Island Roads’ volunteers help get the Old Battery looking like new

Island Roads staff with Needles behind them

National Trust Property Operations Manager said Island Roads' volunteer staff always carry out their tasks with enthusiasm

Monday, 2nd December, 2019 2:28pm

By Gavin Foster with one comment

Cash boost helps Isle of Wight charity reach £96,000 goal for wheelchair friendly boat

Laura Haytack, Paul WIlks, IW Foundation Co-ordinator Sam O'Rourke and Trish Rooke

The cash boost will help Cowes Sailability Club reach their £96,000 target for a new specially-designed Island-built motorboat that is fully wheelchair accessible

Wednesday, 27th November, 2019 10:26am

By Gavin Foster with one comment

£16k boost for Isle of Wight charity that helps young people

Image: L-R Carol Court, IW Foundation coordinator Samantha O’Rourke, and Joanne Westwood

The money from the Isle of Wight Foundation will allow a wheelchair accessible lift to be installed at Ability Dogs 4 Young People’s training centre

Thursday, 21st November, 2019 12:56pm

By Gavin Foster with one comment

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