Latest Council News

29 Sep 2019
The floating bridge returns from 5am Monday 30 September
Floating bridge back with savercard deal

Cowes floating bridge will return to service at 5am on Monday 30 September, having had both prow hinges strengthened.

27 Sep 2019
IWASP will be on hand at Newport Library to help with your scam concerns
Scone and scams

The Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership (IWASP) is linking up with Age UK for a scam awareness event on 3 October.

26 Sep 2019
Preparatory works, including the set-up of a site compound/works depot, are due to start on Monday (30 September).
Public invited to information evening

Residents are being invited to an information evening at Medina Theatre as major works to remodel the junction at St Mary’s roundabout get underway next week.

25 Sep 2019 Last updated at 16:00
At the awards ceremony
Local government pension scheme win

The Isle of Wight has been recognised as the best Local Government Pension Scheme fund of the year.

24 Sep 2019
The leaflet has been produced through input from youngsters at the club
Get your skate on!

A new leaflet promoting active travel top tips for young people has been launched by the popular John Cattle’s Skate Club, thanks to grant funding from the council.

23 Sep 2019
The council is supporting Recycle Week 2019
Taking recycling into our own hands

The council’s waste team, in partnership with Amey, is supporting Recycle Now’s national Recycle Week (23 to 29 September).

20 Sep 2019
Southern Water will return to Staplers Road on Monday (23 September) to connect the final homes to a new water main
Water main works to resume at Staplers

Work on a £400,000 scheme to safeguard water supplies in parts of Newport will resume next week.

20 Sep 2019
It is expected the vessel will be back in service for 30 September
Cowes floating bridge update

Cowes floating bridge will return to service at the end of next week.

19 Sep 2019
The authority intends to prepare an evidence-based case that demonstrates the real housing needs of the Island
Council to challenge housing targets

Government-driven housing targets which could see almost 10,000 new homes built on the Island over the next 15 years look set to be challenged by the Isle of Wight Council.

18 Sep 2019 Last updated at 14:00
The project won funding of £155,000 from the Department for Education
Major maths improvement for schools

Island primary schoolchildren taking part in a special targeted initiative have achieved a massive 15 per cent improvement in their Key Stage Two maths performance, provisional figures show.

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