Latest Council News

19 Jul 2019 Last updated at 08:00
The consultation closes on 5 August
Two weeks left for key consultation

Islanders are being reminded there are two weeks remaining for a key consultation on potential changes to the Local Council Tax Support Scheme.

19 Jul 2019
Road safety is at the heart of moves  to reduce traffic speeds in Newchurch
New 20mph speed limit for Newchurch

Road safety is at the heart of moves by the Isle of Wight Council to reduce traffic speeds in and around an Island village.

19 Jul 2019
Picture by Patrick Eden.
St Mary's roundabout improvements

The Isle of Wight Council is close to finalising a major scheme to reduce traffic congestion and improve access for pedestrians and cyclists at one of the Island’s busiest junctions.

17 Jul 2019
The Community Safety Partnership are urging teenagers to saty safe this summer
Chalk pit warning

The Community Safety Partnership (CSP) are urging teenagers to stay safe following a serious accident recently.

17 Jul 2019
Look out for your form coming in the post from 22 July
Electoral Register annual check

All councils, including the Isle of Wight Council, carry out an annual check of the electoral register. This is known as the annual canvass.

17 Jul 2019
Help us to review our website
Help us to help you: website review

The council’s website is changing! As our main route for residents to engage with us we need to make sure that it does what you need it to do!

15 Jul 2019
There are several exciting activities to take part in this July
Summer active travel challenges

There are several exciting activities planned this summer as part of a project to encourage the public to choose sustainable travel options.

15 Jul 2019
Options under consideration include  a rebuild of the existing Riverside Centre, a new hotel and a cultural venue.
New bridge proposed for Newport Harbour

A new foot and cycle bridge across the Medina is one of the features of the Newport Harbour Masterplan.

15 Jul 2019
The national concessionary scheme began in 2008
Concessionary travel consultation launch

The Isle of Wight Council has today (16 July) launched a consultation on potential changes to its current concessionary travel scheme.

12 Jul 2019
The Housing First model uses a property as a starting point, rather than the end goal.
New 'Housing First' project launched

A new project has been launched on the Isle of Wight which will help rough sleepers with complex needs get off the streets and into a place they can call home.

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