After opening for business on 4th January, Race entries on (Monday 21st January) numbered 289. As ever, the Race organisers at the Island Sailing Club (ISC) in Cowes are taking a keen interest in who is signing up for the 82nd edition of this iconic Race.
The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for the Isle of Wight coastline. Flooding is possible in lower lying areas due to a combination of rain, strong winds and high tides later tonight (Tuesday).
Hovertravel has announced that, following their public consultation, their summer 2013 timetable will be the same as the 2012 summer timetable.
When West Wight twin swimming instructor, Gay Grieve, checked her enrollment lists for this terms swimming lessons she discovered she had no less than 5 sets of twins in her swimming groups!
‘The Bandstand’ is back at the Isle of Wight Festival and once again will be run and programmed by Platform One College of Music. Platform One has been involved with the Festival since its rebirth in 2002 and specialises in the delivery of commercial music education on the Isle of Wight.
Natasha Lambert, aged only 15, defied her young age to sail single handedly around the Isle of Wight on 27th September 2012. Her huge achievement was recognised at the Island Sailing Club, when she was presented with a Special Award from the Royal Yachting Association.
Healthwatch Isle of Wight, the new organisation that from April will provide a voice for local users of health and social care services, has been appointed.
The annual Isle of Wight Walking Festival will have a new title sponsor this year. Exodus Travels, a leading provider of small group walking holidays, has signed up to support the event and as part of the sponsorship, will be offering participants the chance to win one of their amazing holidays to Italy.