Latest Council News

17 Sep 2019
Image copyright Murray Ballard Photography
Isle Be Active winners announced

The winners of the Isle Be Active August Challenge have been announced.

16 Sep 2019
Businesses are being encouraged to sign up to IWASP
Join the fight against scams

Island businesses and organisations are being asked to join in the fight against scams.

14 Sep 2019
Cllr Julie Jones-Evans in Newport town centre
£2.36 million for Newport and Ryde

Newport and Ryde have fought off competition from up and down the country to win shares of the government's £44 million High Streets Heritage Action Zone fund.

13 Sep 2019
Local shops look set to benefit from new parking arrangements in Union Street. Photo: Patrick Eden Photography
New parking arrangements in Ryde

Local shops and businesses in Ryde look set to benefit from new parking arrangements in the heart of the town.

13 Sep 2019
The floating bridge is currently undergoing repairs to its prow and hinge mechanism
Further update on floating bridge

The floating bridge will unfortunately be out of service until the end of next week, following a further assessment of works undertaken so far.

11 Sep 2019
A replacement foot passenger launch is in place until the repairs are completed
Floating Bridge update

The Cowes to East Cowes Floating Bridge will be out of service until early next week.

11 Sep 2019
Both open days have been organised by the council Heritage Service
Take a trip through time – for free!

The Museum of Island History at Newport Guildhall and Newport Roman Villa will be opening free of charge on set days in September.

09 Sep 2019
Doorstep crime refers to rogue traders, bogus callers and distraction burglary
Reducing the risk of doorstep crime

The Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership (IWASP) is advising residents on how to prevent doorstep crime, as part of IWASP Awareness Month (September).

05 Sep 2019
Image courtesy of Cat James
Drive Less, eat more!

A new guide promoting electric bike use combined with a love of food has been launched from an Island business, thanks to funding from the council.

05 Sep 2019
The focus of the plan is to help keep people out of hospital and avoid permanent admissions into care wherever possible
Ambitious health and care plan unveiled

Supporting people to live healthy, independent lives is at the heart of an ambitious three-year plan to improve health and care on the Island.

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