Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

28 Jul 2022
Thankfully no one was hurt and the vehicle wasn’t badly damaged
Safety reminder after bin lorry fire

Fire crews were called out last week after a damaged battery placed incorrectly in a recycling bin caused a small fire. 

26 Jul 2022
Dog exclusion zone sign
Warning to dog owners

Dog owners face fines if they breach dog exclusion zones at some of our Island beaches.

26 Jul 2022
Isle of Wight Council chairman, Councillor Claire Critchison, with Joanna  Richards, chair of trustees, and Andy Dorning, lead youth worker
Council chairman reveals chosen charity

The chairman of the Isle of Wight Council has announced her chosen charity for the coming year.

26 Jul 2022
A survey of Floating Bridge Saver Card holders will be undertaken over the next eight weeks
Views sought on floating bridge service

A survey of Floating Bridge Saver Card holders will be undertaken over the next eight weeks as part of the council’s ambitions to improve customer experiences on the link between Cowes and East Cowes.


25 Jul 2022
Despite the recent searing heat, The project was completed and the road re-opened ahead of schedule
Road reopens at Newchurch

Works to create a safe pedestrian access serving the new bridge at Langbridge, Newchurch, have been completed ahead of schedule.

21 Jul 2022
Around £200,000 will be invested in the Island's rights of way
Investment to improve rights of way

Up to £200,000 will be spent on improving public footpaths and bridleways on the Island.

20 Jul 2022
The Tour of Britain will reach its climax on the Island in September
Tour of Britain information hubs

With the Tour of Britain set to reach its climax on the Island in September, two new online information hubs have been created to keep residents informed about how the race may affect them.

20 Jul 2022
The plans include a new entrance way feature
First images of Ryde Esplanade Station

Plans to refurbish key areas of Ryde Esplanade Station are edging closer to reality.

19 Jul 2022
Recycling and waste update
Bin collections latest update

The Isle of Wight Council’s waste partners Amey are warning that some bin/sack collections may be temporarily suspended today (Tuesday), should temperatures hit more than 30C.

18 Jul 2022
Grants have been awarded to local organisations who will provide schemes for children and young people from low-income families during the summer
Free activity spaces for youngsters

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

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