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News from the North Wight
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With global warming high on the national agenda after last week’s Youth Strike 4 Climate, Cowes Enterprise College played its own part in spreading an important message of social awareness when sixth form pupils designed a lesson delivered to every single class.
Monday, 18th February, 2019 9:53am
By Yasmin with one comment
The Isle of Wight Primary School says it is already over capacity and is seeking a change to funding so it can accommodate more smaller classes. But the plans have come under fire due to spare capacity in other local schools.
Have you seen the missing Nationwide envelope with over £1,200 cash in £10 notes lost in the Cowes area? It belongs to a young girl who has been saving up or a very long time and she's understandably distressed at the loss.
Wednesday, 13th February, 2019 3:58pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments
It's taken three years to reach the point to being awarded Full Museum Accreditation status by the Arts Council and the chairman of the Isle of Wight Steam Railway says it's an enormous achievement for the whole Island.
Tuesday, 12th February, 2019 9:52am
By Lindsay Becker with one comment
In response to a 22 year business in East Cowes, who said the failures of the floating bridge resulted in her business being decimated, leader of the Isle of Wight council, Dave Stewart, said “I think some of it is down to your business case. I haven’t seen Waitrose close"
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 3:25pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments
The Floating Bridge Stakeholders group argue Floating Bridge 6 "would never be fit for purpose", and "should be scrapped and replaced entirely".
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 3:21pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments
The leader of the Isle of Wight council admits they council "could have moved quicker as the facts unfolded" about the catalogue of problems with floating bridge 6.
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 3:00pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 15 readers' comments
Isle of Wight Council leader, Dave Stewart, has finally said the latest floating bridge did not fit the requirements drawn up by the council and they could pursue legal action against BCTQ.
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 2:39pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments