Latest Council News

19 Oct 2018 Last updated at 17:00
The proposed price increase has been extended from three to five years
New beach hut price rise proposal

Beach hut price rises could be phased in over a longer period and owners given even more lease benefits than originally proposed.

19 Oct 2018 Last updated at 09:00
The council will consider how best to use the extra money to provide appropriate care to people once they’ve left hospital
Winter cash boost for adult social care

Extra government money has been given to the Isle of Wight towards supporting adult social care this winter.

19 Oct 2018
Halloween happenings for half term
Frightfully good fun for half term

Spooky things are happening this half term at Newport Roman Villa, with a range of activities to keep your little ghouls occupied.

18 Oct 2018 Last updated at 10:00
A Ventnor family with three young children were living in dangerous and damp conditions
Landlord fined for hazardous home

A landlord has been hit with more than £5,500 of fines and costs after he allowed a Ventnor family with three young children to live in dangerous and damp conditions.

15 Oct 2018
The council is supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week
No place for hate on the Island

The Isle of Wight Community Safety Partnership (CSP) is supporting a range of events for Hate Crime Awareness Week.

15 Oct 2018
Image courtesy of Visit Isle of Wight
Grant funding boost for Island projects

Island businesses are celebrating after receiving a sustainable transport funding boost from the Isle of Wight Council.

12 Oct 2018
Councillor Lora Peacey-Wilcox with the winning children
Making mischief in Libraries Week

Just in time for National Libraries Week, the annual Summer Reading Challenge results are in.

11 Oct 2018 Last updated at 19:00
The new model would match resources with peak demand, as identified by research, and improve the efficiency of the service
Fire service review agreed

Firefighter shift patterns will change to increase coverage at the busiest times, under plans agreed tonight (Thursday).

11 Oct 2018 Last updated at 07:00
The council has responded to the FBU following its claims lives will be put at risk as a result of the fire service review
Response to FBU over fire service review

Councillor Tig Outlaw, Cabinet member responsible for the fire service, and Howard Watts, the Island's most senior fire officer, have today (Thursday) responded to claims made by the Fire Brigades Union that the proposed fire service review on the Isle of Wight will put lives at risk.

11 Oct 2018
The school head and pupils with Wight Cycle Training
Queensgate Primary gold winners

Queensgate Foundation Primary School has won a special award for championing active travel.

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