Allan runs London Marathon to raises cash to support young British athletes

allan bridges in marathon

Congratulations to 1 Leisure sales manager, Allan Bridges, who ran the London Marathon on Sunday and, so far, has raised over £1,000 for the Ron Pickering Memorial Foundation.

Thursday, 26th April, 2018 5:21pm

By IW Council Press Office

Lynnbottom slip road closed until 10am to restrict queueing

Lynnbottom Tip from the air

New measure will see no queueing in advance of the tip at Lynnbottom opening at 10am. The slip road will open for access once the tip is open.

Thursday, 26th April, 2018 8:01am

By IW Council Press Office with 15 readers' comments

No intention to sell off public spaces in Ryde, says regeneration director

Model of Ryde Esplanade

The Isle of Wight council's regeneration team is involved in lots of background work, reviewing previous consultations and proposals and testing out many different possibilities for Ryde.

Thursday, 19th April, 2018 5:22pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

St Helens Causeway: Some good news on access for Summer 2018

Footpath at St Helens causeway

There's been some chatting and access to this popular route appears to be in a better position than before. Details of expected times of when closed and open are enclosed.

Thursday, 19th April, 2018 4:41pm

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight primary school awarded £1.3m refurbishment grant

20 pound notes :

As part of a second phase of work since relocation to the Furrlongs, improvements to the primary school will include a new roof and windows, a new reception area, external cladding and upgraded footpaths and lighting.

Thursday, 19th April, 2018 12:23pm

By IW Council Press Office

Fulfilling lives ambition for all Islanders with learning disabilities

downs syndrome happy lad

The Isle of Wight council are launching a new plan aimed at helping people with learning disabilities lead fulfilling lives and giving them a chance to help shape the service.

Wednesday, 18th April, 2018 3:06pm

By IW Council Press Office

Floating bridge suspended later this week for improvement works

floating bridge suspended

The leader of the council says the works are part of the IWC's "continuing aim to get a good and reliable service for residents during this extended trial period".

Monday, 16th April, 2018 7:12pm

By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments

St Helens Causeway due to close over summer 2018. ‘Options’ being explored

St Helen's Causeway map

St Helens Causeway is set to be closed April to October as a private landowner is redeveloping buildings on Mill Road. 'Options' are being 'explored'.

Thursday, 12th April, 2018 6:14pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Photos: Isle of Wight fast food outlets prosecuted for ‘poor cleanliness’


Two Isle of Wight fast food outlets, operated by the same company, have been prosecuted for 'poor cleanliness'. The photos are shocking. Council issues general warning.

Friday, 6th April, 2018 12:45pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Photos: Much needed improvement to popular footpath completed

path after

There has been a great team effort by all involved in the recent upgrade of the footpath that runs between Great Preston Road, Ryde and the bridleway. See the before and after photos.

Thursday, 5th April, 2018 10:50am

By IW Council Press Office

Funding boost allows active travellers to explore West Wight using electric bikes

John Hobart with Paul Mocroft of The Bay Boutique Bed and Breakfast

The Bay Boutique Bed and Breakfast has secured funding from the Isle of Wight Council in order to attract active travellers to explore the beauty of West Wight, using electric bikes.

Tuesday, 3rd April, 2018 12:24pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Expansion of family centre to be funded by council

Lego bricks

The expansion, funded by the Isle of Wight Council, will enable Seashells pre-school to accommodate another 40 children, aged three and four, in two new rooms.

Tuesday, 3rd April, 2018 6:32am

By IW Council Press Office