Latest Council News

23 Sep 2021
Dee, the longest serving Wightcare staff member
Wightcare gains national accreditation

Wightcare has received full accreditation from the Telecare Services Association (TSA), the national standards body for technology-related care and support services.

22 Sep 2021
The traffic management plan for Smallbrook
Smallbrook junction works set to begin

Major work to improve safety at the busy Smallbrook roundabout on the outskirts of Ryde is to begin next month.

21 Sep 2021
Twice weekly rapid flow testing should already be a part of our lives
Don't guess, take a COVID test

"Don't guess, take a COVID test" — That's the message from the Island's director of public health as the lights go down on another fantastic Isle of Wight Festival weekend.

21 Sep 2021
County Hall reception has reopened for essential appointments
County Hall reopens for appointments

County Hall reception, Isle Help and Ryde Help Centre have now reopened for essential pre-booked appointments only.

21 Sep 2021
Cowes Sailability Club arranged the day with the council's Children's Services team
Sea trip fun for disabled children

Children with disabilities enjoyed exciting boat trips organised with the support of the Children’s Services team at the Isle of Wight Council.

20 Sep 2021
The council is supporting this year's Recycle Week
Stepping It Up against climate change

The Isle of Wight Council is joining Recycle Now in the fight against climate change for this year’s Recycle Week 2021.

17 Sep 2021
St Thomas' Square, Newport. Patrick Eden Photography
Full Council support city status bid

Isle of Wight councillors have wholeheartedly thrown their weight behind Newport's city status bid in the hope it will raise the town's profile and lead to investment.

16 Sep 2021
Photo Credit: Visit Isle of Wight
Arts Council England boost for Island

The Isle of Wight is set to benefit from increased investment from Arts Council England over the next three years.

15 Sep 2021
The awards took place last week
Island recognised as national leader

The Isle of Wight has been recognised as a national leader in transformation and partnership with two iESE (Institution of Excellence in Public Services) Transformation Awards for its work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

13 Sep 2021
Ryde Harbour. Photo: Patrick Eden Photography
Dredging scheme for Ryde Harbour

A project to dredge Ryde Harbour will get underway later this month.

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