Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

12 Aug 2022
Waste and recycling suspended Friday 12 August
Suspended bin collections - 12 August

Isle of Wight Council’s waste partners Amey have temporarily suspended some resident bin/sack collections in Newport, Gunville and Carisbrooke today (Friday 12 August) as temperatures have hit 30C and over.  

11 Aug 2022
Waste update
Suspended bin collections 11 Aug

Isle of Wight Council’s waste partners Amey have temporarily suspended some resident bin/sack collections in Cowes today (Thursday 11 August) as temperatures have hit 30C and over.

11 Aug 2022
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service attending an incident in the West Wight
Fire risk during dry weather

With temperatures rising and a local hosepipe ban in place, our countryside, parks and gardens across the Island are extremely dry. This significantly increases the risk of fires.

08 Aug 2022
Temperatures are rising again

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Heatwave Alert for the South East Region, which means there is a 90% probability of heatwave conditions between 12pm on Tuesday 09 August and 11pm on Sunday 14 August across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

05 Aug 2022
Don't miss out on your energy rebate
Apply now to claim £150 energy rebate

With more than 90 per cent of eligible Islanders having received the £150 energy rebate, Isle of Wight Council is urging the remaining 5,000 households not to miss out. 

04 Aug 2022
Payment system telephone maintenance - 10 August 2022
Telephone payment downtime - 10 August

Due to a system upgrade, we will be unable to take card payments over the phone during the day of 10 August 2022.

04 Aug 2022
The results of the consultation form part of the decision-making process for setting council tax
Have your say on council tax support

There are more than 5,000 Isle of Wight residents on lower incomes who are presently in receipt of local council tax support.

04 Aug 2022
Cllr Sharon Lake, Mayor of East Cowes Cllr Tracy Reardon, and Cllr Karl Love
Regeneration of East Cowes Esplanade

East Cowes councillors met to inspect the newly-completed regeneration work on East Cowes Esplanade, which has created seating and a walkway in an area previously closed off following landslips.

03 Aug 2022
The race reaches its climax here on September 11
Tour of Britain traffic information

New information on the traffic management arrangements that will be in place during next month’s Tour of Britain cycling race has been made available by the Isle of Wight Council.

02 Aug 2022
A fun day on Shanklin beach. Copyright:
Island joins up for Beach Check UK app

The Isle of Wight has signed up to a smartphone app providing beachgoers with useful local information, including real-time updates on which areas are most crowded.