Residents are advised to remain alert by not alarmed - ferry terminals are just one of the areas armed police will be patrolling after the national security threat level was increased to 'Critical'.
News from the North Wight
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Southern Water say they're working hard to resolve an ongoing technical problem with pumps at their Albany Road pumping station in East Cowes.
Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 3:11pm
By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments
Congratulations to all at Northwood Primary School after Ofsted declared them “an exceptionally caring, inclusive school".
Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 8:49am
By Mandy Airey with one comment
A list of what's wrong with the Floating Bridge, described as 'Multiple catastrophic bridge problems identified that cannot be rectified, or be fixed without penalty' was presented to East Cowes town council last night. OnTheWight has the details.
Friday, 19th May, 2017 12:25pm
By Angela Booth with 28 readers' comments
The new floating bridge was subject to several problems over the weekend and following an approach from the MCA the service has been suspended this morning.
Monday, 15th May, 2017 12:30pm
By Sally Perry with 30 readers' comments
The long-awaited new Floating Bridge came into service this afternoon, carrying vehicles and foot passengers across the mouth of the river Medina. Allan Marsh was the first on board to take photos for OnTheWight, see his HD gallery.
Saturday, 13th May, 2017 7:05pm
By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments
The wait for the new Floating Bridge is over. The council have announced the first date for the public to be able to ride on it - and a new way for you to pay for it.
Friday, 12th May, 2017 11:16am
By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments