Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

02 Feb 2023
6th Newport (St John's) Scout Group visited the council chamber
Focus on local democracy for youngsters

Youngsters had a chance to find out more about how local democracy works with a visit to County Hall last week.

01 Feb 2023
The Isle of Wight Festival. Steve Collins Photography
New IW Festival land hire deal

The long-term future of the iconic Isle of Wight Festival at Seaclose Park is set to be considered by the Isle of Wight Council's Cabinet, with a new five-year deal proposed.

01 Feb 2023
The council is proposing a balanced budget
Council proposes a balanced budget

As set out in council papers published today (Wednesday), the process of setting a budget for the forthcoming year has been one of the most challenging ever experienced by the Isle of Wight Council. 

01 Feb 2023
Street parties are a great opportunity for communities to come together
Host a street party for Coronation

This year the UK will mark the Coronation of King Charles III with a three-day bank holiday weekend.

01 Feb 2023
School Updates
SCHOOL UPDATES: 1 February 2023

National Education Union (NEU) strike date Wednesday 1 February 2023

25 Jan 2023
Lee Matthews, Graham Biss, Tony Gillingham, Councillor Jonathan Bacon and Abi Reynolds
Let the planting commence!

More than 120 residents have so far received free trees as part of a one-off giveaway offer by the Isle of Wight Council.

23 Jan 2023
Grants are available to support mental wellbeing for Islanders
Grants to support mental wellbeing

A new round of grant funding to support community-based schemes and activities that help to promote mental wellbeing and prevent mental ill health has been launched today.

20 Jan 2023
The landslip at Wroxall
Ground investigation work due to start

Ground investigation works are due to start in Wroxall following a landslip which reduced part of the B3327 to a single lane.

18 Jan 2023
The floating bridge
Floating bridge annual inspection

The floating bridge will undergo its annual inspection by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) in March. 

18 Jan 2023
The survey aims to understand more about rural household budgets
Rural cost of living household survey

Rural Services Network and Citizens Advice Rural Issues Group have launched a rural cost of living household survey. 

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