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11 Feb 2021
Get the latest information on regulation impacting the business sector
Webinars for Isle of Wight businesses

Business owners are invited to join the Isle of Wight Council and Public Health England for a free one hour webinar.

10 Feb 2021
We all need to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives
Stay at home this February half-term

The Isle of Wight Council is reminding everyone that the Island will not be open for visitors this February half-term due to coronavirus lockdown measures.

05 Feb 2021 Last updated at 15:00
Cold weather Alert
Cold weather alert and advice

The Met Office have today issued a Level 3 Cold Weather Alert for the South East Region, covering the Isle of Wight, which means that there is a 90% chance of severe cold weather over the weekend and lasting into next week.

03 Feb 2021
Council leader, Dave Stewart
Budget proposals announced

The Isle of Wight Council has announced an ambitious £55 million capital investment package to help recover and rebuild the Island in the years ahead — as it comes out of the global coronavirus pandemic.

02 Feb 2021
It’s time to renew green garden waste subscriptions. Credit: Getty Images
Green waste subscriptions available

Spring is on its way, gardens will be blooming and it’s time to renew green garden waste subscriptions!

01 Feb 2021 Last updated at 14:00
The scheme closes to new applications after 5 February
Discretionary business grant scheme

A special discretionary grant scheme to help Island businesses during the current lockdown is to close for applications this Friday (5 February) – having so far paid out £2 million to more than 500 applicants.

01 Feb 2021
The changes will enable more tests to be carried out as needed.
COVID test centre to open 7 days a week

The Island's COVID-19 testing centre is now open seven days a week.

29 Jan 2021
Apply now for a postal vote
Apply now for a postal vote

On Thursday 6 May 2021, Islanders will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at the Isle of Wight Council, town, parish and community council and police and crime commissioner elections.

29 Jan 2021
The council has agreed to hold a six-week public consultation on the future of Chillerton and Rookley Primary School.
Have your say on primary school plans

People are being invited to have their say on the future of an Island primary school.

27 Jan 2021
A suggested layout for Branstone Farm (not final)
New beginning for Branstone Farm

Work has begun to demolish redundant farm buildings in preparation for the first phase of a project at the Isle of Wight Council's former Branstone Farm Studies Centre at Apse Heath.

A range of Island businesses and organisations has been involved in creating a new £13.6 million scheme including affordable housing, an outdoor education area, new green space, a rural business park area, and a new brewery and visitor centre for Goddard’s Brewery.

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