The Isle of Wight Council has announced the dates and locations of public meetings as part of the current consultation on proposals to improve secondary and post 16 education attainment.
The Isle of Wight Council will be funding more than 15 sustainable transport projects under the government's latest Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF).
The public are being invited to two presentations and workshops as part of the development of a new coastal strategy for the West Wight.
Visit Isle of Wight (VIOW), the Isle of Wight Council and Island Roads are pleased to announce that after months of negotiation, they have been successful in their bid to host one of the stages of The Pearl Izumi Tour Series.
The Isle of Wight Council will be writing to all households in early February 2015 to confirm the names of those who are registered as electors prior to the Parliamentary general election which will be held on Thursday 7 May 2015.
A milestone is nearing at Dinosaur Isle Museum in Sandown, with the one millionth visitor expected through its doors on Sunday 8 February.
At Full Council on Wednesday 21 January, Councillor Ian Stephens resigned as leader of the council and Councillor Jonathan Bacon was elected in his place.
The Isle of Wight Council has this week advised Island Roads to reposition road closure barriers along Undercliff Drive after they were moved without permission.
The Isle of Wight Council is inviting expressions of interest in taking over the running of its countryside estate and service – with the aim of protecting and enhancing the existing estate and improving public access and voluntary sector involvement.
A consultation on proposals aimed at improving secondary and post-16 educational attainment on the Isle of Wight will be launched at 5pm on Monday 26 January.
The Isle of Wight Council hosted a business support event organised by the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) on Friday 16 January.
The telephone number for members of the public to call if they are concerned about a child or need information about children's services is changing from 2 February.
More high quality teachers are sought for schools on the Isle of Wight and in Hampshire, prompting the two local authorities to host their first ever Teacher Recruitment Fair.
Members of the Isle of Wight Council are being asked to consider an innovative and ground breaking partnership with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) which could provide an enhanced fire service on the Island while saving the local authority almost £1.2 million over the next three years.
A special public consultation event is being staged on Thursday 22 January to discuss work that is underway to investigate surface water flooding problems in Ryde.
A delegation from the Isle of Wight travelled to London yesterday (Tuesday 13 January) to meet with the Minister for Local Government to discuss the proposed level of funding the Island has been allocated by the government.
Parents and carers of children that are due to start primary school in September are reminded to return their completed school admission forms to the Isle of Wight Council as soon as possible.
The range of new and diverse youth activities available on the Isle of Wight will be officially launched on Saturday 17 January.
Sports clubs are being asked to contact the council's sports unit to update the free Isle of Wight sports directory.
The Isle of Wight Council has chosen Barnardo's as its new provider of 'early help' services for an initial period of three years.
New activities for young people will be coming to Sandown after a provider was awarded funding from the council.
A fossil of a 120 million year old shark, which was discovered on Sandown beach, has gone on display at Dinosaur Isle in the town.
A new grant funding opportunity dedicated to supporting sustainable transport projects on the Island has been announced by Visit Isle of Wight and the Isle of Wight Council.
The Isle of Wight Council is working closely with a range of agencies to monitor the pollution risk to the Island’s coastline following the grounding of the Hoegh Osaka at the weekend.
A two-month consultation is being proposed on plans to change the way the Isle of Wight Council charges services users for respite care and sitting services.
The Isle of Wight Council has revealed its proposals to focus its resources on key priority areas as it plans its budget for 2015/2016 and the following financial year.
The Isle of Wight Council is to hold a meeting with the minister for local government early in the New Year following the announcement of its provisional finance settlement for 2015/2016.
Repair works to secure the long-term future of the Cowes Hammerhead Crane are to begin in the new year after funding was received from English Heritage.
Island residents are recycling more of their waste and sending less to landfill, according to the latest government statistics.
Two bidders have been selected by the Isle of Wight Council to go through to the final stage of the process for the contract to deliver waste collection and treatment services for the Island starting in October 2015.
The Isle of Wight Council has launched a consultation on a new policy aimed at regulating the placing of objects on pavements and highways.
The Isle of Wight Road Safety Forum is supporting a scheme encouraging revellers to ensure they have a safe way of travelling home from a night out.
The Isle of Wight Council's sports unit is providing more opportunities to support the next generation of sporting stars from the Island.
An Isle of Wight Council registrar has become one of only 19 people in the whole country to gain a prestigious qualification from the government's General Register Office (GRO).
The Isle of Wight Council has launched a consultation with staff over potential redundancies in the coming year.
The Isle of Wight Council's annual Lights of Love Service will take place at 7pm on Friday 12 December.
There will be some changes to refuse collections over Christmas this year, primarily between Monday 22 and Saturday 27 December and at the start of January.
Proposals to develop an improved facility for the storage and presentation of records held by the Isle of Wight Record Office are to be considered by a meeting of the council’s Executive on 9 December.
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