Tour of Britain: Final leg of prestigious cycling event to be held on the Isle of Wight

Cyclists and councillors standing by Hovercraft

In September 2022 the Isle of Wight will host the final leg of the prestigious Tour of Britain cycling event, expecting to attract 150,000 spectators, and being shown on TV across the globe

Saturday, 4th July, 2020 1:08pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 12 readers' comments

Cash boost for Isle of Wight organisations after 50,000km PedalAid target met by Sandown man

Ian Ward and Dave Stewart pedal aid photo shoot

With the PedalAid challenge target met, a donation will be made Isle of Wight Food Bank, Wight Brainy Bunch, the RNLI and Free Food in Sandown

Friday, 3rd July, 2020 9:11am

By IW Council Press Office

CycleWight need your help to lobby for better Isle of Wight cycling conditions

family feeding the ducks by dinosaur with bicycles nearby

Check out CycleWight to find out more about how you can help them lobby for better cycling routes and conditions on Isle of Wight roads

Monday, 22nd June, 2020 8:45am

By Sally Perry with one comment

‘Distinct lack of imagination’ by Isle of Wight council over active travel plans, says IW Green Party

bicycles lined up

Vix Lowthion says the Isle of Wight council's plans for pop up lanes and rows of plastic barriers is not adequate and that IW Council have "demonstrated a distinct lack of imagination when it comes to redesigning our towns to support active travel"

Thursday, 4th June, 2020 12:27pm

By Vix Lowthion with 8 readers' comments

Boost in numbers of people cycling on the Isle of Wight since lockdown

cyclists in yarmouth

The new £2bn Government package includes new statutory guidance which instructs councils to reallocate road space for significantly-increased numbers of cyclists and pedestrians

Monday, 18th May, 2020 3:03pm

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Ian Gregory’s virtual fundraising cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats: Watch live and show your support

ian-gregory-prudential-ride-standing-by-bike-cropped

Over the next three days Ian Gregory will be attempting a 1,084 mile cycle ride from Land's End to John O'Groats to raise money for Prostate Cancer and the NHS Covid-19 Urgent Appeal. He'll be doing it alone at the Church on the Roundabout, so if you can show your support please do

Friday, 8th May, 2020 11:18am

By Sally Perry

CycleWight call for more support for cycling and walking post Coronavirus lockdown

two men sitting on a bench resting from cycling with bikes by the bench -

CycleWight have contacted the Isle of Wight Council with a list of ideas to make it easier for people to keep a social distance while walking and cycling as regulations linked to lock down are relaxed.

Monday, 4th May, 2020 8:48am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Ambitious plans to increase level of cycling and walking on Isle of Wight (updated)

Children cycling:

If the plans are implemented it will lead to a transformation in volumes of cycling and walking in Newport and Ryde, says the Isle of Wight council

Monday, 27th April, 2020 10:52am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight key workers given free access to bicycles for commuting

Cath Quin and her bicycle

The initiative enables key workers to have free access to a bike on long term loan

Friday, 24th April, 2020 5:17pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

61 mile cycle for 61st birthday raises hundreds for Mountbatten

justin steel and his bike

Justin usually cycles 200-250 miles a week, but decided to cycle 61 miles for his 61st birthday yesterday and help raise cash for Mountbatten

Wednesday, 15th April, 2020 10:41am

By Sally Perry

#washhands #bekind message on Isle of Wight cycle track

Madeline Paterson's photos from the Cowes cycle track

The messages might be on a cycle track on the Isle of Wight, but with the power of social media, they could travel

Friday, 20th March, 2020 6:14pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Over 160 cyclists to take on Isle of Wight’s Seven Hills

Cyclists taking part in the 7 hills event

Over 160 cyclists are expected to take part in one of the Isle of Wight's toughest off-road cycle races this Sunday

Thursday, 12th March, 2020 11:05am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments