Cabinet push ahead with plans to charge for parking in Gurnard

Gurnard sea front - Google Maps

Despite strong objections and pleas from businesses and beach hut owners, the Cabinet pushed ahead with plans to introduce parking fees for Princes Esplanade in Gurnard

Friday, 15th January, 2021 11:20am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Parking charges on Gurnard seafront: Council officers recommend plans be approved this week

Gurnard sea front - Google Maps

Council officers are recommending the new parking charges are approved by the Cabinet, adding that there were 467 objections received, but 60,000 registered vehicles on the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, 12th January, 2021 10:43am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Mental Elf Challenge aims to raise importance of children’s mental health

mental elf challenge illustration with two happy elves dancing

Aimed to help raise positivity at the end of a difficult school year. Find out how to get involved in Mental Elf Challenge

Friday, 4th December, 2020 6:12pm

By Sally Perry

Councillor returns to fight against parking charges on Gurnard Esplanade 20 years later

princes esplanade, gurnard

The local councillor says introducing charging on the seafront will kill the 2-3 businesses there and impact health and well being of residents

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 4:11pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Late night coastal walk leads to rescue

People being rescued by Cowes RNLI

The young people were rescued after midnight. Attending were Cowes RNLI, Needles and Ventnor coastguards and an ambulance

Monday, 3rd August, 2020 8:03am

By Sally Perry

Kayaker helps jet-skier in trouble, resulting in Cowes RNLI having to rescue both of them

unmanned Jet Ski

The jet-skier is described as waving for help, only for people on another boat just to wave back to him

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 8:18am

By George Chastney

Isle of Wight robber jailed after threatening shop worker with scissors


The man who threatened a Gurnard shop worker with a pair of scissors and stole £300 from the till has been jailed

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 2:48pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight outdoor swimming groups to take part in International Women’s Day Dips for charity

statue of woman in swimming cap and goggles

This Sunday sees Isle of Wight women supporting other women by raising funds for Wight Dash and the WOW Centre with a dip in the sea. Why not join them?

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 5:51pm

By Maria Villa Vine

Plans to replace bungalow with block of flats approved by Isle of Wight council’s planning committee


The agent argued the brownfield site was suitable for the development and said the differences between the current and previous proposals were negligible

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 4:57pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Update on Flood Warning for Gurnard Lock

The situation has changed overnight and the Environment Agency have issued an update to the Gurnard Lock flood warning

Friday, 20th December, 2019 8:20am

By Sally Perry

Flood warning in place for Gurnard on the Gurnard Luck

lood sign by the side of a flooded road in the south of England

Another flood warning from the Environment Agency, this one for the Gurnard area

Thursday, 19th December, 2019 2:09pm

By Sally Perry

Heartfelt message for Damien Nettles on 23rd anniversary of his disappearance

damien nettles

Mother of missing Isle of Wight teenager says that after 23 years Justice for Damien continues to be their goal

Saturday, 2nd November, 2019 6:56am

By Sally Perry