Latest Council News

19 Nov 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The course featured a practical exercise on protecting the harbour from incoming oil
Oil spill response training at Bembridge

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.

15 Nov 2018 Last updated at 15:00
From left, Eleonora Ruzza, Rachel Pont, Ala Pantelei, tutor Jan Bull, Lucy Tunney and Valerie Petley-Shaw
Big improvement in adults' exam results

More than 90 percent of people using the Isle of Wight Council’s Adult Community Learning Service have gained their maths or English qualification.

14 Nov 2018 Last updated at 15:00
Trevor served as a firefighter for 30 years, firstly in Hertfordshire before he moved to the Isle of Wight
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).

14 Nov 2018 Last updated at 13:00
Any adjustments to the parking proposals would require making up the funding shortfall elsewhere in the budget
Parking meetings with businesses planned

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

12 Nov 2018
Islanders are being asked for their views on the cross Solent travel scheme
Cross Solent travel scheme consultation

A council funded scheme that gives free cross-Solent travel to NHS patients with specific illnesses is being reviewed and Islanders can give their views on its future.

12 Nov 2018
Have your say on recycling and waste services
Annual waste and recycling survey open

The Isle of Wight Council, in partnership with Amey, is seeking views on recycling and waste services.

08 Nov 2018 Last updated at 10:00
A symbol of Remembrance
Remembrance Sunday

The Isle of Wight Council will be represented at a number of services across the Island on Remembrance Sunday.

08 Nov 2018 Last updated at 09:00
One option in front of councillors is to set up company to build and manage homes long-term to meet local needs
Affordable housing plan to be considered

Plans are being considered to take delivery of 24 properties from Pan developer Barratt to kick start a supply of new affordable homes available for Island residents.

07 Nov 2018
The tour is covering a number of Island locations
Festive tour for recycling and waste

A festive reduce, reuse, recycle roadshow will be visiting venues across the Island from Monday 12 November.

31 Oct 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The council has today published its initial budget proposals for next year.
Isle of Wight Council budget proposals

The Isle of Wight Council has published its initial budget proposals for 2019/20 as it looks to save a further £5.5 million in the forthcoming year.

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