Cowes Floating Bridge suspended following an issue with the prow cable (again)

floating bridge suspended sign

The repairs can't be carried out until Monday, say the Isle of Wight council

Sunday, 16th May, 2021 9:48am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Red Funnel announce more late night high-speed crossings

Red Jet Service leaving Southampton

The increase in service coincides with the expected increase in passenger demand due to the easing of lockdown restrictions from Monday including the reopening of indoor hospitality, attractions and hotels

Friday, 14th May, 2021 5:17pm

By Enya Lumley

Consultation planned for changes to parking in Cowes, East Cowes, Northwood and Gurnard

yellow lines and cats eyes

The Isle of Wight council say the changes are minor and have been amended to reflect the feedback on original designs

Thursday, 13th May, 2021 3:38pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Will it be ‘third time lucky’ with a Recipe for Murder?

Dinah Bowman, President Trinity Theatre

Already having to be postponed twice due to Covid, Trinity Theatre in Cowes are hoping this will be third time lucky for Recipe for Murder

Thursday, 13th May, 2021 8:59am

By Emma Topping with one comment

Cowes Meteorologist for British Olympic Team joins new Harbour Commissioner for Environment and Sustainability

CHC Chairman David Riley, Fiona Fitzherbert-Brockholes, and Chief Executive Gary Hall

Fiona is a keen sailor and has lived and worked in Cowes Harbour most of her adult life

Thursday, 13th May, 2021 8:48am

By Louisa Mamakou

Funding Appeal launched after family loses everything in house fire

Arctic Road house fire

The nurse of 20 years, who is approaching retirement and recently lost a close family member, now has the devastating impact of the house fire to deal with

Wednesday, 12th May, 2021 9:10am

By Sally Perry

The Alchemy Arts Club plans tattoo studio in heart of Cowes

Drawing of Alchemy Arts Club

The tattoo studio would have no outward signs of tattooing but instead, the general look of an art gallery

Thursday, 6th May, 2021 1:53pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Floating Bridge out of service again tonight for more repairs

floating bridge suspended sign

Yet more repairs needing to be carried out on the four-year-old Bridge

Wednesday, 5th May, 2021 5:16pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Cowes resident praised for dedication and commitment after 40 years of service

John Edwards when he joined and 40 years later opening retirement presents over virtual meeting

Having worked for the company for 40 years, John Edwards was praised for his dedication and commitment

Wednesday, 5th May, 2021 11:34am

By Nick Cross

Students given masterclass in essential speaking and listening skills

Students during the Talk the Talk Workshop

Students at Cowes Enterprise College have been given the opportunity to improve their speaking and listening skills, learning how to use persuasive language techniques to get ‘their message’ across

Wednesday, 5th May, 2021 11:21am

By Luke with one comment

How Prince Philip paid homage to the Isle of Wight with haunting Russian hymn

Tsarina, Alexandra, and her daughters on board the Shtandart during their visit to Cowes in August 1909

Author Stephen Roman explains how a hymn chosen by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh for his funeral is connected to the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 8:23am

By Hannah Terrey

Floating Bridge back in service after more repairs carried out (updated)

floating bridge suspended sign

Yesterday it was a split weld, today it is a prow cable starting to part

Saturday, 1st May, 2021 2:33pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments