Latest Council News

04 Aug 2020
Council leader Dave Stewart with four Island Ambassadors at Sandown
Ambassadors help beachgoers stay safe

If you visit the beach or park this summer it will be hard to miss these Isle of Wight Council employees.

03 Aug 2020 Last updated at 08:00
The application window closes on 14 August
School bus 'privilege seat' applications

A two-week window for applications for ‘privilege seats’ on school buses for the 2020/21 academic year has today (Monday 3 August) been opened by the council.

31 Jul 2020 Last updated at 17:00
The consultation is for two months
Council tax support consultation starts

The annual two-month consultation which looks at potential changes to the Island’s Local Council Tax Support Scheme is to get underway.

31 Jul 2020
Carers Isle of Wight has been delivering great support for Island people.
Tailored support for unpaid carers

A new community support service delivered by Carers Isle of Wight will help meet the needs of unpaid carers on the Island.

31 Jul 2020
Explore the incredible remains of a third century Roman farmhouse
Newport Roman Villa to reopen

Newport Roman Villa will reopen on Monday (3 August) with new health and safety measures in place.

30 Jul 2020
The council has pledged to continue its work in supporting around 6,000 residents who are currently shielded or isolated.
Support to continue for the vulnerable

Shielding will officially pause on 1 August, but there will still be help at hand for thousands of vulnerable Islanders who need assistance with the transition to begin arranging their shopping, medical prescriptions or social support.

29 Jul 2020
The bags themselves are unbranded, meaning youngsters can carry their belongings free of stigma and with dignity
Special bags for children in care

More than 180 'giving bags' have been distributed to care experienced youngsters on the Island — thanks to a new Isle of Wight Council partnership.

28 Jul 2020
hey provide details of how and who people should contact if they suspect a coronavirus outbreak in their work place or setting
Covid-19 'action cards' now available

A series of quick-reference 'action cards' is now available for hotels, campsites, tourist attractions, shops, restaurants and other Isle of Wight work places to use in the event of a coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

28 Jul 2020
The next crucial phase of the works at St Mary's is set to begin
New phase of works at St Mary's junction

Construction of the new St Mary’s junction is progressing well and remains on programme for completion before Christmas.

27 Jul 2020
Ryde Harbour
Harbours reopening to overnight visitors

ollowing the further relaxation of lockdown measures, the Isle of Wight Council is welcoming overnight visitors to its harbours from tomorrow (28 July).

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