Latest Council News

17 Aug 2018 Last updated at 16:00
One of the redundant council vehicles
Tender offers sought for vehicles

The Isle of Wight Council is inviting tender offers for its redundant vehicles.

16 Aug 2018 Last updated at 16:00
Post-16 students have received their final results in A-levels, advanced technical and applied qualifications.
Island A-level students congratulated

Provisional A-level results for the Isle of Wight show the average grades attained by students have improved on last year.

16 Aug 2018
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Mischief making in Island libraries

More than 1,900 Island children have signed up for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

15 Aug 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The current roundabout
St Mary's highways scheme update

The three-lane roundabout near St Mary’s Hospital, Newport may be replaced by a new scheme featuring traffic lights, under revised plans and following public consultation earlier this year.

14 Aug 2018
Staff will be on hand to answer any questions about bereavement.
Isle of Wight Crematorium open day

The Isle of Wight Crematorium will be opening its doors to the public this week for an informal open day.

13 Aug 2018 Last updated at 12:00
A workboat is also being used to assist the floating bridge during the ebb tide
Floating bridge repair completed

Cowes floating bridge has resumed normal service following the repair of a faulty prow hinge.

10 Aug 2018
Could you help shape sensory impairment services on the Island?
Have your say on sensory service

Island residents who have a sight, hearing or other sensory impairment are being asked to help shape support services on the Isle of Wight.

09 Aug 2018
Floating bridge updated service for Cowes Week
Firework night floating bridge service

Special arrangements have been taken to ensure Cowes floating bridge runs its usual service for Cowes Week firework night.

06 Aug 2018
The public are being asked to have their say on a combined fire authority
Have your say on combined fire authority

Island residents are being asked their views on plans for a new combined fire authority with Hampshire.

03 Aug 2018 Last updated at 14:00
A resident was targeted by a telephone caller, whose name appeared as ‘council’ on her mobile phone.
Phone scam warning to residents

Fake care services are being offered by telephone callers posing as Isle of Wight Council staff, trading standards has warned.

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