Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

05 Sep 2022
Buy second hand from vintage or charity shops — many clothes can look new at a cheaper price
Reduce, reuse, recycle textiles

Every year 350,000 tonnes of clothing goes to landfill in the UK.

01 Sep 2022
A photo of the dignitaries and families at the citizenship ceremony
Families celebrate citizenship

The Island welcomed 18 new citizens in British Citizenship ceremonies held during  July and August.

31 Aug 2022
The Isle of Wight Law Centre looks set to remain open
Isle of Wight Law Centre to remain open

The Isle of Wight Law Centre is to remain open.

31 Aug 2022
The plan sets out the overall approach towards future development on the Island and the policies to be used in assessing planning applications
New draft of Island Planning Strategy

Isle of Wight councillors will be presented with an updated draft of the Island Planning Strategy at Cabinet next week (Thursday 8 September).

31 Aug 2022
The Isle of Wight will stage the final leg on Sunday, 11 September
Further information on Tour of Britain

The Isle of Wight Council has provided further information about AJ Bell Tour of Britain traffic arrangements after road signs were put out along the race route over the weekend.

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.

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