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.

Floating Bridge Return Delayed

Floating Bridge Return Delayed

Isle of Wight Council have confirmed today that the Cowes Floating Bridge which was supposed to return to service on 23 March has been delayed but is expected to return to service on Monday

Thursday, 26th March, 2009 11:34am

By Rachael Brooks

Red Funnel Increases Sailings on Ferry and Red Jet

Red Funnel Increases Sailings on Ferry and Red Jet

More boat sailings planned.

Tuesday, 24th March, 2009 6:19pm

By Rachael Brooks

Cowes Chain Ferry Out Of Action Tuesday

According to the Council Website, The Cowes Chain Ferry will be out of service tomorrow between 10am and 1pm. Foot passengers will be served through a launch service across the water, but drivers will need

Monday, 23rd February, 2009 5:56pm

By Rachael Brooks

Spring Open Day At Classic Boat Museum Gallery

Spring Open Day At Classic Boat Museum Gallery

If you're looking for something to do today with the kids? Why not make a visit to the Classic Boat Museum Gallery in East Cowes.

Tuesday, 17th February, 2009 8:35am

By Rachael Brooks

OC Group Client Site Gains Global Web Fame

OC Group Client Site Gains Global Web Fame

Island Web company, OC Group, have struck global Web fame with one of their recent clients. The Virgin Global Row Web site has been featured on Google’s own blog, highlighting how Google was keen to

Tuesday, 10th February, 2009 11:56am

By Simon Perry

Spring Family Open Day At Boat Musuem

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids during half term, why not visit the Classic Boat Museum Gallery in East Cowes? They will be having their special Spring family Open Day offering

Tuesday, 10th February, 2009 8:34am

By Rachael Brooks

Seafarers Raise Cash For UKSA

Seafarers Raise Cash For UKSA

Well done to berth holders at Dean and Reddyhoff marinas across the UK, who last summer put their hands in their pockets in aid of the UKSA and helped raise a whopping £5,000 for

Tuesday, 27th January, 2009 1:15pm

By Sally Perry

Community Learning Courses: Cowes/East Cowes

Community Learning Courses: Cowes/East Cowes

More Community Learning Courses, this time for Cowes and East Cowes. There’s a great range of courses here, something for everyone from cookery to mosaics, drawing to guitar lessons. INTRODUCTION TO BASIC DRAWING AND SKETCHING Learn

Friday, 16th January, 2009 12:30pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Island 2000 Big Draw

Island 2000 Big Draw

As part of the Big Draw Campaign taking place soon, Island2000 are inviting families and residents to take part in a public art project in East Cowes. Anyone who has been to that part of

Thursday, 9th October, 2008 11:59am

By Rachael Brooks

Council Cares For Evacuated Whippingham Residents: IW Council Positive Story

Council Cares For Evacuated Whippingham Residents: IW Council Positive Story

Good to hear that the IW council has been taking care of those who have been affected by the potentially dangerous fire in Whippingham, East Cowes. The residents, who had to leave their homes to

Friday, 19th September, 2008 9:57am

By Simon Perry

English Heritage’s Most Embarrassing Questions

English Heritage’s Most Embarrassing Questions

There’s a report in The Telegraph today listing some of the most embarrassing questions asked at English Heritage premises. Osbourne House features three times, but the one we love the most was a response from

Monday, 11th August, 2008 11:37am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Council Sell Off Properties and Freehold

Council Sell Off Properties and Freehold

Many of you will be aware that the Isle of Wight Council are in the process of selling off land and properties that they currently own as part of the capital receipts programme. Three

Friday, 6th June, 2008 9:15am

By Sally Perry with one comment