Isle of Wight retail park development recommended for ‘conditional permission’

artists impression of st georges park development

The Isle of Wight Council’s planning committee is due to met next Tuesday (15th Oct) to discuss the application, submitted by South Coast Leisure last year.

Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 8:07am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Badgers halt Isle of Wight council’s housing development

Badger :

It was hoped they would be built by Christmas, but the work has has now been delayed due to the badgers.

Monday, 7th October, 2019 5:47pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Proposed roads for Ryde development ‘breathtakingly inadequate’, says councillor

timelapse of car lights

Cllr Jordan says the plans will "see hundreds, if not thousands, of extra vehicle journeys per day in this area — some from very large commercial vehicles"

Monday, 7th October, 2019 9:34am

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

Residents predict ‘traffic mayhem’ with new development

traffic jam

Plans to expand Ryde Business Park by building new homes, a GP surgery, gym and cafe have been drawn up by the Isle of Wight Council as part of its regeneration strategy.

Friday, 27th September, 2019 3:22pm

By Peter Gruner with one comment

Regeneration plans for Ryde Business Park open for public comment

nicholson road artist impression

Although the application has been submitted by the council, which owns the land, it will still be dealt with as any other application would.

Tuesday, 24th September, 2019 5:30pm

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

Hotel ‘has had its day’ says owners looking to redevelop Sandown site

cygnet hotel from google streetview

The current owners of the hotel, which was put on the market in 2014 and ceased trading in 2017, said it was not financially sustainable.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 4:31pm

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

Change of use application for former pub

the gate pub garden

The site has reportedly changed hands many times and been closed for years.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 2:59pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Plans for 40 new homes at Palmers Farm resubmitted to Isle of Wight council


A revised planning application of up to 40 houses built in Wootton has been submitted to the Isle of Wight Council.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 2:42pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

House building negatively impacting Solent’s protected habitats, says Isle of Wight MP

algae on the beach

The MP says that house building is contributing to the dense mats of green algae negatively impacting on the Solent’s protected habitats and bird species.

Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 5:54pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment

Isle of Wight MP criticises the IW council again in meeting over Crossways

people at the crossways meeting

The MP criticised the Isle of Wight council for how little they're willing to talk to him about the housing crisis. He said the government target is totally unsustainable.

Monday, 9th September, 2019 12:54pm

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

Public meeting called to discuss controversial Crossways plan

crossways aerial

Hosted by East Cowes Town Council, residents are encouraged to attend to hear the results of a public consultation and have their say.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 1:44pm

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

Letter: IWC must withdraw Crossways plan – town is at capacity

Illustration for crossways development of 154 dwellings

Peter Lloyd says the East Cowes has doubled in size and is unable to cope, with schools, doctors the dentist and drainage at full capacity.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 1:06pm

By Peter Lloyd with 5 readers' comments