The Friends of Red Squirrel Dell in Ryde are eagerly awaiting the results of a visit from the South & South East in Bloom judges.
Hovertravel, has launched a charity initiative as part of their Sea Care campaign, giving customers the opportunity to send a donation to the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) when purchasing tickets online.
More than 300 Isle of Wight residents took part in the ‘Make Your Nature Count’ survey and logged birds and other wildlife species they saw in their gardens. The Isle of Wight’s most common wild mammal spotted were Red Squirrels.
Following a debate in Parliament held by the Island’s MP, Andrew Turner earlier this year, a meeting has taken place between senior staff from Southern Water and representatives of Chillerton residents who believe they are entitled to water at a reduced rate under a legal agreement made in 1907.
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is currently working towards a deadline of October this year to secure the funding for the Cowes Breakwater Project. This means that work on creating a new outer harbour breakwater at Cowes could commence as early as April next year.
The RYA is advising boaters wishing to anchor in Osborne Bay on the Isle of Wight that, despite claims made to the contrary by local English Heritage representatives, there are currently no anchoring restrictions in Osborne Bay.
Now that the school holidays are in full swing, Coastguards are encouraging children and families to stay safe whilst at the beach and along the coast.