Isle of Wight rubbish collection days are changing over Christmas and New Year: Here are the details

Recycling bins outside a house plus xmas tree

Don't get mixed up over when your rubbish will be collected over Christmas and New Year - OnTheWight has the changes right here

Friday, 6th December, 2019 5:12pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Two town centre car parks to be resurfaced and combined into one

roadworks sign

The scheme will be carried out over six nights to ensure daytime parking is retained at this important town centre location

Friday, 6th December, 2019 2:29pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

Free: Find out more about fascinating history of shipwrecks located off Isle of Wight

Newport Guildhall

Throughout the winter there'll be a programme of activities and events, as well as the great new exhibition featuring the extraordinary tales of HMS Pomone and the Yarmouth Roads wreck

Friday, 22nd November, 2019 5:12pm

By IW Council Press Office

Find out more about preventing harm and reducing risk of abuse in those with care needs

happy lad

Over the coming week there's a chance to find out more about adult safeguarding - helping prevent harm and reduce the risk of abuse or neglect to adults with care and support needs

Friday, 15th November, 2019 8:18am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Change to waste collection next week, as staff say goodbye to long-time crew member

Waste collection operator

Staff will be attending the funeral of the long standing and well respected member of the waste and recycling collection crew

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 11:35am

By IW Council Press Office

Winter shelter for the Isle of Wight homeless opens next week

night shelter

Salvation Army say the night shelter will be more than just a bed for the night

Saturday, 9th November, 2019 8:38am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council’s latest plan to lure drivers to use Floating Bridge

floating bridge back in service

Scheme being introduced to encourage use of the Floating Bridge over the winter and runs until 31st March

Friday, 8th November, 2019 12:13pm

By IW Council Press Office with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council issue new announcement on cuts to Island gritting routes

Island Roads gritting team

Islanders were outraged when the Isle of Wight council said they would be cutting back on gritting routes to save money. An update has now been issued, details within

Friday, 8th November, 2019 11:12am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Newport offers a range of free parking days in the run up to Christmas

Parking ticket machine:

Shaping Newport is offering a range of dates for free parking in short-stay car parks. Details within

Friday, 8th November, 2019 10:59am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Make sure you are registered to vote in the General Election

Clare Shand, Geoff Underwood and Clive Joynes standing outside county hall with the writ

Details within of how to check whether you are registered to vote and how to sign up if you are not. Don't leave it too late, the deadline is Tuesday 26 November

Friday, 8th November, 2019 10:32am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Share your views on the proposed new loos

Artists impression of new toilet block in Sandown

Ideas for the location include a redesigned building providing a new food and drink outlet, a separate, new, public convenience facility and enhanced outdoor areas

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 3:34pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

West Wight school places consultation launched by Isle of Wight council

save our school banner - all saints freshwater

The closure is being proposed due to a significant decline in pupil numbers at the school and significant surplus schools places within the West Wight area

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 9:54am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments