Latest Council News

30 Sep 2020
The council has set up the board to involve its partners and the public in developing plans to prevent and manage potential outbreaks
Local Outbreak Engagement Board meeting

The Island's first public meeting of the newly formed Covid-19 Local Outbreak Engagement Board is set for 11.30am on Thursday, 8 October.

29 Sep 2020
People can complete an initial health and social care contact assessment form via the council's website
New online self-assessment form

The Isle of Wight Council is making it easier for residents to self-refer to adult social services.

28 Sep 2020 Last updated at 17:00
Cowes Floating Bridge
Cowes Floating Bridge

We are pleased to report that work to resolve the Hydraulic Problems with the Cowes Floating Bridge are nearing completion and we are sorry for the inconvenience caused by the continued delay in return to service.

28 Sep 2020
The plans for Ryde Interchange include a reconfiguration of the current layout. Copyright: Patrick Eden Photography
Multi-million pound investment in Ryde

The redundant tramway on Ryde Pier looks set to be transformed into a dedicated cycle and pedestrian walkway as part of a multi-million pound package of active travel and public transport improvements announced by the Isle of Wight Council today (28 September).

25 Sep 2020
The gifts were made possible thanks to a successful application to the Getaway Foundation
New bikes for young carers

Christmas has come early for a group of inspirational Island children.

24 Sep 2020
The Island still has a relatively low rate of infection compared with other areas of the country
Statement on Covid-19 alert level

The Isle of Wight Council has issued a statement in response to concerns that the Island might be heading for a local lockdown.

24 Sep 2020
The Island pilot showed the app to be highly effective when used alongside traditional contact tracing
Islanders thanked for playing vital role

On the day the new NHS Covid-19 app goes live across the country, Islanders are once again being thanked for the role they played in pioneering the technology.

23 Sep 2020
The report features highpoints and progress made against the corporate plan across a range of council activities
Annual report released

The Isle of Wight Council's annual report — highlighting services, projects and achievements in 2019/20 — was formally presented by council leader Dave Stewart to Full Council last week.

23 Sep 2020
The consultation closes on 30 September
Local council tax support consultation

Island residents are being reminded there is just one week to go to have their say on a consultation looking at potential changes to the Local Council Tax Support Scheme.

22 Sep 2020
The crews travelled a combined 128,500 miles — the equivalent of more than five times around the world.
Waste collection crews go the extra mile

Island waste collection crews are being given a big thank you this week for all their efforts during the coronavirus lockdown — and as part of national Recycle Week (21 to 27 September).

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