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It’s shared lives week 15 – 24 June. Could you give your time or share your home with over 18's with care/support needs? Come and find out more about ‘shared lives’ at one of our info day’s across the Island. More info on shared lives is at https://bit.ly/2JKez6s Next event is (tomorrow) 21 June at Sandown Library, Sandown between 9.30am to 5pm.

Isle of Wight Council

There are huge human and financial costs associated with domestic abuse on everything from social care, to housing and the criminal justice system – it costs the nation £23bn each year. Find help here: www.iwight.com/domesticabuse

Isle of Wight Council

June is National Scam Awareness Month - don't get stung by a scam.

Isle of Wight Council

Could you be a 'Friend Against Scams'? Find out more at: https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/article.php/37/become_a_friend

Isle of Wight Council

BE SCAM AWARE - Conveyancing Scam If you are in the process of buying a house be aware of this nasty scam that is currently destroying home buyers dreams. Scammers are hacking solicitors accounts and sending emails with fake bank account details on them so that when you transfer the deposit to your solicitor it goes straight to the scammers bank account. On the following link, you can read about a recent case which took place in London however we have also had reports of Island residents falling victim to this scam. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/static/connected-families/conveyancing-email-scam-hackers-steal-house-deposit/

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National Scams Awareness Month

National Scams Awareness Month

Take a stand against scams and join us in our bid to recruit 1 Million Friends against Scams

Festival traffic plan 2018

Festival traffic plan 2018

It’s that time of year again as the Island prepares to welcome thousands to the Isle of Wight Festival.

Apply/renew your Blue Badge Free online

Apply/renew your Blue Badge Free online

If you need to renew or apply for a Blue Badge do it online for free.

Pupils to experience wartime evacuation

Pupils to experience wartime evacuation

Isle of Wight schoolchildren are to discover what it was like to be evacuated during the Second World War.

What time is kick off in your house

What time is kick off in your house

Raise your awareness about domestic abuse during the FIFA World Cup 2018, help is available

Shared Lives launches on the Island

Shared Lives launches on the Island

Shared Lives – a scheme supporting carers who use their homes to look after vulnerable adults – has arrived on the Island.

Adult Community Learning

Adult Community Learning

Check out our latest Adult Community Learning courses.

Council service changes due to festival

Council service changes due to festival

There are some changes to certain council services while the Isle of Wight Festival is taking place.