Thunderbolt, the winner of the first Cowes-Torquay-Cowes race has just undergone a repaint and minor repairs and will be in Cowes this weekend, as will seven times world power boat racing champion, Richie Powers.
Sally PerryWriter, reporter, editor, book-keeper and tea-maker at Isle of Wight News by OnTheWight.
The application was originally rejected by the Isle of Wight council, but an appeal with the Planning Inspectorate has led to approval.
Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017 6:03pm
By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments
It's not the first time a large company arriving on the Island has referred to it as the Isle of White, so why the interest from national newspapers on this one? Here's a recap of past ones. Got any to add?
Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017 3:58pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
Cllr Ward, the Isle of Wight council cabinet member responsible for the floating bridge, made a series of claims today inc. only eight complaints had been received, not many people were dissatisfied, blaming activists. The BBC reporter's reaction was ... interesting.
Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017 2:25pm
By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments
£63m was gambled and £2.9m was lost in FOBTs (Fixed Odds Betting Terminals) on the Isle of Wight last year according to figures published by Howard Reed of Landman Economics.
Monday, 21st August, 2017 9:25pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments