Residents urged to take litter home with them and help protect Isle of Wight’s beauty and nature

Island Roads operative emptying a Litter bin

The Isle of Wight council implore Islanders to take their litter home and dispose of it in their recycling and waste bins. Doing so may also help contain the spread of Coronavirus

Friday, 5th June, 2020 9:34am

By Claire Robertson with 3 readers' comments

Part of the Middle Road to be proactively closed over weekend due to Storm Dennis

road closed sign

There have been several serious incidents recently involving trees falling onto the highway at this location, so it will be closed from 9am Saturday as a precautionary measure

Friday, 14th February, 2020 6:12pm

By Claire Robertson with 2 readers' comments

Blackrock Bridge strengthening scheme hampered by weather and vandalism

Blackrock bridge pre works

The weather has hampered progress, but Island Roads say they have also had to deal with a level of vandalism

Monday, 27th January, 2020 5:30pm

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Cash boost for Isle of Wight charity that supports those affected by domestic abuse

WightDASH presentation with (left to right) Lorna Malcolm (Island Roads), Fiona Gwinnet (WightDASH) and Samantha O'Rourke (Island Roads)

This donation of over £11k to Wight DASH, the Isle of Wight domestic abuse hub, will stretch a long way to help those in need

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 6:41pm

By Claire Robertson

Upgrade for busy section of road in Northwood

Cowes to Newport Road

The planned work is an extensive project but one that will restore a smooth surface and also address the underlying ground conditions that have contributed to the uneven and poor surface at the location.

Friday, 30th August, 2019 4:54pm

By Claire Robertson with 2 readers' comments

Next phase of road improvement works due to start in Fishbourne

Fishbourne Lane

While considerable planning has been undertaken to minimise disruption, delays may be possible, and people are advised to allow more time for their journeys in the surrounding area.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 3:01pm

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Isle of Wight’s Innovative Physics named as one of Europe’s best in ‘Ones to Watch’ list

Bob Seely MP meets Innovative Physics

The company was selected for the prestigious ‘Ones to Watch’ list having demonstrated exceptional achievement in Innovation.

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 12:01pm

By Claire Robertson

Major roadworks at Fishbourne Lane: Over three phases to avoid disruption

Fishbourne Lane pre-works

The duration of the entire scheme is ten weeks, but this is phased to avoid work during the school summer holidays and ensuring that road closures are kept to a minimum.

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 10:23am

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Isle of Wight’s Innovative Physics sign landmark agreement with China to improve detection and management of radiation

Picture courtesy of the Department for International Trade shows from left to right: front row seated (CEPC President Wu Xiujiang, Mike Anderson CEO Innovative Physics Ltd, China Institute for Radiation Protection (CIRP) President Liu Quinn) and standing behind left to right (CNNC Vice President Cao Shudong, China Atomic Energy Authority’s Vice Chairman Zhang Jianhua, Department for International Trade Minister for Trade Policy George Hollingbery MP and China Atomic Energy Authority’s Secretary Den Ge)

The move that signals a new era of collaboration to improve the detection and management of radiation within the nuclear power industry.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 10:18am

By Claire Robertson

More resurfacing works for Forest Road

Forest Road

Work on the two sections of road will take place at night to keep disruption to a minimum

Monday, 10th June, 2019 11:27am

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Over 30 roadworks schemes across the Isle of Wight this month

roadworks on the Isle of Wight

If you're out and about on the roads this month you'll notice roadwork schemes have intensified as Island Roads aims to finish as many schemes as possible before the summer holidays.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 7:32am

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Take part in survey to rate Island Roads’ performance

island roads footway

The survey which is due to close on Friday 1st March invites the public to rate Island Roads’ performance on many aspects of its work from road surfacing and maintenance to street cleansing, verge and grass cutting and its customer service operations.

Thursday, 21st February, 2019 4:43pm

By Claire Robertson