Hovertravel has teamed up with eco-friendly clothes brand, Rapanui, to offer customers a lunch time meal deal and 20% off Rapanui clothing when travelling on the hovercraft.
Andrew Turner, the Island’s MP, is seeking a meeting with the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, to discuss cross-Solent ferry services. This follows the recent announcement by Wightlink that overnight services on their three routes are to be axed.
The Isle of Wight Council has a full stock of salt ready for treating the Island’s highways during freezing temperatures. The council has six state of the art gritting vehicles on 24 hour standby, with a seventh vehicle in reserve should it be needed.
Bus drivers on routes operated by Go-Ahead Group companies in the south will be allowed to park and switch their engines off to join the two minutes silence on Sunday, 11 November at 11 am.
Parish and Town Councils, will be hosting local area roadshows for people to hear more about how the Isle of Wight highway service will be changing from April next year and what it will mean to them.
Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to a roof fire in Chale this morning (Wednesday). Part of the Military Road between South Down Road and the Chale Show site is closed and diversions are in place.
The Isle of Wight Council Highways is advising motorists of two major projects in the Lake are beginning on Monday 29 October which will require temporary lights and diversions.
Police are investigating after a bus driver was put at risk of a road traffic collision when she had food thrown at her by people in a passing car.