Southern Water have just given OnTheWight an update and it’s pretty positive

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We know there has been a lot of concern about possible loss of water, so have been in touch with Southern Water who've given reassuring news.

Sunday, 4th March, 2018 12:16pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Shanklin and Ventnor road closure could last two weeks

road closed sign

The road closure that starts Wednesday 28th February could last for up to two weeks whilst Southern Water repair a sewer in the carriageway.

Monday, 26th February, 2018 12:35pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Cold snap coming, tips on how to stay warmer

pugs under blanket

As the next cold snap approaches, E.ON have shared some very simple ways to stay warm and cosy at home.

Thursday, 22nd February, 2018 2:29pm

By Sally Perry

MP urges Islanders to think about switching electricity suppliers

electricity cables

The Isle of Wight MP is urging householders to think about switching electricity suppliers after new figures show take up on the Isle of Wight is lower than many other parts of the country.

Wednesday, 3rd January, 2018 12:42pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 14 readers' comments

Raised terrorism levels bring concerns from water company

southern water stay out sign

Southern Water say people have been trespassing on their sites and posting photos to social media. Their sites have many hazards and warn that a lovely photograph isn't worth your life.

Friday, 22nd September, 2017 3:37pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Technical problem with pumping station in East Cowes

albany road pumping station -

Southern Water say they're working hard to resolve an ongoing technical problem with pumps at their Albany Road pumping station in East Cowes.

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 3:11pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

£6.6m boost to improve bathing water on the Isle of Wight

shanklin beach

Shanklin was selected by Southern Water for the £6.6m investment.

Monday, 15th May, 2017 11:05am

By Leilah Nicola

Four more weeks of works on Newport Road, Cowes say water co

roadworks send help

Southern Water will be returning to Newport Road, Cowes, from Monday 13 March for up to four weeks.

Monday, 6th March, 2017 3:59pm

By Leilah Nicola with 8 readers' comments

Research into local energy companies raises more questions for council to consider

robin hood statue

When this reader heard the Isle of Wight council planned to invest in a local energy company he took time to research other similar schemes across the country. His research raises valid questions that councillors may need to consider before going ahead with the scheme.

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 4:21pm

By Anonymous with 4 readers' comments

How you can help to end the scourge of the sewers

scene from the unflushables

Around £90million is spent every year clearing blockages nationwide. Money which has to come from somewhere and it’s usually our bills. Find out how you can help avoid blockages.

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 11:30am

By Samuel Underwood with 2 readers' comments

Investment in local energy company could see £300k pa for the council

Call centre operators

Investment in a local energy company could see over £300,000 pa in revenue for the Isle of Wight council (from year five), as well as, potentially, call centre and support staff jobs being created.

Friday, 6th January, 2017 1:19pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

Burst water mains galore on the Isle of Wight

Burst water main

There have been reports of four burst water mains in the last 24 hours - and those are just the ones that Island Roads have informed us about.

Friday, 11th November, 2016 2:20pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments