Latest Council News

01 Apr 2021
The clear message from government is to minimise travel
Travel the 'Wight' way this Easter

Islanders and visitors to the area are once again being asked to travel the 'Wight' way as more coronavirus restrictions are lifted this week.

01 Apr 2021
The council has struck a deal with the MOJ
Deal agreed to improve Camp Hill estate

The Isle of Wight Council and Ministry of Justice (MOJ) have reached agreement on a deal which will allow the council to improve the roads, open spaces and footways in current MOJ ownership on the former prison estate.

30 Mar 2021
Get creative this Easter
Easter cartoon capers

Budding young artists are being called on to use their talent to illustrate a rather special poem this Easter.

29 Mar 2021
The safety net of support will stay in place when shielding is paused from 31 March.
Safety net of support will stay in place

Vulnerable Islanders are being reassured that the safety net of support will stay in place when shielding is paused from Wednesday (31 March).

26 Mar 2021
About one in three people with COVID-19 do not have symptoms but can still pass it on to others
Free COVID-19 home testing kits

Community testing sites across the Island will be distributing free coronavirus (COVID-19) home testing kits to anyone aged 16 and over from Monday (29 March).

26 Mar 2021
ICT maintenance
Essential ICT maintenance: 31 March 2021

Essential IT maintenance will be undertaken on 31 March 2021 at 7am.  Service should be restored within 10 minutes.

25 Mar 2021
Order and collect services will resume from Monday. Picture: Getty Images
Order and collect service to resume

Order and collect services will resume at Isle of Wight Council libraries from next week.

25 Mar 2021
Easter activities. Photo: Getty Images
Easter activities available

A wide range of activities which also provide a nutritious meal are on offer for all ages during the Easter holidays.

22 Mar 2021
Trevor Nicholas, chief executive of Aspire Ryde
Apply for community grants

An Island charity which has used council grants to support children and families struggling due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is urging others to follow their example and apply for funding before it's too late. 

18 Mar 2021
The census must be completed by law, although some questions are voluntary
Time to take part in Census 2021

Householders across the Island have been receiving their Census 2021 information packs in the post.

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