Latest Council News

19 Apr 2017
Replacement machine installed in Ventnor
New parking machines installed

Island Roads has begun the first phase of work to replace the 136 parking ticket machines for which it is responsible both on-street across the Island and in the Isle of Wight Council's car parks.

13 Apr 2017
Avian flu guidance changes
Avian flu update

The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has announced that all poultry in England are to be allowed outside from Thursday 13 April 2017 following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds.

12 Apr 2017
St Georges Way update
St George's Way upgrade update

The current one-way restriction on Shide Road, Newport, is to be removed ahead of schedule. This can now be done on Thursday 13 April rather than the scheduled date of Monday 17 April.

11 Apr 2017
The safeguarding adults conference took place recently
Safeguarding adults conference success

Over 180 professionals recently attended the Isle of Wight’s “Making Safeguarding Personal for People with Learning Difficulties” Conference.

11 Apr 2017
New Youth MP Joe Davies
Island youth MP announced

The Isle of Wight has a new Member of the UK Youth Parliament.

06 Apr 2017
St Georges Way works nearing completion
Highways works at St George’s Way

Works to construct the new roundabout on St George’s Way, Newport and link to Pan Lane are nearing completion. These works include: upgrades to the signalling at the junction at St George’s Approach and Litten Park, a new signal controlled junction at St George's Way/Shide Road, and a new footway along St George’s Way with signal controlled pedestrian crossing.

06 Apr 2017
The deadline to register to vote is 13 April.
One week left to register to vote

With only one week to go until the deadline to register to vote in local elections, the Isle of Wight Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered in time.

05 Apr 2017
New permit scheme in place from 5 June 2017
New permit scheme

Do you use your business van/ car to take your personal household recycling and waste to the recycling centre? From 5 June 2017, residents who use a van, commercial vehicle or sign written vehicle will need a new vehicle permit for use at household waste recycling centres (HWRCs).

04 Apr 2017
New commercial waste recycling centre at Lynnbottom
New commercial waste area at Lynnbottom

A new commercial waste recycling centre (CWRC) at Lynnbottom Recycling Centre near Newport, will open from this week.

The CWRC will be for businesses and trade and will operate on a ‘pay as you throw’ basis with different charges depending on the type of waste or recycling being disposed of.

04 Apr 2017
List of candidates for elections published
Election candidates list published

The list of candidates for the Isle of Wight Council elections and the town and parish councils on 4 May 2017 has been published.

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