Latest Council News

17 Mar 2021
Dredgers will return to Newport Harbour
Major project to dredge Newport Harbour

A major project to dredge Newport Harbour is due to get underway later this month.

16 Mar 2021
Celebrating World Social Work Day
Celebrating World Social Work Day 2021

The integral role played by social workers in supporting many of the Island's most vulnerable residents is being recognised on World Social Work Day (16 March).

16 Mar 2021
The council is teaming up with a range of partners to support Island young people
Young Carer Action Day 2021

The Isle of Wight Council is teaming up with a range of partners to support Island young people for Young Carer Action Day tomorrow (Tuesday 16 March).

15 Mar 2021
Regular coronavirus testing is available for free
'Community Collect' now available

With the full return to school underway, regular coronavirus testing is available for free, for all households with nursery, primary, secondary and college age children and young people.

12 Mar 2021
Fly-tipping in Ventnor
Task force aims to tackle fly-tipping

The Isle of Wight Council is to develop a litter and fly tipping action plan to tackle the growing problem of fly-tipping on the Island.

09 Mar 2021
Help is available to give up smoking for good
Get support to quit smoking

People are being encouraged to find out how they can give up smoking for good this No Smoking Day.

05 Mar 2021
Leif Marriner
1,500 rapid response COVID tests

Rapid COVID-19 testing centres for people without symptoms of the virus have so far carried out more than 1,500 tests.

05 Mar 2021
From Monday (8 March), residents will see some restrictions start to lift
Caution as restrictions are eased

The Island's director of public health has thanked Islanders for all they have done during the national lockdown and urged caution as restrictions begin to be eased.

04 Mar 2021
The assessment hub will help prevent rough sleeping
New £860,000 homeless shelter and assess

Homeless people on the Island are set to benefit from new emergency accommodation that will help individuals receive specialist support and rebuild their lives.

04 Mar 2021
The primary function of this project is to improve traffic flow
Major new scheme to reduce congestion

The latest phase of ongoing investment to reduce congestion in and around Newport is to get underway later this month.

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