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The Short Breaks lodge at Park Resorts, Bembridge and the Short Breaks caravan at Park Resorts, Shanklin are available to hire again between March to November. Both are aimed at families with children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs. Both the lodge and caravan are large and wheelchair accessible, and can sleep up to six people, with two bedrooms and extra sleeping for two in the lounge area. So if you fancy making a short break to make some lovely memories as well as having lots of fun at a fantastic holiday park, please see the following link: https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Care-and-Support/Short-Breaks/Short-Breaks-Facilities/Booking-Facilities-for-Caravan-and-Lodge If you would like to find out further information and how to register, please visit www.iwight.com/shortbreaks

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Are you a Gurnard resident? The Isle of Wight Council is undertaking a consultation on the proposed Gurnard Neighbourhood Development Plan and supporting documents. Let us know what you think! Start of consultation: 13 Jan 2017 End of consultation: 27 Feb 2017 https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Environment-Planning-and-Waste/Planning-Policy-new/Neighbourhood-Planning/Gurnard-Neighbourhood-Plan

Isle of Wight Council

Do you live in Freshwater? The Isle of Wight Council is undertaking a consultation on the proposed Freshwater Neighbourhood Development Plan and supporting documents. Let us know what you think! Start of consultation: 13 Jan 2017 End of consultation: 27 Feb 2017 For more information, follow this link: https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Environment-Planning-and-Waste/Planning-Policy-new/Neighbourhood-Planning/Freshwater-Neighbourhood-Plan

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Don't forget, you can book in a collection for your natural Christmas tree - last bookings must be made by 6pm on Tuesday 31 January, with the last day of collections being 3 February. https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Environment-Planning-and-Waste/Waste-and-Recycling/Household-Waste-and-Recycling-Collection/Green-Garden-Waste

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Did you know that Pharmacies offer a host of health services? Look at the following link for more: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pharmacy/Pages/Yourpharmacy.aspx

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Book Your Free Christmas Tree Collection

Book Your Free Christmas Tree Collection

Free natural Christmas tree recycling collection, find out more by clicking the image

Election of new council leader

Election of new council leader

The resignations of the leader and deputy leader of the council have been acknowledged today (16 January 2017).

Short Breaks Large Grants

Short Breaks Large Grants

Large grants of up to £20,000 are open to organisations running activities. Click the image for more information

Support for Syrian refugee resettlement

Support for Syrian refugee resettlement

Up to five vulnerable Syrian refugee families could be resettled on the Island, following unanimous Executive support.

Council Budget Consultation

Council Budget Consultation

The Council is requesting residents views about what the council's priorities should be when setting its budget for 2017/18

Own your own piece of Island paradise

Own your own piece of Island paradise

Twenty new beach huts are being built at Colwell Bay, just in time for the 2017 summer season. Leases are now available.

Talented athlete scheme now open

Talented athlete scheme now open

The council is supporting the next generation of Island sporting stars through the Talented Athlete Programme.