£80,000 cash boost for resurfacing of tennis courts thanks to Beaverbrook Foundation

northwood house tennis courts

Tennis fans in Cowes are in for a treat as funding to resurface the courts has been agreed.

Friday, 19th July, 2019 3:45pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Cowes RNLI Lifeboat called after crew member breaks arm

RNLI embroidered logo

The emergency involved a crew member who had suffered a broken arm aboard a yacht.

Thursday, 18th July, 2019 4:24pm

By George Chastney

First yachts pass Cowes finish line in Transatlantic Race

Transatlantic Race 2019 Newport, RI USA to Cowes, Isle of Wight UK. Scallywag takes line honours in Cowes Isle of Wight.

Suzanne and Alan share this latest news from the 2019 Transatlantic Race which saw yachts arriving in Cowes over the weekend.

Tuesday, 9th July, 2019 8:51am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Floating bridge out of service all week: Updated

floating bridge chains

Cowes Harbour Commission say the work will take place Tues-Thurs, but Isle of Wight council say the Floating Bridge will be out of action for five days.

Saturday, 6th July, 2019 2:50pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Ferry company to sponsor this year’s Cowes Week fireworks

Cowes Week Fireworks

To celebrate 50 years of continuous high-speed service between Southampton and West Cowes, Red Funnel Ferries will be sponsoring this year’s Cowes Week fireworks.

Monday, 1st July, 2019 3:59pm

By Lisa Norman with 2 readers' comments

Diverse Marine celebrate successful first year on the Isle of Wight

Three staff members celebrating Diverse Marine First Anniversary

Well done to all at Diverse Marine - many jobs saved with the creation of this small Isle of Wight business.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 4:32pm

By Charles Skillings

Transatlantic Yachts to set off from Newport, USA for Cowes this week

Wizard David and Peter Askew

The transatlantic boats will be racing from Newport to Cowes, but that's Newport, Rhode Island, USA.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 5:30pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Floating Bridge to be suspended as yet more parts on two-year-old bridge need replacing

floating bridge

The floating bridge will be out of service yet again next week as more parts on the two-year-old bridge are replaced.

Friday, 21st June, 2019 3:21pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Damaged and waterlogged speedboat towed to safety by lifeboat

Speedboat being towed

The small open craft had not only lost its steering, but also was filling with water.

Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 8:56am

By George Chastney

Floating Bridge out of service due to hydraulic oil leak

floating bridge suspended

A hydraulic oil leak on the north west prow worsened through the night but without a replacement service in place it had to continue.

Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 8:45am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Cowes RNLI and Ventnor Coastguard assist unwell woman on board broken down boat

RNLI embroidered logo

The Cowes RNLI crew assisted an incident on Thursday evening when a woman fell unwell on board a boat with a broken engine.

Friday, 14th June, 2019 8:29am

By George Chastney

£11m investment will allow one of the Isle of Wight’s largest employers to ‘thrive and grow’

Quality inspection at Cowes

The general manager says the investment means the facility in East Cowes, which employs over 1,000 Islanders, will not only be able to survive, but thrive and grow.

Friday, 7th June, 2019 11:56am

By Sally Perry