Ian Ward

Cllr Ian Ward was elected as Isle of Wight councillor for Sandown in May 2013.

He was elected as Chairman of the Isle of Wight council in 2013.

He served two terms in this position.

He became Executive member for Transport and infrastructure (including car parking) in January 2017.

Charity fundraising cycling app on track to hit 50,000km – mystery prize on offer

looking over handlebars of bike down the cycle path

The PedalAid user who hits the magic 50,000 kilometre target will win a mystery prize. Will it be you?

Friday, 4th October, 2019 1:30pm

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight council show their support for the skateboarding community

Skate Safe leaflet cover

The number of children, young people (and not so young!) who are taking up skateboarding on the Island is growing.

Tuesday, 24th September, 2019 8:35am

By IW Council Press Office

St Mary’s Roundabout: Opposition forces Isle of Wight council to special meeting

st marys roadworks sign

A special meeting will take place later this month, where councillors will debate postponing the works.

Monday, 16th September, 2019 4:47pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council leader asked to explain why Island Roads have been let ‘off the hook’

Geoff Brodie

Cllr Brodie, who last month said he felt he'd been misled over the Highways PFI, will be raising the issue at next week's full council.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 4:18pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Big change to Union Street Ryde parking restrictions on the way

cars parked on union street -

It had been identified that some motorists were using Union Street for long-term parking by moving their vehicle each hour to a different parking zone within the road.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 11:32am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

‘Send it back’ says Cllr Love following more failures of the Cowes Floating Bridge

floating bridge suspended

Cllr Love is calling for the Isle of Wight council to take out a low-cost loan and order a new floating bridge, adding they should send back No.6 due to the consistent failures.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 9:59am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Letter: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

st marys roundabout

This reader shares his views on the plans for St Mary's roundabout and offers some practical solutions that he believes would save the IWC millions.

Friday, 6th September, 2019 10:40am

By Colin with 5 readers' comments

15 months of major roadworks at St Mary’s roundabout about to start

St Marys Junction Signalised V5.5a

15 months of roadworks at St Mary's roundabout are about to begin. Details of what'll be in place and what to expected revealed.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 3:27pm

By IW Council Press Office with 15 readers' comments

Did you know the PFI highways grant had 30 per cent chopped from it?

Mr Moneybags:

OnTheWight has dug back through the PFI archives to discover what the council said would be covered by the contract after the grant was cut by 30 per cent by the Government.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 3:31pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Cllr Ian Ward in discussion with Island Roads over next stage of PFI contract

ian ward

After Cllr Brodie's calls for Island Roads to be open and transparent about what he called the "unlikely delivery of the Core Investment Programme, the Cabinet member responsible says he's in talks about next stage of contract.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 9:48am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

‘I feel misled, it’s time for some honesty’ over PFI contract, says Cllr Brodie

Potholes on Trinity Road

Cllr Brodie says he and many of his residents feel misled by PFI contractor, Island Roads, and say it's time for some honesty.

Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 7:43pm

By Geoff Brodie with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Council to dispose of vehicles of those who persistently evade parking fines (updated)


From next week, so called ‘persistent evaders’ risk losing their vehicle under the council’s new Vehicle Removal Policy.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 2:00pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment