Island businesses seeking key updates on access to government relief funding are being encouraged to visit a special page on the Isle of Wight Council's website. The new page at www.iow.gov.uk/covid19_businessadvice is being updated as further information becomes available from the government over the coming days, including details of accessing business rates support. The page includes an online form for businesses to provide their details to help speed up the process
Published 21:26 on 22 Mar 2020
The Cowes Business Association has been postponed indefinitely. We are looking at the possibility of holding the AGM via web conference and will let you know if and when we decide to do this. Please get in touch if you have any questions.
Published 15:34 on 19 Mar 2020
Unfortunately, and for obvious reasons, we have had to cancel the awareness launch of the Cowes / Northwood Place Plan on the 18th March 2020. Please find attached the annotated version of the short presentation which would have been given at the launch / awareness event. It's a summary of the tasks ahead. We will follow up with some more detailed info but in the meantime there is the online
Published 18:17 on 17 Mar 2020
We'd like to encourage all Cowes businesses to join in with the Final Straw Solent's Plastic-Free Day on 7th May 2020, to raise awareness of the vital need to protect our beautiful beaches, waterways and the sea surrounding the Isle of Wight from plastic pollution. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to let them know you will be involved and they will publish your
Published 15:49 on 5 Mar 2020
The Cowes Business Association's Annual General Meeting is to be held on Tuesday 31st March from 6.00pm at the Royal Ocean Racing Club. All members are encouraged to attend. Please register your intention to attend or contact the office either by email email@example.com or by telephone 01983 280972 to advise of your intention to attend.
Published 16:50 on 24 Feb 2020
For more news about the next stage of the road works at St Mary's Roundabout, please read the attached document.
Published 14:14 on 17 Dec 2019
A reinvigorated Cowes Business Association teamed up with Linked-In Local to create a memorable night of networking, hosted by the association's member Sir Max Aitken Museum. Over 100 business people from the Island, Portsmouth, Southampton and London descended on the Museum for a fabulous bit of informal networking. Local venue Northwood House offered free parking for early arrivals. In naval tradition, guests were welcomed with a tot of Isle of
Published 19:58 on 28 Nov 2019
Cowes Business Association are proud to present a series of larger networking, presentation and seminar type events which will be held on or around the Solstice' and Equinox's throughout 2020. The events will be held at larger venues, capable of hosting over 100 attendees. The first event of 2020 will be held on the 12th March 2020 from 1800hrs til 2100hrs. CBA member Northwood House have very kindly offered to showcase their renovated
Published 14:34 on 27 Nov 2019
A special extra winter discount offer has been introduced for cars using Cowes floating bridge from 11 November. The offer, which will run until 31 March next year, will see the cost of a crossing reduced from £2 to £1.80 for saver card holders, and from £2.60 to £2.40 for non-saver card holders. The new discount is in addition to the offer of free saver cards during the St
Published 17:36 on 13 Nov 2019
In times when more and more waterfront boat yard facilities are being redeveloped into water front housing it's nice to see Rebel Marine, based only two minutes from the Wightlink Ferry Terminal at Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight are doubling the size of their Boat Yard facilities. Rebel offer full boat yard facilities at their Fishbourne Yard and now have more space for winter storage ashore with some inside
Published 10:11 on 11 Oct 2019