Disabled residents on the Island are being warned to avoid websites charging high prices for filling out Blue Badge applications.
The results from the annual Summer Reading Challenge are in! Over the summer holidays, the Isle of Wight council’s library service set a challenge to island children: to read six books during the six week summer break.
It’s time to pull on your walking boots and enjoy the Island’s rich and varied landscape at the Autumn Walking Weekend which starts on Friday 21 October.
Representatives from the Isle of Wight Council, and others, met with Local Government Minister Marcus Jones MP yesterday, to continue discussions about the council’s ongoing financial challenges.
The Isle of Wight Council Public Health Team is seeking people’s views on sugar consumption to help it plan a campaign to make the Island a healthier place to live.
Many residents will be taking part in Stoptober this month, a national campaign aimed at encouraging people to stop smoking, a habit which is one of the biggest causes of death and illness in the UK.
This week is National Adoption Week (17 to 23 October), and anyone thinking of adoption should note in their diary to come along to the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Saturday 26 November, from 10am to 2pm.
The Isle of Wight Council, in partnership with Amey, is leading the way in employing innovative technology on the council’s new recycling vehicles - designed to prevent accidents involving cyclists and pedestrians.
Three special sessions are being staged to provide adult social care direct payment users with more information about the new pre-paid cards – due to be introduced in January next year.
An Isle of Wight Council spokesperson, said: “The Isle of Wight Council has worked closely with Solo Promoters Ltd over the past 15 years to facilitate the Isle of Wight Festival, which generates around £10 million per year to the Island’s economy.
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