Hampshire County Council to lead Public Health services on the Isle of Wight

hampshire county council offices

The plans that have been approved by the Isle of Wight cabinet have now been approved by Hampshire County Council.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 8:42am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

M27 to close this weekend for bridge replacement: Major diversions in place

New M27 bridge

Anyone driving to or from the Island via Southampton this weekend should note the closure of the M27 and diversions that will be in place.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 8:33am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter

Late night road closure on M27 could hit ferry travellers

Roadworks lights:

People heading back to the Island via the M3/M27 on Friday 28th June should be aware of this late night road closure on the M27.

Wednesday, 12th June, 2019 10:34am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter

City of Culture 2025 could be on our doorstep if Southampton bid successful

city sea museum

Having a City of Culture on our doorstep could be great for Islanders, if this bid by Southampton City Council is successful.

Friday, 17th May, 2019 10:39am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter

Southampton’s Green City Charter set to be launched

Earth day green heart :

Southampton City Council's Green Charter includes plans to become carbon neutral by 2030 and aims to tackle all types of pollution.

Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 8:10am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Southampton car-free day plans branded ‘too radical’ by Conservative Itchen MP

Cycling to work

However, civic chiefs have hit back saying no decisions have been made yet and stressed they are exploring the idea at this stage, but that this is the "typical knee-jerk reaction" they get from the Itchen MP.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 7:55am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter

Southampton council says plans for car-free days are being considered

bicycles lined up

It's all at an early stage of discussion at the moment, so details are thin on the ground, but we thought Islanders might be interested to get an early heads up.

Thursday, 25th April, 2019 3:43pm

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Delays to long-term road changes on major Southampton route still likely to impact ferry traffic

Roadworks - Red light sign

The planned roadworks have been pushed back, but could still affect those using Red Funnel's car ferry.

Thursday, 25th April, 2019 8:52am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter

Long-term road changes on major Southampton route likely to impact ferry traffic

roadworks send help

Many people using Red Funnel's car ferry will be impacted by these extensive roadworks to the major route to/from Southampton. Expected end date 2020.

Thursday, 11th April, 2019 8:55am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter