East Cowes

East Cowes is the arrival point for many people visiting the Isle of Wight, as Red Funnel have their car ferry port here.

The area is rich with boat building history and well as the more obvious Queen Victoria connection with Osborne House.

Below are articles that OnTheWight has published connected to East Cowes.

£500,000 grant could bring vital flood defences for East Cowes

East Cowes ferry terminal :

A bid to secure £500,000 in government funding to better protect homes and businesses in East Cowes from tidal flooding is being put forward by The Environment Agency

Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 12:20pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Search in Spain widens for missing man from East Cowes

harry stagg - missing isle of wight man

A police source said they want to, "stop looking for someone who wants to stay travelling" and the former restaurant worker from East Cowes has been encouraged to turn himself in

Thursday, 16th January, 2020 8:34am

By Sally Perry

Flood warning for the Isle of Wight coast issued by the Environment Agency

Flooding in Cowes by Karl Love

The predicted high tide and strong winds expected in the early morning have resulted in a flood warning for the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 12:59pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight man goes missing in Spain: European appeal launched

harry stagg - missing isle of wight man

Harry was supposed to spend Christmas and New Year at his Grandad's in Malaga but never turned up

Monday, 13th January, 2020 5:51pm

By Sally Perry

Emergency road closure as tree removed

road closed sign

The closure will be reduced as soon as safety allows, to restore traffic flow on York Avenue

Tuesday, 7th January, 2020 10:23am

By Sally Perry

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

Mixed reactions expressed over Norris Castle redevelopment plans

Artist's impression of Norris Castle

The local councillor branded plans to build on the Springhill Estate as ‘absolute nonsense’, but one resident said investment was needed to preserve Norris Castle

Friday, 27th December, 2019 2:05pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Plans for redevelopment of Norris Castle radically changed: Sneak peek

Crop of Norris Castle artist impression

The plans to redevelop Grade I Norris Castle have been dramatically changed. OnTheWight has details of what to expect

Monday, 16th December, 2019 5:49pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Rallying call to gather protesters over plans for 165 new Isle of Wight homes

Illustration for crossways development of 154 dwellings

Members against the plans for 165 homes in East Cowes call on others to join them outside County Hall before the planning meeting to show their strength of feeling against the application

Monday, 9th December, 2019 12:35pm

By Sally Perry with 2 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

Flooding expected on Isle of Wight coast due to higher than normal tide, say Environment Agency

Flooding in East Cowes

Higher than usual tide later this evening and on Thursday could result in flooding in certain areas

Tuesday, 26th November, 2019 12:58pm

By Sally Perry

Police appeal after Isle of Wight motorcyclist left with serious injuries

Police tape

The motorcyclist was found by a member of the public who lives nearby. Did you see the rider or anything that may help police?

Tuesday, 26th November, 2019 8:36am

By Hampshire Constabulary