Latest Council News

13 Oct 2015 Last updated at 10:00
The accounts have been thoroughly inspected
Council accounts reviewed by auditors

The council’s external auditors have finished their review of the 2014/15 financial year accounts.

13 Oct 2015
Congratulations to the new Mr and Mrs Fisher
First wedding for new Seaclose room

The new wedding room at the Isle of Wight Council’s Seaclose register office at Newport hosted its first marriage ceremony on Friday 9 October, when Paul Fisher married Theresa Scollick.

08 Oct 2015 Last updated at 10:00
The Isle of Wight Rifles
Isle of Wight Rifles project to start

Archives telling the stories of the involvement of the Isle of Wight Rifles in the First World War Gallipoli campaign will be made more accessible to the public and schools.

07 Oct 2015
Baby roadshow - coming soon
Baby roadshow - coming soon

The Island's first focused, non-commercial baby show is coming soon. 'Baby roadshow: bump and beyond' takes place on 15 November at the Riverside Centre, Newport from 10am to 4pm.

07 Oct 2015
A View from the Island conference a success
A view from the Island conference

More than 200 people attended a social services conference on the Island yesterday (6 October 2015). ‘View from an Island’ attracted professionals from Isle of Wight Council’s social services, the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group, the Isle of Wight NHS Trust, residential and nursing care home providers, and voluntary sector representatives, as well as those who use the services already provided on the Island, and their carers.

06 Oct 2015 Last updated at 16:00
The devolution concept will be rolled out nationally
Chancellor's devolution announcement

Hampshire and the Isle of Wight's devolution proposals have paved the way for what Chancellor George Osborne has called "the biggest transfer of power to our local government in living memory".

06 Oct 2015 Last updated at 10:00
Forms need to be completed by the respective deadlines
Don't miss school admissions deadline

Parents and guardians are being reminded to return their school admission forms soon or they risk not getting a place for their child or children at their preferred school in the 2016/17 academic year.

05 Oct 2015 Last updated at 10:00
One of the empty homes brought back into use
Further drop in empty homes on Island

The number of empty homes on the Isle of Wight is continuing to drop, with the Island considerably below the government target of 3.7 per cent of housing stock.

02 Oct 2015 Last updated at 13:00
Elderly residents are mainly targeted by rogue traders
Rogue trader incidents investigated

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!'

02 Oct 2015 Last updated at 11:00
Asif Ghafoor (R) of Amey Ventures, signs the contract
New waste contract officially signed

The new waste collection contract between the Isle of Wight Council and Amey has now been officially signed.

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