Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

28 Apr 2022
Cycling along Military Road
Let’s keep everyone safe on the roads

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to saddle up this weekend with the return of the Island's popular Randonnée cycling event.

27 Apr 2022
Road closed signage
Lynnbottom to stay open during tree work

The Isle of Wight Council will be closing the road near Lynnbottom recycling centre to do works to trees, and the recycling centre will remain open and fully accessible.

The council has been doing work to trees in many locations, including public parks and roadsides.

27 Apr 2022
A fire caused by a discarded battery at the energy from waste plant
New household battery collection service

The Isle of Wight Council is inviting residents to make a positive difference to the environment by using its new household battery recycling scheme, which launches next week.

26 Apr 2022
Minari Fernando, of Nine Acres Primary School, Newport, with her new mountain bike
Active travel for Island youngsters

Hundreds of Island youngsters have been getting fit and helping the environment by cycling, scooting and walking to and from school.

25 Apr 2022
Council staff with members of People Powered CIC
Going the extra mile

Electric cargo bikes will be used in a two-month pilot scheme by the Isle of Wight Council for its internal mail runs.

21 Apr 2022
Image from the incident at Merstone
Take extra care around service vehicles

Following a collision between a vehicle and a stationary waste truck near Merstone on Thursday 21 April the Isle of Wight Council has issued a call to drivers to take extra care around all service vehicles, especially when overtaking.

19 Apr 2022
Primary school students running
Primary school allocations

The allocation of Isle of Wight primary school places has been announced today (Tuesday 19 April), with 98 per cent of Island parents gaining a school of their choice. 

14 Apr 2022
Councillor Bacon with his own dog Scout
Summer beach dog controls

We all love a beach day out and a paddle in the sea – including our four-legged friends.

13 Apr 2022
High Sheriff James Attrill, Christopher Templeman, Aaron Cooper, James Milne, Lucy Idle, Lily-Mae Saddler and Macy Remnant
DofE Award achievers honoured

Island young people have been congratulated for their efforts and achievements in The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) amid unprecedented times for the scheme.

13 Apr 2022
Changes to the overnight pay and display parking charge are being rolled out across the Island this month.
Overnight parking charges update

Changes to the overnight pay and display parking charge are being rolled out across the Island this month.

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