It seems that Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Defra, Richard Benyon, is to revisit an earlier decision to exclude the Isle of Wight from the order developing the National Coastal Path. Real stop go politics, reported in the Isle of Wight County Press
Congratulations to the Old Gaffers Association whose 50th anniversary rally is taking place in Cowes. Those of us with easily maintained plastic boats can only admire the dedication of the owners of these beautiful classics.
Newtown is a natural creek penetrating the Isle of Wight between Cowes and Yarmouth. It is one of the few places in the Solent where anchoring is easy and sheltered in all wind directions. The National Trust own the whole area, and it has never been designated as a statutory harbour. Legal Challenge Some years … Continue reading Newtown, a magical harbour
Excellent video of classic boat week at Cowes (6-13 July) There are many more videos of this event that you can watch. They should be listed to the right of this video when you are in You Tube.
Our gallery of RTI pictures is now available at this link http://t.co/0d6SQFq0a
We have received the following invitation from the developers: Medina Yard Exhibition and Community Forum, Tuesday 5 March 2013 Cowes Methodist Church, Birmingham Road, Cowes PO31 7BH 4.30-6.30pm – Public Exhibition of the Vision for Medina Yard 7.00-9.00pm - Medina Yard Community Forum I am writing to invite you to the Exhibition of the Vision … Continue reading Medina Yard update
Posted on 06 Dec 2011 Copy of the decision letter can be seen at this link Decision Letter.
Posted on 07 May 2011 Bembridge Harbour Trust News Release 26 April, 2011 Bembridge Harbour Trust to renew bid for Bembridge Harbour. Following the collapse of the two companies that operate Bembridge harbour into administration, Bembridge Harbour Trust will renew its attempts to buy the harbour and associated properties. This was announced by the chairman … Continue reading Bembridge Harbour Trust to renew bid
Posted on 29 Jan 2010 The Solent Protection Society has responded to the Yarmouth Harbour Board’s request for feedback on their Inner Harbour Reconfiguration proposals. The mission of the Solent Protection Society is to ensure the ecological and environmental well-being and wise management of the Solent area, its natural beauty and amenities, so that these … Continue reading Press Release: SPS Fears For Yarmouth Harbour’s Unique Charm
Planning in the Solent Posted on 08 Nov 2008 Policy Developments 1. The Society considers that with the development of the EU Marine Strategy, integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) and the Marine Bill there is a clear trend, both nationally and internationally towards coordinated policy-making for marine areas. If the Marine Bill is enacted in the … Continue reading Planning in the Solent