Latest Council News

15 Jan 2021
Part of the aim is to enourage people to cycle more
Have your say on active travel plans

Residents are being urged to have their say on plans to make it both easier and safer to 'get on your bike' in Newport.

15 Jan 2021
Police attended after reports customers were still using the premises
Gym fined for breaching Covid rules

The owners of an Isle of Wight gym have been fined for breaking coronavirus rules.

15 Jan 2021
Hundreds of Island families have been supported
Grants still available to local groups

Apply now for funding! That's the message from the Isle of Wight Council as it relaunches its 'connect4communities' programme to help ensure children and young people on the Island do not go hungry this winter.

14 Jan 2021
Gas in the home
Wroxall road closure waste collections

Work by gas distribution company SGN is due to close the main road through Wroxall from Monday 18 January until Monday 29 March. 

The Isle of Wight Council is reassuring residents that recycling and waste collections will continue throughout the works, despite the extra travel time that will be required for collection vehicles.

13 Jan 2021
Grants of up to £3,000 are now available
Apply now for funding

Grants of up to £3,000 are now available to help provide new or additional activities for families and young people living on the Isle of Wight.

12 Jan 2021
Covid-19 cases have risen significantly on the Island
Childcare during national lockdown

The Isle of Wight Council is appealing to parents and carers to consider their childcare arrangements during the national lockdown.

11 Jan 2021 Last updated at 14:00
Applications can  be made on the council's website
New business grants - applications live

Island businesses eligible for government grant support under the latest national lockdown can now apply via the council’s website.

08 Jan 2021
The situation will be reviewed during the last week of January
Library services suspended

Isle of Wight Council library services are now closed to reinforce the need to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives.

08 Jan 2021
Capacity will increase from 400 tests per day to 800
Increased testing appointments available

A pop-up drive-through coronavirus mobile testing unit will be available on the Island from today (Friday 8 January) and will be available for at least the next three weeks.

05 Jan 2021
National lockdown
Stay home, protect the NHS, save lives

Islanders are being urged to use the latest national lockdown to "review and reset" their behaviours amid soaring cases of coronavirus which threaten to overwhelm local health and care services.

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