Full review of highways needed in East Cowes, says councillor

yellow background with two silver pencils by Joanna Kosinska

Cllr Love encourages residents to respond to the Road Traffic Orders with positive ideas and suggestions

Monday, 17th May, 2021 4:16pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Cowes Floating Bridge suspended following an issue with the prow cable (again)

floating bridge suspended sign

The repairs can't be carried out until Monday, say the Isle of Wight council

Sunday, 16th May, 2021 9:48am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Letter: Should some road changes for Newport diversion stay in place after works are complete?

Diversion sign with 'fri' drawn on changing it into friends

This reader says he's found the diversions in Newport, whilst the St George's Way work takes place, to be smooth and with minimal disruption. Do you agree?

Wednesday, 12th May, 2021 10:47am

By Colin Potter with 4 readers' comments

New road markings to help improve safety around school entrance

staff and pupils outside St George's School

Cars pulling up right outside the school were obscuring the entrance

Thursday, 6th May, 2021 4:19pm

By Anna Price

Floating Bridge out of service again tonight for more repairs

floating bridge suspended sign

Yet more repairs needing to be carried out on the four-year-old Bridge

Wednesday, 5th May, 2021 5:16pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Floating Bridge back in service after more repairs carried out (updated)

floating bridge suspended sign

Yesterday it was a split weld, today it is a prow cable starting to part

Saturday, 1st May, 2021 2:33pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight hosts ground-breaking training exercise for Search and Rescue volunteers

WightSAR Group - April 2021

Volunteers would usually have to travel to Mainland for courses, but these Island-based exercises allowed 12 volunteers to gain their accreditation last weekend

Friday, 30th April, 2021 4:18pm

By Gavin Foster

Driver arrested after collision with pedestrian

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

Police are appealing for dashcam footage or anyone who saw anything to get in touch

Friday, 30th April, 2021 1:24pm

By Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service with one comment

Skew Footbridge to finally be removed and refurbished: Road closure warning (updated)

Skew Bridge

The nine-tonne footbridge will be lifted out by crane and taken away for refurbishment

Wednesday, 28th April, 2021 3:05pm

By Gavin Foster with 4 readers' comments

Floating Bridge back in service this morning

floating bridge 6 in the River Medina approaching East Cowes slipway

According to the live feed the Bridge is in operation this morning. We'll update you if we hear any more news today

Monday, 12th April, 2021 8:19am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Good news for Alresford Bridge, but delays still for Skew Bridge

kids and island roads staff on Alresford Bridge

While the Alresford Road project was completed ahead of schedule, work at the more complex Skew Bridge project has not been so straightforward

Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 11:01am

By Gavin Foster

Portsmouth chargeable clean air zone will begin later this year

Portsmouth clean air zone

The chargeable zone will only affect certain types of vehicles, but those ones travelling via Wightlink will be affected. See the detail within

Thursday, 25th March, 2021 8:55am

By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter with 11 readers' comments