Latest Council News

15 Feb 2018
The new recycling and waste treatment facilities at Forest Road, Newport will be owned by the council
Step closer to Forest Road Waste Park

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.

12 Feb 2018
Term times may change
Term times could change in 2019

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

08 Feb 2018
Path NC9 is now a multi user path
Horse power

Horse, pedal and foot power are joining forces with the creation of a multi-user path between Newchurch and Langbridge.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The capital projects will be considered by the Cabinet on 15 February
Council invests in the Island's future

More than £10 million is proposed to be spent by the council on capital projects to benefit the Island in areas such as regeneration, education and social care.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
An average band C council taxpayer will see their bill increase by £1.50 a week or £78 a year from April 2018
Budget and council tax plans

The Isle of Wight Council has finalised budget proposals that will see council tax rise by 5.99 per cent but also protect vital services and investment in the Island’s long-term future.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The Cabinet is due to give the go ahead on 15 February
Investment to safeguard and create jobs

A major step forward is to be taken next week towards the creation and safeguarding of key marine jobs in the Medina Valley – with Kingston Marine Park, East Cowes the preferred site.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
Improvements are being made through the Care Close to Home scheme
Extra council tax for adult social care

Island households will be asked to contribute an extra three per cent in council tax next year to help care for vulnerable adults and the elderly.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 14:00
Decision notice issued by the Isle of Wight Council.
East Cowes 'umbrella' tree

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

07 Feb 2018
Join up for the Great British Spring Clean
Great British Spring Clean

The Isle of Wight Council is backing the national campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local community.

05 Feb 2018
An update has been provided on the floating bridge
**UPDATED** Cowes floating bridge

The Cowes floating bridge will go back into service tomorrow morning at 7am (Friday 8 February).

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