Latest Council News

24 Apr 2018
More than 40,000 runners took part in the 2018 London Marathon
Hot stuff

A council staff member who ran the London marathon has described conditions as tough.

19 Apr 2018 Last updated at 16:00
Model of Ryde Esplanade developed at the IW Youth Conference, March 2018.
New ideas for Ryde regeneration

Ideas and opportunities for the future regeneration of Ryde will be discussed with Ryde residents at an upcoming workshop.

19 Apr 2018 Last updated at 16:00
Causeway at Mill Road, St Helens
St Helens Causeway closure times reduced

Access to the popular St Helens Causeway footpath will be maintained during most of the summer, despite earlier fears that it would have to be closed for up to six months. 

19 Apr 2018 Last updated at 11:00
The money will support the second phase of works after the school was relocated to the Furrlongs site 18 months ago.
Major investment for Barton primary

The Isle of Wight Council has been awarded more than £1.3million to refurbish Barton Primary School.

18 Apr 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The Lynnbottom household waste and recycling centre has seen queueing recently
Top tips to save time on your tip trip

The council is aware there has been some frustration recently visiting Lynnbottom household waste and recycling centre near Newport.

18 Apr 2018 Last updated at 13:00
Taken from the front cover of the strategy
New plan for 'fulfilling lives'

A new plan aimed at helping people with learning disabilities lead fulfilling lives is set to be launched.

18 Apr 2018
Amey are advertising 50 new positions on the Island
Jobs on offer at new Forest Park site

The council is welcoming the creation of 50 new jobs at its new waste recovery site at Forest Park, Newport.

18 Apr 2018
Island school pupils took part in a walking week challenge
Pupils striding forward in walking week

Island school pupils put their best foot forward when they took to the streets recently for a ‘Shift It’ walking week challenge.

17 Apr 2018 Last updated at 13:00
A one-off injection, available on the NHS any time of the year, reduces the chances of people getting shingles.
Free shingles vaccine on offer

Isle of Wight residents aged between 70 and 79 could be eligible for a free shingles vaccination.

16 Apr 2018
Planned works will be taking place this week
Floating bridge planned works this week

The floating bridge will be out of service on Thursday night (19 April) for on-going maintenance work.

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