Isle of Wight travel

Our Travel section is the place to check for fast and accurate travel updates from all the ferry companies, bus, train and hovercraft operator. In this section, we’ll also let you know about road closures and diversions.

Petrol/Diesel Prices

Petrol/Diesel Prices

We realise that we haven’t included supermarket petrol prices here, but are keen to support the smaller independents. Here are the latest updates. Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station :

Wednesday, 20th August, 2008 3:20pm

By Sally Perry

Police continue drugs operations at Island ferry ports

Looks like Police PR is working on Saturday (sorry to hear that Dunc!). Here’s some actions that they carried out yesterday and we’re told that the results of it will come out next week

Saturday, 16th August, 2008 2:04pm

By Hampshire Police Authority

Petrol/Diesel Prices

Petrol/Diesel Prices

They finally seem to be dropping, consistently. Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price

Thursday, 14th August, 2008 8:00am

By Sally Perry

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

The latest petrol and diesel prices in South Wight.

Tuesday, 12th August, 2008 2:09pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

‘Young Persons Discount Card’ Launched by Southern Vectis

‘Young Persons Discount Card’ Launched by Southern Vectis

Southern Vectis have announced that they are to launch a new ‘Young Persons Discount Card’ to help school leavers. As many will know the ‘Student Rider’ scheme, which provides all those in full

Thursday, 7th August, 2008 11:28am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Optio Voluntary Car Service Looking for Drivers

Optio Voluntary Car Service Looking for Drivers

If you have some free time and would like to put it to good use, why not consider being a volunteer driver? Janet Short from the IW Rural Community Council has been in touch,

Monday, 4th August, 2008 11:05am

By Janet Short

Reverse Your Fuel Bills

Reverse Your Fuel Bills

Here’s a great tip for drivers that Simon spotted from the Institute for Advanced Motorists Magazine recently. Apparently, if you reverse into a parking space, you could save yourself possibly up to £2 per week

Friday, 1st August, 2008 10:01am

By Sally Perry

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

They’re still dropping. Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 131.9p Updated

Thursday, 31st July, 2008 5:57pm

By Sally Perry

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

At last, prices are starting to come down. Fill up quick before they go up again. Cheapest stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38

Tuesday, 29th July, 2008 10:12am

By Sally Perry

Positive Council Story: #2 WightBus

Positive Council Story: #2 WightBus

Whether we’re sitting at the desk, in the garden or just enjoying the wonderful views each day, we could easily set our clocks to the Number 31 Wightbus as it trundles past our window. We’ve

Thursday, 24th July, 2008 12:10pm

By Rachael Brooks

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Cheapest non- supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 135p Updated :

Tuesday, 22nd July, 2008 10:49am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Massive hike in Diesel at Whitwell – Blimey! 22.5p a gallon increase in four days. Cheapest non- supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor,

Thursday, 17th July, 2008 2:01pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments