Latest Council News

18 Apr 2019 Last updated at 10:00
Shanklin Cliff Lift
Shanklin Cliff Lift free after Easter

People using Shanklin cliff lift can travel for free while an important road improvement scheme to upgrade the town’s esplanade is underway.

18 Apr 2019
In some cases, the trader has used a mobile phone to physically check for damp
Trading Standards warning

The council's trading standards team are warning of a potential damp treatment and insulation scam on the Island.

18 Apr 2019
Owner of an unlicensed pet shop has been fined
Unlicensed pet shop owner fined

The owner of an unlicensed pet shop has been ordered to pay £2,500 in fines and costs after he sold tropical fish to undercover Isle of Wight Council officials.

17 Apr 2019
A number of Island school took part in Active Travel Week
Active Travel Week success

Island pupils put their best foot forward when they took to the streets recently for Active Travel Week.

17 Apr 2019
The initial savings follows a renegotiation between the council and Island Roads
Initial PFI savings agreed

The Isle of Wight Council and Island Roads have agreed initial savings worth more than £11 million following a renegotiation of the highways PFI contract.

17 Apr 2019
A Community Alcohol Partnership is launching in Newport
Community Alcohol Partnership launch

A Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) is launching in Newport, aimed at tackling underage drinking and anti-social behaviour.

16 Apr 2019
IW Council
Primary school allocations 2019

The allocation of Isle of Wight primary school places has been announced today (Tuesday), with 97 per cent of Island parents gaining a school of their choice.

15 Apr 2019
Easter at the recycling centres
Save time on the tip trip this Easter

The council is reminding residents and visitors that over the Easter holiday period the Island’s roads will be busy as will Lynnbottom recycling centre. 

12 Apr 2019
Decorate your own plaster plaque at Newport Roman Villa this Easter
Roman Decorator Day at Newport Villa

Get crafty this Easter for a family friendly plaster plaque-painting event on Wednesday 17 April (10am to 3pm).

11 Apr 2019
Talented athletes benefit from free access to council leisure centres
Talented Athlete 2019 support announced

A scheme which supports the Island’s most gifted sportspeople has announced its members for 2019.

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