Latest Council News

27 Feb 2020 Last updated at 14:00
People must tell the council if they are no longer eligible for the 25 per cent discount
Review of single person discount claims

Island residents who claim single person discount on their council tax bills are being notified of a forthcoming review.

26 Feb 2020
The council has set its budget and council tax for 2020/21
Council sets budget for 2020/21

The Isle of Wight Council has set its budget and council tax for 2020/21, with an emphasis on protecting the young, the elderly and most vulnerable in our society.

20 Feb 2020
FREE session available for new users at the County Record Office
New user session at County Record Office

The County Record Office at Newport will be offering a free session for new users on Tuesday 10 March from 10am to midday.

19 Feb 2020
Public Space Protection Orders consultation
Public space protection consultation

Plans to update dog and alcohol controls across the Island go out to consultation today (Wednesday).

19 Feb 2020
Digital services maintenance
Digital services maintenance

It is likely that all council website and email services will be affected on Friday and Saturday nights (21/22 February) between midnight and 6am on an intermittent basis.

18 Feb 2020
Renewals open now
Spring into Green Waste Subscriptions

Subscribers to the council’s garden waste kerbside collection service can now renew their subscription online with direct debit.


17 Feb 2020 Last updated at 09:00
Inspectors assessed the council-run service as ‘good’ in all areas
'Good' rating for adult learning service

The Island’s popular Adult and Community Learning Service has been rated as ‘good’ following its latest Ofsted inspection in January.

17 Feb 2020
Card payment issues
Intermittent card payment issues

We are currently unable to accept card payments due to an issue with our service provider. We are currently working with our provider while they resolve this issue. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, which is beyond our control. As soon as the issue is resolved, we will issue an update. Thank you for your patience.


17 Feb 2020
The Wootton Community Primary school pupils taking a break from Bikeability
On Your Bike for Wootton Bridge pupils

A number of Year Six pupils at Wootton Bridge Community Primary School, Wootton, have taken part in a Level 3 Bikeability cycle proficiency course.

10 Feb 2020
Newport Roman Villa bath range
February half-term fun

Get 'hands on with history' at Newport Roman Villa during the February half-term school holiday.

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