Latest Council News

15 Oct 2019
The grant scheme is being run by the Short Breaks Team, and applications can be made until 12 noon on Friday, October 18.
Special grants to support inclusion

Island organisations that run activities in the community for children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs, are being invited to apply for grants of up to £500 to support inclusion.

10 Oct 2019 Last updated at 16:00
Pledge re-signing
Workplace mental health

Breaking the stigma of workplace mental health

A team of almost 50 mental health first aiders are helping to break the stigma around mental health with council staff, as the council reaffirms its commitment to the 'time to change' pledge today (Thursday); on World Mental Health Awareness day.

07 Oct 2019
Libraries Week celebrates the services on offer in our local libraries
Celebrating libraries in a digital world

There is a whole host of events planned this week at libraries across the Island in celebration of National Libraries Week.

07 Oct 2019
Have your say on advocacy services
Views sought on advocacy

Isle of Wight residents are being asked their views on the independent advocacy provision offered through the council.

07 Oct 2019
The local authority is opening an emergency winter shelter at the former Barton Primary School site in Newport
Winter shelter for rough sleepers

A new safe place for homeless people to take shelter in during the colder winter months is to be provided by the Isle of Wight Council.

04 Oct 2019
The activities were part of Have Your Say Week.
Focus on families

Thanks to the generosity of Island businesses, youngsters and their families have taken part in a ‘Have Your Say’ activity week, organised by the council’s Children’s Services department.

04 Oct 2019
Foster carers are making a positive difference to the lives of Island children
Could you change a child's life?

Foster carers are making a positive difference to the lives of Island children.

04 Oct 2019
Monstrously good fun at the Newport Roman Villa
Fearfully good family fun for half term

Frightfully fun things are happening this half term at Newport Roman Villa, with a range of craft activities to keep your little monsters occupied.

04 Oct 2019
Could you hit the 50,000 kilometre target?
PedalAid app approaches major milestone

The PedalAid charity fundraising cycling app is on track to hit 50,000 kilometres distance cycled since its launch in 2018.

02 Oct 2019
The report will be considered by Cabinet on Thursday, 10 October.
West Wight surplus places report

Recommendations designed to secure long-term educational and financial stability for schools in the West Wight will go before the Isle of Wight Council’s Cabinet next week.

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