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

‘Organised campaign’ against Bembridge holiday lodges ‘bordering on mass hysteria’ says agent

Love Lane artists impression - Martha James Plan Research

Agent for the applicants says she's had to write to Isle of Wight Council planning authority about "the behaviour of certain residents"

Monday, 19th April, 2021 2:08pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Opposition mounting for plans to convert heritage shop for residential use

The Candy Shop front

The Town Council, Business Association and local Heritage groups are among those opposing the plans

Friday, 16th April, 2021 9:25am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Revised plans for former football ground smaller and include second drive-through restaurant

Plans for St George's Way

South Coast Leisure say all but one of the units have confirmed tenants and the new plans are smaller than before

Friday, 16th April, 2021 8:51am

By Gavin Foster with 11 readers' comments

New building at Hoverport will ‘showcase’ hovercraft vessels

Southsea Hover Terminal Google Maps

A Griffon Hoverworks spokesperson said proposal would allow them to showcase the hovercraft they've built

Thursday, 15th April, 2021 2:01pm

By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Deputy Mayor joins those objecting to guest house to help the Island’s homeless

Leed Street property

Two Saints say tenants would not placed in the property directly from the street, but will have gone through a process to determine they are ready to live independently and successfully

Tuesday, 13th April, 2021 5:41pm

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

CPRE calls on candidates to pledge to seek lower housing targets in next Island Plan (updated)

Shoulder of Mutton site in Newport - Google Maps

The Isle of Wight CPRE - the countryside charity - are calling on candidates in the upcoming election to pledge to seek a lower housing target in the next Island Plan

Thursday, 8th April, 2021 7:24am

By Ian Wellby with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight only met 54 per cent of housebuilding target over past three years

fence of building site with warning signs

Between 2017 and 2020, 1,823 homes should have been built to meet government-set targets, but only 978 were delivered.

Wednesday, 7th April, 2021 6:55pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments

West Wight councillors and residents share concerns over Isle of Wight Road Races

Freshwater road to Compton

Some Freshwater councillors say there has been a lack of transparency with the proposed Isle of Wight Road Races

Wednesday, 7th April, 2021 9:11am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Alan Sugar’s high street property to become a restaurant and flats

Former brighthouse property now owned by alan sugar

Dividing up the property is thought to be the best option going forward

Wednesday, 7th April, 2021 8:14am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight planning portal experiencing problems

Drawing blueprints by Lex Photography

If you have a problem getting on the planning Website, here's why

Tuesday, 30th March, 2021 9:18am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Adapted plans submitted for new homes on former sports field

Artists impression of new houses on Luccombe Road

The previous plans that have lapsed have been adapted by the developer

Tuesday, 30th March, 2021 8:31am

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