Latest Council News

15 Jan 2019
The draft Island Plan consultation deadline has been extended
Planning strategy consultation extended

Have you had your say on the draft Island Planning Strategy? The public consultation deadline has been extended to Monday 25 February, so you still have time to give your views on the planning strategy which sets the approach to planning for the Island up to 2035.

11 Jan 2019 Last updated at 15:00
The council beat the government’s 50 percent target by recycling 53.4 percent of household waste in 2017/18
Recycling efforts praised by DEFRA

The Isle of Wight Council’s efforts to beat the national target for recycling household waste has attracted government attention.

10 Jan 2019
Over 70 young people have recieved their Duke of Edinburgh award (photo courtesy of IWCP)
Up to the challenge

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

07 Jan 2019 Last updated at 10:00
Childrens Services staff at the Isle of Wight Council
Children's services rated good by Ofsted

The Isle of Wight Council’s children’s services has been rated 'good' by Ofsted with the authority praised for its leadership, child protection work and innovative social work practice.

07 Jan 2019
Pictured from left to right is Lillian Jones, Bethea Wells, Beau Burton, Lewis Chambers, with school staff member Kim Clegg behind.
Pupil power paves way for improvements

Children at a Newport primary school are celebrating after lobbying successfully for path improvements near their school.

07 Jan 2019
The free business breakfast event will be held at the Quay Arts Centre
Go green with IW Travel Network

Congestion and air quality are just two of the issues associated with commuting and business travel.

04 Jan 2019 Last updated at 16:00
The Talented Athlete Programme, run by the Isle of Wight Council’s sports unit, is now open for 2019 applications
Discount offer for future sports stars

A scheme which helps future Isle of Wight sports stars reach their full potential has been launched for 2019.

01 Jan 2019
The council has published its guide to service opening times
Christmas and New Year council services

Most of the council’s operations will remain open until 4.30pm, Monday 24 December. 

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