Car Parking

Increased car parking charges revealed

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After the debate of which parking changes will change on the Island, the council has now come to a decision. Detail include increases in Short-stay and On-street charges and new Resident permit.

Thursday, 20th March, 2014 9:33am

By IW Council Press Office with 16 readers' comments

Look again at parking and leisure centre charges, say Island Conservatives

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Conservatives say “Instead of hiking parking charges to such an extent that they will damage small local businesses and town centres, we should be looking at putting our leisure centres on a stable and sustainable long term footing."

Monday, 17th February, 2014 9:56am

By Chris Whitehouse with 40 readers' comments

11 new ways the council propose to make car parking more expensive

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The range of proposals are wide-ranging, which include increasing parking charges, removing currently-free parking and stopping Blue Badge concessions, alongside others.

Friday, 3rd January, 2014 11:51am

By Simon Perry with 82 readers' comments

Parking income drops to below £4m

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The Annual Report for 2012-13 reveals a drop in the parking income at the Isle of Wight council. Scrutiny panel members will consider progress of the parking review at tonight's meeting.

Wednesday, 13th November, 2013 8:00am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Small Business Saturday: Free parking for Christmas shopping

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Small Business Saturday is being launched on the Isle of Wight next month, with free parking in all council car parks for one day.

Friday, 8th November, 2013 7:30am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Ban on using CCTV to enforce parking restrictions


We asked the Isle of Wight council whether they enforced parking restrictions through the use of CCTV.

Tuesday, 1st October, 2013 6:50am

By Sally Perry

Islanders not keen on Pickles’ ‘Parking on double yellows’ idea

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Islanders on Facebook share they views about Eric Pickles' idea to allow shoppers to park on double yellow lines for 15 minutes.

Tuesday, 30th July, 2013 4:15pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

More hospital parking spaces for visitors and patients

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New car park has freed up 94 spaces for visitors and patients.

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2013 10:27am

By Andy Hollebon

Has paying for parking by phone resulted in a fine for you?

What has been your experience? Have you received a penalty notice after paying for parking by phone?

Tuesday, 5th February, 2013 9:50am

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Letter: The problems of a disabled parking bay (updated)

Don Smith shares his story about attempts to get the disabled bay outside his house repainted.

Monday, 24th December, 2012 8:19am

By Don Smith with 61 readers' comments

Over £4m raised through parking charges in 2011/12

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Revenue down on previous year.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2012 4:09pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

St. Mary’s parking income revealed


Around half the income from St Mary's car park goes to health services

Wednesday, 21st November, 2012 1:16pm

By Andy Hollebon