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Can you afford to buy your own place? Key data shows low cost home ownership is often not affordable locally. Read the #IslandPlanningStrategy , background research and have your say at www.iwight.com/IslandPlanningStrategy #FuturePlanning

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Please let us know your thoughts on our budget proposals for next year. More info and a link to our online survey can be found here: https://www.iow.gov.uk/news/Views-sought-on-budget-proposals1 In 2017, 83,831 people visited council-run museums. #greatWIGHTbites

Isle of Wight Council

Is planning specialist housing the right way forward? Read the #IslandPlanningStrategy , background research and have your say at www.iwight.com/IslandPlanningStrategy #FuturePlanning

Isle of Wight Council

Well done to Ryde Library staff and volunteers on their success at the Ryde Town Council Honours Awards, in recognition of their hard work (and well done too, to the other winners). Very well deserved to all who recieved a award.

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Have you had a read of our new e-newsletter 'The Island' yet? You can sign up to receive updates straight to your inbox that will provide you with exclusive information from the council, key signposting to all our services and much more. Check out the first issue here and follow the links to subscribe! https://www.iow.gov.uk/Council/Council-News/News/E-Newsletter-Archive

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Public meeting on budget proposals

Public meeting on budget proposals

The Isle of Wight Council’s budget proposals for 2019/20 will be discussed at a public meeting this month.

Have your say on council spending

Have your say on council spending

All welcome to come and give their views on how the Isle of Wight Council should prioritise services & budget for 2019/20.

Planning strategy consultation extended

Planning strategy consultation extended

Have you had your say on the draft Island Planning Strategy? The public consultation deadline has been extended.

Short Breaks Large Grants

Short Breaks Large Grants

Large Grants up to £20,000 for organisations who would like to offer activities to children & young people with disabilities.

Recycling efforts praised by DEFRA

Recycling efforts praised by DEFRA

The council's efforts to beat the national target for recycling household waste has been recognised by the government.

Talented and Gifted Athlete scheme 2019

Talented and Gifted Athlete scheme 2019

Support for the Island's young people competing at a Hampshire county level or above. Apply for the 2019 scheme now.

Up to the challenge

Up to the challenge

More than 70 young people received Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) awards at an annual ceremony recently.