A life-ring spotted in the water near West Ryde Middle buoy resulted in the launch of the Cowes RNLI lifeboat today.
News from the North Wight
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The shop that specialises in selling items from unclaimed lost property will be closing this year after 45 years of trading and 32 years in Cowes. It will be sorely missed by Islanders and visitors.
Thursday, 16th February, 2017 8:57am
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
Red Funnel has signed a contract with Wight Shipyard Ltd to carry out the work at The Columbine in East Cowes, marking the first time the vessel has been refitted on the Island since it was built by FBM Marine.
Monday, 13th February, 2017 10:23am
By Lucy Thomas with 23 readers' comments
East Cowes town councillor, Karl Love, is worried the town has become the battle ground for developers on the Island and its townspeople are getting caught up in the middle.
Saturday, 11th February, 2017 9:22am
By Cllr Karl Love with 27 readers' comments
With the cost for pedestrians set to rise by 50% on the Cowes Floating Bridge - which makes a profit each year - East Cowes councillor, Luisa Hillard, says it's unfair that families should be financially penalised through no fault of their own.
Friday, 10th February, 2017 2:39pm
By Luisa Hillard with 21 readers' comments
The Planning Committee voted to reject part of the officer recommendation. Red Funnel say 'they will not give up' and continue discussions with officers over the expansion of their East Cowes terminal.
Friday, 27th January, 2017 11:55am
By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments