The wonderful Classic Boat Museum - which has a gallery in East Cowes and a soon-to-open Museum in Cowes - are very keen to recruit new volunteers to help in a variety of roles.
News from the North Wight
If you’re interested in news from around the North of the Island, this is the place to find it. If you’ve got a story lead, or have news from your part of the Island that you’d like us to share with our readers, get in touch.
The high-end supermarket has been quietly observing the problems with the floating bridge service but now talk about the importance of safeguarding local businesses.
Tuesday, 20th February, 2018 2:03pm
By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments
Scrutiny tells Leader he’ll be held accountable for his floating bridge ‘good and reasonable service’ comment
After Leader of the council, Dave Stewart, gave Scrutiny members an update on the Cowes floating bridge, they told him he'd be held accountable his comment about it providing 'a good and reasonable service'. OnTheWight reports in full detail.
Friday, 16th February, 2018 8:27pm
By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments
Members of the Scrutiny Committee ask 'Who runs the council?' after being told they can only view floating bridge documents sat in front of a laptop at County Hall (with an estimated reading time of 30 hours).
Wednesday, 14th February, 2018 9:19pm
By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments
Here's the first look at Red Funnel's newly-ordered ship. This one is dedicated to carrying freight only, hence it can only carry 12 passengers for the 12 HGVs it can take across its four lanes. Full size images can be seen below.
Wednesday, 14th February, 2018 12:04pm
By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight council say that although they have no objection to the request to remove the tree, options are being considered and investigated further with Island Roads that may prevent the immediate removal of the tree.
Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 5:33pm
By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments