow baptist church

Developers say feedback from those who registered an interest in the burial ground had been generally positive and encouraging

Thursday, 14th May, 2020 10:26am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Residents to ‘temporarily’ lose their Post Office following resignation of postmaster

post office sign

The Isle of Wight MP says he's closely monitoring the situation, whilst the Post Office say they're working to find a solution for future service for the village

Friday, 10th January, 2020 12:52pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight Ploughing Match returns for 120th time next month

Vintage tractor in field with other tractors working in distance

As well as the competition, there'll be plenty of stalls and a grand raffle with a chance to win lots of lovely local produce.

Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 7:42am

By Georgina Chapman

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

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

Police hunt motorcyclist who fled Middle Road collision

Police conferring

Police believe the motorcyclist who fled the scene of a road traffic collision on Sunday may be injured as his motorbike sustained substantial damage.

Wednesday, 28th September, 2016 5:12pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Middle Road closed following three-car road traffic incident

Police tape

It's not known how many casualties there are, but at least one person has had to be cut from the vehicle by the fire service and taken to hospital.

Wednesday, 27th April, 2016 4:11pm

By Sally Perry

Pedestrian seriously injured by X5 driver who failed roadside breath test

wellow RTI

A 29 year old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision with a car on Wellow Road last night. The driver of the BMW X5 was arrested and bailed.

Friday, 9th October, 2015 9:20am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

All welcome to the Wellow Green Fizz and Fun Day

Wellow Green:

Save the date - Saturday 2nd August - and head to Wellow Millennium Green for an afternoon of fizz and fun.

Tuesday, 22nd July, 2014 9:03am

By Sally Perry

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

Break in at Alpaca farm shop and cafe

West Wight Alpacas shop:

If you are offered cameras, phones or computers for sale, be aware of this recent burglary.

Saturday, 19th April, 2014 9:41am

By Sally Perry