Island Roads to continue repairing road defects, keeping streets clean and emptying bins

roadworks sign

Island Roads will be suspending the highway and footway maintenance programmes - excluding St Mary's Roundabout - but carrying out a number of other tasks

Friday, 3rd April, 2020 5:13pm

By Gavin Foster with one comment

Portsmouth’s Clean Air Zone will be in place by end of 2021 (updated)

Map of CAZ + AQMAs

The Clean Air Zone will impact coaches, buses, heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), taxis and private hire vehicles of certain standards

Thursday, 2nd April, 2020 12:26pm

By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter

Cowes Floating Bridge back out of service tonight for essential works

floating bridge suspended sign

The floating bridge will return to service each morning and run as normal during the day.

Friday, 27th March, 2020 4:44pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Free car parking for all keyworkers delivered by Isle of Wight council

parking meter

Today's announcement means they will be able to park in on street parking bays and council and NHS owned car parks without having to worry about cost or time restrictions.

Thursday, 26th March, 2020 12:54pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Floating Bridge out of service this afternoon

floating bridge suspended sign

There will not be a replacement foot passenger launch service

Thursday, 26th March, 2020 12:11pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Floating bridge to be limited to essential workers only (Updated)

floating bridge

To make sure that everybody is following this new limitation, staff may ask passengers or drivers about their journey

Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 5:32pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Police appeal for witnesses after single-vehicle collision in Newport

Police control operator

Officers investigating the exact circumstances of the collision are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to assist them

Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 12:45pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

New permit system should result in better management of road and utility works say council

motorway roadworks

The aim of the scheme is to ensure works on the highway can be better controlled, says Kevin Burton, Island Roads network manager

Tuesday, 10th March, 2020 10:53am

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council to trial new traffic flow at Coppins Bridge

map of trial traffic flow on coppins bridge

From next week the Isle of Wight council are trialling a new traffic flow at Medina and Coppins Bridge. See the maps within

Monday, 9th March, 2020 2:26pm

By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments

Letter: Could retaining wall collapse be related to large number of trees being removed?

Belgrave road

This reader raises a theory that the large number of trees removed from a site in Ventnor could have had a knock-on effect on Belgrave Road

Monday, 9th March, 2020 1:12pm

By Anonymous with 4 readers' comments

Overnight lows and icy stretches on the Isle of Wight

iw met service overnight lows

There are still some icy stretches in rural areas, so take care if on the road this morning.

Friday, 6th March, 2020 8:40am

By Sally Perry

Localised flooding closes more Isle of Wight roads (update 2)

Flooding on Isle of Wight roads by Jamie Russell of IW Met Service

The emergency closures are due to flooding and the diversions will be signposted locally

Friday, 6th March, 2020 8:27am

By Sally Perry