Latest Council News

22 Sep 2017
Apply for school bus privilege seats
Apply for school bus passes

Applications for ‘privilege seats’ on Island school buses are being welcomed by the Isle of Wight Council.

21 Sep 2017
The council is celebrating Isle of Wight Day with free parking at selected locations.
Free parking for Isle of Wight Day

In celebration of Isle of Wight Day, this Saturday (23 September), there will be free parking in selected council car parks across the Island.

21 Sep 2017
New mental health champion appointed
New mental health champion appointed

A mental health champion for the Isle of Wight has been appointed as the council looks to further improve support for sufferers.

21 Sep 2017
Floating bridge charges to remain
Floating bridge charges to remain

Charges for adult passengers using the replacement Cowes floating bridge will remain in place following a vote at last night's (20 September 2017) Full Council meeting.

20 Sep 2017 Last updated at 20:00
Ryde Arena has been closed since October 2016
Council steps up fight for Ryde Arena

The Isle of Wight Council has pledged to fight for the return of Ryde Arena to full use, following the failure of its tenant AEW to keep the facility available for the local community.

13 Sep 2017
Gurnard Neighbourhood Development Plan
New neighbourhood plan for Gurnard

The Gurnard Neighbourhood Plan has been ‘made’, following overwhelming support at a local referendum on 7 September - with 88.43 per cent (390 people) voting in favour of the plan.

13 Sep 2017
Recycling the unrecyclable
Turning the plastic tide

The Isle of Wight Council is working with volunteers and recycling company, TerraCycle, to recycle rigid plastic from Island beaches.

11 Sep 2017
From biscuit tins to aerosol cans, we make contact with metal packaging every day.
Metal magic

It’s estimated that the UK uses more than half a million tonnes of metal packaging in a year.* From biscuit tins to aerosol cans, we make contact with metal packaging every day of our lives.

08 Sep 2017
All change for parking machines after 1 October
All change for parking machines

The Isle of Wight Council parking team is geared up to say goodbye to the old style £1 coins.

05 Sep 2017
The event is designed to advice residents about the help and support available.
Health matters at social care event

Social care services provided locally on the Island will be the focus of an event being held by Isle of Wight Council’s Adult Social Services.

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