Latest Council News

17 Jan 2020
Experts are on site looking at making it safe and protecting the public
Belgrave Road/Esplande Road update

The council and Island Roads have issued an update following the partial collapse yesterday (Thursday) of a retaining wall supporting Belgrave Road in Ventnor.

17 Jan 2020
An architects model of Newport
Views sought on housing strategy

The Isle of Wight Council has published a draft housing strategy, setting out policies on housing supply, homelessness, affordability and housing for vulnerable people including young people, people with disabilities and extra care housing for older people.

15 Jan 2020 Last updated at 08:00
The Island is now 36th out of 345 local authority areas
Island rises high up recycling table

Isle of Wight residents have been given a big thank you for helping the Island rise to close to the top ten per cent of areas in England for recycling rates.

15 Jan 2020
The goods seized in the raid
Fake cosmetics contained lead

Fake branded make-up containing traces of lead were among a haul of more than 1,000 counterfeit goods seized by Isle of Wight Council Trading Standards officers in an undercover sting.

10 Jan 2020
The council has signed the company pledge
Domestic abuse campaign launched

Domestic abuse is nothing to do with employers or the workplace, right? — Wrong.

10 Jan 2020
The council must address the oversupply of school places in the West Wight
Closure of All Saints' Primary approved

In a bid to tackle surplus places in the West Wight, Isle of Wight Council cabinet members last night (Thursday, 9 January) approved the closure of All Saints' Primary School in Freshwater.

10 Jan 2020
Gardening gang waiting list open
Join the 'gardening gang' waiting list

The waiting list is open for next year’s green garden waste kerbside collection service.

09 Jan 2020
The Tour of Britain could be heading to the IW
Tour of Britain could make IW debut

The UK’S biggest cycle race, the Tour of Britain, could make its Isle of Wight debut next year after proposals to bring the showcase event to the Island were given the seal of approval.

07 Jan 2020
Have your say on our future housing needs
Have your say on our housing needs

Have your say on the Island’s future housing needs by taking part in an online survey launched today (7 January).

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