Latest Council News

19 Oct 2021
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning valid from 4am tomorrow until 12 noon
Prepare for possible rain and floods

With heavy rain forecast this evening (Tuesday) and overnight, the Isle of Wight Council is encouraging residents to prepare for possible isolated flooding on the Island.

19 Oct 2021
The council chamber, County Hall
Planning committee to be live streamed

Residents are being reminded that today's (Tuesday) planning committee will be available to watch live online.

15 Oct 2021
Residents are being reminded how they can stay well
Stay well and keep all Islanders safe

The Isle of Wight Council and its health partners are reminding residents how they can stay well, keep loved ones safe this October half term and help protect the Island as we move into the winter months.

14 Oct 2021
The meeting was due to be held later today
Cabinet meeting postponed

A Cabinet meeting scheduled by the Isle of Wight Council to take place tonight (Thursday) has been delayed to a future date to be confirmed.

13 Oct 2021
Delivering affordable housing for Islanders is a key priority for the council
Council awarded almost £1 million

The Isle of Wight Council has been awarded almost £1 million in government funding to bring forward three potential brownfield sites for local housing.

13 Oct 2021
Photo credit: Visit Isle of Wight
Funding boost for active travel

Island projects encouraging green travel will receive a £175,662 government investment boost.

12 Oct 2021
Image of child and food courtesy of Getty Images
Free school meals for half term

The Isle of Wight Council has confirmed that vulnerable children and those eligible for free school meals will once again receive food vouchers during the October half-term.

12 Oct 2021
Find out about the digital services on offer from the library service
Discover your ‘library in your pocket’

Did you know you can access a whole host of digital magazines, books, music and newspapers available online through free apps once you become a library member?

08 Oct 2021
One of the newly-improved bus stops
Rural bus stop improvements

Passengers can look forward to better bus stops thanks to a £150,000 improvement programme which is already underway.

08 Oct 2021
Flash floods in July and August led to blocked roads and submerged properties
Council launches flood investigation

An investigation into the circumstances which led to severe flooding in parts of the Island this summer has been launched by the Isle of Wight Council.

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