Revised plans for former football ground smaller and include second drive-through restaurant

Plans for St George's Way

South Coast Leisure say all but one of the units have confirmed tenants and the new plans are smaller than before

Friday, 16th April, 2021 8:51am

By Gavin Foster with 11 readers' comments

Good news for Alresford Bridge, but delays still for Skew Bridge

kids and island roads staff on Alresford Bridge

While the Alresford Road project was completed ahead of schedule, work at the more complex Skew Bridge project has not been so straightforward

Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 11:01am

By Gavin Foster

Street cats and a former show champion seek news homes after RSPCA medical care

Street cat Dawson

Street cats Creed and Dawson, plus former show champion, TLT, are looking for new homes

Monday, 29th March, 2021 9:45am

By Gavin Foster

Diversions in place as bridge closed for annual maintenance

Yarmouth bridge from the air

Diversions will be in place whilst the bridge is closed for its annual maintenance. Details within

Monday, 15th March, 2021 10:29am

By Gavin Foster

Island Roads change approach to removing weeds from Isle of Wight highways

Weed operatives

The new method ensures Island Roads maintains the required level of service in a way that looks after the environment

Thursday, 4th March, 2021 5:15pm

By Gavin Foster with 10 readers' comments

Major highways regeneration scheme in East Cowes gets underway next month

York Road showing poor road surface

The work is being split into separate phases to ensure as much of York Avenue as possible can remain open to traffic for as long as possible

Thursday, 18th February, 2021 3:49pm

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Daisy Chains charity chosen as Island Roads’ charity for second year running

From left to right Joanna Westwood (Island Roads fundraising committee member), Mandy Fuller and Kellie Lawrence (Daisy Chain fundraising managers) and Elbie Todd ((Island Roads fundraising committee member)

Usually a different good cause is selected but Island Roads staff have again chosen to fundraise for Daisy Chains because planned charity events during 2020 have been so badly affected by Covid-19

Monday, 15th February, 2021 8:25am

By Gavin Foster

Share your view with Island Roads on their performance across various services

Fishbourne Lane

Isle of Wight residents are invited to share your views on a range of services provided by Island Roads, including resurfacing, winter maintenance, street cleansing, verge and grass cutting and customer services

Wednesday, 27th January, 2021 8:38am

By Gavin Foster with 22 readers' comments

Cash boost for four Isle of Wight charity projects

montage of island foundation cheque giving

The four grants will help support the wide Isle of Wight community. Full details within

Thursday, 7th January, 2021 8:21am

By Gavin Foster

Island Roads staff will continue working throughout the Covid lockdown

Island Roads operative emptying a Litter bin

It's not just about improving the highways. Defined as key workers, Island Roads staff will continue critical roles like gritting roads, keeping the streets clean and bins emptied during lockdown

Wednesday, 6th January, 2021 8:37am

By Gavin Foster with one comment

Cash boost for three Isle of Wight charities from Isle of Wight Foundation

Large cheque being held by Care in the garden staff

The first three of ten charities who will benefit from a share of £73,000 has been announced by the Isle of Wight Foundation

Thursday, 17th December, 2020 11:05am

By Gavin Foster

Footbridges over railway line to be refurbished

Alresford footbridge

This will impact local residents, so if you know someone who uses the footbridges regularly, pass this on to them

Thursday, 17th December, 2020 9:07am

By Gavin Foster with one comment