Latest Council News

01 Jul 2019 Last updated at 09:00
The event was held at Westridge, Ryde
Island adult learners celebrated

Successful Island adult learners were celebrated at a special awards evening at Ryde recently.

01 Jul 2019
Image courtesy of Zedify
Electric cargo bike fund open

Organisations are being invited to bid for grants of up to £30,000 to support the introduction of electric cargo bikes on the Isle of Wight.

01 Jul 2019
Empty and derelict buildings can be a magnet for young people
Empty building safety warning

Parents are being advised to warn their youngsters of the dangers of entering derelict or empty buildings.

28 Jun 2019
A second application window opens on 1 July.
Privilege seat applications

If you missed out on applying for a school bus ‘privilege seat’ earlier this month, don’t worry, there is another opportunity next week.

27 Jun 2019
Refreshed website launched.
New look for Connect To Work

The Isle of Wight Council has launched a refreshed connect2work website aimed at encouraging users to choose sustainable travel for the daily commute.

27 Jun 2019
Summer season waste advice.
Summer season waste

Island holiday let providers are being given a summer season reminder of their commercial waste responsibilities.

25 Jun 2019
Equality objective review
Equality objectives review

Everybody deserves to be treated fairly — this is the vision of the Isle of Wight Council and why we are reviewing our equality objectives.

24 Jun 2019
The consultation was launched as there is an oversupply of school places in the West Wight area.
West Wight school places consultation

A decision on the future direction of primary school education in the West Wight has been delayed by a few days.

21 Jun 2019
The recent visit marked the start of a new partnership between two island communities.
Partnership visit to Jersey

A fact-finding visit to Jersey by a multi-partner delegation from the Isle of Wight has forged closer links between the two islands.

21 Jun 2019
Appley Tower
Appley Tower to reopen for Appley Day

The Isle of Wight Council is to reopen Ryde’s famous landmark, Appley Tower, for one day only as part of the celebrations of Appley Day on Saturday 22 June.