Plans for all-weather pitch to increase sporting opportunity

all weather football stand

Secretary of Newport FC Supporters Trust says there are very sound footballing reasons for upgrading to an all-weather pitch, as it will always be available for training and matchday use.

Thursday, 13th June, 2019 8:16am

By Gavin Foster

Sandown’s ‘High Ropes’ attraction no longer going ahead – now it’s ‘high nets’

high ropes sky trail

The plans changed after Heritage GB researched high ropes attractions and realised they wouldn't be suitable on coastal areas.

Friday, 7th June, 2019 3:20pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Green light for homes for people with disabilities and learning difficulties

planning keyboard

The application was passed by the planning committee, despite concerns from residents about parking and the value of their property being affected.

Wednesday, 5th June, 2019 4:45pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Committee told to make decision on house extension and ignore ’emotional side’ of cafe

Blueprints

Last year the Isle of Wight Council approved plans to knock down the cafe and build an extension to the house - plans to extend further were considered this week.

Thursday, 30th May, 2019 8:19am

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

Morrisons apply for retrospective permission for ‘garden centre’

morrisons sign

Morrisons in Lake have already built the 'garden centre' at their Lake store and are now applying for retrospective permission, but the local council recommend refusal

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 10:48am

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

Variation of options for St George’s Park land could increase value by £175k

south coast leisure plans

More variations on land options from Isle of Wight council sought - if approved could benefit IWC by £175K.

Monday, 13th May, 2019 3:24pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Burger King and 24 hour gym plans lodged with IWC

burger king sign

A planning application has now been formally submitted seeking approval to open a Burger King and 24-hour gym

Monday, 13th May, 2019 3:03pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Plans to build on recent graves slammed as ‘appalling’

wellow baptist church

The church plans to sell the land at Wellow to redevelop Colwell Church, but one man was told he could be buried next to his wife who was laid to rest in 2012.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 10:58am

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

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