Latest Council News

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.

05 Sep 2017
Disabled residents on the Island are being warned to avoid websites charging for blue badge applications
Blue badge scam warning

Disabled residents on the Island are being warned to avoid websites charging high prices for filling out blue badge applications.

04 Sep 2017 Last updated at 16:00
Secondary education has been secured for Sandown
Secondary education secured at Sandown

Over the summer months, the council’s Conservative administration working with the new Island MP, Bob Seely has succeeded in securing a commitment which ensures secondary education at Sandown will continue.

04 Sep 2017
The PLUTO Pavilion just before renovation work started
Royal visit for Isle of Wight

The Countess of Wessex is to carry out a number of engagements on the Isle of Wight, when she visits on 13 September.

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