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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.
Complete night-time power failure for a yacht in the Solent’s shipping lane led to the urgent launching of Cowes RNLI lifeboat.
Monday, 28th November, 2016 1:56pm
By George Chastney with one comment
Work at the former Frank James Hospital is delayed again, so there'll be another Big Gathering on Sunday 11th December, with interviews being filmed by David George.
Thursday, 24th November, 2016 8:39am
By Steven Goodman with 5 readers' comments
It's not often that 70 new jobs become available on the Isle of Wight in one go, is it? Due to a lot of new orders, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is holding a Jobs Fair and they want anyone with a positive approach to work to come along. Fear not if you haven't worked in composites before, they'll train you up.
Many people were surprised the floating bridge would be out of action for vehicles for nearly three months, so OnTheWight sought to find out the extent of the work taking place to prepare for the new floating bridge.
Tuesday, 22nd November, 2016 6:59am
By Sally Perry with 74 readers' comments
This great hulk of steel will be up for sale next year when it is replaced with a brand new custom-made floating bridge.
Friday, 18th November, 2016 8:28am
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments
Vehicles will be diverted via Newport for nearly three months after the floating bridge is taken out of service and substantial reconstruction work is carried out on both slipways in preparation for the replacement floating bridge.
Thursday, 17th November, 2016 11:27am
By IW Council Press Office with 54 readers' comments