Latest Council News

15 Apr 2021
Residents are urged to keep an eye out for their handy guide
Look out for your recycling booklet

The annual waste and recycling booklet and collections calendar will be landing on doormats soon.

15 Apr 2021
Image courtesy of Getty
Ryde beach sand clear up

A large build-up of sand at Ryde beach is being cleared by the Isle of Wight Council from Monday (from 8am on 19 April).

14 Apr 2021
On Thursday 6 May voters will go to the polls
Time running out to register to vote

With less than one week to go until the deadline to register to vote in local elections, the Isle of Wight Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered in time.

14 Apr 2021
The government has allocated the council a further £852,000 of discretionary funding
Discretionary grants scheme launched

More Island businesses will be able to access further grant funding from today (Wednesday 14 April) as the Isle of Wight Council launches its latest Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme.

09 Apr 2021 Last updated at 14:00
The councillors and officers of the Isle of Wight Council are deeply saddened
His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip.

The councillors and officers of the Isle of Wight Council are deeply saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. K.G., K.T. and extend their heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family at this time.

We remember with immense gratitude his lifetime of service to Her Majesty and the country and his fondness for the Isle of Wight.



09 Apr 2021 Last updated at 13:50
The list of persons nominated in the local gov and PCC elections has been published
May election nominations list published

The list of candidates for the Isle of Wight Council, local town and parish councils and Police and Crime Commissioner elections 2021 has been published.

07 Apr 2021 Last updated at 15:00
Keeping fit at the Tone Zone
1Leisure is back

The team at the Isle of Wight Council's 1Leisure facilities are hard at work getting the Island's best-known leisure and fitness venues ready for reopening. 

From Monday 12 April services will start to return, in line with the government roadmap, and the plan is to get back to the full 1Leisure service by  Monday 21 June.  

07 Apr 2021
Books at Lord Louis library
Islands libraries to reopen their doors

Good news for the Isle of Wight's library users, as strict lockdown rules are eased and council-run libraries are able to get back to a more normal service. 

01 Apr 2021 Last updated at 09:00
Payments will begin in April
Restart Grants to get underway

Eligible Island businesses in certain sectors will soon receive government Restart Grants to provide support as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

01 Apr 2021
Rediscover the great outdoors. Picture: Getty Images
Rediscover the Island this Easter

Find your own Wight space this Easter.

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