Latest News


islandroadsvansIsland Roads has recognised six of its staff whose efforts over the summer went beyond the call of duty.

Receiving recognition were Sweeper Driver David Gray and Street Cleansing Operative Mark Davis, who administered potentially lifesaving first aid to a youngster injured in a traffic accident in Shanklin on 9th August.

Traffic Management Operatives Ben Meakin and Kev King have also been recognised for assisting a Newport woman who hurt her leg in a fall at Compton Bay in July, as reported by Island Echo.

Article continues below this advertisement
  • In addition, District Steward Derek Bean and Area superintendent Rob Read came to the assistance of a distressed young boy who had climbed into a redundant canon at Calbourne Mill and got stuck.

Paul Herbert, Island Roads service director, said:

“I am pleased that in each of these incidents, our staff were on hand to offer vital assistance to people in their time of need. I know their efforts were very much appreciated by those they helped out and I am delighted to be able to formally recognise their actions on behalf of the company.”

The six have been given certificates and gift vouchers of £20 by the company under its special recognition award scheme that acknowledges the special efforts of staff.

Don’t forget to follow the Island’s news as it happens…

Article continues below this advertisement

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets