Motocross launch appeal against decision by Isle of Wight Council’s planning department

Motoxiow track

In his appeal, Mr Collins said the national motocross body had ‘never experienced this level of obstruction’ from a local council

Monday, 18th January, 2021 5:44pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Plans to convert former village shop site into three dwellings

chale green stores

The shop closed suddenly in 2019 and has sat empty since. The plans include a bungalow and a house

Tuesday, 12th January, 2021 12:04pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

MP against Puckpool plans due to lack of affordable housing

puckpool hill houses plan with bob seely

Bob Seely says he is opposing the development because the houses will not be affordable for Isle of Wight families trying to get a foot on the housing ladder

Tuesday, 12th January, 2021 11:11am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 6 readers' comments

Retrospective permission sought for buildings in AONB/SSSI conservation area, labelled ‘industrial’ by objectors

Bridge Cottage from Old Blackgang Road showing garages and vehicles

Objectors say the applicant has not complied with previous planning conditions - such as planting 100 trees to mitigate the loss of habitat - and has in their view 'industrialised' the site in an AONB, SSSI and Special Area of Conservation

Monday, 11th January, 2021 4:34pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Use new Website to have your say on Norris Castle plans

Norris Castle from the Solent

Given Covid-19 restrictions, the developer has created a Website with photos, an FAQ section and a way to feed back your views on the development plans

Monday, 11th January, 2021 10:08am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council could set aside £450,000 for Sandown eyesore left empty for 12+ years (updated)

Fitzroy Street

As part of their Empty Property Strategy, the Isle of Wight council plan to forcibly buy the derelict property that has sat empty for years

Monday, 11th January, 2021 8:37am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Pennyfeathers: Plans for a further 900+ homes in Ryde moves a step closer

Drawing blueprints by Lex Photography

Cllr Lilley says there is no agreed master road infrastructure plan, and no plans for community/education/job creation/health infrastructure and adds that in his view, Ryde Town Council has been totally ignored

Monday, 11th January, 2021 6:56am

By Michael Lilley with 6 readers' comments

Plans for Hambrough Hotel to expand into former day care centre

Hambrough Hotel

The plans have been supported by the local town council as it returns a large empty building back into practical use. Details within

Thursday, 7th January, 2021 5:53pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Decision by Isle of Wight planning officers announced for Newport housing development

Landscape lane road sign

The outline plans were said to provide a significant positive opportunity for a mix of housing, whilst retaining the rural feel to the lane, but it was met with much local opposition

Wednesday, 6th January, 2021 2:37pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Plans for a new crematorium lodged with the council: Have your say

Entrance to William Hill Funeral Directors

Plans have been lodged for a new up-to-date crematorium next to and forming part of the woodland burial cemetery in Newchurch

Tuesday, 5th January, 2021 11:10am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Wharf regeneration will benefit whole of River Medina and port of Cowes says Harbour Commission

Artist impression of Kingston Wharf

Stuart McIntosh said this is the right time to makes this strategic commitment and investment to regenerate the wharf for the benefit of the whole River Medina and the port of Cowes

Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020 8:05am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Apse Heath housing plans rejected by Isle of Wight council planning committee

Artist's impression of Apse Heath development

Cllr Mosdell said the proposed development filled her with fear that it would open the floodgates for more applications for housing on dangerous roads

Monday, 14th December, 2020 2:33pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments