Cowes Council rejects floating bridge charges

Cowes Council rejects floating bridge charges

By Sara Bryce

COWES Town Council has voted against controversial charges for pedestrians and cyclists on the floating bridge, following a public meeting last night (Thursday).

Propeller fault disrupts Lymington-Yarmouth ferry

By Richard Wright


A FERRY breakdown brought disruption to Wightlink’s Lymington-Yarmouth route today (Friday).

Dementia support website launched

By Sara Bryce

A TOOL to help patients of dementia and their families and carers is being launched on the Isle of Wight.

Island attractions in tourism finals

By Martin Neville

SEVEN of the Island’s leading tourism businesses have been chosen for the finals of the Beautiful South Tourism Awards.

Island firefighters to strike again

By Emily Pearce

FIREFIGHTERS have announced their longest strike yet in an ongoing row over pensions.


More medals for IW stars

More medals for IW stars

SPECIAL OLYMPICS THE IW Special Olympics team has done it again, winning six medals at a table tennis tournament in Bournemouth.

Football fixtures for November 1, 2 and 3

FA Vase, first round proper: Hook Norton v Newport, Bemerton Heath Harlequins v Cowes Sports.

Former Islander becomes Championship manager

FORMER Islander Gary Rowett - a star player for Cowes High School's football side as a teenager - has been named the new boss of Championship strugglers Birmingham City

Party time and prizes for Harriers’ top stars

ATHLETICS RYDE Harriers celebrated another successful year with their annual awards dinner at Yelf’s Hotel last weekend.


Working farm plus two homes

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK PRETTY rolling scenery near Godshill, ideal for walking, riding and cycling is the superb setting of an unusual property package on a larger scale than countryside living with a few hens.

Searching for my relatives

LETTERS From Yvonne Gregory, Eastbourne, Sussex, email , telephone 07979 835891.
I AM looking for any relations or friends of Patrick John Clarke, formally of 12 Dover Road, Cowes.

Spend-to-save policy is utterly bizarre

LETTERS From John Wortham, Brighstone:
IS there no end to the bizarre behaviour of County Hall?

Loneliness isn’t just for the old

By Charlotte Hofton

CHARLOTTE HOFTON ALL credit to the IW Council’s public health team which, in partnership with Southampton University, undertook an investigation into social isolation and loneliness.


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