Latest Council News

24 Jan 2020
Our priority continues to be the safety of residents
Belgrave Road — update (24 January)

There has been no significant change to the movement of the wall in the past 48 hours or any additional threat to properties in the affected area since the weekend, although we are continuing to monitor the situation around the clock.

22 Jan 2020
The inside of the deep fat fryer
Sandown takeaway fined £4,000

A Sandown takeaway has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds in fines and costs following an Isle of Wight Council prosecution for a string of food hygiene failures.

21 Jan 2020
It is neither safe nor practical for us to take any steps to intervene at this stage
Update on Belgrave Road, Ventnor

Safety continues to be our foremost priority and, in response to both the ongoing movement of the wall and because people have entered the site over the weekend, we reinforced the road closure by erecting steel fencing.

21 Jan 2020
If the bid is successful, the scheme would bring increased flood protection to property and public areas of East Cowes
Flood protection scheme for East Cowes

The Environment Agency is bidding to secure £500,000 in government funding to better protect homes and businesses in East Cowes from tidal flooding.

20 Jan 2020
The council has already signed the company pledge to keep staff safe from abuse at work
Help for victims of domestic abuse

The Isle of Wight Community Safety Partnership (CSP) is working to raise awareness to a successful project helping to support victims of domestic violence on the Island.

17 Jan 2020 Last updated at 15:00
A pupil at a primary school
West Wight primary schools admissions

The Isle of Wight Council is seeking to clarify any confusion that might exist regarding future admission arrangements for pupils currently attending All Saints’ Primary School, and for those families that may have applied for a Reception class place at the school from September 2020.

17 Jan 2020
Experts are on site looking at making it safe and protecting the public
Belgrave Road/Esplande Road update

The council and Island Roads have issued an update following the partial collapse yesterday (Thursday) of a retaining wall supporting Belgrave Road in Ventnor.

17 Jan 2020
An architects model of Newport
Views sought on housing strategy

The Isle of Wight Council has published a draft housing strategy, setting out policies on housing supply, homelessness, affordability and housing for vulnerable people including young people, people with disabilities and extra care housing for older people.

15 Jan 2020 Last updated at 08:00
The Island is now 36th out of 345 local authority areas
Island rises high up recycling table

Isle of Wight residents have been given a big thank you for helping the Island rise to close to the top ten per cent of areas in England for recycling rates.

15 Jan 2020
The goods seized in the raid
Fake cosmetics contained lead

Fake branded make-up containing traces of lead were among a haul of more than 1,000 counterfeit goods seized by Isle of Wight Council Trading Standards officers in an undercover sting.

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