Letter: More can be done by ferry companies to protect our ‘gateways’ from Covid-19

Ferry port at Yarmouth

This reader believes that much more can easily be done by the ferry companies to protect the Isle of Wight and its high percentage of older and vulnerable residents from Covid-19. He explains how here

Monday, 11th January, 2021 1:09pm

By Thomas Cowley with 8 readers' comments

New Isle of Wight company to bring second wind to Land Rover Discovery

Rotodama launch pics

A great start for Rotodama, a new Isle of Wight company that's giving a second life to Land Rover Discoverys. Disco bodies rot, but their chassis doesn't - So remove body and turn it into a Super Utility Vehicle.

Thursday, 31st May, 2018 5:53pm

By Thomas Cowley with 3 readers' comments

International tunnel consultants visit pro-link campaigners: Costs and timelines revealed

HKZM visual - TEC project

World experts on tunnelling have been to the Isle of Wight this week to give their views on the project including (for the first time) how long it might take to complete and how much it could cost.

Thursday, 23rd April, 2015 2:41pm

By Thomas Cowley with 119 readers' comments

Read the £100k Fixed link study from 1998, released by Pro-Link campaigners (Updated)

Pile of papers by Robert Couse-Baker

The £100,000 fixed link feasibility study from 1998 has been made public by the Pro-link campaigners, who say an updated version needs to be commissioned.

Wednesday, 25th March, 2015 3:14pm

By Thomas Cowley with 67 readers' comments

Legal entity to promote Isle of Wight fixed link formed

Soletn Tunnel

A not-for-profit association has been formed to campaign for a road-based fixed link from the Isle of Wight to the UK Mainland.

Friday, 20th March, 2015 12:05pm

By Thomas Cowley with 89 readers' comments

Letter: Why isn’t BT’s promised ‘Superfast’ broadband being delivered?

Children looking into trench :

Thomas believes the council should be looking to protect local employers as well as core services, saying local ISPs may suffer because of their decision to give BT £3.65m in the rural broadproject rollout project.

Thursday, 23rd January, 2014 12:39pm

By Thomas Cowley with 46 readers' comments

Yarmouth Community Orchard Planting: All welcome to take part

What a fantastic community project. All welcome to take part in planting of fruit and nut trees in Yarmouth tomorrow (Saturday).

Friday, 7th December, 2012 3:19pm

By Thomas Cowley with one comment

Legally maintaining access to your Rights of Way (part three)

The final part in the series of articles by Thomas Cowley on Rights of Way access

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2012 1:11pm

By Thomas Cowley with 2 readers' comments

Legally maintaining access to your Rights of Way (part two)

Thomas shares detail on the process.

Thursday, 18th October, 2012 11:50am

By Thomas Cowley with 2 readers' comments

Legally maintaining access to your Rights of Way (part one)

The first in a series of articles about rights of way access and how to legally maintain them

Monday, 15th October, 2012 10:54am

By Thomas Cowley with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight 4×4 Club Report

Isle of Wight 4×4 Club Report

Latest report with videos from the IOW 4x4 Club

Wednesday, 12th October, 2011 5:32pm

By Thomas Cowley

Isle of Wight 4×4 Club Report

Isle of Wight 4×4 Club Report

Thomas gives us a report from last week's 4×4 trials

Thursday, 18th August, 2011 3:13pm

By Thomas Cowley with 6 readers' comments