Latest Council News

15 Aug 2019 Last updated at 11:00
The average A-level grade has improved to a C from a C- last year
Post-16 results show major improvement

Provisional figures show that A-level, technical and vocational results on the Isle of Wight have all improved this year.

15 Aug 2019
Councillors Ian Ward and Michael Beston with Claire Compton and Kevin Ansell of route fifty7
Cycle heaven with Routefifty7

A new ‘pop-up’ bike hire service has launched from an Island business, thanks to funding from the council.

13 Aug 2019
We all have a part to play in protecting our coastline.
Beauty of the beach

The Isle of Wight Council has joined forces with the Environment Agency and Southern Water to launch a campaign that celebrates our coastline – and helps people play a part in keeping beaches beautiful.

12 Aug 2019
Unpaid carers views are being sought on the support currently available to them
Have your say on carers' survey

Unpaid carers on the Isle of Wight are being asked their views on the support available for themselves and those they care for.

12 Aug 2019
The floating bridge is running an extended service during Cowes Week 2019
Floating Bridge Cowes Week timetable

Residents and visitors to Cowes Week 2019 are being reminded an extended service will be available on the Cowes floating bridge.

08 Aug 2019 Last updated at 16:00
Westminster House is in Newport
Major investment for Westminster House

In the same week Westminster House was praised by inspectors for providing high quality care, the Isle of Wight Council revealed a near £1 million project to improve its facilities.

08 Aug 2019
The waste composition survey starts this week
What’s in our waste?

A physical survey to find out what our waste is made up of will be carried out on the Island starting this week. Week one starts 19 August and week two will start from 9 September 2019 for the Summer season.

05 Aug 2019
The council wants to bring more empty properties back into use
Council targets empty properties

Action is being taken by the Isle of Wight Council to tackle empty properties on the Island.

01 Aug 2019
Image courtesy of Getty Images
Clean and green for council

Island council buildings will be powered on 100 per cent renewable electricity from 1 October after the council chose to sign up to a new green provider called Ecotricity.

31 Jul 2019
Military road image courtesy of Getty Images
Tell us your 'happy' place and win!

Do you have a ‘happy place’ on the Island? Tell us where and be in with the chance of winning a year-long 1Leisure gold One Card.

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