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Specialist oil spill response training has been delivered to a range of organisations, as part of a two-day course hosted by the Isle of Wight Council. Find out more here: https://www.iow.gov.uk/news/Oil-spill-response-training-at-Bembridge

Isle of Wight Council

Want to see if the floating bridge is running? Check the live status here: https://www.iwfloatingbridge.co.uk/timetable/

Isle of Wight Council

This week we are supporting Alcohol Awareness Week (19 - 25 November) Check out our social media this weel to find out more about alcohol and you. We'll also be dispelling some myths about alcohol along the way.

Isle of Wight Council

****Temporary closure of Medina Greenway for pedestrians and cyclists***** From 7am Monday 19 November until 5pm on Friday 30 November, (or until works completed) Island Roads will be undertaking repairs to the footpath between Island Harbour and Seaclose. The alternative route will be Fairlee Road.

Isle of Wight Council

Applications for Privilege seats are now open. Please note: - Seats will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis; - Sixth formers can apply; - There are waiting lists for some services, applications received for those services will be added to the end of an existing waiting list (noted on our webpage) For further info and how to apply is here: https://www.iow.gov.uk/Council/OtherServices/School-Transport/Privilege-Seat-on-School-Transport

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Child Employment

Child Employment

Children over the age of 13 may work part-time or during school holidays, click for guidance on the legal requirements.

Oil spill response training at Bembridge

Oil spill response training at Bembridge

Specialist oil spill response training - the first of its kind on the Island - has been delivered in Bembridge.

Public Rights of Way

Public Rights of Way

Public Rights of Way manages the most concentrated rights of way network in the UK, view the current closures on the IOW.

Big improvement in adults

Big improvement in adults' exam results

Over 90 percent of people using the council's Adult Community Learning Service have gained maths or English qualifications.

Considering an apprenticeship?

Considering an apprenticeship?

Discover the current apprenticeship opportunities that are available at the Isle of Wight Council.

Tributes to firefighter Trevor Moyce

Tributes to firefighter Trevor Moyce

Tributes have been paid to former Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue station manager Trevor Moyce, who died yesterday (Tuesday).

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.

Parking meetings with businesses planned

Parking meetings with businesses planned

Senior councillors will meet with local business representatives to discuss the proposed new parking charges.