Parish Council join business association to oppose parking charges plan

Parking meter

The Newport and Carisbrooke Parish Council have joined forces with the Business Association to oppose plans to introduce parking charges in the Nodehill and Crocker Street area of the county town.

Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 3:42pm

By Sally Perry

Floating Bridge costs rise to a staggering £6,400,000

floating bridge ferry spy

In the last two and a half years the costs of Floating Bridge 6 have spiraled. The councillor for East Cowes says the additional cost of the replacement launch could have been used to continue the work of the Local Area Coordinators.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Freshwater road closure for repair of burst main

road closed sign

The road closure is necessary due to emergency works by Southern Water to repair a burst water main.

Monday, 5th November, 2018 8:03am

By Sally Perry

Military Road resurfacing works extended, but end is in sight

Military Road media

The stretch of road is one of the UK’s best-known and most photographed sections of highway and the longest consecutive length of road upgraded by Island Roads in a single scheme, as part of the Highways PFI.

Thursday, 1st November, 2018 5:29pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Part of Fairlee Road closed for emergency gas mains repairs

road closed sign

Watch out for diversions from 6.30pm tonight if you are planning to drive up or down Fairlee Road, Newport.

Wednesday, 31st October, 2018 5:00pm

By Sally Perry

Floating bridge out until Wednesday

floating bridge suspended

The council anticipate the bridge being back in service by Wednesday morning.

Monday, 29th October, 2018 4:20pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Solent LEP Floating Bridge consultation is live – Why was nobody told? (Updated)

new floating bridge

The Solent LEP have been criticised for failing to notify residents, businesses, councillors or other floating bridge stakeholders of the consultation that was launched three weeks ago. OnTheWight has the details, including how you can respond.

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 12:02pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight gritters on their ‘autumn parade’

Island Roads plough

With the Met Office's forecast that temperatures are going to drop this weekend due to cold arctic air moving south across the country, the 'autumn parade' of Island Roads' winter fleet is well-timed.

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 8:32am

By Gavin Foster

Floating bridge goes out of service (again) (and again)

cowes floating bridge

There is a foot passenger only service across the Medina tonight as the Cowes floating bridge is out of service once again.

Wednesday, 24th October, 2018 6:17pm

By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures for 22nd October 2018

road closed sign

If you’re out and about on Isle of Wight roads today (22nd October), or tomorrow, find out more about travel delays by looking at our roadworks list.

Monday, 22nd October, 2018 7:38am

By Sally Perry

Broken sewer leads to road closure in Cowes

baring road

Watch out for the long diversion as a broken sewer is repaired by Southern Water.

Wednesday, 17th October, 2018 10:33am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures for 12th October 2018

road closed signs

If you’re out and about on Isle of Wight roads today (12th October), or tomorrow, find out more about travel delays by looking at our roadworks list.

Friday, 12th October, 2018 7:56am

By Sally Perry