Latest Council News

24 Jul 2017 Last updated at 10:00
The independent task force was set up in July 2016
Transport task force to present report

The Isle of Wight’s Transport Infrastructure Task Force is to formally present its report and recommendations to the Isle of Wight Council this week.

24 Jul 2017
Look out for your annual enquiry form
Annual electoral register check begins

All councils, including the Isle of Wight Council, carry out an annual check of the electoral register. This is known as the annual canvass.

24 Jul 2017
HRH The Princess Royal to visit during Cowes Week
Princess Royal to visit Cowes

The Princess Royal will be visiting Cowes Week this year, for two days; from 31 July to 1 August.

21 Jul 2017
Passenger only service to operate late evenings and early mornings
Floating bridge update

From Friday (21 July 2017) a foot passenger only service will operate from 10.30pm (until the end of timetabled service) each night, and before 7am each morning.

21 Jul 2017
Short Breaks fun day
Come along to the Short Breaks fun day!

The annual Short Breaks fun and information day is taking place from 10am to 4pm on Friday 28 July, at 1Leisure Medina, Newport.

20 Jul 2017 Last updated at 17:00
The incident is being investigated by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Updated advice re: boat removal

The Isle of Wight Council is continuing to advise members of the public to stay away from a section of beach at Sandown as a precautionary measure, following the bringing ashore on the beach of a 36ft motor cruiser for salvaging which ran aground offshore overnight (Wednesday).

20 Jul 2017
Council launches regeneration prospectus
Island regeneration conference success

The Isle of Wight is now firmly on the map with potential investors and developers who could help to deliver Island regeneration, following the launch of the Isle of Wight Council’s regeneration programme to a crowd of over 150 delegates on Thursday (20 July 2017). Attendees were absorbed throughout the “Isle of Opportunities” showcase, hearing details of the regeneration opportunities available at key sites across the Island, including Newport Harbour, Ryde, and in the Bay area.

19 Jul 2017
New mobile household waste recycling centre timetable confirmed
Recycling on the move!

Summer is in full swing and so is the latest timetable for the mobile household waste recycling centre. The facility will once again be visiting a number of venues across the Island from August through to October.

18 Jul 2017
Councillors Churchman, Brading, Peacey-Wilcox and Chapman with some of the winners on the day
WISE open day success

Local pupil training centre WISE (Workshop Initiative Supporting Education), recently celebrated its students’ successes with an annual open day.

17 Jul 2017
The Cowes floating bridge enters final commissioning stage
Floating Bridge update

This week, the Cowes floating bridge will enter the final phase of commissioning, at the end of which, all being well, the floating bridge will officially become the property of the Isle of Wight Council.

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