Latest Council News

30 Jul 2019
A checking service is being offered for residents who are required to go through the Home Office EU settlement scheme process.
EU settlement scheme checking service

A checking service is being offered for residents who are required to go through the Home Office EU settlement scheme process.

30 Jul 2019
The Medina College plans
Medina College road safety improvements

Work to improve road safety within the Medina College campus in Newport is due to get underway later this week.

26 Jul 2019 Last updated at 16:00
Pupils from Niton Primary School
Everyone’s a winner at the PEACH Games

More than 460 children representing nearly every Island primary school came under starter’s orders at the inaugural PEACH Games.

26 Jul 2019
The Home Secretary has given the green light to the CFA submission
Green light for combined fire authority

Plans for a new combined fire authority (CFA) for the Isle of Wight and Hampshire have moved a step closer.

24 Jul 2019
Rough sleepers on the Isle of Wight can seek shelter from the heat over the next 24 hours
Homeless shelter open during heatwave

The Salvation Army’s Isle of Wight Corps (church) will be opening its doors to allow rough sleepers on the Isle of Wight to seek shelter from the heat.

24 Jul 2019
The annual report highlights services, projects and achievements in 2018/19
Council annual report formally presented

The Isle of Wight Council’s annual report — highlighting services, projects and achievements in 2018/19 — will be formally presented by council leader Councillor Dave Stewart today (Wednesday 24 July).

24 Jul 2019
image courtesy of Murray Ballard photography
Isle Be Active - challenge on!

Island youngsters are being invited to sign up to the council’s Isle Be Active junior cycle challenge, with a chance to win monthly prizes.

23 Jul 2019
Barry Gibson with the model juvenile T.rex
Teenage T.rex comes to town

A 3.5 metre juvenile Tyrannosaurus Rex is ready to meet visitors at Dinosaur Isle, Sandown.

19 Jul 2019 Last updated at 08:00
The consultation closes on 5 August
Two weeks left for key consultation

Islanders are being reminded there are two weeks remaining for a key consultation on potential changes to the Local Council Tax Support Scheme.

19 Jul 2019
The new college building
New facilities at Christ the King

Staff and pupils at Christ the King College will walk into new state-of-the-art facilities following the summer holidays in September. 

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