East Cowes Crafters hit up the town with a seaside theme

East Cowes Crafters decorate the town with a seaside theme

Brightening up the town for residents and visitors, the East Cowes Crafters really have made the arch in East Cowes a focal point, bringing it to life in so many different ways

Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 8:46am

By Karl Love

East Cowes Crafters create Mothering Sunday display (but keep their distance)

East Cowes Crafters - Mothering Sunday Display

When viewing this amazing display of crafts and art please remember to keep your distance from one another

Saturday, 21st March, 2020 2:04pm

By Karl Love with 3 readers' comments

Large turnout for Environment Agency’s flood exhibition

Residents attend the Environment Agency consultation

Cllr Karl Love reports back from the Environment Agency's flood planning consultation and exhibition

Friday, 14th February, 2020 8:03am

By Karl Love

World Aids Day: Remembering lost ones and raising awareness of services that keep people safe

Man and woman wearing world aids day ribbons

On World Aids day remember those who have lost their lives to this devastating disease, but also raise awareness for services that help continue to keep people safe

Sunday, 1st December, 2019 3:21pm

By Karl Love

Hundreds of crocheted and knitted poppies adorn Town Arch in tribute to the fallen

Knitted and crocheted poppies on the Town Arch

This community effort was led by the East Cowes Women’s Institute, who've been working on the tribute throughout the summer months

Friday, 1st November, 2019 1:29pm

By Karl Love

Russian royal descendants visit town for memorial service

Mr and Mrs Kulikovsky-Romanov and HH Princess Olga Andreevna Romanov sitting on memorial bench in the rain

Cllr Love says the monument has been a "great success since its unveiling last year", allowing the community to participate and visitors to enjoy the town's heritage

Monday, 14th October, 2019 9:06am

By Karl Love

Russian Imperial family to visit East Cowes for commemorative event

karl love and david hill at romanov monument

Princess Olga will be invited to plant a tree to commemorate their visit to Jubilee Recreation ground and then have a guided tour of Osborne House with a private visit to Barton Manor

Tuesday, 1st October, 2019 8:46am

By Karl Love with one comment

Letter: Have Isle of Wight ferry ports reached and exceeded capacity?

east cowes gridlock on the roads

Cllr Karl Love says solutions to tackle the gridlocked congestion his town faces when there are ferry delays need to be explored or face the consequences.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 7:34am

By Karl Love with one comment

Large tree branch falls onto parked car in East Cowes

The tree branch being cleared

The large branch caused damage to a parked car after breaking falling from the tree.

Monday, 29th July, 2019 4:41pm

By Karl Love

6.5m Propeller to commemorate Sir Christopher Cockerell and town’s innovative workforce

A Propeller mounted on a quayside

Working behind the scenes for the last two years, Lin Kemp has now secured a 6.5 metre high propeller and pylon to bring back to the Island as a monument to Sir Christopher Cockerell, and East Cowes' innovative workforce.

Monday, 22nd July, 2019 9:35am

By Karl Love

Queen Victoria’s Town Trail: Coming to East Cowes this Spring

queen victoria town trail - paving stones

The new Town Trail highlights the famous Victorians who visited East Cowes during Queen Victoria’s reign. Each name is etched onto one of 22 stone markers set into the path though East Cowes to Osborne House.

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 8:39am

By Karl Love

Red Funnel reopens East Cowes town car park

karl love - opening of car park in east cowes

The car park in East Cowes was officially opened today and East Cowes town councillor Karl Love says it "brings a new feel to our town centre environment and will attract much needed businesses for local shops".

Friday, 22nd February, 2019 4:13pm

By Karl Love