Latest Council News

17 May 2019 Last updated at 12:00
The new Isle of Wight Youth CouncilThe new Isle of Wight Youth Council
New youth MP and council for the Island

The Isle of Wight  has a new youth council and youth MP, supported by the Isle of Wight Council.

17 May 2019 Last updated at 11:00
Councillor George Cameron with Councillor Lora Peacey-Wilcox.
Annual council meeting — elections

At the annual meeting of the Isle of Wight Council on Wednesday 15 May the following elections took place:

17 May 2019
The clay day is taking place during the May half term holiday
Build it like a Roman at Newport Villa

Get crafty this May half term for a family friendly clay event on Wednesday 29 May (10am to 3pm).

16 May 2019
The Cowes watch house shelter has been saved from demolition
Local Cowes landmark saved

A popular public seating shelter on Cowes Parade has been saved from demolition.

16 May 2019
The presentation to Derek Sandy.
IW singer recognised for tourism boost

Island singer Derek Sandy has been made an honorary Isle of Wight ambassador following his success on Britain’s Got Talent.

16 May 2019
The kitchen at Swad.
Restaurant owner fined

A restaurant owner who consistently failed to meet minimum food hygiene standards has been ordered to pay over £6,000 in fines and costs by Island magistrates. 

14 May 2019
West Wight school places consultation
West Wight school places consultation

Fresh proposals to tackle surplus school places in the West Wight go out for consultation today (Tuesday).

14 May 2019
Community groups can bid for grant funding worth up to £40,000.
Bids for grant funding invited

Voluntary and community groups providing education and learning opportunities to adults on the Isle of Wight can bid for grant funding worth up to £40,000.

10 May 2019 Last updated at 12:00
Issues were highlighted in a report to the council’s Audit Committee
GDPR processes boosted

The council is taking steps to boost its general data protection regulation (GDPR) arrangements, following an internal review.

10 May 2019 Last updated at 12:00
The upgrade follows an internal review
Upgrade for utility monitoring

The council is upgrading its processes for monitoring and recording electricity, gas, water and fire risks in its properties - following an internal review commissioned as part of its normal assurance activities.

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