Latest Council News

30 Jul 2021
The council must operate within the context of national and local planning policy and legislation
Council must follow government rules

The Isle of Wight Council has moved to explain government rules which are making it harder for Island councillors to reject planning applications for housing on non-previously developed sites.

29 Jul 2021
Three giant deckchairs are in place across the Island
Find the giant deck chairs competition

Isle of Wight Council has teamed up with cashless parking payment provider PayByPhone to offer residents and visitors the chance to win some fabulous prizes this summer.

28 Jul 2021
On average nearly a quarter of the contents of a black sack collected on the Island is food
Food waste campaign launches

The Isle of Wight Council and Amey are teaming up to tackle food waste this summer.

27 Jul 2021
The proposed carriageway is in green
Have your say on transport interchange

There is still time to shape some of the key elements of a multi-million-pound project to improve Ryde Transport Interchange.

26 Jul 2021 Last updated at 06:00
Katy Harwood, the council's Kickstart coordinator, is hoping to welcome more recruits to County Hall.
45 new jobs at the Isle of Wight Council

The council is seeking 45 additional young Islanders to become new staff members.

They will join eleven young people who have already been successful in finding employment at the Isle of Wight Council.

The council has announced a range of new jobs for Island young people currently on Universal Credit.

26 Jul 2021
The Isle of Wight Council has moved to provide a list of useful contact numbers for Islanders affected by flooding
Who to call if a flood happens

With more rain forecast for this week, the Isle of Wight Council has moved to provide some helpful advice and guidance for Islanders affected by flooding.

26 Jul 2021
The access in and out of Furrlongs will be suspended between Monday 2 August and Sunday 14 August
St George's Way improvement work update

The Isle of Wight Council and Island Roads have given details of the planned final phases of the project to improve traffic flows along and at either end of St George’s Way, Newport.

23 Jul 2021
Sunrise at Appley
Fresh plans to support summer season

Fresh plans have been drawn up to support a successful summer season at Appley, following feedback from the local community.

23 Jul 2021
Testing will be available seven days a week
Testing centre open seven days a week

The Island's COVID-19 testing centre is increasing its opening hours.

23 Jul 2021
Photo credit: People Powered CIC
Electric cargo bike project to start

A two-month pilot project to see electric cargo bikes delivering goods on behalf of Cowes businesses is starting from August. 

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