Latest Council News

15 Nov 2019 Last updated at 11:00
Speak up and be heard
Adult Safeguarding Awareness Week

The Isle of Wight Council adult social care team, the Safeguarding Adults Board and partners will be out and about across the Island with information about what adult safeguarding is and what it means to Islanders.

12 Nov 2019 Last updated at 10:00
Revised collection days
Revised recycling and waste collections

Due to the sad loss of a long standing and well respected member of our waste and recycling collection crew, there will be no waste or recycling collections on the 19 November to allow staff to attend the funeral.

08 Nov 2019 Last updated at 20:00
Cabinet Members and senior officers who have rolled up their sleeves and had their flu jabs to #ProtectTogether
#ProtectTogether against the flu

Isle of Wight Council Cabinet members and senior officers have rolled up their sleeves and had their flu jabs.

08 Nov 2019 Last updated at 09:00
The discount begins from 11 November
Extra floating bridge discount for cars

A special extra winter discount offer is being introduced for cars using Cowes floating bridge from 11 November.

08 Nov 2019
The launch
Emergency shelter to open next week

A new safe place for homeless people to take shelter in during the colder winter months will open its doors next week.

08 Nov 2019
The gritting routes
No changes to gritting routes

The Isle of Wight Council has responded to feedback on gritting routes and decided not to make any changes this winter.

07 Nov 2019 Last updated at 12:00
Cowes Floating Bridge
Free travel for veterans

The Isle of Wight Council will join other Island travel operators and offer free travel this Sunday (10 November 2019) on Cowes floating bridge for members and veterans of the armed forces.

07 Nov 2019
Writ received by High Sheriff
General election writ received

The Island has today (Thursday 7 November) officially received the ‘writ from the clerk to the crown’ for the general election.

07 Nov 2019
One possible design for the new facility
New start for Sandown facilities

The old seafront toilet block opposite Sandown Pier would be given a new lease of life under proposals being brought forward by the council.

07 Nov 2019
A public notice to close All Saints Primary has been published
Have your say on school closure plans

A public consultation on plans to close All Saints’ Primary School in Freshwater is underway.

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