Plans to turn former Police station into new business headquarters

spinlock offices

If the plans are approved, the former police station, which has been empty for six years, could become new business headquarters

Tuesday, 7th January, 2020 4:53pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Cowes Floating Bridge still out of service and no word from Isle of Wight council

floating bridge suspended sign

The Isle of Wight council failed to provide any updates on Twitter or Facebook since the bridge went out of service on Sunday

Monday, 6th January, 2020 8:55am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

2020 season of sailing regattas launched with awards evening

Janet Grosvenor from Rolex

News of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's latest Lifetime Achievement Award and a roundup of upcoming regattas

Monday, 6th January, 2020 8:14am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Sadness from customers as well-liked Cowes pub closes its doors

pug dog with sad eyes

Customers have been in touch to share how sad they are to hear the news that the pub has closed its doors for the last time

Friday, 6th December, 2019 1:24pm

By Sally Perry

Bob Seely banner appearing and disappearing from greenfield development site like something from Private Eye, says Labour

bob seely sign on greenfield site

Labour's Richard Quigley says the incident is like something from Private Eye – first the connection is exposed, and then the scramble to cover it up. Bob Seely responds

Thursday, 5th December, 2019 8:20am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Cowes Enterprise College hosts hustings on Climate Change, with positive feedback from all

Candidates and audience at the CEC Youth Hustings

Bob Seely said it was the best hustings he has been to in his political career, as students asked a range of questions on the subject of climate change

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 1:53pm

By Yasmin with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillor hits out as Floating Bridge suspended again due to failures

floating bridge suspended sign

The Isle of Wight councillor for East Cowes has hit out at the administration calling for the 'piece of junk' to be sent back

Thursday, 28th November, 2019 10:09am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Future of maintenance and IT jobs at Cowes Enterprise decided

cowes enterprise college

Unison South East regional secretary Steve Torrance warned the proposed cuts would put the safety of pupils and staff at risk.

Wednesday, 27th November, 2019 3:11pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Cowes confirmed for start of 2021 and 2023 Rolex Fastnet Race

Left to right - Benoît Arrive, Mayor of Cherbourg-en-Contentin, Marc Lefevre, Chairman of County Council of Manche, Steven Anderson, RORC Commodore, Jean-Louis Valentin, Chairman of Urban Community of Cotentin, Isabelle Vandenberghe, Elected Member of Regional Council of Normandy, Geneviève Gosselin-Fleury, Chairman Tourism of Cotentin, Eddie Warden Owen (RORC CEO)

The Rolex Fastnet Race will finish in Cherbourg in 2021 and 2023, both starting from Cowes

Tuesday, 26th November, 2019 6:00pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Sinking yacht sparks major Solent emergency

Sinking Swiss Yacht

The yacht had been on passage from Portsmouth to Cowes when the incident occurred

Monday, 11th November, 2019 4:02pm

By George Chastney

Isle of Wight council’s latest plan to lure drivers to use Floating Bridge

floating bridge back in service

Scheme being introduced to encourage use of the Floating Bridge over the winter and runs until 31st March

Friday, 8th November, 2019 12:13pm

By IW Council Press Office with 10 readers' comments

Free travel for veterans and military personnel on floating bridge

cowes floating bridge

Cllr Ian Ward says, "We do what we can to support our community and assist those that have made a significant contribution"

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 11:45am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments