Anyone involved in fundraising to save the Wessex Cancer Trust Daisy Bus service for cancer patients is invited to a celebration next week.
Isle of Wight travel
Our Travel section is the place to check for fast and accurate travel updates from all the ferry companies, bus, train and hovercraft operator. In this section, we’ll also let you know about road closures and diversions.
Many people on the Isle of Wight have been wondering what impact a no-deal Brexit might have on travel through Portsmouth. One of the city's councillors says the plan being drawn up has "Dad’s Army written all over it".
Wednesday, 13th February, 2019 11:23am
By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments
Cllr Ward said people have "muttered things like the government won’t make a decision until Brexit is clear, but we don’t know". South Western Railway is growing increasingly concerned about the delays.
Tuesday, 12th February, 2019 3:27pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments
Adverse wind conditions coupled with the direction of the tide has resulted in significant wave heights across the Solent and affecting cross-Solent travel.
Friday, 8th February, 2019 4:44pm
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
In response to a 22 year business in East Cowes, who said the failures of the floating bridge resulted in her business being decimated, leader of the Isle of Wight council, Dave Stewart, said “I think some of it is down to your business case. I haven’t seen Waitrose close"
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 3:25pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments
The Floating Bridge Stakeholders group argue Floating Bridge 6 "would never be fit for purpose", and "should be scrapped and replaced entirely".
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 3:21pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments
The leader of the Isle of Wight council admits they council "could have moved quicker as the facts unfolded" about the catalogue of problems with floating bridge 6.
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 3:00pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 15 readers' comments
Isle of Wight Council leader, Dave Stewart, has finally said the latest floating bridge did not fit the requirements drawn up by the council and they could pursue legal action against BCTQ.
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 2:39pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments
The change to the set of traffic lights have brought benefits for all. They could be coming to a town near you.
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 8:43am
By Simon Perry with one comment