Plans for Bembridge tea trailer gathers support

cup of tea

The couple who previously ran the Lifeboat View Cafe by Bembridge Lifeboat station, are seeking permission for a tea trailer to meet demand.

Thursday, 25th April, 2019 9:20am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Wight Bowmen fight to protect their field from Island Plan development

bob seely with wight bowmen

The club have leased the field from the Isle of Wight Council for almost 50 years.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 10:10am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

‘Recreation pond’ planned at farm for inflatables, kayaking and paddleboarding

shoreline kayaks by ddebold

Five geodesic domes have already been built as "luxury glamping accommodation" but these plans are for a 'recreation pond" to allow water activities at the farm.

Tuesday, 9th April, 2019 5:40pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Plans for local (micro) pub for local people

Chillerton pub

The applicant believe there's "a genuine gap in the facilities provided by Chillerton for this type of establishment", and plan to open a micro-pub.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 8:10am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

‘Low-fat pizza’ takeaway to replace vacant shop in Freshwater

Pizza oven

Plans aim to create at least two jobs and add to the choice of takeaway food for the local community.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 7:32am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Plans for car showroom to become furniture store

lushington hill harwoods garage

The former car showroom is no longer required due to “changing requirements within the vehicles sales sector”. You have until 22nd to comment.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 12:01pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Approval sought for new permanent position for lifeguard hut

lifeguard hut sandown

The RNLI are seeking to move the lifeguard station on Sandown Beach and place it in a permanent position to save costs of removing and returning it each year.

Monday, 18th March, 2019 4:09pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

New life for empty former gift shop?

tea and cake

The former gift shop has been empty for sometime. Plans to convert into a tea room have been lodged with the Isle of Wight council.

Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 11:24am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Popular seafront cafe could be saved after boathouse plans dropped

lifeboat view cafe by simon orange

The owner is now hoping to implement the approval for the replacement cafe as approved under previous application, rather than extend her property and build a boathouse.

Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 10:46am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Former councillor branded ‘garden grabber’ gets planning approval next to nature reserve

satellite view of Blythe Way planning - google maps

The application for a house at Blythe Way, next to Batts Copse and Sibden Hill nature reserve in Shanklin, was turned down by councillors last year due to the size and scale of the building.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 3:35pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Revised Isle of Wight plans approved without debate

medina avenue planning

There was no debate on the revised planning application which went straight to a vote at last night's planning committee meeting.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 12:21pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Approval for Isle of Wight’s controversial 66 home development

66 homes - northwood -

The applicant now has outline permission to build the houses, but further applications will be required before building work commences.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 8:56am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter