Latest Council News

20 Jul 2018 Last updated at 12:00
The 2018 Regeneration Conference
Regeneration consultation is on

The Isle of Wight Council has launched a draft regeneration strategy to ensure the Island becomes an inspiring place to grow up, live, work and visit.

20 Jul 2018
The Beauty of the Beach campaign helps us all play a part in keeping our beaches beautiful
Beauty of the beach

The Isle of Wight Council, supported by Southern Water, has launched a campaign to celebrate the Island’s coastline – and help people play a part in keeping its beaches beautiful.

20 Jul 2018
Osborne House, East Cowes (image courtesy of English Heritage).
Royal visit to the Island

The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the Isle of Wight next week (24 July).

19 Jul 2018
A “pledge to improve” from the Island’s strongly-criticised NHS clinical commissioning group (CCG) has been welcomed by the Isle of Wight Council.
Council welcomes CCG response

A “pledge to improve” from the Island’s strongly-criticised NHS clinical commissioning group (CCG) has been welcomed by the Isle of Wight Council.

18 Jul 2018 Last updated at 18:00
From left, Councillor Ian Ward with Peter Morton, Wight Shipyard chief executive
Floating bridge improvements planned

The Isle of Wight Council has commissioned Wight Shipyard to design further improvements to Cowes floating bridge.

18 Jul 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The moulds enable the food to be frozen into shapes and reheated to mirror the look of a regular meal, rather than served in liquidised scoops
'Remarkable results' from food moulds

Special moulds which shape pureed food to resemble everyday meals have transformed the dining experience for some residents at an Island care home.

17 Jul 2018 Last updated at 11:00
Bembridge Primary School recieve their award from Shift It project manager Ross Edmunds
Bembridge school goes for gold

Bembridge Church of England Primary School is the first school on the Isle of Wight to win a gold ‘Shift It’ award for its achievements in encouraging sustainable travel to and from school.

16 Jul 2018 Last updated at 11:00
The town is being put forward for the Great British High Street Awards, with a chance to win up to £10,000
Newport up for town award

The Island’s county town of Newport is contending for the High Street of the Year award.

16 Jul 2018
Empty buildings or sites can be a cause of health problems or serious injury
Empty building warning

Parents and youngsters are being advised of the dangers of going into derelict or closed buildings this summer.

11 Jul 2018 Last updated at 11:00
Models created by students for a range of projects will be showcased at 30 High Street, Newport, from 20 to 30 July
Regeneration exhibition in Newport

Inspiring work capturing young people’s ideas on the Isle of Wight Council’s regeneration ambitions will be displayed in an exhibition.

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