Peter Shreeve wins ‘Representative of the Year’ award

Peter Shreeve

Peter Shreeve has played an active role with the National Education Union for almost 20 years and was recognised for his awareness raising and support for others at this recent awards event.

Monday, 16th July, 2018 8:06am

By Peter Shreeve

Floating bridge out for two days of essential maintenance

floating bridge suspended

The Isle of Wight council say that a passenger launch will be in operation on each day during the essential maintenance.

Monday, 9th July, 2018 5:35pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Round the Island Race 2018 ‘probably one of the most challenging’

rtir - christian beasley start

There was virtually no wind, so very slow-going for the 656 of the 1,204 boats entered in the 2018 Round the Island Race who completed the course on Saturday.

Monday, 9th July, 2018 10:36am

By Island Sailing Club

Award-winning sailors take head to Cowes

french visitors to cowes

Award-winning sailors will be taking part in the first La Trinite-Cowes Yacht Race from France to Cowes.

Monday, 9th July, 2018 7:24am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Barbershop singers perform in aid of Haylands Farm

haylands farm

Enjoy an evening of barbershop harmonies from Friends In Harmony in Cowes on 13th July. The evening aims to raise much-needed cash for Haylands Farm.

Thursday, 5th July, 2018 11:07am

By Sally Perry

Lendy Ladies Day 2018 to celebrate women’s achievements on the water

Lendy Cowes Week - Ladies Day

Lendy Ladies Day will return to Cowes Week sailing regatta on Tuesday 7th August with a celebration of female talent on the water to inspire more women to take up sailing as a sport.

Monday, 2nd July, 2018 7:32am

By Mary Scott-Jackson

20th anniversary of Cowes lifeboats to be celebrated

Opening of Cowes lifeboat station by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour. Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Sheena Louise B-859 also named at the ceremony.

This weekend celebrations in Cowes will honour the 20th anniversary of Cowes Independent Lifeboat and the 10th anniversary of Cowes RNLI.

Wednesday, 27th June, 2018 8:37am

By George Chastney

Cowes Harbour Commission welcomes new board members

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Cowes Harbour Master says the new appointments bring extensive knowledge and expertise and will add value and complement the existing balance of skills and experience within the current Board.

Monday, 25th June, 2018 1:02pm

By Louisa Mamakou

Entries still open for 2018 Round the Island Race

round the island race

There are less than two weeks until the Round the Island Race, which already has 1,178 entries.

Monday, 25th June, 2018 11:47am

By Gabriella Southwell with one comment

Another late night river rescue for RNLI

Cowes rnli volunteer

Three people suffered cold shock after capsizing from a rowing boat after travelling up the River Medina to witness The Killers last night.

Monday, 25th June, 2018 11:03am

By George Chastney with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s Noel Turner Physics Festival set to be even bigger

noel turner physics festival

This year the Noel Turner Physics Festival is taking an ambitious step to ensure all Isle of Wight Primary Schools are able to take part, as well as older students.

Monday, 25th June, 2018 8:14am

By John Peckham with one comment

Floating Bridge stakeholders have ‘very constructive’ LEP meeting

Floating Bridge No 6 by Allan Marsh

A contingent from the Floating Bridge Stakeholders Group gave a deputation to the funders of the Cowes Floating Bridge - the Solent LEP - today. They report back here.

Friday, 22nd June, 2018 4:14pm

By Floating Bridge Stakeholders Group with 9 readers' comments