Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

03 Oct 2022
Artist impression
Ambitious vision for new cultural centre

A bold vision for a new cultural centre, including a space to keep the Island Archives, has been published by the Isle of Wight Council in advance of carrying out a detailed feasibility study on funding and timelines for building the new venue.

03 Oct 2022
The new pier access road is nearing completion
New Ryde Pier access road update

The new access road serving Ryde Pier is nearing completion as work on the Ryde Interchange project is set to ramp up in the coming months.

30 Sep 2022
This will be the second set of proposals from the council to made available via online surveys
Consultation on proposed traffic changes

The Isle of Wight Council is to embark on a new round of consultation on traffic regulation orders, this time for villages and neighbourhoods in the south of the Island.  

27 Sep 2022
Councillors will consider the Draft Island Planning Strategy on 5 October
Benefits of new planning strategy

Increased local control of planning decisions, a move away from national government targets, increased protection of our local environment and the creation of more affordable housing are some of the many ‘wins’ that will be delivered if Full Council agrees the Draft Island Planning Strategy next week (October 5).

26 Sep 2022
Could your organisation help families in need this Christmas? Photo: GettyImages
Could your organisation help families?

The Isle of Wight Council is inviting organisations to apply for funding that will help them provide vital support to vulnerable families during the upcoming Christmas holidays.

26 Sep 2022
Nations Sustainable Development Goals website
Join the Biosphere Steering Committee

Eight new committee members are being sought by the Isle of Wight Council for the new UNESCO Biosphere Steering Committee, which is due to meet for the first time in November.

21 Sep 2022
Pews were full as civil dignitaries, members of the public and officials from various walks of life attended a moving service
Service of Commemoration

People from across the Island community joined together for a special commemoration service making the death of Her Late Majesty The Queen.

10 Sep 2022
Council chairman, Councillor Claire Critchison and (right) High Sheriff, Kay Marriott
Floral tributes to Her Majesty The Queen

Floral tributes have been laid by the chairman of the Isle of Wight Council, Councillor Claire Critchison, and High Sheriff, Kay Marriott, as a mark of respect to Her Majesty, The Queen.

09 Sep 2022
Her Majesty The Queen
The passing of Her Majesty The Queen

The councillors and officers of the Isle of Wight Council are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty The Queen and extend their heartfelt condolences to members of the Royal Family at this time.

08 Sep 2022
Councillor Karl Love, Cabinet member for public health, with Simon Bryant, director of public health
Working together to prevent suicide

Do you know where to go for help?

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