Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

07 Jul 2022 Last updated at 00:01
Cllr Critchison, Nicolas Earley and Cllr Peacey Wilcox
The Queen's Baton visits the Island

Island civic leaders, and athletes from the Island Games squad, gathered in Ryde to greet the Queen's Baton on its tour around the country before arriving in Birmingham for the start of the Commonwealth Games on 28 July.

07 Jul 2022
Family fun at Newport Roman Villa
Have archaeological finds identified

To celebrate the National Festival of Archaeology, Newport Roman Villa will be hosting a free archaeology day on Saturday 16 July.

06 Jul 2022
A recommendation to submit a £1.73 million bid for the government’s ‘Shared Prosperity’ funds will go in front of councillors
Council to submit bid for £1.73m

A recommendation to submit a detailed bid of £1.73 million for the government’s ‘Shared Prosperity’ funds will go in front of councillors later this month.

06 Jul 2022
St James' Square, Newport
'People First Zone' plans for Newport

New plans that could shift the priority from cars and vehicles to pedestrians and shoppers in key areas of Newport will go before senior councillors next week.

06 Jul 2022
Trading Standards is warning residents of online rental scams
Islanders warned of rental scam

Islanders are being warned about potential scams that could see people desperate for a home out of pocket and no closer to their dream.

05 Jul 2022
Households in council tax bands E to H can apply for a discretionary payment of £150
New discretionary energy rebate scheme

Islanders are set to be given a helping hand with the cost of living courtesy of money distributed by the Isle of Wight Council.

01 Jul 2022
Residents will now be able to do so online on the council's website
Comment digitally on traffic regulations

The next phase in an Island-wide review of traffic regulations has been announced today (Friday).

30 Jun 2022
The scheme allows people to spend the one-off vouchers at one of the Island's major supermarkets
Food vouchers for those most in need

Islanders most in need are being offered vouchers to help buy food during the cost of living crisis.

29 Jun 2022 Last updated at 15:00
National Digital Twin programme
The Isle of Wight's 'Digital Twin'

The Isle of Wight has been selected to help support the UK Government’s National Digital Programme in a series of demonstration projects, which will include the creation of a 'Digital Twin' island.

29 Jun 2022
Isle of Wight population figures

The Office for National Statistics has this week released its first official results from the 2021 national census, including key information about the population of the Isle of Wight.

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