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Does the Isle of Wight need a fixed link?01-01

This week we discuss a very emotive subject amongst Isle of Wight residents, it is an issue that has been brought to the forefront again by a local pro-link group.

What we will tell you about in this episode

  • The history of the fixed link debate
  • Why the fixed link debate has come up now
  • What the proposals are for the fixed link
  • What the pros are for the fixed link
  • What the cons are for the fixed link
  • Our opinion on the subject

In the News

In this weeks' news Tony is excited about the possibility of walking the Wight with an alpaca. Great news for Island residents, you can get a free car parking permit for the season and experience the attractions for free for the day at the Needles Pleasure Park, available on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th March 2016.

Food & Drink 

In the food and drink segment we bring you a review of the Prince of Wales in East Cowes.

Links you may find helpful 

Walk the Wight

Needles Pleasure Park

Episode 43: Needles Pleasure Park

Isle of Wight Fixed Link Group

Anti-Fixed Link Group

Episode 10: Travel to the Island

Fixed Link Feasibility Study 1998

The Prince of Wales Public House, East Cowes

 

Buy your tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2016 here - Tickets cost £200 with the booking fee


 

The Ultimate Guide to the Isle of Wight  

Is available to listen online on this website now click here or on iTunes click here.

 


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