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Isle of Wight Council

HRH the Countess of Wessex is on the Isle of Wight today (Thursday). She met Island schoolchildren, Isle of Wight Council leader Councillor Dave Stewart and chief executive John Metcalfe at the official naming ceremony of Wightlink's new vessel, Victoria of Wight. She also visited Aspire, Ryde, and Liz Earle.

Isle of Wight Council

We are investigating a fly-tipping incident in Wroxall, where a substantial amount of asbestos roof tiles have been dumped on a bridleway. Find out more here: https://www.iow.gov.uk/news/Council-investigates-asbestos-fly-tip

Isle of Wight Council

Come along to IW’s #Fostering & #Adoption weekday drop-in event TODAY 20 Sep at West Wight Sports Centre, 10am-12pm. If you foster already and would like to refer a friend or you’ve just been thinking about it for a while, come and chat to us and find out how you can transform a life of a child in care who needs a warm, and stable home. Visit https://www.iwight.com/fosteringandadoption or call us on 01983 823160

Isle of Wight Council

Isle of Wight councillors have approved a name change for Newport Parish Council. Find out more here: https://www.iow.gov.uk/news/New-name-for-Newport-Parish-Council

Isle of Wight Council

Are you thinking about #adoption or #fostering a #childincare? Click to see when you can meet our friendly team at island wide events this autumn. It’s a really good way to find out from our staff how you could transform the lives of a child or siblings who need a safe, caring and stable home. https://www.iwight.com/fosteringandadoption call 01983 823160

Latest News & Features
School Admissions for Sept 2019

School Admissions for Sept 2019

The secondary school admissions round has opened, to apply online or for further information, click on the image.

New name for Newport Parish Council

New name for Newport Parish Council

The go ahead has been given to the addition of Carisbrooke to the name of Newport Parish Council.

Volunteer to help young people

Volunteer to help young people

The Isle of Wight Council is recruiting a team of volunteers to help provide support to Island children and families.

Leader

Leader's message on council finances

Challenges for the short and medium term are explained by council leader, Councillor Dave Stewart.

Medina Swimming Pool Closure

Medina Swimming Pool Closure

Medina swimming pool is closed 10 September to 5 October 2018. The Heights Leisure centre swimming pools are open as normal.

Council investigates asbestos fly-tip

Council investigates asbestos fly-tip

Fly-tippers who left a load of asbestos roof tiles on a bridleway in Wroxall will be pursued, the council has warned.

Public Convenience Consultation

Public Convenience Consultation

St Helen's Green Public Convenience Consultation is currently open, all representations welcomed.

Floating bridge improvements continue

Floating bridge improvements continue

Experts will fit a noise minimising ‘shoe’ to the Cowes floating bridge on Wednesday in the latest round of improvement work.