Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

12 Apr 2022
Arch building at Newport Roman Villa
Easter activities at Newport museums

The Isle of Wight Heritage Service will be hosting two special family events to celebrate Newport’s Children’s Festival.

12 Apr 2022
A happy shopper with her Wight Gift Card
Carers thanked with Wight Gift Cards

The Isle of Wight Council is to thank over 3400 local carers for their dedication and commitment during the pandemic by giving them a one-off bonus of £250, in the form of a Wight Gift Card.

The local care and support workers are to be given Wight Gift Cards which they can use at any of 105 businesses and retailers on the island.


11 Apr 2022
A card transaction
£4.3M goes to hospitality businesses

With the completion of work to allocate the government's Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant, plus the Additional Restrictions Grant, a total of over £4.3 million has been handed out by the Isle of Wight Council to support Island businesses in the hospitality and leisure industries, including accommodation.

11 Apr 2022
Richard Priest
Two new Deputy Lieutenants appointed

Two new Deputy Lieutenants have been appointed to serve on the Isle of Wight.

11 Apr 2022
The survey aims to find out about the experiences of adult services on the Island and what can be improved
Feedback needed to refresh strategies

The Isle of Wight Council and its partners are seeking the views of people with a learning disability and autistic people about their experiences of adult services on the Island to help refresh local strategies.

11 Apr 2022
Your waste and recycling booklet will be with you soon
Waste and recycling booklet out soon

Your annual waste and recycling booklet and collections calendar will be landing  on your doormat soon.

11 Apr 2022
Think before you throw
Think Before You Throw campaign launches

The Isle of Wight Council and Amey are teaming up to encourage Islanders to ‘Think Before You Throw’ when it comes to our rubbish.

08 Apr 2022
Volunteers from the Isle of Wight Green Gym celebrated at Fort Victoria Country Park
IW Green Gym wins conservation award

Volunteers from the Isle of Wight Green Gym celebrated at Fort Victoria Country Park as they met Cllr Jonathan Bacon, the Isle of Wight Council's Cabinet Member for Environment, Heritage and Waste Management, and Lee Matthews, Strategic Manager for Recreation and Public Spaces.

08 Apr 2022
A number of free activities are available over Easter for eligible children and young people
Free spaces for Easter activities

Don't miss out on free children's activities this Easter.

06 Apr 2022
The COVID-19 vaccination programme is still available
Staying safe over the Easter holidays

Living with COVID-19 means we must continue to be extremely careful and follow Public Health advice going forward.