PIONEERING GREEN CONFERENCE SHAPES ECO ISLAND VISION

A HIGH-PROFILE conference with internationally-renowned speakers is being held to help the Isle of Wight become an energy-self-sufficient Eco-Island.

Monday, 17th March, 2008 10:50am

By IW Council Press Office

Eco Island Conference

Eco Island Conference

There has been much talk about the Isle of Wight becoming an Eco Island, with others following suit around the globe. At the end of this month, a free event is being organised by the

Monday, 10th March, 2008 2:57pm

By Sally Perry

Hampshire Constabulary Band Play Cowes

Hampshire Constabulary Band Play Cowes

If you’re a fan of big bands, then this concert being put on by the Band of the Hampshire Constabulary to raise cash for the Wessex Cancer Trust on the Wight might be just

Monday, 10th March, 2008 1:55pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Island Expo: Last Day To Catch The Action

Island Expo: Last Day To Catch The Action

Yesterday saw the start of the Island Expo, the catering and hospitality exhibition taking places at Haven Events Centre, Cowes Yacht Haven. Our favourite photographer Julian Winslow was shooting at the event and sent through

Thursday, 28th February, 2008 11:54am

By Sally Perry

Island Expo Starts Today

Island Expo Starts Today

Today sees the launch of the Island Expo. This looks to be an excellent event, which we hope to pop up to (time permitting) at some point over the next two

Wednesday, 27th February, 2008 1:42pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Island Expo Heads For Cowes

Island Expo Heads For Cowes

Thanks to forum member Looby Loo for letting us know about this brilliant event that has been organised by a couple of Ventnor chaps. Matt and Danny (maybe better known as Widget Productions) have organised

Friday, 15th February, 2008 6:02pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Transition Island Meeting in Cowes

Transition Island Meeting in Cowes

Transition Island, the local branch of the national Community Action Network, will host a meeting in Cowes on Monday 18th February. These meetings, held in different Island towns, allow local people to hear about the

Friday, 15th February, 2008 11:31am

By Dave Simon

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Martin Lai (SunLik) Podcast

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Martin Lai (SunLik) Podcast

With news of the P1 Grand Prix of the Seas moving elsewhere this year, it reminded us that we still had one more podcast from last year’s event to publish. Whilst getting very excited over

Tuesday, 15th January, 2008 6:35pm

By Sally Perry

Powerboat P1: Cowes-Torquay-Cowes Resurrected

Powerboat P1: Cowes-Torquay-Cowes Resurrected

It’s not all bad news though, because despite the Grand Prix going elsewhere, it’s just been confirmed at the London Boat Show that the most famous endurance race in powerboating, the Cowes-Torquay-Cowes (CTC),

Friday, 11th January, 2008 1:36pm

By Sally Perry

Powerboat P1 Grand Prix Pulls Out of Cowes (updated)

Powerboat P1 Grand Prix Pulls Out of Cowes (updated)

Shock news has just arrived in our inbox that Cowes will not be hosting the Powerboat P1 Grand Prix this year. It’s a great shame for Cowes and the Island as a whole, because events

Friday, 11th January, 2008 12:56pm

By Sally Perry

Round The Island Charity Powerboat Race

Round The Island Charity Powerboat Race

We notice on the Motor Boat and Yachting website, that this weekend sees a round the Island powerboat race. The purpose of the race is to raise cash for a young lad who was seriously

Wednesday, 14th November, 2007 2:29pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Cowes Chain Ferry Closure

THE CHAIN Ferry Service between Cowes and East Cowes will undergo essential maintenance on November 24. As a result, it will be out of service on that day. A free launch service will be provided

Friday, 9th November, 2007 11:25am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment