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The arrival of the new floating bridge moved a step closer recently, following a visit to its builders, Mainstay Marine, by the Welsh Government Economy Secretary. Assembly Member Ken Skates recently visited Mainstay Marine, ahead of the firm finalising delivery details of the floating bridge chain ferry for use between Cowes and East Cowes. For more, visit: https://www.iwight.com/news/A-ferry-good-send-off

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Calling all superheroes ... to Ryde LIbrary on Saturday 4 March to help celebrate World Book Day - superhero costumes optional! Between 11am and midday, the library will be holding an activity and storytime for children aged 4+. It is free, and there is no need to book, but all under-8s need to be accompanied by an adult.

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It's almost Lent - how about giving up binning food? Great tips from Love Food Hate Waste on this link: https://lovefoodhatewaste.com/lent

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UPDATED: Public Footpath T20, which links between Alum Bay New Road and the junction of Public Footpaths known as T16 / T19 / T21 at Headon Warren, just outside Totland, will now be open. The National Trust have advised that the works to undertake scrub clearance have been postponed until Autumn. Therefore, the Public Right of Way remains open.

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Do you live in Gurnard? The Isle of Wight Council is undertaking a consultation on the proposed Gurnard Neighbourhood Development Plan and supporting documents. But you’ll have to be quick – the consultation ends 27 Feb 2017 For more info, see the following link: https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Environment-Planning-and-Waste/Planning-Policy-new/Neighbourhood-Planning/Gurnard-Neighbourhood-Plan

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Short Breaks Facilities - Book online

Short Breaks Facilities - Book online

You can now book the Short Breaks lodge and caravan online and check out availability with the new online calendar.

A ferry good send off

A ferry good send off

Cowes new floating bridge recently received a visit from the Welsh government's economy secretary.

Isle of Wight Local Offer

Isle of Wight Local Offer

Providing your family with the help you need and your child with the best opportunity to realise their potential

Budget and council tax set for 2017/18

Budget and council tax set for 2017/18

The Isle of Wight Council has agreed its budget and council tax for 2017/18.

Library Service - Events for Children

Library Service - Events for Children

Visit Your Library to see what events are available for children including Library Online Entertainment

Sustainable steps forward

Sustainable steps forward

A number of primary schools across the Island have received well-deserved awards for encouraging sustainable travel.

Recycling is on the move!

Recycling is on the move!

The council’s new mobile household recycling centre (mobile HRC) begins a regular timetable of visits from next week.