Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

18 Aug 2022
Island A-level students are being congratulated. Photo: Getty Images
A-level students celebrate success

The Isle of Wight Council is congratulating students who have worked hard to achieve their A-level, technical, vocational, and apprenticeship qualifications this year.

17 Aug 2022
Find out more about the Tour of Britain cycle race at a series of residents' drop-in sessions
Tour of Britain drop-in sessions

A series of drop-in sessions are being organised by the Isle of Wight Council so residents can find out more about the forthcoming Tour of Britain cycle race.

17 Aug 2022
Cream teas and cakes will be available
Fundraiser in aid of chairman's charity

Bunting will be out to show the way to cream teas and cakes at a summer fundraiser in aid of the chairman's charity, South Wight Area Youth (SWAY), this weekend.

15 Aug 2022
A rock fall at Chale Terrace
Beware of rock falls amid heatwave

Visitors to the coast are being urged to stay away from cliff bases and edges due to an increased risk of rock falls.

15 Aug 2022
The Island will play host to the final leg of the tour
Tour of Britain parking information

With the Tour of Britain race now just weeks away, the Isle of Wight Council has released more important information to help residents prepare for the occasion.

12 Aug 2022
Waste and recycling suspended Friday 12 August
Suspended bin collections - 12 August

Isle of Wight Council’s waste partners Amey have temporarily suspended some resident bin/sack collections in Newport, Gunville and Carisbrooke today (Friday 12 August) as temperatures have hit 30C and over.  

11 Aug 2022
Waste update
Suspended bin collections 11 Aug

Isle of Wight Council’s waste partners Amey have temporarily suspended some resident bin/sack collections in Cowes today (Thursday 11 August) as temperatures have hit 30C and over.

11 Aug 2022
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service attending an incident in the West Wight
Fire risk during dry weather

With temperatures rising and a local hosepipe ban in place, our countryside, parks and gardens across the Island are extremely dry. This significantly increases the risk of fires.

08 Aug 2022
Heatwave
Temperatures are rising again

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Heatwave Alert for the South East Region, which means there is a 90% probability of heatwave conditions between 12pm on Tuesday 09 August and 11pm on Sunday 14 August across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

05 Aug 2022
Don't miss out on your energy rebate
Apply now to claim £150 energy rebate

With more than 90 per cent of eligible Islanders having received the £150 energy rebate, Isle of Wight Council is urging the remaining 5,000 households not to miss out. 

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