As part of national Rogue Traders Week, Isle of Wight Council Trading Standards is reinforcing the message 'If you are not sure, do not open the door!'
Officers have recently been called to investigate a number of incidents involving cold callers on the Island, mainly targeting elderly residents.
Details at https://www.iwight.com/news/Rogue-trader-incidents-investigated
Cowes Library is hosting a Star Wars event on Saturday 10 October (10am to 1pm) with crafts and activities for children. Anyone going along is encouraged to dress up as their favourite character! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The event is being held in the part of the building with the lights turned on, after all we don't want it to be a little on the dark side.
Full dtails https://www.iwight.com/events/Star-Wars-Reads-Day-at-Cowes-Library
The new waste collection contract between the Isle of Wight Council and Amey has now been officially signed.
Although councillors voted to award Amey the contract in July, the finalisation of documents and required legal processes meant the paperwork could not be signed until 30 September.
Amey will begin running collection services from 1 November. Full details at www.iwight.com/news/New-waste-contract-officially-signed
A section of a footpath in Gurnard that has been closed for nearly two years following land slippage, has been re-opened thanks to the generosity of a local landowner.
To find out more, go to https://www.iwight.com/news/Closed-footpath-re-opened
Below pictures show the new path and the old route that was affected by the land slippage.
The first campfire session to help draw up plans for the future of The Bay take place tonight at Brown's Cafe in Yaverland, from 7.30pm; hosted by The Bay Coastal Community Team. They are asking residents from Sandown to Shanklin and beyond to get creative this winter and give their ideas for how to make a brilliant place even better! http://on.fb.me/1iPw87I