Latest Council News

05 Nov 2019
Islanders can have their say on council spending
Have your say on council spending

Islanders are being invited to give their views on how the Isle of Wight Council should spend its money next year.

04 Nov 2019
Members of People Matter with the Safe Places sticker
Council supports Safe Places scheme

County Hall, Newport and all of the council's leisure centres will form part of a network of Safe Places where adults with learning disabilities can find support if they feel vulnerable or unsafe while they are out and about in the community.

01 Nov 2019
The latest traffic management plans
One-way restriction to be lifted

The one-way restriction on Forest Road, Newport looks set to be lifted on Monday morning (4 November) as planned.

29 Oct 2019
The official launch.
Bringing youngsters closer to nature

An innovative allotment project is giving young people who have experienced a life in care and disabled children an opportunity to grow their own produce and understand where food comes from.

24 Oct 2019 Last updated at 10:00
Undercliff Drive from the eastern side
Undercliff Drive consultation findings

A consultation on the future of Undercliff Drive has come out in favour of re-opening the road to through traffic.

17 Oct 2019
Gritting map
Changes to gritting routes

A fleet of gritting machines will return to the Island’s main routes this winter to keep conditions as safe as possible for motorists.

16 Oct 2019
Public information event tickets available
St Mary's public information event

Tickets are still available for a public information event to discuss major works to remodel the junction of St Mary’s roundabout in Newport.

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.

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