Latest Council News

18 May 2018 Last updated at 14:00
Dinosaur Isle Museum, Sandown
Investment moves for Dinosaur Isle

The formal search is set to get underway to find a long-term investment partner to secure and extend Dinosaur Isle at Sandown.

18 May 2018 Last updated at 12:00
Cowes Week Ltd will be responsible for co-ordinating shoreside activities, including the famous fireworks display.
Cowes Week shoreside arrangements agreed

Cowes Week Limited (CWL) is to take on responsibility for the Parade Village at the Lendy-sponsored regatta from August.

18 May 2018 Last updated at 10:00
The council has been working with Southern Water to help improve water quality at Shanklin.
Shanklin water works going swimmingly

To mark the start of this year’s bathing season, Southern Water, in partnership with the council, are updating Islanders on its £31.5m Bathing Water Enhancement Programme.

17 May 2018 Last updated at 07:00
Councillor Lora Peacey-Wilcox has been re-elected as chairman of the Isle of Wight Council.
Council chairman re-elected

Councillor Lora Peacey-Wilcox has been re-elected as chairman of the Isle of Wight Council.

15 May 2018
John Mclaughlin, Julie Jones-Evans, and Wayne Whittle with the report
Newport is taking shape

A place plan for Newport was commissioned by Newport Parish Council, Newport Business Association and the Isle of Wight Council; and after a big local consultation exercise over winter 2017-18 the first results have come out.

14 May 2018 Last updated at 17:00
Foster carers can come from all backgrounds and bring a wide range of life and care experiences.
Isle of Wight foster carers wanted

Foster carers who can offer safe and secure homes for vulnerable children are wanted on the Isle of Wight.

10 May 2018 Last updated at 18:00
The properties will bring extra money for council services
New properties give income boost

An extra £700,000 a year is set to be generated for Island residents following the first two investments for the Isle of Wight Council’s new property portfolio.

09 May 2018 Last updated at 22:00
The main access road connecting the Barratt Homes Pan development to St George’s Way, Newport, has opened.
Key Newport road open

The main access road connecting the Barratt Homes Pan development to St George’s Way, Newport, has opened.

08 May 2018
The Sustainable Transport Innovation Grant is now open.
Sustainable transport grant open

Island groups are being invited to bid for grants of up to £10,000 for projects to boost ‘sustainable transport’.

03 May 2018
The Brown-tail moth caterpillars become active in the Spring
Brown-tail Moth caterpillars

Sightings of Brown-tail Moth caterpillars at Ventnor have been reported to the council.

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