Island Roads change approach to removing weeds from Isle of Wight highways

Weed operatives

The new method ensures Island Roads maintains the required level of service in a way that looks after the environment

Thursday, 4th March, 2021 5:15pm

By Gavin Foster with 8 readers' comments

Six months of diversions and restrictions as St George’s Way is widened to ease bottlenecks

Lights for roadworks

See the maps and details of the diversions and restrictions that will come into effect later this month

Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021 6:22pm

By IW Council Press Office with 12 readers' comments

Ongoing failures of Floating Bridge 6 do not rest with Indies says former IWC leader

Jonathan Bacon head laid over pic of floating bridge with cars getting on

Jonathan Bacon says he's been subjected to continual brickbats from the current council about the Cowes Floating Bridge, but pleased to read in the officer's report that failures since it was delivered do not rest with his Administration

Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021 4:08pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Belgrave Road: Ground investigations underway to determine cause of retaining wall collapse

Sign at Belgrave Road Feb 2021

Once the cause of the collapse is confirmed repair work can begin and could be completed by the end of October

Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021 9:41am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Conservative Council leadership are wasting millions on Floating Bridge 6, say councillors

floating bridge suspended sign

The Cowes Medina councillor says that for four years she and others have provided bulletproof engineering evidence that Floating Bridge 6 was not fit for purpose. Read hers and the town councillor for Osborne's damning review of new scrutiny papers

Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021 7:44am

By Cameron Palin with 9 readers' comments

Late night collision leads to serious injuries for driver and passenger

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time or have dash-cam footage prior to the incident

Sunday, 21st February, 2021 2:16pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Major highways regeneration scheme in East Cowes gets underway next month

York Road showing poor road surface

The work is being split into separate phases to ensure as much of York Avenue as possible can remain open to traffic for as long as possible

Thursday, 18th February, 2021 3:49pm

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

15,000 more cars on Isle of Wight in 2026 than nine years ago, says IWC

quay-road parking meter

A review of all car parks and car parking on the Isle of Wight has taken place and the Isle of Wight council's Cabinet has approved the Parking Delivery Plan. Details and report within

Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 8:33am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Councillors promised prior notice of St George’s Way road works: See map of diversions (updated)

St george's way diversions cropped

Councillors were promised prior notice of the road closure and diversions, but Cllr Ward announced it at last night's Cabinet meeting instead. News OnTheWight has the map of diversions within

Friday, 12th February, 2021 10:32am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

‘Significant diversion’ planned during reconfiguration works on St George’s Way, says councillor

roadworks sign

The reconfiguration works are due to start very soon and will result in a diversion for several months. Details within

Thursday, 11th February, 2021 6:45pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Emergency gas main repairs at Yarbridge Cross closes road (updated)

Road closed sign source

Diversions are in place and are signed, but drivers can expect some delays as some of these diversions are lengthy

Tuesday, 9th February, 2021 2:48pm

By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments

Plans to change speed limits in East Cowes: Have your say (update 2)

30mph speed limit road sign

Residents have until 5th March to share their views on plans to change road speed limits in parts of East Cowes. Details within

Tuesday, 9th February, 2021 10:29am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments