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Isle of Wight Council

Did you know the council is signed up to the Armed Forces Community Covenant? The community covenant is a voluntary agreement between the armed forces and the civilian community on the Isle of Wight. The covenant is administered by the Isle of Wight Council. The covenant includes a grant-making scheme for armed forces related projects. Find out more here: https://www.iwight.com/Council/OtherServices/Armed-Forces-Community-Covenant/About Tobias Ellwood outlines 5 key facts on veterans and points to the Veterans gateway for those who need additional support in civilian life. http://www.veteransgateway.org.uk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjpDiuV-nlY&sns=em

Isle of Wight Council

On Tuesday 20 Feb, between 10.00am and 4.00pm, the Island Road mobile exhibition unit, as part of the Newport Traffic Plan consultation, will be at St Mary’s Hospital, immediately adjacent to the entrance, where you can find out more and give your opinion. You can also give your opinion on the first phase of the £9 million project by following this link: https://www.iwight.com/news/Have-your-say-on-Newport-traffic-plans4

Isle of Wight Council

Did you know the council is signed up to the Armed Forces Community Covenant? The community covenant is a voluntary agreement between the armed forces and the civilian community on the Isle of Wight. The covenant is administered by the Isle of Wight Council. The covenant includes a grant-making scheme for armed forces related projects. Find out more here: https://www.iwight.com/Council/OtherServices/Armed-Forces-Community-Covenant/About Tobias Ellwood outlines 5 key facts on veterans and points to the Veterans gateway for those who need additional support in civilian life. http://www.veteransgateway.org.uk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjpDiuV-nlY&sns=em

Isle of Wight Council

Unfortunately, mindless vandals have damaged and destroyed beautiful Cordyline plants at the award winning Ventnor Park. The parks department have been on site to assess the damage and will clear the debris. The parks department is a very small and hardworking team that go above and beyond in making sure our parks are lovely places for all of us to enjoy and this is one part of their role that they find extremely frustrating and saddening. Cordyline’s are evergreen shrubs that originate from Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim and are grown for their attractive foliage in shades of green, bronze, purple.

Isle of Wight Council

The council’s new recycling and waste treatment park has moved a step closer following the granting of a variation of permit for the site. Find out more here: https://www.iwight.com/news/Step-closer-to-Forest-Road-Waste-Park

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Enjoy free online library resources

Enjoy free online library resources

Enjoy your favourite ecomics, ebooks, magazines, newspapers or music on your computer, smartphone or tablet device for free.

Step closer to Forest Road Waste Park

Step closer to Forest Road Waste Park

The council’s new recycling and waste treatment park moves a step closer following the granting of a variation of permit.

Get Active Cycle Challenges

Get Active Cycle Challenges

View our top 5 reasons to cycle, join our monthly challenge, get a free gift and create a healthier you.

Term times could change in 2019

Term times could change in 2019

Councillors will consider the option of changing school term times on the Island, following an extensive public consultation.

Book now, Half Term Fossil Walks

Book now, Half Term Fossil Walks

Dinosaur Isle has a variety of Fossil Walks on offer. Join in the fun, places fill quickly, so please book early.

Budget and council tax plans

Budget and council tax plans

Proposals have been finalised that will see council tax increase but also protect vital services and invest in the future.

New Beach Huts Available for Lease

New Beach Huts Available for Lease

Including 20 beach huts to be built at Colwell Bay and an opportunity to lease a beach hut at Puckpool Park.

East Cowes

East Cowes 'umbrella' tree

Securing a future for the 'umbrella' tree at East Cowes is being encouraged in a decision notice issued by the council.