Latest Council News

07 Jul 2021
The council is reassuring the community that the proposal is simply a “paper exercise”
Carisbrooke sixth form consultation

The 'technical closure' of an Island sixth form will not impact on any pupil's education, the Isle of Wight Council said.

07 Jul 2021
The Island's cultural offer is a key part of the authority's regeneration strategy.
Cabinet to consider City of Culture bid

The Isle of Wight may become regional partner of Southampton’s 2025 City of Culture bid when the Cabinet meets next week.

06 Jul 2021
The Island has recently welcomed new trains
Feasibility study for railway extension

A business case considering the re-opening of the railway between the existing Island Line and Newport has been submitted to the Department for Transport by the Isle of Wight Council.

06 Jul 2021
Facilities and connectivity for cyclists, pedestrians, bus and rail users as well as Wightlink FastCat passengers are all to be improved
Help shape Ryde's transport interchange

Islanders are being asked to help shape some of the key elements of a multi-million-pound project to improve Ryde Transport Interchange in a consultation that launches today (Tuesday).

05 Jul 2021
The campaign will touch on important issues
Campaign to keep young Islanders safe

Providing young people with the information and support they need to keep them stay safe is at the heart of a new Isle of Wight Council campaign.

01 Jul 2021
Woman with glasses struggles to see laptop screen
Sensory service user experience survey

Islanders with hearing or sight issues are being asked to help the Isle of Wight Council to shape its future sensory support services for adults.

30 Jun 2021
Marker buoys will be installed off several Island beaches. Getty Images
Beach buoys to make summer comeback

Marker buoys are being reinstated at several Island beaches this summer in a bid to protect swimmers from anti-social behaviour on the water.

30 Jun 2021
Walk the Heritage Trail and be in with the chance of winning a prize
Follow the footsteps of famous figures

A new heritage trail has been produced for West Wight thanks to funding from the Isle of Wight Council’s Active Travel Innovation Grant.

28 Jun 2021
The privilege seat application process is now open
Privilege seat applications welcomed

The application process for school transport ‘privilege seats’ is now open.

23 Jun 2021
More than 1,500 Islanders will have the chance to go electric this summer
Council wins e-bike funding

More than 1,500 Islanders will have the chance to go electric this summer with the roll-out of a series of innovative electric bike pilot projects across the Island, delivered by the Isle of Wight Council.

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