Island Roads say ‘thank you’ as gateway improvements are completed

Fishbourne Lane

The rebuilding and resurfacing work at Fishbourne has been completed to schedule, despite the recent wet and windy weather

Thursday, 14th November, 2019 7:35am

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments

Cash boost mean news equipment and training for Isle of Wight Search and Rescue

Steve Ambrose (left) and IW Foundation co-ordinator Samantha O' Rourke (right), presenting the cheque to WightSAR volunteers

The Chairman of Isle of Wight Foundation says he's, “hugely impressed with the great work being undertaken to tackle social exclusion and help vulnerable people on the Island"

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 3:01pm

By Gavin Foster

Three weeks of temporary lights as town gets traffic light upgrade

Wootton Bridge road works

The new traffic lights offer a range of improvements, both for drivers and pedestrians

Monday, 11th November, 2019 8:14am

By Gavin Foster

Reminder to Isle of Wight landowers about how to keep roads safe this winter

Island Roads winter team standing in front of their gritting lorries

Island Roads are reminding landowners and residents about what they can do to help keep the road networks safe this winter

Tuesday, 29th October, 2019 4:29pm

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight gritting fleet out on the Island

snow plough being fitted to front of car

Island Roads’ winter maintenance team will be undertaking various activities to prepare the service for the cold weather ahead.

Thursday, 24th October, 2019 5:23pm

By Gavin Foster with 4 readers' comments

Reinforced cast iron bollards provide new safety measure after car goes over edge

Belgrave road bollards

In keeping with the Conservation Area, the bollards should prevent drivers being able to navigate over the edge of the steep terrace

Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 1:07pm

By Gavin Foster with 7 readers' comments

Monkton Street roadworks start Monday

Monkton street

During work the section being resurfaced will be closed to traffic but pedestrian access will be maintained at all times as long as it is safe to do so.

Thursday, 26th September, 2019 12:21pm

By Gavin Foster

Islanders take to the beaches for Isle of Wight Day beach cleans

Beach cleaners at Ryde beach

Around 40 volunteers in Ryde and East Cowes took to the beach on Saturday to help remove unwanted litter.

Tuesday, 24th September, 2019 9:20am

By Gavin Foster with one comment

Northwood roadworks ahead of schedule

Northwood roadworks

It is hoped the traffic lights that have been necessary to control traffic for safety reasons during work can be removed Friday afternoon.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 8:20am

By Gavin Foster

Improvements to busy roads to take place overnight

Lidl roundabout

All these schemes to improve busy roads and junctions will take place at night in order to minimise disruption.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 6:46am

By Gavin Foster with 5 readers' comments

Improvement to churchyard path welcomed by residents

Island Roads staff with Rev Clive Todd and Church Warden June Horsfall Island Roads staff with Rev Clive Todd and Church Warden June Horsfall

As well as being used by parishioners, the paths through the churchyard are an important thoroughfare for villagers accessing the nearby doctor surgery and primary school.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 4:33pm

By Gavin Foster

Pelicans being wiped out by puffins on the Isle of Wight

Staff member standing by crossing

Pelican crossings are being upgraded to puffin crossings in many parts of the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 8:36am

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments