Majority of 5,000 Isle of Wight residents oppose plan for 10,000 new homes in 15 years

Bob Seely in bembridge

The overwhelming majority of Islanders who have responded have opposed the plans and support the MP's campaign.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 11:55am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

Car Park built without permission must be removed say Isle of Wight council

Car park

The council said the car park has resulted in an over provision of car parking and would likely to lead to increased use of the existing ‘substandard’ junction.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 2:31pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 13 readers' comments

Our town and village are now at capacity say Isle of Wight councillors

Construction site :

The Isle of Wight council say there is a lack of suitable housing, but councillors say their areas are at capacity.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 11:11am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Plans for new ice rink and leisure centre criticised over ‘lack of detail’

ice and leisure centre plans - drawing

Although the application has received 225 letters of support, objections from the likes of Sport England, Island Roads, Ryde Town Council and Southern Vectis are starting to emerge, with many of them citing a lack of detail in the application.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 6:08pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Plans for Isle of Wight Sculpture Gardens lodged with council

elmlea cottage and garden

Sculptures to be curated, produced and displayed in the cottage and garden.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 10:31am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Plans for new Isle of Wight Brewery be based on fun and humour

goddards 25 years

The plans include an indoor viewing deck looking over the brewery as well as a bar area serving light refreshments.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 4:01pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Pennyfeathers: Could be 2022 before ‘stark wasteland’ is developed on, says councillor

Pennyfeathers revised :

Cllr Lilley says that although the developer has technically tidied up, made it safer for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians, visually now it's a stark wasteland. The agent calls it scaremongering.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 3:20pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Sport England object to plans for Ryde ice rink and leisure centre (updated)

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

Sport England oppose the proposal saying there is "little evidence is provided demonstrating the need for the new facilities".

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 2:47pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Call-in of pumping station decision at Westridge Farm rejected by chair of planning

michael lilley

Cllr Lilley and residents say their comments are being ignored, but the chair of planning says there are no material planning issues with the application that was approved under delegated decision.

Friday, 19th July, 2019 5:47pm

By Sally Perry

Fundraising weekend planned for new Ice and Leisure Centre

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

This inspiring and exciting new facility could be built and in use within 12 months say the applicants. A fundraising weekend is planned to coincide with the planning officer's decision.

Thursday, 18th July, 2019 9:44am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

57-home development falls through after access road declared ‘not a road’ by Island Roads

Guildford Road

Without double yellow lines the road cannot be used as an access road.

Wednesday, 17th July, 2019 4:40pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council getting back into house building: Modular homes on the way

barry - julie - wayne and other at modular home

Cllr Abraham said that for years housing for young people had been totally neglected, adding that the Isle of Wight council have taken a pledge that they intend to deliver on.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 6:00pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments