Latest Council News

20 Jul 2021
Your  voter registration form to check should be arriving from this week
Look out for voter registration details

Local residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.

20 Jul 2021
Image by Murray Ballard Photography
Free cycle safety training

Up to 600 children will learn to cycle safely on Island roads over this year thanks to the Isle of Wight Council’s new team of cycling instructors.

19 Jul 2021
More beaches will be cleaned daily
Bins to be emptied more often

New measures to ensure the Island is looking at its best over the peak summer holiday season have been announced by the Isle of Wight Council.

19 Jul 2021
The Community Safety Partnership public meeting is due to take place this week
Have your say on community safety

Do you have a question about crime and safety in your local area? If so, make a date in your diary for the Community Safety Partnership (CSP) virtual public meeting.

19 Jul 2021
The Summer Reading Challenge 2021 has started
Summer booked for Island children

Isle of Wight Council libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021.

16 Jul 2021 Last updated at 13:00
 Together we can shape a brighter future.
Isle of Wight Living Well service

Isle of Wight residents are being asked to help the Isle of Wight Council, the Clinical Commissioning Group and the Isle of Wight NHS Trust to shape the future of early help and  support to help vulnerable people to live well, to live as independently as possible and to continue to live in their own home. Having a good quality, accessible and useful ‘early help’ offer is essential to achieving this.

16 Jul 2021
Analysis of school responses showed that the majority preferred a two-week Christmas break
School holiday dates agreed

Island schools will revert back to a two-week Christmas holiday and a shorter autumn break from next year.

16 Jul 2021
Business meeting
£2.8M to support small businesses

The Isle of Wight Council, in partnership with New Forest District Council, has successfully attracted funding from the European Regional Development Fund to bring a new business support network together.

The new project will invest a total of over £2.8M, with ERDF supplying half the funds, and the rest coming from the partner organisations.

15 Jul 2021
Newport Bus Station
Temporary bus stops to relocate

Temporary bus stop arrangements in Newport town centre will revert back to how they were before the COVID pandemic, with the easing of restrictions next week.

15 Jul 2021
The map shows the proposed carriageway in green
Ryde Interchange plans explained

The Isle of Wight Council has moved to clarify issues around the proposed new Ryde Interchange project ahead of a discussion on the plans at tonight’s (Thursday July 15) cabinet meeting.

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