Latest Council News

19 Sep 2018 Last updated at 19:00
Newport town centre
New name for Newport Parish Council

The go ahead has been given to the addition of Carisbrooke to the name of Newport Parish Council.

19 Sep 2018 Last updated at 18:00
Council leader Councillor Dave Stewart has revealed details about its budget plans
Leader's message on council finances

“The break in the council’s regular business over the summer has created time for me to think about the various challenges we face over the short and medium term," says council leader, Councillor Dave Stewart.

19 Sep 2018 Last updated at 16:00
A specialist team have been deployed to remove the dumped asbestos in an operation that will cost Island council taxpayers more than £2,200
Council investigates asbestos fly-tip

Fly-tippers who left a load of asbestos roof tiles on a bridleway in Wroxall will be pursued for their ‘dangerous and anti-social action’, the Isle of Wight Council has warned.

17 Sep 2018 Last updated at 15:00
To undertake the fitting, the floating bridge will be out of service from 7am to 7pm on Wednesday 19 September
Floating bridge improvements continue

Experts will fit a noise minimising ‘shoe’ to the Cowes floating bridge on Wednesday in the latest round of work to ensure the vessel is working at peak performance.

12 Sep 2018 Last updated at 12:00
A major £1.4million refurbishment project has transformed Shalfleet Priamry School
Millions spent on school upgrades

More than £4 million has been spent to upgrade and refurbish six Island schools this summer.

11 Sep 2018 Last updated at 11:00
The discounted ferry fare scheme has been launched
Discounted ferry travel scheme launched

A major new scheme has been launched offering discounted cross-Solent travel for Island families and other residents on low incomes.

10 Sep 2018 Last updated at 14:00
Cabinet members will meet in a number of different locations across the Island over the coming months.
Cabinet members head out on the road

The Isle of Wight Council’s Cabinet is heading out on the road, as part of efforts by senior councillors to tackle more local issues.

06 Sep 2018 Last updated at 12:00
Participants at the Regeneration workshop
Big turnout for Ryde regeneration event

More than 220 Ryde residents joined in a drop-in session to air their views about ideas and opportunities for the future of the town at a workshop at Ryde Castle on 5 September.

06 Sep 2018 Last updated at 12:00
Help services provided by Citizens Advice and Age UK (Isle of Wight) will move into County Hall, Newport
New help centre to open in County Hall

A new centre combining information, advice and guidance services is due to open in Newport in November.

06 Sep 2018
Liftshare, the car sharing community, is now live on the Island
Island car share community goes live

The Isle of Wight Car Liftshare community has launched on the Island.

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