Latest Council News

09 Jul 2020
Council leader, Dave Stewart
Venture Quays acquisition

A "flagship" investment opportunity to protect jobs and secure the future of one of the Island's most iconic buildings must not be squandered, the leader of the Isle of Wight Council has said.

08 Jul 2020 Last updated at 17:00
Cllr Hastings and Natasha Dix at the Recycling Plant
Island recycling shortlisted for awards

The Isle of Wight Council has been shortlisted in two categories at the annual MRW (Materials Recycling World) National Recycling Awards, which take place in December. 

08 Jul 2020 Last updated at 12:00
The work starts on 14 July
Essential maintenance on floating bridge

Essential maintenance work is to be carried out on Cowes floating bridge this month in advance of an expected increase in visitor numbers to the Island during the summer holidays.

08 Jul 2020
The charter forms part of a continuing campaign to ensure everyone knows how to respect, protect and enjoy the Island.
Visitor charter launched

A new visitor charter on how to safely enjoy the Island and its attractions has been launched by the Isle of Wight Council and its partners.

08 Jul 2020
Play parks will reopen this weekend
Council play parks to reopen

Families are being urged to stay alert while children are using playground equipment and observe social distancing rules.

07 Jul 2020
Free parking will continue for NHS staff and carers
Free parking for carers and NHS staff

The Isle of Wight Council is announcing changes to its free parking offer for key workers.

04 Jul 2020
The Island is set to host the finale of the 2022 Tour of Britain
Isle of Wight to host Tour of Britain

The Isle of Wight is set to host the finale of an international sporting spectacle — promising a multi-million pound boost to the local economy.

03 Jul 2020
Ray Hewins, from Sandown, cycled the magic 50,000th kilometre and was presented with a trophy
PedalAid hits major milestone

A fundraising cycling app has hit a major milestone.

03 Jul 2020
Residents are being urged to stay safe this weekend as pubs and hospitality venues open their doors.
Raise a glass safely

The Isle of Wight Council and its partners are urging residents to stay safe this weekend as pubs and hospitality venues open their doors for the first time since lockdown.

02 Jul 2020
The council has moved to reassure Islanders that there has not been a local surge in Covid-19 cases
Covid-19 cases remain low

The Isle of Wight Council has moved to reassure Islanders that there has not been a local surge in coronavirus (Covid-19) cases and residents should not panic or feel unduly armed.

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