Latest Council News

02 Dec 2021
The council has pledged to move investments away from fossil fuels. Image: Getty Images
Plans to move away from fossil fuels

The Isle of Wight Council looks set to take another major step towards achieving its zero-carbon ambition.

01 Dec 2021
Chillerton and Rookley Primary School
Safety first ahead of public meetings

Additional COVID-19 safety measures are being put in place ahead of two public consultation meetings on the future of Chillerton and Rookley Primary School.

01 Dec 2021
New COVID-19 rules are now in force
New rules for face coverings

New rules for face coverings and COVID-19 safety came into force yesterday (Tuesday).

01 Dec 2021
People are being encouraged to rock the ribbon on World Aids Day
Rock the ribbon on World Aids Day

Islanders are being encouraged to 'rock the ribbon' on World Aids Day (1 December) to show their support for people living with HIV.

30 Nov 2021
At least 50 per cent of the total funding will go towards families with children
New support for Island communities

Island families who are struggling to afford food and fuel will get extra help over the autumn and winter months thanks to the 'connect4communities' programme — led by the Isle of Wight Council.

30 Nov 2021
Over 500 people have attended the e-bike roadshow so far
Islanders get first taste of e-bikes

More than 500 Islanders have so-far experienced riding an e-bike for the first time as part of the Isle of Wight Council's E-Cycle Roadshow project.

26 Nov 2021
Severe cold weather is forecast for the region over this weekend
Severe cold weather advice

Island residents are being reminded of key advice for cold weather following a Met Office forecast for icy/cold and windy conditions over this weekend.

26 Nov 2021
Part of the newly completed shared use route
Work progressing well on shared use path

Work to create an upgraded shared use route between The Riverside Centre and Mews Lane in Newport is progressing well.

25 Nov 2021
The 16 Days of Action campaign launches today
New campaign to tackle domestic abuse

The Isle of Wight Council and its partners are supporting White Ribbon Day today (Thursday) — the largest global initiative to end male violence against women by calling on men to take action to make a difference.

19 Nov 2021
The council is supporting Small Business Saturday
Free parking for Small Business Saturday

Islanders looking for a Christmas bargain can make the most of free parking on 4 December this year.

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