Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

24 Nov 2022
Neil Youngs, the council's drainage and flood risk management officer, Matt Legge, Binstead landowner, and Councillor Ian Dore
Positive engagement with landowner

Binstead resident and landowner Matt Legge has recently engaged in some heavy-duty land maintenance to help prevent future flooding.

24 Nov 2022
A wide variety of free Christmas activities are available
Free food and activity schemes

Enriching experiences and a nutritious lunch are available throughout the Christmas holidays for the children and young people of families receiving income-related free school meals.

22 Nov 2022
Outram Trophy at the Islands National Farmers Union ceremony
Sarah wins the Outram Trophy

Island-born Isle of Wight Council employee Sarah White has been congratulated for her efforts and achievements in supporting the farming community on the Isle of Wight.

22 Nov 2022
The void under eastern esplanade
Emergency works continue in Ventnor

Emergency works are continuing in Ventnor in a bid to stabilise the seawall and prevent further damage.

22 Nov 2022
 Let's buy local and support our Island
Turn Black Friday green!

Tempted by a Black Friday bargain? 

21 Nov 2022
Shoppers visiting short-stay car parks in Lugley Street, Sea Street and Chapel Street can enjoy up to one hour of free parking
Free parking trial extended in Newport

A popular free parking trial is set to continue in Newport for a further six months.

21 Nov 2022
postal votes for Shanklin
Postal voters Royal Mail strike impact

Postal voters urged to send back votes promptly for Shanklin local election due to Royal Mail strikes

18 Nov 2022
Wendy Perera, the council's new chief executive
New chief executive appointed

The new chief executive of the Isle of Wight Council has said it was "a real privilege" to be offered the position this week.

17 Nov 2022
Celebrating the opening of MAD-Aid
Aid charity opens in East Cowes

The East Cowes community recently celebrated the opening of charity MAD-Aid at their new premises at 11 York Avenue. 

17 Nov 2022
More than 500 local businesses have received support from the COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund
COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund latest

COVID grants totalling more than £1.7 million have been paid out to hundreds of Island businesses — and further help is on the way.

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