Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

30 Aug 2022
The campaign will provide top tips and advice on what to do with your textile waste
We're tackling textile waste together

We’re #TacklingTextilesWaste together.

26 Aug 2022
The new partnership involves the Isle of Wight Council, FareShare, Southern Housing and Red Funnel
New partnership supporting Islanders

The Isle of Wight Council, FareShare UK, Red Funnel and Southern Housing are working together to boost a lifeline scheme helping Islanders struggling against the rising cost of living.

25 Aug 2022
Cllr Paddy Lightfoot, mayor of Sandown, and Danielle Wharton, from the Isle of Wight Council, with Sandown Beach Lifeguards
Beach wheelchairs available for hire

Special 'all-terrain' wheelchairs are now available on Sandown seafront to enable people with mobility difficulties or physical disabilities to enjoy the sun, sea and sand to the full.

25 Aug 2022
GCSE results day. Photo: Getty Images
Well done to Isle of Wight GCSE students

As the collective class of 2022 gets set to receive the results of their GCSEs and other level 2 qualifications, Councillor Debbie Andre, Cabinet member for education, is sending all students her congratulations in anticipation of their achievements.

24 Aug 2022
Ryde transport interchange arrangements for the bank holiday
Ryde bank holiday traffic arrangements

Welcome changes have been announced to the traffic and pedestrian arrangements at Ryde Interchange ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

24 Aug 2022
No matter how you choose to celebrate, please remember to have fun, be safe and keep celebrations green
Bank holiday bin collections

The Isle of Wight Council, with waste treatment partners Amey, is wishing Island residents and visitors a relaxing and safe bank holiday weekend.

23 Aug 2022
The council, with waste partners Amey, collect unwanted clothes and textiles on your recycling day
School’s out–are your unwanted textiles?

School may be out and your children may have outgrown their school uniforms already.

22 Aug 2022
The council has achieved Bronze status as a Carbon Literate Organisation
Carbon Literate accreditation

Commitment to a national training programme has resulted in the Isle of Wight Council achieving Bronze status as a Carbon Literate Organisation.

19 Aug 2022
Jaime Frost, early years practitioner at YMCA
Recycled bikes for Island children

Island children will enjoy free bicycles as part of a new partnership between the Isle of Wight Council, waste partners Amey and local business, ReCycle & BiCycle. 

19 Aug 2022
The repaired section of footpath at Queens Road, Cowes
Seawall and footway repaired

A footway on the seawall at Queens Road, Cowes, damaged by Storm Eunice has reopened this week and parking bay restrictions caused by repair work have been lifted.

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