Latest Council News

08 May 2017 Last updated at 13:00
Amey’s Community Engagement team will be touring libraries on the Island
Library tour for recycling and waste

Amey’s Community Engagement team will be touring the Island’s libraries to answer your questions about maximising your recycling, reducing your waste and reusing objects in your home.

05 May 2017 Last updated at 10:00
Writ officially received Thursday 4 May.
Clerk to the crown writ received

On Thursday 4 May, Ben Rouse, Isle of Wight High Sheriff and the returning officer for the parliamentary elections on the Island, and Chris Mathews, the acting returning officer, officially received the 'writ from the clerk to the crown'.

05 May 2017 Last updated at 04:00
Isle of Wight Councillors elected
Isle of Wight Council election results

Results of the Isle of Wight Council elections were announced at Newport this morning.

04 May 2017
Sofia Paonessa, (left), with her manager Janice Lord.
Registrar gains prestigious award

An Isle of Wight registrar has become one of only 44 people in England and Wales to gain a prestigious qualification from the government’s General Registrar Office (GRO).

26 Apr 2017
Floating bridge in service by mid-May
New floating bridge to start by mid-May

It is expected that the new floating bridge between Cowes and East Cowes will commence service by mid-May, once all relevant tests, commissioning and staff training has been completed.

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.

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