The arrival of the new floating bridge moved a step closer recently, following a visit to its builders, Mainstay Marine, by the Welsh Government Economy Secretary.
Assembly Member Ken Skates recently visited Mainstay Marine, ahead of the firm finalising delivery details of the floating bridge chain ferry for use between Cowes and East Cowes.
For more, visit: https://www.iwight.com/news/A-ferry-good-send-off
Calling all superheroes ... to Ryde LIbrary on Saturday 4 March to help celebrate World Book Day - superhero costumes optional!
Between 11am and midday, the library will be holding an activity and storytime for children aged 4+. It is free, and there is no need to book, but all under-8s need to be accompanied by an adult.
It's almost Lent - how about giving up binning food? Great tips from Love Food Hate Waste on this link: https://lovefoodhatewaste.com/lent
UPDATED: Public Footpath T20, which links between Alum Bay New Road and the junction of Public Footpaths known as T16 / T19 / T21 at Headon Warren, just outside Totland, will now be open.
The National Trust have advised that the works to undertake scrub clearance have been postponed until Autumn. Therefore, the Public Right of Way remains open.
Do you live in Gurnard? The Isle of Wight Council is undertaking a consultation on the proposed Gurnard Neighbourhood Development Plan and supporting documents.
But you’ll have to be quick – the consultation ends 27 Feb 2017
For more info, see the following link: